Symbiont

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Symbiont is bridging the gap between the emerging blockchain ecosystem and Wall Street, with the first issuance and trading platform for Smart Securities. Symbiont’s proprietary Smart Security technology allows complex financial instruments to be modeled in an easy to understand programming language and fully digitized onto a distributed ledger.

TypePrivate
Founded2015
HQNew York, NY, US
Websitesymbiont.io
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)93
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Symbiont Office Locations

Symbiont has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
632 Broadway 5th floor
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Symbiont Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2015

Symbiont total Funding

$27 m

Symbiont latest funding size

$20 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Symbiont investors

Symbiont's latest funding round in January 2019 was reported to be $20 m. In total, Symbiont has raised $27 m
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Symbiont Cybersecurity Score

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B

87/100

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Symbiont Online and Social Media Presence

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Symbiont Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    62/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    D

    55/100

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Symbiont News and Updates

Nasdaq’s New Platform Backed By R3, Symbiont And Microsoft May Not Be What You Think It Is

Today the NASDAQ announced the launch of its SaaS based Marketplace Services platform that aims to make it easier for its clients to issue, trade and manage the lifecycle of digital and tokenized assets.

Vanguard, Symbiont And Partners Collaborate To Accelerate Digitization Of Currency Forward Market Using Blockchain Technology

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard, in collaboration with technology provider Symbiont, and in conjunction with Bank of New York Mellon, State Street, and Franklin Templeton, is actively exploring the application of distributed ledger technology (DLT) to...

Blockchain Veteran Symbiont Is On A Quiet Mission To Fix Financial Services.

One of the earliest blockchain companies in the space - Symbiont, founded in 2015, has been steadily and quietly getting on with advancing blockchain technology in financial services.

Nasdaq and Citi invest in blockchain outfit Symbiont

Symbiont, a startup working to bring blockchain technology to capital markets, has raised $20 millio...

Symbiont Blogs

Safety and Ease-of-Use in SymPL, a DSL for Enterprise Smart Contracts

Symbiont Assembly is, first and foremost, an application platform for decentralized applications—called smart contracts, so there must be a programming language we use to write these applications. There are two main ways of accomplishing this goal: re-using a general-purpose language, such as Ja…

Hiring at Symbiont

Technical recruiting at Symbiont got off to a rocky start. Developing a repeatable process for hiring top-tier engineers in such a competitive job market was daunting to the point of seeming unachievable. Today, we have nearly 100 employees and we’ve stayed true to our initial objective: invest …

Achieving the Enterprise Blockchain Big Three

Symbiont is pushing the boundaries of blockchain technology, bringing it into the mainstream for enterprises. Each client of ours, whether it’s a big bank or another type of financial institution, will run an instance of our platform (we call these nodes). From there, each node transacts with ea…

Extreme Programming (Part Three): Incremental, Insured, Collective Engineering

Welcome back to our three-part series on XP, or eXtreme Programming, from the Mortgages team at Symbiont. Check out the earlier posts in the series, where my colleagues Alex Bennett and Jeffrey Lin shared the business owner and product manager perspectives. As an engineer on Symbiont’s Mortgages …

Extreme Programming (Part Two): Test-Driven Development and Small-Batch Development

Welcome back to a three-part series on Extreme Programming (XP), where different members of Symbiont's mortgage team discuss our development methodology from distinct perspectives: business owner, product manager and engineer. In part one, my colleague Alex Bennett shares his perspective on lead…

Extreme Mobbing (Part One): An Outcomes-Driven Perspective

Most people have never heard of Extreme Programming. It sounds like some sort of American Gladiator HackerRank that's probably unpleasant or at best exhausting. In reality, it's a comprehensive approach to the Software Development Lifecycle proposed in 1999 by Kent Beck and isn't terribly differ…
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Symbiont Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Symbiont founded?

    Symbiont was founded in 2015.

  • How many employees does Symbiont have?

    Symbiont has 93 employees.

  • Who are Symbiont competitors?

    Competitors of Symbiont include Achain, Crypto Finance and Xapo.

  • Where is Symbiont headquarters?

    Symbiont headquarters is located at 632 Broadway 5th floor, New York.

  • Where are Symbiont offices?

    Symbiont has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Symbiont have?

    Symbiont has 1 office.