Brane Inc.

Founded in 2017, Brane Inc. is a carbon neutral Canadian fintech company dedicated to setting the standard in digital asset custody. Brane Vault, its core digital asset custody technology, is third-party certified to stringent global standards including SOC 2 Type 1, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, and NIST CSF Tier 4, and insured against theft and crime. Brane has been recognized as one of Canada's Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Start-Ups categories by Great Place to Work®.

Recent News

  • Brane Welcomes Regulatory Action on Unregistered Crypto Trading Platforms, Focus on Regulated Custody

    Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - December 15, 2022) - Brane Inc. ("Brane"), a Canadian fintech company recognized as one of Canada's leading digital asset technology companies, welcomes the Canadian Securities Administrators' (CSA) December 12th announcement that CSA's member regulators will consider enforcement action to bring certain crypto trading platforms into compliance with Canadian securities law."In the wake of the FTX collapse, protecting Canadian investors from high-risk crypto platforms has never been more urgent," said Matt Pierce, interim President of Brane Trust....

    2022-12-15 9:00 AM EST
  • Brane Completes SOC 2 Type 1 Certification, Adding Further Validation of Its Digital Asset Custody Solutions

    Ottawa, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 20, 2022) - Brane Inc. ("Brane"), a Canadian fintech company named by Canadian Business as one of Canada's 10 Best and Brightest New Innovators, has completed a Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type 1 certification by leading audit firm MNP. "Brane's custody solutions have been tested and validated by third-party experts, as well as sophisticated clients with large digital asset positions and rigorous safekeeping requirements," said Matt Pierce, Interim President of Brane Trust. "Our industry-leading...

    2022-09-20 8:00 AM EDT
  • Brane Trust Announces Digital Asset Custody Headquarters in Downtown Calgary

    Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - April 12, 2022) - Brane Inc. ("Brane"), a leading fintech company recently named by Canadian Business as one of Canada's 10 Best and Brightest New Innovators, announced today that it will lease a 6,300-square foot office space in downtown Calgary as the headquarters of Brane Trust Company Ltd.The commercial office space at 635 8th Ave SW, owned by Cadillac Fairview, is a former BMO Bank of Montreal facility equipped with high-security vault infrastructure - enabling Brane...

    2022-04-12 10:00 AM EDT
  • Brane Trust Announces Board of Directors For Alberta-Based Digital Asset Custodian

    Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - March 1, 2022) - Brane Inc. ("Brane"), a leading independent cryptocurrency custody solutions provider, announced today the inaugural Board of Directors for Brane Trust Company Ltd. ("Brane Trust") - a wholly owned subsidiary of Brane that, following regulatory approval, will provide regulated custody of digital assets to institutional clients such as banks, asset managers, corporations, and public sector organizations seeking to manage cryptocurrencies.Granted letters patent in October 2021, Brane Trust is now progressing toward a certificate...

    2022-03-01 9:55 AM EST
  • Brane Recognized as Part of 2022 Canadian Business New Innovators List

    Ottawa, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - February 7, 2022) - Brane Inc. ("Brane"), a leading independent cryptocurrency custody solutions provider, has ranked 5th on the 2022 Canadian Business New Innovators List. Presented by Canadian Business and the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E), the New Innovators List celebrates 50 trailblazing companies that are challenging the status quo and redefining what it means to be truly innovative-with great products and services, progressive leadership, and forward-thinking social and environmental initiatives.

    2022-02-07 12:15 PM EST
  • Brane Named Among Best Workplaces for Start-Ups in 2022

    Ottawa, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - February 1, 2022) - Brane Inc. ("Brane"), a leading independent cryptocurrency custody solutions provider, has been named among the Best Workplaces for Start-Ups for 2022, by Great Place to Work®. The Best Workplaces for Start-Ups list is based on employee responses to Great Place to Work®'s Trust Index Survey. Brane was previously certified as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Financial Service and Insurance."This recognition from Great Place to Work® as one of the Best...

    2022-02-01 9:51 AM EST
  • Brane Receives Letters Patent of Incorporation for Alberta-Based Digital Asset Trust Company

    Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - December 9, 2021) - Brane Inc. ("Brane"), a leading independent cryptocurrency custody solutions provider, has received approval from the Minister of Treasury Board and Finance in the Province of Alberta for the incorporation of Brane Trust Company Ltd. ("Brane Trust").Brane is now working with Alberta's Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance to obtain a certificate of registration that will enable Brane Trust to provide highly secure custody of digital assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum for institutional...

    2021-12-09 7:35 AM EST
  • Brane President Jerome Dwight to Share Vision for a Healthy Canadian Crypto Ecosystem at Canada Fintech Forum on October 29th

    Ottawa, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 21, 2021) - Jerome Dwight, President of Brane Inc. ("Brane"), a leading independent cryptocurrency custody solutions provider, will be a keynote speaker and panelist at the 2021 Canada FinTech Forum, taking place virtually on October 27-29.Mr. Dwight is a former Chief Executive Officer of Canadian operations for Bank of New York Mellon, the world's largest custodian bank, and former Global Market Head for Royal Bank of Canada's International Wealth Management, Corporate, and Institutional businesses -...

    2021-10-21 11:48 AM EDT