When We Started

embonds was officially launched on October 15, 2015 after five months of preliminary operation with a select group of clients to ensure the trading platform’s robustness and ease of use. ICBC Financial Services signed up to be embonds’ central counterparty in May 2015. Series A funding was completed with IFC (World Bank) as a co-investor. The U.K.’s FCA authorized the firm in December 2014. And Earlybird gave the venture its first tranche of funding in May 2014. The company was established in February 2013.