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B2C2 and oneZero Announce Partnership

B2C2, a cryptocurrency market maker, and oneZero Financial Systems, a software and infrastructure provider for institutional and retail brokers, have announced a partnership that will enable oneZero’s clients to gain access to B2C2 as part of the oneZero ecosystem.

The firms say that the integration of their trading systems will allow them to address significant demand among institutional clients for exposure to the major cryptocurrencies – including bitcoin, ether, litecoin, bitcoin cash and XRP – against major fiat currencies.

Max Boonen, founder of B2C2, says: “We are pleased to partner with oneZero, a leading technology and infrastructure provider for major financial institutions. Our FIX integration will enable oneZero’s clients to access cryptocurrency liquidity in a plug-and-play fashion. We look forward to meeting their demand for electronic OTC liquidity.”

No Answer to the Bitcoin KYC Problem in Sight Yet

Despite a growing desire from some mainstream regulated financial services firms to trade bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that are based off a public blockchain, there doesn’t seem to be many solutions on the horizon for the Know Your Customer (KYC) challenges this presents.

At the Sibos conference being held in Toronto this week, Elisabeth Rochman, financial services chief technologist at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, noted that a lot of the “BigTech” firms – such as Google and Facebook – are behind the curve compared to banks when it comes to looking at use cases for blockchain.