Overview

Bringing greater liquidity and speed to financial institutions

Blockchain for digital assets revolves around the creation of unique digital representations of assets that go beyond traditional financial instruments, and which enable you to trade any kind of asset with more liquidity and speed, at lower cost.

Manage the full lifecycle of your digital assets on a secure, scalable platform with risk and compliance programs, to reduce the friction involved in the creation, buying and selling of securities.

Benefits

Faster and lower-cost settlement

Reduce complexity, risk and cost through simultaneous asset transactions on a distributed digital ledger.

New service models

Introduce new liquidity models and products with asset tokenization, both for fungible and non-fungible tokens.

High security and scalability

Enable the highest level of security, performance, stability and openness to help make your vision a reality.

Blockchain for digital assets solutions

Risk and compliance advisory

Promontory’s deep, practical regulatory experience will provide the risk and legal framework to government and banks.

Offensive security services

IBM Security™ X-Force® Red is a global team of hackers hired to uncover risky vulnerabilities that attackers might use. The team can help identify, prioritize and remediate security flaws specific to digital assets.

IBM® Hyper Protect Digital Assets Platform

Imagine a digital assets platform that’s built with your security in mind and which enables you to protect private keys, applications and data.

Blockchain consulting and services

Uses of blockchain for digital assets

Risk framework for digital assets

State Street Digital is working with IBM’s Promontory Financial Group to create a risk and compliance framework for digital assets.

Security and liquidity for digital assets

Hex Trust drives rapid business growth with blockchain innovation — securely connecting capital and service providers across the digital asset ecosystem to remove barriers to business.

Wholesale central bank digital currency

Banque de France is using central bank digital currency (CBDC) for the exchange and settlement of tokenized financial assets, along with a consortium of banks led by Euroclear.

Blockchain for industries

Industry leaders are using IBM Blockchain to remove friction, build trust and unlock new value. Select your segment to see how.

Resources

Digital assets: A new paradigm for financial services

How your enterprise can leverage digital assets and what advances have been made over the last four years.

The digitization of real-world assets

Unlock the full value of physical assets as digital tokens to make illiquid assets more accessible and attractive to buyers.

Build a digital asset management app using blockchain

Govern the transactions performed by registered users of the system on the digital assets maintained in the system.

Webinar: Digital assets for financial services

Adoption of digital assets is accelerating as the technology is maturing, regulatory tailwinds are increasing and demand is growing.

Choose your learning path

Hear from two distinguished blockchain experts as you decide whether to adopt Blockchain Foundation or Advanced as your learning path.

Guide: What is blockchain?

Take an in-depth dive on blockchain fundamentals, including key elements and benefits of blockchain, as well as use cases, capsule overview and how it works.

Next steps