Digital Assets Suite

Facilitates the creation of efficient and trusted digital assets marketplaces

This Solution Helps

  • Digital Assets Marketplaces
  • Market Infrastructure Organizations
  • Marketplaces

The evolution of blockchain technology and the ability to tokenize and trade any type of assets digitally have unveiled new opportunities for exchanges and startup marketplaces. Legacy manual processes can be turned into efficient digital workflows and product coverage expanded to allow for capital formation and price discovery beyond traditional financial asset classes.

The Nasdaq Digital Assets Suite facilitates the creation of robust and scalable markets for digital assets with the security, resilience and transparency needed to manage demands from institutional and retail investors, as well as regulatory authorities. 

Implemented with an enterprise blockchain platform, the Digital Assets Suite offers a seamless workflow throughout the entire digital asset lifecycle, from issuance of native and asset-backed tokens, through trading, settlement and custody of assets and funds. In addition, the Suite offers easy access to add-on services that further improve market integrity and efficiency including market surveillance, reporting and risk management.

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Key Benefits


Offers low-threshold path to setting up an efficient, reliable and scalable marketplace for native and asset-backed tokens.

Seamless workflow

A seamless workflow across issuance, trading, settlement and custody reduces need for reconciliation between multiple systems and manual intervention.

Ecosystem of services

Access to comprehensive ecosystem of marketplace services supporting growth and business development.

Built on enterprise blockchain

Provides traceability across the full lifecycle of an asset on an immutable, auditable record.

Risk protection

Removes market and credit risk with pre-trade reservations and instant settlement.

Multi-cloud & blockchain agnostic

Designed with a multi-cloud strategy and compatible with multiple blockchains to meet the diverse needs of a truly global client base.

Comprehensive Transaction Lifecycle Support

Nasdaq Digital Assets Suite supports the entire transaction chain with a blockchain-agnostic framework.

  • Issuance

    Issue native and asset-backed tokens on a distributed ledger/blockchain.

  • Matching

    Enables trading 24x7x365. Price discovery, order management and matching are supported by a variety of market and client models.

  • Settlement (DvP)

    Tight integration between trading, settlement and custody of assets and funds on the blockchain guarantees instant settlement of trades with delivery versus payment.

  • Custody

    Manage record-keeping and ownership of assets and funds on the blockchain.

  • Data Discovery

    Provides data normalization and advanced analytics.

Nasdaq Market Surveillance, the essential toolkit to safeguard market integrity at digital assets exchanges

Monitor, detect and investigate complex trading for potentially abusive behavior

Powerful visualization tools and sophisticated alerting simplify the monitoring process and provide clear guidance on where to focus an investigation, while correlations between real-time and historical data ensure early detection of market manipulation.

Manage regulatory risk upfront and protect your reputation

With full coverage for abusive behaviors, including layering, spoofing, pump & dump, wash trading/churning, insider trading, front running, and more, the solution enables you to get ahead of risk before it becomes problematic for your market.

Boost investor confidence and attract order flow

Robust market surveillance controls ensure your market operates with the utmost integrity, showing investors and participants alike that they can trust your market to be fair, orderly and transparent.

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