November 15, 2023Hex Trust Receives Virtual Asset Service Provider [VASP] License from VARA in Dubai
Hex Trust, a leading digital asset custodian, has obtained a full Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) license from VARA, demonstrating its commitment to compliance and fostering innovation in the crypto industry in the MENA region.Read more ⟩
November 14, 2023Hex Trust Enables Custody For STASIS EURO (EURS) Stablecoin
STASIS and Hex Trust integrate to offer custodial services with EURS stablecoin, meeting the demand for non-USD stablecoins and reinforcing the growth of the digital asset ecosystem.
November 2, 2023HKT signs MoU with Hex Trust on stablecoin pilot trial
HKT and Hex Trust are partnering on a stablecoin pilot trial in Hong Kong to explore the issuance of an HKD-denominated digital currency for seamless and secure digital payments in the city.
August 17, 2023Qraft Technologies and Hex Trust Announce Strategic Partnership to Apply AI-Powered Risk Models in Digital Asset Investments
Hex Trust and Qraft Technologies have formed a strategic partnership to integrate AI-powered risk models with institutional-grade digital asset custodial services, aiming to transform the digital asset investment landscape.
August 16, 2023Hex Trust’s Singapore Office CSR chess engagement with MDAS
Hex Trust's Singapore Office partners with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (Singapore) for their CSR initiatives, introducing chess to MDAS members to encourage abstract thinking and bridge the connection between chess and cryptography.
August 2, 2023Hex Trust Receives Regulatory Approval in France to Provide Digital Asset Custody Services
Hex Trust has obtained the Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) registration granted by Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) and Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) in France.
July 25, 2023Hex Trust Selected as the Only Licensed Custodian in APAC & The Middle East to Support Celestia’s Mainnet Launch
Hex Trust is proud to be appointed the only licensed custodian from APAC and the Middle East to support Celestia’s highly anticipated token generation event.
July 11, 2023Hex Trust launches ETH native staking after Shapella upgrade
Hex Trust has announced Ether (ETH) staking services have now been relaunched following the Shapella upgrade on the Ethereum blockchain. Hex Trust has an Ethereum Validator Node and plays a vital role in securing the Ethereum network by storing data, verifying transactions, and adding new blocks to the blockchain.
June 13, 2023GCEX and Hex Trust Expand Partnership Broadening GCEX’s Staking Offering
Digital Prime Brokerage GCEX (GCEX Group) has extended its partnership with Hex Trust, an institutional grade digital asset custodian, to include staking.
June 6, 2023Rationarium Partners with Hex Trust to Provide Custody & Trading Services
Hex Trust, an institutional-grade digital asset custodian licensed across global financial hubs, has partnered with Rationarium, a full-stack cloud-based SaaS solution for Web3 and blockchain businesses.
May 10, 2023Hex Trust partners with The Sandbox to enable fully-licensed and secure custody of metaverse assets
Hex Trust has partnered with The Sandbox, a leading decentralized gaming virtual world to enable fully-licensed and highly-secure custody of assets such as LAND in The Sandbox’s metaverse.
April 19, 2023Hex Trust partners with AlgoRai Finance to provide institutional access to decentralized finance
Hex Trust, an institutional-grade digital asset custodian licensed across global financial hubs, is partnering with AlgoRai Finance, a decentralized structured products platform, to provide institutional investors with access to AlgoRai’s investment and risk-based solutions.
March 22, 2023Animoca Brands and Hex Trust launch Gryfyn, NFT-centric custodial wallet joint venture
Animoca Brands and Hex Trust have announced the public launch of Gryfyn - a joint venture to provide an innovative custodial wallet solution focused on onboarding users to Web3.
February 22, 2023Paolo Gagliano joins Hex Trust’s Advisory Board
Hex Trust is pleased to announce that Paolo Gagliano has joined Hex Trust’s Advisory Board, bringing decades of senior experience in Corporate & Investment Banking in Europe and Asia.
February 20, 2023Hex Trust becomes the first fully operational virtual asset custodian in Dubai
Hex Trust has officially launched its operations in Dubai after receiving the MVP Operational License from Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA).
February 14, 2023GMO-Z.com Trust Company Partners with Hex Trust to bring institutional-grade custody for GYEN, a regulated Japanese yen stablecoin
GMO-Z.com Trust Company, Inc. (“GMO Trust”) has partnered with Hex Trust, the leading institutional digital asset custodian, to bring institutional investors fully-licensed and highly-secure custody support for GYEN.
February 10, 2023Hex Trust Receives SOC 1 Type I Certification from Deloitte, Demonstrating Commitment to Internal Control and Integrity
Hex Trust, the leading institutional digital asset custodian, today announced that it has successfully completed the SOC 1® Type I - SOC for Service Organizations: ICFR attestation independently conducted by Deloitte.
February 7, 2023Creating digital art NFTs with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (Singapore)
Hex Trust's Singapore office is partnering with Muscular Dystrophy Association (Singapore), MDAS to participate in a series of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
February 1, 2023Hex Trust Receives SOC 2 Type II Certification from Deloitte, Underpinning Commitment to Internal Control and Security
Hex Trust, the leading institutional digital asset custodian, today announced that it has successfully completed its SOC 2® Type II - SOC for Service Organizations: Trust Services Criteria attestation independently conducted by Deloitte.
January 9, 2023Hex Trust provides Delegation support as an FTSO Data Provider for FLARE ($FLR)
Hex Trust has announced the launch of delegation support as an FTSO Data Provider for FLARE ($FLR) and now offers a full suite of products and services around the network.
December 7, 2022Mark Cheng joins Hex Trust’s Board of Directors
Hex Trust is pleased to announce that Mark Cheng has joined Hex Trust’s Board of Directors, bringing years of experience, vast knowledge and an expansive network in GameFi, digital assets and investments.
December 6, 2022Union Bank of the Philippines partners with Hex Trust to tap into the metaverse
Union Bank of Philippines (UnionBank), a long-standing partner of Hex Trust, is expanding their digital asset exposure by tapping into the metaverse.
December 1, 2022Hex Trust Expands NFT Custody Services to Include Algorand NFTs
Hex Trust has expanded its institutional-grade custody services for NFTs (non-fungible tokens) to include assets created on the Algorand blockchain using Algorand Standard Assets (ASAs).
November 24, 2022Hex Trust receives MVP License from Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority
Hex Trust, the leading fully licensed and insured provider of bank-grade custody and associated services for digital assets, has received the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) license from Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA).
November 22, 2022Hex Trust Group Provides Staking Support for Hedera (HBAR) in Partnership with BCW Group
HT Markets, a member of the Hex Trust Group, now provides staking support for Hedera, an enterprise-grade public ledger for the decentralized economy, enabling financial institutions to participate in staking the protocol’s native token HBAR.
October 12, 2022Hex Trust Provides Staking Support for Clearpool (CPOOL)
HT Markets has expanded staking support for Clearpool, the first ever decentralized dynamic marketplace for institutional unsecured capital.
September 7, 2022Henri Arslanian Joins Hex Trust’s Advisory Board
Henri Arslanian has joined the Hex Trust Advisory Board, bringing years of extensive experience, vast knowledge and an expansive network in digital assets, Fintech and finance.
August 16, 2022Hex Trust wins Best Custodian in The Asset Awards 2022
Hex Trust won an award in ‘The Asset Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards for Institutional Investor, ETF, and Asset Servicing Providers’ 2022 and was named the ‘Best Custody Specialist, Digital Assets, Fintech, Asia’.
July 12, 2022Hex Trust expands into Europe with an office in Milan, Italy and OAM approved Hex Trust Italia to be on the Italian VASP Registry
Hex Trust has officially expanded to Europe by opening its first European office in Milan, Italy. This is an essential milestone in Hex Trust's expansion strategy in Europe, also in light of the forthcoming implementation of the Markets in Cryptoassets (MiCA) regulation.
June 27, 2022Hex Trust integrates Polkadot to enable fully-licensed and highly-secure custody support
Hex Trust has successfully integrated Polkadot, the leading interoperability blockchain network, into its digital asset custody platform Hex Safe.
June 21, 2022Hex Trust Receives ‘Provisional Approval’ for a Virtual Assets License from the Government of Dubai and Opens a Dubai Office
Hex Trust has obtained from the Government of Dubai's Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) to receive a Virtual Asset MVP License, and is opening an office in Dubai which will be used as its regional headquarters in the Middle East.
June 13, 2022Hex Trust integrates Polygon to enable fully-licensed and highly-secure custody support
Hex Trust has successfully integrated Polygon, the full-stack scaling solution on Ethereum, into its digital asset custody platform Hex Safe.
June 9, 2022Hex Trust Group Provides Staking Support for Klaytn (KLAY)
HT Markets, a member of the Hex Trust Group, has expanded staking support for Klaytn, a service-centric blockchain offering intuitive development of metaverse applications.
April 13, 2022MetaMask Institutional Announces the Integration of Hex Trust, GK8, Parfin, and Gnosis Safe
MetaMask Institutional’s (MMI) partnerships with self-custody solution Gnosis Safe and GK8 and digital asset custodians like Hex Trust and Parfin positions the decentralized finance (DeFi) wallet as the primary Web3 gateway for organizations worldwide.
March 16, 2022Hex Trust Raises US$88 Million in Series B Funding to Scale Asia’s Leading Digital Asset Custodian
Hex Trust, Asia’s leading digital asset custodian which is fully licensed in Hong Kong and Singapore with over 200 institutional clients and over US$5 billion in assets under custody, has announced that it has closed its Series B funding round of US$88 million.
March 9, 2022Hex Trust Announces Completion of SOC 2 Certification, Underpinning Commitment to Data Security and Compliance
Hex Trust today announced that it has completed their SOC 2® - SOC for Service Organizations: Trust Services Criteria assessment conducted by Deloitte.
February 16, 2022Hex Trust Partners with Celo, Bringing Institutional Access to the Mission-Driven Ecosystem
Hex Trust, Asia’s leading digital asset custodian, has partnered with Celo to help build a global financial system that creates the conditions of prosperity for all.
February 8, 2022Hex Trust Enters the Metaverse, Buys Estate in The Sandbox
Hex Trust has ventured into the metaverse and purchased an ‘Estate’ in The Sandbox’s recent LAND sale in the Web3 Zone. The Sandbox is an open metaverse that enables individual digital ownership and is made up of LANDS, which are parts of the world, owned by players to create and monetize experiences.
January 4, 2022Cassandra Lister joins Hex Trust Advisory Board
We are pleased to announce Cassandra Lister has joined the Hex Trust Advisory Board, bringing 30 years of Global Financial Services knowledge and extensive experience.
December 15, 2021Hex Trust Group Provides Staking Support for Songbird (SGB)
HT Markets has expanded staking support for Songbird, the Canary network for Flare.
November 26, 2021Animoca Brands and Hex Trust Launch Joint Venture to Provide Institutional Wallets for GameFi
Animoca Brands, the company driving digital property rights to help build the open metaverse, and Hex Trust, Asia’s leading digital asset custodian, announced today they have formed a joint venture to provide institutional digital asset wallets and financial services for online gamers.
November 4, 2021Hex Trust partners with hashport to enable greater interoperability across blockchains
Hex Trust has partnered with hashport, an interoperability solution (portal) developed by Limechain and BCW Technologies, to enable greater interoperability across prominent blockchain systems
October 25, 2021Industry veteran Andrew Economos Joins the Hex Trust Advisory Board
Hex Trust is delighted to announce Andrew Economos has joined the Advisory Board, bringing over 28 years of experience as an investment and business leader in the financial services industry, fusing asset management with fintech and digital asset innovation
October 18, 2021James Fok Joins the Hex Trust Advisory Board
James’ experience and extensive network will be key to further strengthening the position of Hex Trust as the leading provider of bank-grade digital asset custody, scaling its financial institution client base globally.
October 13, 2021Hex Trust Announces Partnership with Hedera
Hex Trust has announced its partnership with Hedera Hashgraph, the most used, sustainable, enterprise-grade public ledger for the decentralized economy.
October 5, 2021Hex Trust Raises a US$10M Investment Round Led by Animoca Brands
Hex Trust raised US$10 million in an investment round led by Animoca Brands, a leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification. Other investors include Ripple Labs, Algorand Foundation, BCW Group, Tessera Capital Partners, Mind Fund, Double Peak Group, and Token Bay Capital.
September 28, 2021Hex Trust partners with Qredo to offer decentralized custody and next-generation crypto services
The integration marks the next step in Hex Trust’s journey to continually enhance its digital asset custody services in line with the evolving blockchain ecosystem.
September 14, 2021Clearpool partners with Hex Trust to deliver a decentralized capital markets ecosystem
Hex Trust has announced a partnership with Clearpool Finance (Clearpool), a decentralized capital markets ecosystem focused on institutional lending and credit markets.
September 7, 2021Hex Trust partners with Klaytn Foundation to serve institutional blockchain projects
Hex Trust, Asia’s leading digital asset custodian, has partnered with Klaytn Foundation to provide the scalability and performance required for the mass adoption of digital assets.
September 2, 2021Hex Trust Secures Singapore Custody License
Hex Trust, Asia’s leading digital asset custodian, today announced it has secured a Capital Markets Services (CMS) licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), allowing the company to provide custodial services regulated under Singapore’s Securities and Futures Act.
August 19, 2021Union Bank of the Philippines partners with Hex Trust to enter the digital asset ecosystem
Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) has partnered with Hex Trust to pilot its digital asset custody service.
August 13, 2021Hex Trust added as a Tezos tzBTC Keyholder
Hex Trust has announced we have joined the tzBTC ecosystem as keyholders.
June 30, 2021Hex Trust Secures Investment From Cyberport, Hong Kong Government’s FinTech Hub
Hex Trust has announced it has successfully secured investment from Cyberport, Hong Kong’s largest FinTech hub and innovative digital community, which is wholly owned by the Hong Kong SAR Government.
June 17, 2021Colin Brooks appointed Chairman of Hex Trust’s Advisory Board
Hex Trust has announced the appointment of Colin Brooks as Chairman of Hex Trust’s Advisory Board.
June 11, 2021Hex Trust wins ‘Best Custody Specialist, Digital Assets’ award 🏆
Hex Trust has received an award in ‘The Asset Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards for Institutional Investor, ETF, and Asset Servicing Providers’. Hex Trust won the ‘Highly Commended’ award in ‘Best Custody Specialist, Digital Assets’.
May 15, 2021Hex Trust partners with Chainalysis to provide a compliance-focused custody solution for financial institutions
Hex Trust today announced our partnership with Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company adopting KYT (Know Your Transaction), the compliance solution, and Chainalysis Reactor, the investigative tool, for enhanced due diligence.
May 3, 2021Hex Trust partners with Convergence Finance for secure NFT custody
Hex Trust has partnered with Convergence Finance to provide them with secure and fully licensed custody for their NFTs.
April 20, 2021Hex Trust partners with PARSIQ to bolster custody security
Hex Trust has partnered with PARSIQ, a blockchain monitoring and event tracking service provider which recently received funding support from Binance.
March 30, 2021Hex Trust Closes Series A Raising US$6 Million
We’re delighted to announce the successful close of our Series A, raising US$6 million from a range of leading global investors in both traditional finance and digital assets.
March 4, 2021Hex Trust Launches NFT Safe, World’s First Licensed Custody Service for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)
Hex Trust has launched ‘NFT Safe’ custody for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) within its fully licensed and insured custody platform, Hex Safe. The integration puts Hex Trust as the first licensed global custodian to provide NFT custody for collectors and investors.
February 18, 2021Aave partners with Hex Trust to bring institutions to DeFi
Hex Trust, the institutional gateway to DeFi and Digital Assets, has partnered with Aave, an open-source and non-custodial liquidity protocol for earning interest on deposits and borrowing digital assets.
February 2, 2021Algorand & Hex Trust partner to support the banking sector’s adoption of digital assets
The Algorand Foundation has partnered with Hex Trust, the leading bank-grade digital asset custodian, to bring the Algo token and tokens built using the Algorand ASA standard onto the Hex Safe custody platform.
December 7, 2020Hex Trust appointed custodian for Mirror Protocol
Hex Trust is proud to be the only licensed custodian supporting the launch of Mirror Protocol by Terra. The platform enables a way to mint crypto assets that mimic the value of shares in publicly traded companies like Apple or Tesla.
December 7, 2020Hex Trust to support SPARK airdrop
Hex Trust is pleased to announce its support for the upcoming Flare Networks’ snapshot event on 00:00 AM (UTC) December 12th 2020.
October 29, 2020Hex Trust’s partners IBM and R3 join forces to bring enterprise blockchain solutions to market
Our partners, IBM and R3, have announced a new collaboration and will integrate R3’s enterprise blockchain platform, Corda Enterprise, to IBM LinuxONE next month. Hex Trust will work together with IBM and R3 to bring to market enterprise blockchain solutions and more banks and financial institutions into the ecosystem.
October 23, 2020Hex Trust partners with SIA — the European leader in Banking Technology Infrastructure
SIA, a leading European hi-tech company in the payment services and infrastructures sector, controlled by CDP Equity, has signed a partnership agreement with Hex Trust, the leading fintech company in digital asset custody infrastructure for the banking sector, to provide digital asset services to European financial institutions.
September 17, 2020Hex Trust partners with Terra to provide custody and staking services
Hex Trust, Asia’s leading digital asset custodian which focuses on enabling DeFi for financial institutions, has announced a partnership with Terra, a blockchain network powered by a family of native stablecoins and its native staking and governance token Luna.
August 24, 2020Hex Trust selected as INX’s Asia-based custodian for US$117M IPO
Hex Trust, Asia’s leading enterprise-grade custodian, has announced that it now offers custodian services for the INX token in Asia in advance of INX’s upcoming US$117 million security token IPO, and the launch of its exchange for security tokens and cryptocurrencies trading.
August 14, 2020Hex Trust Receives Strategic Investment From Leading Asia Blockchain Firm, Kenetic
Hex Trust, Asia’s leading digital asset custodian and infrastructure platform for the banking sector, has announced that Kenetic, one of Asia’s leading blockchain investment firms, has invested in Hex Trust.
August 6, 2020Hex Trust partners with Fidinam to provide digital asset custody, compliance, accounting and tax services
Fidinam, a global consultancy firm providing corporate tax & accounting services for digital assets, has partnered with Hex Trust, Asia’s leading digital asset custodian and infrastructure platform for banks and financial institutions to enter the digital asset ecosystem.
July 23, 2020Hex Trust Integrates Tezos & Supports Staking/Baking
Hex Trust has announced that we have fully integrated the Tezos blockchain into our custody platform — Hex Safe.
July 7, 2020Ex-HSBC Global Head of Custody, Colin Brooks, Joins Hex Trust’s Advisory Board
Hex Trust, the leading provider of bank-grade custody for digital assets, is delighted to announce the appointment of Colin Brooks to its Advisory Board.
June 15, 2020Mason Privatbank Liechtenstein AG selects Hex Trust to provide digital asset custody services for their Asia-based clients
Hex Trust, the leading digital asset custodian for the banking sector, has announced that Mason Privatbank Liechtenstein AG, has selected them to provide digital asset custody services for their Asia-based clients.
May 6, 2020Hex Trust joins the Celo Alliance as the Asia-based custodian and to support its native token, Celo Gold
Hex Trust, Asia’s leading digital asset custodian, has announced that it has joined the Celo Alliance, providing custody support in Asia for Celo blockchain’s native token, Celo Gold (cGLD).
April 1, 2020Hex Trust becomes the first licensed digital asset custodian in Hong Kong to support R3’s blockchain platform, Corda
Hex Trust has become the first licensed digital asset custodian in Hong Kong to integrate with R3’s Corda platform, enabling the blockchain ledger into Hex Trust’s digital asset custody solution. R3 has also made Hex Trust’s custody solution available to their network of partners.
March 26, 2020Hex Trust to collaborate with Bitfury’s Crystal to provide digital asset transaction monitoring and AML intelligence
Hex Trust, Asia’s leading enterprise-grade custodian for digital assets has joined forces with Bitfury Group’s Crystal™ Blockchain, an all-in-one blockchain investigative tool designed for use by law enforcement organizations and financial institutions.
November 22, 2019Hex Trust partners with IBM to deliver leading custody & settlement solutions
We’re excited to announce Hex Trust’s business partnership with IBM to go to market together, to deliver the best digital asset custody and settlement solution for the banking sector and financial institutions.
September 25, 2019Hex Trust provides custody for the first Security Tokens listed on the London Derivatives Exchange
Hex Trust, the Asian leader for fully licensed, secure, and insured custody for digital assets, announced custody of the SGHX token, listed on the London Derivatives Exchange (LDX).
September 9, 2019Hex Trust partners with TradAir to enable trading for digital assets held in custody
Hex Trust, the leading Asia-based digital assets custodian, has selected TradAir to provide clients with the ability to trade digital assets directly from the Hex Safe custody platform.
July 12, 2019Cryptam Capital Ltd. selects Hex Trust to be their custodian and partner to deliver confidence and trust to institutional digital asset investors
Recognising the need for a custody solution built specifically for institutional investors, CryptAM Capital Ltd. has chosen Hex Trust and its proprietary, enterprise-grade platform to provide digital asset custody.
April 8, 2019Hex Trust partners with Holdex to bring a new level of confidence and security to decentralized fundraising
Recognizing the importance of a blockchain ecosystem built on trust, integrity, and security, Holdex, the leading compliance-focused decentralised fundraising platform, is partnering with Hex Trust, the leader in digital asset servicing solutions.
January 30, 2019Hex Trust at Binance SAFU Hackathon Singapore 2019
The dev team at Hex Trust placed 2nd at the SAFU Pre-Hackathon in Hong Kong & in the Top 6 Finalist of the Final SAFU Hackathon in Singapore. 🎉
July 16, 2018Introducing Hex Trust — providing institutional grade solutions for professional cryptocurrency investors
Hex Trust was founded by industry veterans with comprehensive knowledge on cryptocurrencies and financial systems. The team is well structured with expertise in infrastructure, on-boarding support and security acumen.