The blockchain team explores and builds technical capabilities to bring the benefits of decentralization, scaling, and security forward to Fidelity and its customers.

“We educate and inspire the broader Fidelity enterprise and most importantly, create new capabilities for the enterprise to bring to scale. We’re focused on use cases that will enhance the customer experience.”
- Jason Ward, Head of the Blockchain Incubator

Bits & Blocks

The Bits & Blocks Club builds and reinforces the blockchain community across the firm but also outside the four walls of Fidelity. The club hosts meetings, events, and challenges to facilitate skill development in blockchain, digital assets and related technologies.

Digital Asset Tracker

The Digital Asset Tracker (DAT) is an easy-to-use app that aggregates and tracks your cryptocurrency portfolio and includes key privacy features to protect your information. Use DAT to securely view your holdings, asset allocation, market data and more.


Hosts Jason, Jack, Ryan and Parth follow the world of blockchain and crypto assets closely – markets, technology trends, business news, and community controversies. Every week, the team synthesizes the news you need to know to prepare you for what’s next.

Projects & Observations


By: Matt Ehlers | January 17, 2024
Jack might have the perfect job for a guy who loves to talk crypto. Sure, he’s one of the hosts of the FCAT Crypto Brief podcast, but that’s only for 30 minutes a week. The rest of the time? He’s still neck deep into crypto as a researcher with Avon Ventures, which invests in startups that are innovating in the crypto space.
By: Will Baxter | January 8, 2024
We sat down with Mahesh Ramakrishnan, an early-stage venture investor, to discuss how crypto economies are recreating physical world infrastructure. Dubbed “DePIN,” Decentralized Physical Infrastructure Networks are an exciting application of public blockchains that start to answer the question: “Well, why crypto?”

Tracking Blockchain Health

By: Ethan Atwood | November 14, 2023
Since Ethereum first launched in 2015 as the first peer-to-peer smart contract platform, numerous competitors with a similar vision have emerged. When comparing these blockchains, media outlets and investors typically focus on the price and market cap of a blockchain’s native token, while other indicators of success, such as usage, development, and decentralization are often overlooked. This paper explores blockchains through the latter lens and establishes a framework for assessing blockchain health.


Blockchain Female Founders Panel

Heat Energy Transfer from Crypto Mining

Vespene Energy’s Methane Mitigation Strategy

Blockchain Journey (so far)

FCAT team members are available for speaking opportunities and interviews.

Opportunities are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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