Digital Assets

Blockchain in Digital Assets

The rise of digital assets is the third innovative wave in blockchain, after the initial explosion of cryptocurrencies and the ensuing enterprise application of the technology.  The re-imagination of how value is moved and managed is massively impactful now, and will fundamentally change the nature of business across many industries.

The ability to represent assets on a digital system and execute transactions using blockchain technology is creating new markets for previously illiquid assets and reducing risk and cost in post-trade systems.  Digital asset tokens can represent any asset or agreement between parties today. These tokens boost market efficiency by enabling end-to-end solutions combining trading, settlement and custody services into one seamless offering, thereby unlocking liquidity in previously illiquid markets.

Why Corda?

It enables transaction certainty, increased security, scalability and appropriate controls to represent value digitally

Easily develop digital assets fit for institutional use, with developer tools, standards, and samples to get digital asset applications up and running quickly

Atomically and instantly settle assets or payment obligations between participants in a B2B network

Leverage Corda Settler—an open source CorDapp that allows settlement via any payment rail of any outstanding payment obligations arising on Corda Network


We are building the future exchange for digital assets, so the ability to adapt and evolve the ecosystem over time is crucial. R3’s wide developer community, open-source code base and experience across a range of industries make it ideal for this purpose.

Sven Roth

Chief Digital Officer, SIX Digital Exchange (SDX)

Featured CorDapps

DvP Atomic TX

A borrower and lender market on a shared distributed ledger


Tokens for instant, 24/7 settlement and balance sheet management in Corda


Digital asset listing, trading, settlement and custody service on Corda


A digital trading, settlement and ownership solution for physical precious metals

Success Stories


In the gold industry, Tradewind selected to build a private blockchain application using R3’s Corda platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS), due to Corda’s ability to isolate data, offer privacy, and provide a developer-friendly technology.

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