With this agreement, Globant strengthens its leadership in cutting-edge solutions for its clients in decentralized finance, smart contracts and asset tokenization, while expanding the offer of its Blockchain Studio.
NEW YORK, October 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a native digital technology services company, today announced the acquisition of Atix Labs, a professional services company specializing in blockchain.
The acquisition helps Globant expand its offering in the blockchain market, which is expected to grow 10-fold by 2025, industry analysts say. It will also allow the company to continue to provide innovative and disruptive solutions to its clients in different industries, such as media and entertainment, finance, real estate, healthcare, finance, chain of supply, among others.
Founded in Argentina in 2013, Atix Labs is present in United States, Argentina and Uruguay, and a strong pipeline of projects with Fortune 500 clients, leading global crypto players and organizations such as IDB. With over 60 employees, the company also has a strong roster of partnerships, including RSK, IOHK, Cardano Foundation and IBM, and is part of the UNICEF Innovation Fund.
“Globant’s mission is to help organizations stay relevant by delivering cutting-edge solutions. There is no doubt that blockchain and cryptography are essential in the new horizon of commercial technology. The addition of Atix Labs to the family will be done in a transparent manner because the two companies are real motivated researchers of reinvention in action, ” noted Diego Tartare, CTO of Globant.
“Six years ago we decided to get into blockchain knowing that this technology will be disruptive in many ways and now is the time to scale up. We have found in Globant an ideal partner to achieve our goals. both from a business and operational capacity point of view. We look forward to this union and the many opportunities it offers ”, said Ailin Gonzalez, CEO of Atix Labs.
Maria Eugenia Gimena Giralt, VP Corporate Development of Globant said: “Atix Labs colleagues bring specific knowledge to our organization and will help develop our existing talent as they see their developments grow into our portfolio of world-class clients. “
We are a digital native company that helps organizations reinvent themselves and unlock their potential. We are the place where innovation, design and engineering meet scale.
We have over 20,000 employees and are present in 18 countries for companies like Google, Rockwell Automation, Electronic Arts and Santander, among others.
We have been named the Global Leader in Customer Experience Improvement Services by the IDC MarketScape Report.
We were also featured as a business case study at Harvard, MIT, and Stanford.
We are a member of the Green Software Foundation (GSF) and the Cybersecurity Tech Accord.
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