Agora receives backing from R3’s Rutter as bond platform moves to beta testing

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By Burhan Khadbai
21 Sep 2020

Agora, the end-to-end debt capital markets platform being developed by bond market veteran Charlie Berman, has closed a second funding round with support from new investors including David E. Rutter, the founder and chief executive of R3, the company behind the Corda blockchain system on which Agora will operate.

In its second funding round, Agora raised £4.32m from a group of individuals and family offices. The fintech has received support from Icap founder Michael Spencer’s private investment group, which backed the initial fundraising last year, and R3 CEO David Rutter.

The new funding will be used for ...

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