Blockchain startup Symbiont files for bankruptcy

Clients included American Century, Citi, Franklin Templeton, State Street and Vanguard

Symbiont logo on phone
Photo: Piotr Swat/Alamy Stock Photo

A software company that provides blockchain services to some of the biggest names in finance has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, amid a period of retrenchment for distributed ledger technology initiatives in finance. is a rare blockchain vendor that seemed to have earned the confidence of big banks and assets managers, with clients including American Century, Citi, Franklin Templeton, State Street and Vanguard.

A Symbiont spokesperson confirmed the bankruptcy: “Given

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact customer services -, or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to FX Markets? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a FX Markets account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: