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Aurora Shines into EMTNs

Global Capital

"Nivaura, a fintech startup, has added automation of EMTNs, commercial paper (CP) and certificate of deposits (CD) issuance to its Aurora platform."

5th December 2019


London Startup Aims to Bring Bond Sales Closer to Automation


"A fintech venture backed by some of the largest U.K. law firms and the London Stock Exchange Group Plc has launched a product to digitise key parts of an archaic process of selling new bonds"

4th December 2019

Nivaura included in Fintech50’s "50 Fintech Firms to Watch 2019" list


Europe’s first and pre-eminent fintech watchlist, FinTech50 selected Nivaura from over 2,000 applications to feature in its "50 Fintech Firms to Watch 2019" list.

19th September 2019

Santander issues end-to-end blockchain bond


Banco Santander has issued a $20 million bond that will run its course entirely on an Ethereum blockchain, an innovation that the bank bills as a first step towards a potential secondary market for mainstream security tokens in the future.

12th September 2019

Nivaura Wins Capital Markets Startup of the Year

Financial News

To decide the winners, a wide-ranging panel of distinguished, independent experts voted electronically and confidentially using their industry knowledge to award Nivaura as Capital Markets startup of the year.

7th June 2019

London Stock Exchange Leads $20 Million Bet On Blockchain To Cut Out Custody Middlemen


"If Nivaura gets its way, the world’s capital markets will run like vending machines. Instead of a complex web of depositors holding stock certificates and investment banks holding cold, hard cash, while counterparties frantically move around virtual representations of their assets, investors will deal directly with each other and hold their own assets, using the blockchain technology made famous by bitcoin."

27th February 2019


Blockchain's `Irrelevant' in Plan to Automate Investment Banking


"A fintech firm that hopes to automate parts of capital markets received $20 million from an investor group led by London Stock Exchange Group Plcthat includes law firm Allen & Overy and Banco Santander SA."

27th February 2019

London Stock Exchange invests in start-up behind world's first cryptocurrency bond


"London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) said on Wednesday it had invested in a start-up that lets companies issue debt on blockchain, signalling growing interest from mainstream finance in the technology behind cryptocurrencies. LSEG led a $20 million investment round in London-based Nivaura, paying an undisclosed sum for a minority stake, the two companies said in a statement."

27th February 2019

London Stock Exchange Leads $20 Million Fundraise for Blockchain Startup Nivaura


"Capital markets blockchain startup Nivaura has raised a total of $20 million with the closing of its second seed extension round led by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). Announced today, other investors in the latest round include Santander InnoVentures, the Spanish bank’s VC arm; law firms Linklaters and Orrick; Transamerica Ventures, part of pensions and asset management giant Aegon; MiddleGame Ventures; Digital Currency Group; and Spencer Lake, formerly head of global markets at HSBC."

27th February 2019

Nivaura brings primary markets into the digital age


"Nivaura – a fintech company aiming to automate the entire middle- and back-office processes for issuing new debt and equity deals – offers a clue. It has closed a $20 million seed funding round, an unusually large amount for such early stage capital, with backing from the London Stock Exchange Group, law firms Allen & Overy and Linklaters, leading fintech venture capital fund Santander InnoVentures and Transamerica Ventures, a subsidiary of Aegon."

27th February 2019

London Stock Exchange leads $20 million round in cap markets blockchain startup


"The three-year old firm is targeting the fragmented and manual processes involved in the issuance and administration of debt, equity and structured products. It has already proven the platform in the administration of an automated cryptocurrency denominated bond issuance supported by Allen & Overy."

27th February 2019


Financial Times announces shortlist for 2018 Intelligent Business Awards

Financial Times

"The FT/RSG Intelligent Business Forum and awards will bring together C-suite representatives from companies that have lead the legal and professional services industry’s digital transformation. The one day forum will highlight the rapidly evolving need for integrated business solutions, and the solution-providers making the most impact."

9th November 2018


Law firms’ fightback: financial services

Financial Times

"Allen & Overy has made a modest equity investment in fintech start-up Nivaura, which is registered with the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority. The law firm helped the company design a platform for issuing financial instruments."

4th October 2018

FCA chooses blockchain companies for fourth cohort of regulatory sandbox

Bitcoin Magazine

"As part of the sandbox cohort, it will be able to test the issuance of equity tokens to investors using Nivaura's integration with the London Stock Exchange Group (“LSEG”) Turquoise platform. The company seeks to demonstrate a "commercially viable model for tokenizing company equity" and to "establish equity tokens" as a means of raising capital."

4th July 2018


Blockchain enters opaque ground with first structure note


"It's allowed us to tackle a product that was previously the exclusive domain of a handful of investment banks and global custodians. For the first time, a bunch of guys who are niche specialists in their area can work together to create something which isn't just as good as the investment banks are producing, but actually superior."

19th March 2018

Bitcoin + post-trade? Nivaura exits stealth to help banks use open blockchain


"If successful, the series of experiments (which includes its holding client money and assets) would amount to what the startup calls a 'self-service for capital markets' that could dramatically compress the complicated vertical processes now in place."

10th July 2017

Groundbreaking blockchain service that runs on Azure could transform how companies raise money

Microsoft News

"In a world-first, Nivaura's technology automated the creation of the necessary legal documents, the coordination of covenants, conditions and bookbinding, the required e-signatures, the creation of the asset and money registers, delivery versus payment of the instrument."

10th July 2017

Nivaura executes world's first automated crypto bond  issuance supported by Allen & Overy

Allen & Overy

"The LML-based legal contracts governing LuxDeco’s cryptocurrency-denominated bonds were automatically structured on Nivaura’s platform based on issuer and investor requirements, and then seamlessly cleared, settled and registered on the open public Ethereum blockchain network. The purpose of this execution was to demonstrate the benefits of Nivaura’s capital markets solution."

22nd November 2017