Symbiont Joins Wall Street Blockchain Alliance as Corporate Member

NEW YORK CITY (Oct. 25th, 2017) – The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), is pleased to announce that Symbiont, a leading smart contracts platform for institutional applications of blockchain technology, has joined the non-profit trade association as a corporate member. The addition of Symbiont 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 excited to have Symbiont join the WSBA as one of our premier corporate members. Symbiont has been one of the true pioneers in the evolution of blockchain and smart contract technologies, and both the WSBA and our global members are eager to collaborate with Symbiont to reinvent the future of financial markets in a blockchain and smart contract world.”

Notes Mark Smith, CEO and co-founder of Symbiont: “We are happy to join the WSBA and welcome the opportunity to work with Ron and his team to educate financial industry professionals about the tremendous opportunities for blockchain technology to make Wall Street more efficient, leaner, and better at delivering value to its customers. Much work is needed to deepen the knowledge of financial professionals as this technology moves from pilot to production, and WSBA will be an important player in making that happen.”

Mark Smith, along with a Symbiont customer, will present the keynote at Blockchain for Wall Street, the WSBA’s annual education day, taking place on November 14th, 2017 at the New York Law School. For further information on the keynote and the entire program, visit

About Symbiont

Symbiont is the market-leading smart contracts platform for institutional applications of distributed ledger technology. Disclosed users of its platform include nineteen financial institutions for Smart Loans™, arranged by Credit Suisse and executed via Synaps, its syndicated loans joint venture with Ipreo; the State of Delaware for Smart Records™; a major European insurance company for Smart Swaps™ in the catastrophe insurance market; Orebits, a provider of asset digitization services;, an alternative assets platform; and Medici Ventures, a blockchain-focused venture firm. For more information about Symbiont:

About the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) is an industry leading 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association created for financial market professionals, by financial market professionals. Its mission is to guide and promote comprehensive adoption of blockchain and distributed ledger technology across global financial markets.

For information about the WSBA, including membership, visit or email to [email protected]

Caleb Chen

Caleb is a graduate of the University of Virginia where he studied Economics, East Asian Studies, and Mathematics. He holds a MSc in Digital Currency from the University of Nicosia. He believes that we are moving towards a better tomorrow, bit by bit by Bitcoin.

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