Swisscom Blockchain

Infrastructure · Energy Tech
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Swisscom Blockchain

Infrastructure · Energy Tech

Swisscom's DLT Enterprise Solution Initiatives

Switzerland, Zurich
2017
Year of establishment
Active
Status

About

Hi we’re Swisscom Blockchain!


Swisscom Blockchain AG is the blockchain arm of telecom giant Swisscom. The main goal of the company is to design, build, run, and host highly secured, shared, and distributed ledger solutions for enterprises.

Swisscom Blockchain are working on active initiatives and projects in many sectors and industries, often with large consortia or multinationals, but also with inspiring startups charging forward with game changing paradigms.

Swisscom offers Enterprise Blockchain, Blockchain as a Service, Tokenization Services, and Compliance Services to their clients.

The project focuses on 6 industries - Financial sector, Public sector, Life Sciences (HealthTech), Energy, Trade Finance, and Manufacturing.

Key objective

To design, build, run, and host highly secured, shared, and distributed ledger solutions for enterprises.

Slogan / Motto

Securing Trust in Blockchain

Use cases

Trade Finance
Supply Chain
Payments & Settlement
Energy

Team

Team members

Kamal Youssefi Industry Lead Enterprise Blockchain

Responsibilities

Kamal is a blockchain Engineer and technology futurist. He has extensive experience in the design and implementation of IT projects. Kamal has deep knowledge in distributed ledger technologies and financial cryptography. He holds a Master of Science degree in computer science from one of the leading universities in Germany. He is certified in Scrum and in Agile Practices as well as in SAP ERP 6.0 EHP5 , SAP BW and SAP ABAP (2015).

Waldermar Scherer Head of Enterprise Blockchain

Responsibilities

Waldemar is an experienced IT & Management Consultant, Co-Founder and is leading the Enterprise Blockchain practice of Swisscom Blockchain. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Informatics and is certified as blockchain consultant. As blockchain expert since more than 4 years, he applied the technology successfully within several projects for multinational corporates. His background as former big 4 manager on one of the largest finance transformation programs and his experience of 8 years in the finance sector as advisor makes him a key person in all projects.

Lukas Hohl Chief Executive Officer

Responsibilities

Over the past 15 years Lukas Hohl has been providing advisory services to financial institutions and telecommunication providers in Europe, Singapore and the United States with a strong focus on digital transformation and operational excellence. Furthermore, he has been leading multiple FinTech initiatives based on Distributed Ledger Technology and data analytics. He holds a masters degree in Electrical Engineering & Information Technology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). In addition, he completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.

Customers / Partners

Products

News

Swisscom Blockchain Wins Grant From Web3 to Help Toughen Polkadot’s Proof-of-Stake Network

Swisscom Blockchain has been awarded a grant from the Web3 Foundation to build a cloud-based protection layer for the Polkadot network.


8 months ago


Partnership
Swisscom Blockchain
Web3 Labs
Polkadot

Digital asset custody startup METACO raises $17 million. Standard Chartered invests

Swiss digital asset custody startup METACO has raised a $17 million Series A. Its corporate backers include existing investors Swisscom and Swiss Post and new investors Giesecke+Devrient (central bank infrastructure) and Standard Chartered. Other players include U.S. based Anchorage, U.K. startup Trustology and Israel’s GK8. While $17 million is a decent raise, the transatlantic disparity in funding...


10 months ago


Investment
Standard Chartered
Swisscom Blockchain
Trustology
GK8

EMAAR owner of world’s tallest building to tokenize real estate using DLT

UAE based property developer EMAAR plans to pilot tokenization of its real estate assets using the Hedera Hashgraph distributed ledger technology (DLT). The news was revealed by an outgoing executive of Swisscom Blockchain, which is working with EMAAR on the project. EMAAR’s assets include the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which the executive claims is one...


10 months ago


Product update/release
Hedera Hashgraph
Swisscom Blockchain

SIX invests in Swiss tokenization firm daura

Today, Swiss securities exchange SIX and digital asset bank Sygnum announced an investment in daura, the SME share registry and tokenization firm. The two companies did not disclose the amount of investment. Swisscom and the Deutsche Börse previously invested in daura. The collaboration brings together two separate efforts for creating a digital asset ecosystem in...


a year ago


Investment
SIX Group Ltd.
SIX Swiss Exchange
SDX SIX Digital Exchange
Sygnum
Swisscom Blockchain
Deutsche Börse Group Blockchain

Deutsche Börse, Swisscom trial blockchain post-trade settlement using tokenized cash

Today, Deutsche Börse, Swisscom and three banking partners completed a blockchain proof of concept (PoC) to settle securities transactions using both tokenized shares and cash. The goal of the PoC was to show the potential for the instant settlement of securities transaction for shares of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). For the PoC, the share...


a year ago


Partnership
Deutsche Börse Group Blockchain
Swisscom Blockchain