DeFi Technologies Inc. acquires Solana Trading Systems IP

Strategic Acquisition: DeFi Technologies Inc. has completed the acquisition of intellectual property ("IP") central to the Solana blockchain, aligning with its strategic goal to enhance its presence in the Solana ecosystem. Technology Integration: The acquired IP includes advanced features such as liquidity provisioning and innovative trading strategies, crucial for the Company's growth in blockchain technology. Enhancing Trading Solutions: This IP is specifically tailored for the Solana-focused trading desk, a collaboration between DeFi Technologies and Valour Inc., aimed at elevating their trading solutions on the high-performance Solana platform. Solana AUM: Solana is a cornerstone in Valour Inc.'s asset management, leading the company's Assets Under Management ("AUM").
PRNewswireFebruary 12, 20244 min

DeFi Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “DeFi¬†Technologies“), a crypto native technology company that pioneers the convergence of traditional capital markets with the world of decentralised finance (“DeFi“), is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of intellectual property (“IP”) from prominent¬†Solana¬†developer Stefan J√łrgensen (the “Acquisition“). This Acquisition marks a significant milestone in¬†DeFi¬†Technologies’ expansion strategy, focusing on enhancing its offerings in the¬†Solana¬†ecosystem.

The IP acquired by DeFi Technologies encompasses a suite of sophisticated features including advanced liquidity provisioning, innovative trading strategies and technologies, along with the distribution, management, and analytics of decentralized financial data. These elements are tailored to support the Solana-focused trading desk operated by both DeFi Technologies and Valour Inc. This acquisition positions DeFi Technologies to significantly elevate its capabilities, offering cutting-edge trading solutions and unique strategies specifically designed for Solana, a blockchain platform rapidly gaining recognition for its outstanding performance capabilities.

Mr. Stefan J√łrgensen, who has played a pivotal role in developing this IP, joins the¬†DeFi¬†Technologies group. He will take the lead in driving the Company’s expansion in¬†DeFi¬†Trading, development, and governance. Mr. J√łrgensen’s notable background includes being a part of the initial engineering team at¬†Bitcoin¬†Suisse from 2017 to 2021, where he contributed to the development of a high-security digital asset custody and a core banking system for¬†cryptocurrencies. Additionally, from 2021 to 2023, he was involved in creating various types of smart contracts across different blockchains, including financial contracts like those for trading and settling options on the¬†Solana¬†blockchain.¬†DeFi¬†Technologies plans to expand its team and intensify its efforts in¬†DeFi¬†trading, development, and governance, specifically in areas relating to the newly acquired IP.

Solana¬†is a cornerstone in Valour Inc.’s asset management, leading the Company’s Assets Under Management (“AUM“). As a blockchain platform, Solana stands out for its high performance, characterized by swift and efficient processing capabilities. It is adeptly engineered to support decentralized applications (dApps) and cryptocurrencies. The platform’s distinctive consensus mechanism, Proof of History (PoH) in conjunction with Proof of Stake (PoS), underpins its ability to process transactions rapidly.

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