The Blockchain infrastructure below the city

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Investors sends orders on the Blockchain with its public key
A contract is issued on the DLT reserving securities and cash

Order is transmitted through API to Broker,
then to the Exchange for execution

Execution message is pushed on the Blockchain to perform the Delivery Versus Payment settlement
Conditions of the contract are validated,
transfer of ownership and cash follow

SMEs have a direct access to their shareholders on the Blockchain

Regulators can audit activities with a transparent access to the Ledger

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The Power of Blockchain

  • Peer-to-peer Network gathering end-users

  • Chain of Trust with traceable and immutable events

  • Standardised and secured Smart Contracts

Key Benefits

  • Connect investors directly with SMEs

  • Provide investors and SMEs with a simpler, faster and cheaper infrastructure

  • Create a community workflow

Together we are an ecosystem

LiquidShare is the output of a consortium gathering 9 strategic investors collaborating to build the first community workflow of the financial industry

Board Members

The presence of the major European post-trade actors at the board embodies the strong will of the ecosystem to pave the way of the Blockchain transformation.

Eric Massart
Investment Director in renewable energy at Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations

Eric Massart has led numerous successful projects regarding renewables, implementing offshore wind farms in Saint-Brieuc, Groix, Belle-Ile and Leucate. His strong commitment and experience toward future synergy is a strength at LiquidShare board.

Arnaud De Bresson
Managing Director at Paris EUROPLACE
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Managing Director at Paris Europlace since 1993 and at the Institut Europlace de Finance (EIF) since 2004 as well, and General Director of the “Finance Innovation” competitiveness pole since 2008, Arnaud De Bresson has put the promotion and development of the French financial center and its ecosystem at the heart of his actions in his whole career, with a ubiquitous interest for new technologies.

Anthony Attia
Chief Executive Officer of Euronext Paris
Chairman

With 20 year experience in the Exchange industry, Anthony Attia took part in every strategic transformation of Euronext from the time of Société des Bourses Française to the IPO of Euronext. As CEO of Euronext Paris and Global Head of Listing for Euronext, he has a paramount role to develop the pan-european Stock Exchange, promote the access to listing for European SMEs and develop innovative services to issuers.

Brigitte Daurelle
CEO of Euroclear France, the Netherlands and Belgium
Board member

At the head of the French CSD, Brigitte Daurelle is leading the institution in its transformation while instilling a start-up spirit on the innovation plan. She keeps a pragmatic positioning around Blockchain Technologies, bringing evolutions and fastness in her opinion, which push to reinvent the Post-Trade industry.

Damien Jamet
Chief of Staff at Société Général Securities Services
Board member

Chief of Staff, and Head of Innovation, Motion and Programs at Société Générale Securities Services, Damien Jamet has popularized Distributed Ledger Technology in the environment of the bank. With its own appreciation of the challenges necessary to implement this new technology into established business models, he paves the way for the French bank on this topic.

Jean-Pierre Grimaud
CEO at OFI Asset Management
Board member

Former senior banker at Swiss Life, Jean-Pierre Grimaud has been boosting OFI’s strategic shift from 2015 as the managing director of the company. His important interest around DLT to enhance the client relationship goes hand in hand with DLT promises to disintermediate the Post-Trade process.

Philippe Ruault
Head of Digital Transformation at BNP Paribas Securities Services
Board member

As head of the digital transformation in BNP Paribas Securities Services, Philippe Ruault has been at the forefront of technology, experimenting different ways to exploit DLT in the securities services business. He thereby plays a paramount role on the BP2S’ dynamic on disruptive approaches to freshen up the business.

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Our Team

Advisors

Our Partner & Collaborators

We have different backgrounds while sharing a fresh perspective of the industry

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Luc Dupont de Vieux Pont
Business Analyst
Emil Kirschner
Lead Architect
Maxime Tirlemont
Associate Director

“Since the beginning of the journey, I am thrilled by the challenge: implement blockchain technology in the traditional financial sphere coming with all the constraints we know”

Pierre-Alexandre Filliolaud
Lead Developper
Rabha Arhal
Business Analyst

“Liquidshare aims to revolutionize post trade by moving in a new technology era with Blockchain and by offering an easy and accessible way to financial markets for SMEs”

Stéphanie Lheureux
Chief of Operations

“Taking advantage of blockchain, LiquidShare is uniquely positioned to challenge and streamline established processes creating innovative ways to bring value to a whole industry”

Jean Safar
CTO

“Blockchain is revolutionizing financial markets by orchestrating market participants in peer to peer distributed workflows, and will therefore lower costs and remove operational risks. LiquidShare is at the forefront of this movement and I am thrilled to collaborate with its very knowledgeable team on this amazingly challenging and leading edge venture!”

Thibaud de Maintenant
CEO

“LiquidShare is quite unique: actors from the European financial place agreed to set aside competition to build a solution for the entire ecosystem”

The Executive Team

We benefit from the legal, technical and technological expertise of our shareholders through an intense cooperation

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Emilie Rieupeyroux
Strategy & Innovation Manager at Euronext

“Discussions between LiquidShare and its shareholders, coming from the whole value chain, to improve post-trade using distributed ledger technology to the advantage both of European SME issuers and end-investors are remarkably rich. This makes this initiative unique.”

Alain Rocher
Head of Knowledge Management at Société Générales Securities Services

“To be successful this project requires an important business expertise while keeping the will to challenge our operating models. This is ambitious but we benefit from multi-enterprise team.”

Sébastien Seailles
Head of ESES Market Advocacy at Euroclear

It’s always very exciting to be part of a group that is pioneering ways to build our industry’s future. Liquidshare is a great example of how we can come together to explore new technology and opportunities to bring value to the post-trade environment.

Lionel Barthélémy
Managing Director at CACEIS Corporate Trust

“Liquidshare will build the new technology generation for European post market. The last one for French market was in 1984 !”

We are building a solution that will first benefit end users: both investors and Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
We always think for the benefit of our ecosystem
Starting from a blank sheet, we want people to leverage their natural creativity to reach a collective achievement
To do so, we set up in an incubator to nurture and challenge our strong will to rebuild the existing model

We are Hiring

Do you believe you have what it takes?

  • Legal Trainee Reporting line: CEO
    Six Months Paris - Incubator CA Le Village
    Description

    Overview:

    LiquidShare is an independent start-up launched in July 2017 by major European Institutions with the mission to develop a European post-trading blockchain infrastructure for the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) market. LiquidShare is well positioned to become the first industrial Blockchain in the Financial Industry building an innovative and disruptive solution to benefit the real economy.

    Key Missions:

     To work closely with the CEO to prepare the Central Depositary filing with regulatory authorities:

    •  Project management timeline, tasks, inventory
    • Contribute and guaranty the consistency of deliverables: Business Plan, Functional and technical Detailed service document, Compliance procedures, Risk framework, Clients Rules,
    • Regulatory point of contact for day to day progress (French Central Bank, AMF, ACPR)
    • Regular working session with major entities of the ecosystem, Euronext, Euroclear, BNP; SG, CACEIS, CDC, OFI, AFS

    The missions require a strong analytical background, thorough organisational skills and  good English writing skills.

    Profile
    • Management Business School or Law School with an interest for Blockchain
    • Understanding of the Capital Market industry
    Advantages

    A fast changing, innovative, growth driven environment and competitive compensation with possibility for a permanent job afterwards.

     

     

    If you are interested, please apply by emailing me with a copy of your up to date CV at jobs@liquidshare.io

     

  • Senior Devops Reporting line: CTO
    Full Time Paris
    Description

    LiquidShare is a start-up launched in July 2017 by major European Financial Institutions with the mission to develop a European blockchain based, cloud native financial services platform for post-trade infrastructure, targeting the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) market. Our vision is to completely re-engineer the interactions between post-trade parties by leveraging the blockchain paradigm and to be the first industrial blockchain infrastructure in production with volumes.

    LiquidShare has an aggressive time line to develop and deploy its complex cloud-based infrastructure using a cutting edge set of technologies. LiquidShare is thus seeking a Senior DevOps / SRE profile with InfoSec skills and production systems management background.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Work closely with development teams to help them embrace the DevOps / SRE culture and adopt DevOps / SRE best practices
    • Assist development teams with release engineering automation tasks
    • Select and manage DevOps / SRE tools and processes to accommodate agile development, continuous refactoring, continuous deployment and code quality review
    • Engage and select cloud providers for development and production purposes
    • Define and build a highly-available and resilient production environment in a regulated context
    • Define and manage all onboarding and integration processes including help desk and support policies and tools
    • Define and manage all technical attestations and certification processes that will be needed (SOC 1 & SOC 2 for example)
    • Define and implement the infrastructure security roadmap, manage proactive security programs such as regular penetration tests, hacker bounty programs or read team / blue team exercises.
    • Setup and Manage the 24/7 operations of the Production, UAT & Performance tests environments.
    • Build good understanding of the functional aspects (workflows, market, stakeholders) of LiquidShare

     

    This is a permanent job based in Paris which requires autonomy, excellent communication skills in French and English, and the willingness to stay hands-on.

    Profile
    • At least 5-7 years building and operating infrastructure for large scale software systems,
    • Strong experience in deploying and maintaining large scale cloud native SaaS platforms
    • Track-record in participating in complex projects and managing aggressive deadline
    • Experience with Production environment management and operational background with cloud native software platforms running on Amazon AWS, MS Azure or Googles GCP.
    • Good understanding of micro-services architecture, post-trade processing and / or Blockchain are a big plus
    • Knowledge of Enterprise Level Architecture principles
    Advantages
    • A fast changing, innovative, growth driven environment and compensation commensurate with experience.

    This is a unique opportunity to participate in the success of a Blockchain project, initiated and supported by its ecosystem, with a first exciting objective to go into production next year.

    If you’re looking for exciting challenges and for the opportunity to play a key role in a disruptive and ambitious project, we would love to hear from you!

    Send us your up to date CV at jobs@liquidshare.io

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Le Village by CA55 rue la Boétie
LiquidShare Office75008 Paris