Upvest

Capital Markets · Finance & Banking
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Upvest

Capital Markets · Finance & Banking

Platform for Asset Tokenization

Germany, Berlin
$15M
Total amount raised
2017
Year of establishment
Active
Status

About

Hi we’re Upvest!


Upvest provides a decentralized, cloud-hosted wallet for digital currencies including ICOs.

Key objective

Upvest is building the capital markets infrastructure of tomorrow. We aim to empower an inclusive and transparent financial system in which every asset can be traded anytime, by everyone.

Slogan / Motto

Digital Securities Services Made Easy

Use cases

Clearing & Settlements
Enterprise Service
Post-Trade
Asset Tokenization
Retail
Storage Solutions
Regulatory Compliance

Team

Team members

Tobias Auferoth Chief Financial Officer

Responsibilities

Investment professional with significant experience in stocks (EU/Asia), startups (FinTech/ShopTech/HealthTech) and private debt (SME lending):
- 7 years of top tier investment banking in Frankfurt and London (Goldman Sachs / UBS)
- Co-led VC arm of single family office (XLHealth with largest EU digital health exit mySugr -> Roche)
- Built up 2 VC-backed Fintech startups (B2B Acatus / B2C Savedo -> exit to Deposit Solutions)

- Special focus on fundraising for funds/startups
- Regional expertise in emerging markets (SEA/CEE)

Martin Kassing Chief Executive Officer

Responsibilities

Previous private equity investor that transitioned into tech to build innovative products and companies in the Blockchain space.

Giuseppe Laddomada Chief Procurrement Officer

Ivan Morozov Chief Business Officer

Responsibilities

Responsible for the core technology of Upvest

Jesper Noehr Chief Technology Officer

Responsibilities

I've worked in the IT industry for almost 20 years now, where I've gotten my hands dirty with a plethora of technologies, for companies such as Opera Software, Atlassian (Bitbucket), and a couple of hedge funds. Focused on standards, good practice (tm), and overall elegance in information architecture and solutions. I'm also the founder, and former CEO, of Bitbucket.
Specialties: Cryptocurrencies, system design & architecture, high scalability/reliability, distributed systems, quantitative trading & economics.

Products

Funding

Received funding
$14,860,000
Total amount raised
5
Rounds
8
Total amount of investors
Amount Raised
Funding type
Funding round closing
Investors
$6,060,000
Series A
Earlybird Venture Capital
Maximilian Tayenthal
N/A
Unattributed
Komercni banka
$1,010,000
Unattributed
Investitionsbank
$7,790,000
Series A
Holtzbrinck Ventures
Notion Capital
Partech Partners
N/A
Seed
Speedinvest

News

Tokenization startup Upvest raises $1 million to develop prediction tool for Ethereum gas fees

Asset tokenization startup Upvest has raised €900,000 (~$1.01 million) in new funding. The startup plans to further develop its prediction tool for Ethereum gas fees.


10 months ago


Investment
Upvest
Ethereum

Asset tokenization startup Upvest raises $7.8M Series A to bring financial assets on blockchain

Upvest, a Germany-based startup that helps companies tokenize financial assets on blockchain, has raised €7 million (~$7.8 million) in Series A funding.


a year ago


Investment
Upvest