The securities
API for financial institutions

Empowering the financial institutions of Europe with a licensed and composable API. Providing custody and new distribution channels all over Europe to retail investors.

Financial institutions

What our customers say

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With Upvest we save 80% in custodial and security issuance costs. Upvest is the only solution that scales globally without compromising the user experience!"

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Simon Brunke, CEO

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Upvest provides critical infrastructure to run an app for digital securities. Their architecture setup would be similar to what we would have built ourselves if we had infinite time!”

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Ben Jones, CEO

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What we value most about Upvest is the combination of technological expertise coupled with banking-grade security and a regulatory compliant asset storage environment. As an end-to-end software provider for tokenization-as-a-service it is very important for us that investors assets are stored in a safe environment which also offers an intuitive user experience”

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Michael Duttlinger, CEO

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Thanks to Upvest, we are able to provide our users with an intuitive process to safeguard their digital investments. Ensuring smooth user experience, frictionless integrations and secured transactions, was crucial to us. By choosing a trustworthy custodian that lives up to these standards, like Upvest does, we are enhancing our services to offer the best quality to our customers"

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Christian Labetzsch, CEO

Multiple benefits, one solution

Low cost,
high volume

With Upvest, asset managers can offer to their retail investors a wider range of assets at a lower minimum investment. Making previous unattainable assets classes now possible.

retail acquisition

Asset managers avoid country based limitations storing securities with our digital and banking grade security solution regulated by the BaFin.

secondary market

Asset managers benefit from a liquidity increase creating a secondary market with automated peer-to-peer transactions in post-trade processes.

Upvest at a glance

“After a decade of fintech frontend innovation, the era of embedded finance and composable backend systems commenced”.

Our goal is to make securities digital and globally available. To execute on that mission our team is composed of experts in the fields of compliance, security and technology.

We are a Berlin-based startup founded in 2017, and we currently employ 25+ people. Since January 2020, we were granted the preliminary crypto custody license approval to operate as a qualified custodian (§64y Para. 1 KWG) and will be regulated by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).

Find out more about us

Martin Kassing CEO & founder of Upvest
Martin Kassing
CEO & Founder

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One of our projects is supported and funded by the European Union and the European Union Regional Development Fund.