Nasdaq announced an agreement with enterprise software firm R3 to build digital assets marketplaces. As part of this co-operation, Nasdaq’s Market Technology business will use R3’s enterprise blockchain software Corda, along with professional services and support, in building full lifecycle solutions for digital assets marketplaces.
By tapping Corda Enterprise, Nasdaq can bolster its broader platform and partnership strategy in order to support new institutional-grade assets utilizing Corda Enterprise to manage the complete asset lifecycle for new and existing market infrastructure operators on a 24x7x365 basis. The collaboration is expected to advance Nasdaq’s efforts in helping digital assets marketplaces strengthen transparency standards to align with their capital markets counterparts as they evolve their businesses.
Nasdaq uses blockchain technology, private ledgers and digital assets and is a provider of mission-critical market infrastructure solutions across the trade lifecycle to 120+ marketplaces, clearinghouses, central securities depositories and regulators, including several digital assets exchanges.