Tagged: digital securities

Jemma Xu, General Partner at Fintech RedBlock, Says MERJ Is at Forefront of Digital Securities Space, Companies Form New Partnership

Last week, the “next-generation” securities exchange MERJ had revealed that they would be collaborating with the team at RedBlock Capital, which aims to focus on promoting the adoption of digital securities in major jurisdictions. Both companies are pioneers in the digital securities sector, and both… Read More

Switzerland based Sygnum Bank, a Licensed Digital Asset Bank, has Helped with Tokenizing Premium Investible Wines

Switzerland-based Sygnum Bank, a licensed digital asset bank founded on “Swiss and Singapore heritage” operating globally, and Fine Wine Capital, a privately-held specialist trading firm with a special focus on the fine wine market, have reportedly tokenized a range of premium investible wines. This initiative… Read More

Luxembourg: It is Now Legal to Issue and Settle Securities on Blockchain

Last month, the Luxembourg parliament approved legislation that enables securities to be issued and managed using distributed ledger technology or blockchain. According to CMS Luxembourg the law: Modernizes the Luxembourg law of 6 April 2013 on dematerialized securities (the “2013 Law”) by inserting a definition… Read More

European Real Estate Firm Vonovia Issues €20 Million Digital Bond on Stellar Blockchain with Assistance from Bitbond, firstwire

European real estate firm Vonovia has reportedly issued a €20 million digital bond on the Stellar blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) platform through a partnership with firstwire, a web-based marketplace for handling debt financing, and Bitbond, which is Germany’s tokenization and digital asset custody… Read More

iSTOX Exec Says Digital Securities to Grow by “Leaps and Bounds” as DLT based Platform Secures $50M via Series A Round

Singapore-based iSTOX, a blockchain-powered digitized securities platform, has finalized a $50 million Series A funding round with participation from two state-backed investors based in Japan. As noted by the company’s management: “iSTOX is a future-ready capital markets platform set to usher in a new era… Read More

Vertalo and Crowdcreate Partner to Improve Issuer Access to Accredited Investors

Digital asset platform Vertalo has partnered with Crowdcreate to boost investor reach for Broker-Dealers and issuers working with Vertalo. According to a release, Vertalo will provide access to over 45,000 accredited investors managed by Crowdcreate providing pre-verified investor data to issuers and broker-dealers raising capital… Read More

Blockchain or DLT based Security Tokens Market Cap Stood at $374 Million+ in December 2020 with Over $2.6 Million in Trading Volume: Report

The Security Token Group (STG), a team of professionals focused on re-inventing capital markets with blockchain-enabled security tokens, have published their December 2020 monthly market report. As confirmed in the report, the total security token market cap stood at $374,061,074 in December of last year…. Read More

Singapore’s iSTOX, a Blockchain enabled Digitized Securities Platform, Lists New Unicorn Fund

Singapore-based iSTOX, a blockchain-powered digitized securities platform, has revealed that it has listed a unicorn fund in digitized securities form, enabling the issuance of security tokens where manual processes may be automated and minimum investment ticket sizes to be reduced to $20,000. This move should… Read More

SEC Posts Consultation on Custody of Digital Assets: Seeks Industry Feedback on Potential Future Action

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a statement and request for comment regarding the custody of digital asset securities by broker-dealers. The Commission states that this consultation is in order to encourage innovation around the application of Securities Exchange Act Rule 15c3-3 to digital… Read More

Singapore’s Regulated Digital Asset Custodian Propine Develops Asset Tokenization, Compliance Solutions on Zilliqa

The team at Singapore-based Propine, a regulated digital asset custodian, notes that 3 months ago, the company was selected by blockchain platform Zilliqa as one of 8 startups to take part in the ZILHive Accelerator program. The Propine team has now confirmed that they managed… Read More

Germany Legalizes Digital Securities Using Blockchain Technology

Germany has legalized securities managed via blockchain technology, according to a statement by the German government. Enabling digital securities is part of a broader strategy in enabling new technology. The Federal Cabinet has approved the draft law on the introduction of electronic securities that was… Read More

Fintech Firm Fraxtor Secures Over $6.7 Million in the Past 9 Months from its Community of Real Estate Co-Investors

Fraxtor Private Limited, a company that operates an online real estate co-investment platform, has reportedly acquired over S$9 million (appr. $6.74 million) on its platform from its community of Accredited Investors (AIs), despite the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a release, the… Read More

Tokenized Real Estate Market Cap Stood at $25 Million+ with $188,000+ in Trading Volume for Nov 2020: Report

The Security Token Group (STG), a team of professionals focused on re-inventing capital markets with blockchain-enabled security tokens, have published their very first Security Token Market Real Estate Report. The security token market, as tracked on stomarket.com, hosts live-trading data from 26 different security token… Read More

Security Tokens Market Cap Drops Over 10% Month-over-Month to $449.1M, with tZERO’s TZROP Down 36%

The Security Token Group (STG), which is focused on “reinventing” capital markets with blockchain-based security tokens, has published its monthly market report for November 2020. STG reports that the total security token market cap, as tracked by stomarket.com, stood at $449,142,241. The report confirmed that… Read More

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

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