Nasdaq: pioneering trade means 2016 will be the year of blockchain

It was the first exchange to complete a private securities trade via the Linq platform

Fredrik Voss, head of blockchain strategy, Nasdaq

Updates with date of deal and news of Symbiont placement

This year will see widespread deployment of blockchain-based trading technology, with the first third-party share placement on December 30, 2015 set to be followed by many more in the months ahead, according to Fredrik Voss, head of blockchain strategy at Nasdaq., a privately owned blockchain-development company, issued shares to a private investor using Nasdaq's Linq system, based on distributed ledger technology., a

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