Tagged: alternative trading system

Markus Levin: Co-founder at XYO Reveals their Plans for the Metaverse

We recently caught up with Markus Levin, Co-founder at XYO, a platform focused on developing a trustless system of Oracles that may enhance the existing location data systems. Levin talked about how the XYO platform is leveraging distributed ledger tech (DLT), smart contracts, and decentralized… Read More

Fintech Zanbato and Broker Dealer Rialto Markets Announce New Partnership

Private securities market pioneers, Rialto Markets and Zanbato, have entered into a new partnership in order to address the requirements of a fast-evolving investor sector. Zanbato’s Alternative Trading System, ZX, reportedly supports some of the world’s largest membership of banking institutions, brokers and their wealth… Read More

Three Trends that We predict Will Shape Investment Crowdfunding in 2022

Investment crowdfunding took off when the JOBS Act regulation went into effect back in 2016 and has become a booming industry in short order. We saw some significant regulatory changes in March of this year, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) confirming capital formation… Read More

IOHK Teams Up with Oasis Pro to Implement Alternative Trading System to Support Primary Bond Markets

IOHK and Oasis Pro have entered a partnership to create an alternative trading system that will use blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) to open up participation “in primary bond markets to developing countries.” The two firms are teaming up to implement a bond issuance… Read More

Rialto Markets Alternative Trading System Looks to Provide Secondary Trading in Reg A+, Reg CF Securities

Rialto Markets, a regulated alternative trading system (ATS), is looking to provide liquidity to the crowdfunding sector by enabling retail investors to sell or buy shares in securities issued under the Reg CF and Reg A+ exemptions. Rialto Markets CEO Shari Noonan says it is… Read More

Mike Cagney from Figure Technologies Says their Blockchain Enabled Provenance Platform can Open Up Universe of Security Tokens

Figure Securities, a division of the digital lending service provider Figure Technologies, has reportedly acquired approval from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to serve as a broker-dealer and also operate as an SEC-registered Alternative Trading System for digital securities that are custodied on… Read More

Netcapital Inc. Announces Alternative Trading System Partnership With Rialto Markets

Netcapital Inc., the parent of crowdfunding platform Netcapital, recently announced it has formed a partnership with Rialto Markets, a registered broker-dealer operating an alternative trading system (ATS). Netcapital reported that through the partnership, it will use Rialto’s ATS to provide issuers and investors with the… Read More

Silicon Prairie Moves Forward with ATS

Silicon Prairie, a funding portal as well as a broker-dealer, has noted that it has filed for an Alternative Trading System (ATS) with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The intent is to provide liquidity for traditionally illiquid securities like securities issued under Reg CF in… Read More

StartEngine’s Secondary Market to Launch this Friday

  StartEngine, a leading securities crowdfunding platform, has announced that it will fire up its secondary marketplace for crowdfunded securities this coming Friday, (October 30). StartEngine started the process to launch “StartEngine Secondary” years ago. A pre-cursor to receiving approval to operate an “alternative trading… Read More

Openfinance to be Acquired by INX Limited

Openfinance has been acquired by INX Limited, a company that is seeking to build a digital asset issuance and trading platform that is in the midst of a registered token offering. INX filed a form F-1 registration statement with SEC in 2019 which was subsequently… Read More

StartEngine Shares Details on Launch of Secondary Marketplace, Sees Opportunity in Europe

StartEngine is a leading investment crowdfunding platform in the US. Last August, StartEngine announced that it had topped $200 million in funding having only surpassed $100 million in July of 2019 – after having launched in 2015. During 2019, StartEngine raised about $44 million –… Read More

SEC Issues No Action Letter to FINRA Regarding ATSs and Digital Asset Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Trading and Markets, issued a no-action letter to FINRA yesterday afternoon that impacts certain trading platforms that serve as markets for digital assets that are securities. FINRA is a self-regulatory entity that coordinates with the SEC regarding… Read More

StartEngine Secondary Market to Launch Next Month

StartEngine, a leading crowdfunding platform that is also a FINRA regulated broker-dealer and holds an ATS (alternative trading system) license, will launch the “StartEngine Secondary” in October. According to StartEngine, the first issuer to trade on the platform will be StartEngine itself – a company… Read More

Here is the Most Recent SEC List of ATSs

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) publishes a monthly list of “alternative trading systems” or ATSs. An ATS is a marketplace that may trade securities similar to a regulated exchange. To receive approval to operate an ATS, a platform must also become a FINRA regulated… Read More

Digital Asset Marketplace Openfinance: CEO Juan Hernandez Outlines 2019 Accomplishments – 2020 will be the Year of Lasting Legacy

Openfinance is one of a handful of platforms that are seeking to leverage the digitization of securities to create a comprehensive marketplace for investing and trading in these digital assets. As a regulated alternative trading system (ATS), Openfinance has established a foundation to help lead… Read More

StartEngine Receives ATS License. So When Will Secondary Trading in Crowdfunded Securities Start?

StartEngine, one of the larger securities crowdfunding platforms in the US, has received an Alternative Trading System license (ATS). StartEngine has long shared its intent to pursue an ATS license as it seeks to provide a liquidity path for crowdfunded securities. Crowdfund Insider reported last… Read More

Big News: Leading Crowdfunding Platform SeedInvest Receives ATS Approval From FINRA, will Add Secondary Trading for Private Securities

SeedInvest, one of the leading US-based investment crowdfunding platforms, has received regulatory approval from FINRA to operate a secondary marketplace for securities via an alternative trading system (ATS). SeedInvest is the first traditional crowdfunding platform to receive an ATS license. Providing liquidity for private securities… Read More

Here is the List of SEC Approved Alternative Trading Systems

Many crypto sector platforms are seeking to be approved as “alternative trading systems” or ATSs. An ATS can be very similar to an exchange with a different set of reporting requirements which are not quite as stringent. OTC Markets, a securities marketplace that many people… Read More

Will 2019 be the Year of the Security Token? A Discussion with Juan Hernandez of OpenFinance Network

The initial coin offering (ICO) industry has morphed into the security token offering (STO) industry. This sector shift is due largely to the recognition, alongside the many regulatory enforcement actions, that have compelled digital assets to become compliant within existing securities law. For all intents… Read More

Security Token Platform Prometheum Reports $12 Million Investment from HashKey Digital Asset Group

Prometheum, Inc. reports it has raised $12 million from HashKey Digital Asset Group Limited. Without breaking down the details, Promotheum said the investment was a mix of cash and services. HashKey is a holding company focused on investment in the Fintech and blockchain industries. Prometheum proposes the… Read More

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