UK-based SaaS DLT platform SSImple has successfully completed an angle funding round. Announcing the development in a press release, the firm describes the investment as a “significant milestone” that has arrived “ahead of a forthcoming major client announcement”. It expects the funds to help drive forward its business expansion efforts.

The investment accompanies news of the appointment of Matthew Cook as SSImple’s chairman. He comes with experience from SWIFT, where he led “strategic and industry-wide initiatives focused on enhancing settlement efficiency for international securities and FX transactions”. Prior to SWIFT, Matthew Cook had tenures at UBS and Credit Suisse.

The investment was led by David Little, seasoned fintech expert and chairman of Aora Law. He also serves as non-executive director at RFQ platform provider OTCX, AI educational platform Century Tech, and electric drive systems maker ETA Green Power.

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