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Blythe Masters, Wall Street Veteran, Resigns from Blockchain Startup

Blythe Masters is stepping down as chief executive officer of Digital Asset Holdings LLC after serving nearly four years to the blockchain software firm. The Wall Street Veteran, known for inventing credit default swaps, asserted via Digital Asset's press release that she was quitting over personal reasons but will remain involved with the firm as a board member, strategy advisor, and shareholder...

Watch out Wall Street, Blockchain is Coming: Fmr. JPMorgan Exec. Blythe Masters

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Blockchain innovator and former JPMorgan head of commodities Blythe Masters spoke at the London Metal Exchange annual dinner during the LME Week to say that blockchain is coming to commodity markets to introduce heightened confidentiality, reduce paper waste, and improve provenance and productivity. Masters -- who became managing director at JPMorgan at the age of 28 before becoming the head of...

Google Cloud Launches Blockchain Toolkit for App Developers

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Developing blockchain solutions for enterprise clients just got easier for Google Cloud users, thanks to a collaboration between the computing giant and a distributed ledger technology (DLT) startup led by former JPMorgan executive Blythe Masters. Announced on Monday, the partnership will see Digital Asset provide a software development kit (SDK) to developers working on Google Cloud, enabling...

Gender Equality in FinTech Falls Behind Big Banks

FinTech may be attempting to rewrite the history books by taking over traditional banking methods, but there is one area the sector is struggling with compared to banks: there are far less women on FinTech boards. According to research conducted by headhunters DHR International, when it comes to women FinTech global directors they account for only eight percent compared to the 22 percent of women...

Blythe Masters Sees Blockchain Advisory Role at Santander

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Spanish banking group Banco Santander has announced that Digital Asset Holdings CEO Blythe Masters will see a new role as the group’s senior blockchain advisor. Spain-based global banking group Santander has announced several new roles for Digital Asset Holdings (DAH) CEO Blythe Masters. In a press release, the banking group revealed Masters’ new position as the banking group’s senior adviser on...

The Woman Who Could Help Build A Blockchain Winner

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27 years on Wall Street to Bitcoin. An increasingly common evolution for former Wall Street executives. Blythe Masters was one of the most publicized to leave Wall Street to explore digital currency and blockchain technology. If her history at JP Morgan is any sign, she might be exactly the right person to fight in favor of blockchain technology. In a recent blog post at Ounce.me called, “Blythe...

Blythe Masters: Regulators Interested in Blockchain Tech

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Digital Asset Holdings CEO Blythe Masters has revealed that financial regulators are keen on the potential of blockchain technology, the same technology that underpins Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that several authorities seek to regulate. Blythe Masters, CEO of New York-based blockchain startup Digial Asset has claimed that blockchain technology is proving to be favorable for financial regulators...

Blythe Masters Takes the Blockchain to Primetime

Blythe Masters, formerly of JP Morgan, has raised $54M for her company Digital Asset Holdings. Apparently she changed some of the naysayer's minds about Digital Asset Holdings. The group focuses on blockchain solutions that address, in Masters' words, "real world financial problems including settlement latency, risk, managing down operational costs, reducing the need for capital requirements" et...