Tagged: ats

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

GUARDD, a Fintech Supporting Private Securities Trading on ATSs, Partners with Two Marketplaces

Trading private securities in the US entails certain compliance requirements that can make it difficult and a young Fintech is on a mission to make it easier. GUARDD, a startup looking to facilitate private security liquidity, has announced two new partnerships with Alternative Trading Systems… Read More

tZERO Says FlexTrade Integration Enables D.A. Davidson & Co. to Trade on ATS

tZERO, a wholly owned subsidiary of Overstock (NASDAQ:OTCK), reports that it has integrated its broker-dealer with FlexTrade, an execution and order management platform, and thus D.A. Davidson & Co. may commence trading on the tZERO ATS. Davidson customers are now able to trade Overstock’s Series… Read More

tZERO ATS Market Data Is Now Available on Refinitiv’s Platform

tZERO, a blockchain-focused subsidiary of Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK), announced on Monday its subsidiary, tZERO ATS, a FINRA member broker-dealer that operates an Alternative Trading System (ATS), has completed a technology integration with Refinitiv. According to tZERO, the integration will allow Refinitiv’s client base of institutions and broker-dealers… 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

Securitize Takes Big Strategic Step in Acquisition of Distributed Technology Markets, a Broker Dealer and ATS

Securitize, an early-stage firm that facilitates the issuance and management of digital assets, has signed an agreement to acquire Distributed Technology Markets (DTM), an SEC/FINRA registered Broker-Dealer and Alternative Trading System (ATS). The move by Securitize is strategically important as it will be able to… 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

tZERO Updates on Platform Progress

tZERO CEO Saum Noursalehi has published an update on progress pertaining to the digital security platform. tZERO is part of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK), a company that has recently experienced a solid increase in its share price since the beginning of the year. Overstock is scheduled to… Read More

Open for Trading: Openfinance Lists LDCC Token from Lottery.com

Openfinance, a registered alternative trading system (ATS) that is trading marketplace for digital assets, has announced the listing of Lottery.com‘s LDCC token. The digital asset is available for all US investors – not just accredited individuals. LDCC is the security token offered by Lottery.com. The… 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

Decentralized Securities Depository, dba Openfinance, Raises $8.6 Million. Seeks Up to $50 Million

Decentralized Securities Depository, LLC, dba Openfinance, has raised $8.6 million from 19 different investors, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Decentralized Securities Depository/Openfinance is a secondary trading market for digital securities. Simply naming the company decentralized indicates the utilization of… 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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