The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) is a non-profit trade association created for financial market professionals, by financial market professionals.

Their mission is to promote comprehensive adoption of distributed ledger technology across financial markets. They plan to achieve this goal by engaging with industry leaders, policymakers and technology innovators through direct communication, recommendations and more. They will also guide the industry dialogue about the revolutionary blockchain innovation so that the financial markets will realize the full potential of these capabilities.

Early this morning, the WSBA released a press release announcing the addition of Calypso Technology, a leading provider of cross-asset front-to-back technology solutions for financial markets. With 19 years of experience delivering software and services for trading, risk management, processing, and accounting, the Calypso solution helps provide customers with a single platform for consolidation, innovation, and growth.

The release is as follows:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wall Street Blockchain Alliance Adds Calypso Technology as Corporate Member
Leading Financial Technology Firm Expands Presence in Blockchain Sector

New York, New York (August 2, 2016) – The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), is pleased to announce that Calypso Technology, a leading provider of comprehensive front-to-back technology solutions for the global financial markets, has joined the non-profit trade association as a corporate member. The addition of Calypso to the WSBA reflects the ever increasing need for blockchain knowledge and expertise across multiple segments and disciplines of financial markets.

Notes Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the WSBA: “We are very pleased to have Calypso join the WSBA as one of our premier corporate members. Given the depth and breadth of their expertise in financial markets, as well as their innovative approach to blockchain and other disrupting technologies, we are confident that collaborating with Calypso on behalf of their customers and WSBA members will provide deep and lasting benefit for all parties. We look forward to many collaborative efforts with our colleagues at Calypso in the near future.”

Commenting on the membership announcement, Jean Safar, Chief Architect at Calypso adds: “We are delighted to join the WSBA. Blockchain has the potential to substantially improve both the efficiency and the transparency of the financial services industry, and the WSBA is dedicated to facilitating that transition. We are excited about the opportunity to work with both their leadership and member firms as we explore the various applications of the distributed ledger. Our participation in the WSBA will enhance our existing blockchain research and development, allowing us to bring innovative solutions to market faster.”

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For information about the WSBA, including membership, please visit www.wsba.co or email info@wsba.co.

Information about Calypso can be found at www.calypso.com.

Media Contacts:

For The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance:

Jen Massing Harris, Massing PR, LLC, +1 917 293 2405, jenm@massingpr.com

For Calypso Technology, Inc:

Chris Shayne, Director, Global Communications, +1 415 530 4147, chris_shayne@calypso.com

Brianne Rivlin

Brianne Rivlin has been writing within the internet field for over six years. For more than a year of that time, she has been heavily inundated with blockchain, virtual currency, and Ethereum technology. Read More
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