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#Barclays #Blockchain Veteran Departs #Bank for #FinTech Focused VC Fund

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'A member of the #Barclays #blockchain team has revealed to #BusinessInsider he will be departing the #UKbanking giant to join a #FinTech #consultancy called 11:FS.

Simon Taylor, formerly VP of entrepreneurial partnerships at Barclays, will depart the bank on 24th June. Taylor has long been one of the bank’s more outspoken members on matters relating to #distributedledgers and #blockchain, frequently opined on the subject on social media and in published posts.' According to coindesk...

... Also themerkle states that, 'as far as Taylor is concerned, blockchains have the potential to improve many aspects of the #financialindustry; settlement times in securities transactions; digital & hard asset ownership tracking; trade finance.

While Barclays has confirmed Taylor’s departure to Business Insider, the bank has refused to provide any comment on the matter.'

Taylor explains:

“There’s a lot of ships in the fog. We want to help you separate this stuff, we’re going to be the good shepherds.”

Read Full Article@themerkle>>Blockchain Expert Leaves Barclays for FinTech-Focused VC Fund

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