Tagged: digital securities

Singapore’s Propine, a Regulated Digital Asset Custodian, Partners Skyhook Capital, a Fintech SaaS Platform

Singapore-based Propine, an independent and regulated digital asset custodian, has partnered with Skyhook Capital, the Singapore-headquartered Fintech (software-as-a-service) SaaS platform that offers access to digital securities that may be incorporated within investors’ traditional wealth portfolios. According to a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the partnership… Read More

Carlos Domingo, CEO of Securitize: More Startups Will Now Use Reg CF

Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission updated rules affecting the exempt offering ecosystem. Many of the changes impact online capital formation and the regulatory environment that issuers may leverage to raise capital online and the ability of platforms to assist in these securities offerings. The… Read More

Skyhook Capital, a Distributor of Investment-Grade Digital Assets, Partners Digital Asset Shared Ledger, a Corda based Liquidity Network

Singapore-based Skyhook Capital Pte Ltd, a Fintech firm focused on the distribution of “investment-grade” digital assets to institutional and retail clients, has teamed up with Digital Asset Shared Ledger (DASL), the global digital asset liquidity network for financial institutions that are built on Corda. As… Read More

Tuhina Singh: Founder of Propine Explains Why Reliable Custody Solutions for Digital Assets are Needed to Promote Institutional Adoption

We recently connected with Tuhina Singh, Founder of Propine, a comprehensive securities services provider for digital securities. Singh previously worked as an options trader and has developed derivatives trading platforms from scratch. Crowdfund Insider previously reported that Propine is the first independent digital asset custodian… Read More

Estonia: Investment Crowdfunding Platform Fundwise Partners with Ignium on Blockchain based Secondary Market

  Ignium, a digital security platform that facilitates issuance and custody, has partnered with Fundwise, an investment crowdfunding platform to power a blockchain-based secondary trading marketplace. According to a note from the firm, the partnership will see Fundwise tokenize issued securities via Ignium’s security token… Read More

Openfinance Securities Receives FINRA Approval for Updated Digital Securities Alternative Trading System (ATS)

Openfinance Securities, LLC, the Broker-Dealer and ATS behind the Openfinance digital securities trading platform, announced on Friday it has received approval for digital securities trading enhancements to its membership agreement with FINRA, relying upon the SEC’s recent Staff no-action letter clearing Openfinance’s digital ATS business… Read More

tZERO Launches Retail Broker Dealer

 tZERO, a blockchain-focused subsidiary of Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK), has announced the launch of its broker-dealer subsidiary that can service retail investors. tZERO Markets offers an online brokerage service that also facilitates the trading of digital assets via tZERO ATS. The digital securities currently available for trading… Read More

BNP Paribas Works with Curv to Test Digital Securities

  BNP Paribas Securities Services has partnered with Curv to complete a proof of concept on the transfer of security tokens (digital securities) securely between market participants. BNP Paribas Securities Services and Curv used the ERC1400 token standard. According to BNP Paribas, the test saw… Read More

Security Token Monthly Trading Volume Declines by 58% to $9.15 Million in September 2020, but this Might be a Healthy Correction

The Security Token Group, which is focused on “reinventing” capital markets with blockchain-based security tokens, notes that, recently, one of their loyal community members had expressed concerns regarding the general lack of (or relatively low) security token trading volume, especially when compared to the record-breaking… Read More

Republic CEO Kendrick Nguyen Says Platform is Also Focused on Real Estate, Private Equity, After Announcing Republic Note, a Compliant, Profit-Sharing Digital Asset

  We recently caught up with Kendrick Nguyen, the co-founder and CEO of Republic, a leading US-based investment crowdfunding platform. He is also a founding director of the Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP). In July 2020, Republic added 30 more venture partners to its… Read More

Aggregate Security Token Market Cap Increased Over 45% (Month-to-Month) to Nearly $145 Million in June 2020: Report

The Security Token Group (STG) has published the Security Token Market Report for June 2020. The team at STG claims that during the past 6 months, there’s been substantial growth in the blockchain-based security token sector. In May 2020, tZERO, the leading ATS in the… Read More

First Security Token Trading Marketplace Openfinance Network May Be in Transition

Security token trading platform Openfinance Network may be in the midst of an executive transition. While the company has not issued any public statements, LinkedIn profiles of founder and co-CEO Juan Hernandez and co-CEO James Stonebridge have recently changed. Stonebridge’s LinkedIn profile has been updated… Read More

Four Reasons Why Digital Security (Security Token) Liquidity Has Lagged

How fundamental misunderstandings about the function, behavior, and purpose of digital securities have stymied the path to liquidity — but there is hope… We’re nearly 18 months into the digital security (security token) market and it’s fair to say that meaningful liquidity hasn’t yet materialized…. Read More

Tokensoft Distributes Own Equity via Blockchain as Security Tokens

Mason Borda

Security token issuance platform Tokensoft has issued $4 million of its own equity to investors via blockchain. The security token represents a Series Seed funding round that took place some time ago in July of 2018. At that time, investors Base10, e.ventures, as well as… Read More

Securrency Joins Forces With Musharaka Capital to Bring Digital Securities to Saudi Arabia

 Securrency, a global financial services technology infrastructure and products company, announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with investment management and banking firm, Musharaka Capital to develop a compliant platform for issuing digital securities in Saudi Arabia.    The companies reported that they… Read More

Digital Securites Platform Securitize Simplifies KYC Process

Securitize, an issuance and management platform for digital securities, has added “Securitize ID,” to its list of features. The new automated sign-in tool offers digital security issuers and investors a fast, compliant, and reliable verification process. The new tool arrives just after Securitize launched Securitize… Read More

Ownera Digital Securities Network Appoints Former Society Generale CIO Anthony Woolley As Europe’s Head of Business Development

Ownera, an emerging digital securities network, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Anthony Woolley as Europe’s Head of Business Development. Prior to joining the network, Woolley was the UK Chief Innovation Officer for the publicly traded French multinational investment bank and financial services firm Societe… Read More

Euronext, a Leading European Securities Exchange, to Acquire 70% of the Shares of VP Securities, a Denmark-based Post-Trade Utility Service

Euronext, a leading European securities exchange, will be acquiring 70% of the shares of VP Securities, a Danish post-trade utility service. The shares will reportedly be acquired from existing owners, which include Denmark’s reserve bank, Danske Bank, Nykredit, Nordea and Jyske Bank Euronext’s management confirmed… Read More

STOKR Partners with Lemon Way Enabling Payment Gateway for Security Token Issuance

STOKR S.A. has partnered with payment platform Lemon Way S.A.S, thus allowing for registration with the French financial regulator Autorité de Control Prudentiel et de Resolution (ACPR) as payment service agent (a​gent prestataire de services de paiement​). STOKR is now subject to the supervision of… Read More

Instant Trading: Securitize Now Facilitates Immediate P2P Digital Security Trading that is Regulatory Compliant

Securitize, a digital asset primary issuance platform, is now facilitating instant trading of digital securities. According to a release, Securitize can now enable peer to peer trading of digital securities with zero counterparty risk that is fully compliant. “Instant Access” uses Securitizes “DS Protocol” to… Read More

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