We use data & distributed ledger to enable investment businesses to access better assets



Proprietary data model & matching algorithm helps institutional investors source the debt assets they need.



Data powers markets, and underlies what we do. Our solution leverages the value of data, translating it into actionable investment opportunities



Using R3 Corda enterprise-grade distributed ledger technology, we provide access to a digital debt issuance platform, achieving significant time and cost savings. 

Our Partners


Our Team


Philip Holbrook, Business Development

Philip is a CFA Charterholder and had a fifteen-year debt capital markets and investment career and is passionate about innovation to extend and improve financial services. 

Philip is the architect of Bond180 and is focused on defining the growth strategy and on business development.

Education: University of Bristol, BSc (Hons) Chemistry and Law;

University of Cambridge, MBA


Parth Shukla, Technology

Parth is a technology professional and former Senior Consultant at Deloitte Digital with strong expertise in back-end development. Parth has experience developing enterprise applications at scale for large corporate clients.

Parth is focused on delivering the technology requirements for Bond180. 

Education: Purdue University, BS Computer Engineering; University of Cambridge, MBA


Conor Diviney, Product

Conor has a track-record of providing trading technology and data solutions to the buy-side for a major quantitative trading service. He is a self-taught and qualified programmer. 

Conor handles product development with an additional focus on business development.

Education: Yale University, BA Economics; University of Cambridge, MBA

Our Advisors


Keith Bear, Technology Advisor

Keith Bear is a fellow of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). Keith was responsible for the strategy and development of IBM’s business in financial markets globally. He has worked extensively with financial markets infrastructure firms, trade finance organisations, and banks on the deployment of blockchain technologies. Keith is a Board Advisor to three blockchain fintechs, and a lead mentor for the Barclay’s Techstars Fintech accelerator. 

Keith holds a First Class Degree in Physics from Corpus Christi College, Oxford, an MSc (Distinction) in Particle Physics from University of London. He is a member of IBM’s Industry Academy and a Board Director for the Enterprise Data Management Council.


Ian Hunt, Investment Advisor

Ian Hunt is a well-known authority on buy-side business process and technology, with a strong reputation for innovation in investment processes, risk, and derivatives. An acknowledged industry expert on Investment Book of Record and blockchain technologies, and an investment management expert witness on multiple investment fraud cases. A frequent conference speaker and a regular contributor to industry publications.  

Ian holds a PhD in Computer Science from UCL.


Tara Waters, Legal Counsel

Tara Waters is a partner in Ashurst's corporate practice and co-CEO of Ashurst Digital Ventures. Tara's legal practice is focused on the technology sector and advising high growth companies on the full range of corporate matters. She leads Ashurst's high growth & VC team in London and is a key member of the firm's fintech and distributed ledger & digital asset practices. She speaks regularly at international industry events on these topics. 

In addition to her legal practice, Tara is co-CEO of Ashurst Digital Ventures. In this role she is responsible for the firm's in-house development and investment arm of Ashurst Advance, providing innovative technology-led solutions to clients.

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