Tagged: digital securities

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

Digital Assets: tZERO Adds Support for Tezos Blockchain

Overstock‘s (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary tZERO has added support for the Tezos blockchain. Recently, Tezos has seen renewed interest in its public blockchain specifically from digital securities issuers. tZero is a digital asset platform and the addition of Tezos marks the first blockchain outside of Ethereum supported… Read More

Overstock Receives DTC Eligibility for Digital Securities

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has announced receipt of Depository Trust Company (DTC) granted eligibility for the company’s Digital Voting Series A-1 Preferred Stock, OSTKO. This eligibility allows for depository and book-entry services at DTC – similar to all other traditional exchange-traded shares. Approval by DTC was expected. Yesterday,… Read More

Tuhina Singh, Founder of Digital Securities Platform Propine, Shares Vision for the Future of Digital Assets

Propine Seeks to Power the Future of Digital Assets Singapore has long been a leader in Fintech. Innovative financial services have benefited from a supportive regulatory regime and an entrepreneurial population. Singapore is also a highly business-friendly, low tax jurisdiction and has emerged as a… Read More

Compliant Digital Securities Platform Securitize Says it’s Well-Positioned to Deal with Coronavirus Outbreak

Securitize, a platform for the issuance and management of compliant, blockchain-based digital securities, has noted that it wants to reassure the Securitize community that it is “well-positioned to weather these challenging conditions with nominal disruption.” Securitize’s statements have come in response to the deadly coronavirus… Read More

Netherlands: Firm24 Looks to Launch Digital Shareholder Registry in Partnership with Dusk and LTO Network

Firm24, a company that reportedly provides corporate services to 25,000 companies in the Benelux region, is looking to “tokenize” the shareholder registry via a partnership with Dusk Network and LTO Network (formerly LegalThings One). LTO Network is also a crypto that currently trades on Binance…. Read More

France: Blockpulse Pursues First Security Token Offering in Partnership with Lemonway, Plans Stock Exchange for Startups

Blockpulse is the first company in France to pursue a security token offering (STO). Blockpulse is a blockchain-based shareholding management solution. The company launched its service last week in partnership with Lemonway, a Fintech providing payment services. Blockpulse offers a blockchain-based software solution for digitizing… Read More

Bank for International Settlements Releases Report on Fintech, Tokenized Securities, CBDCs, Cross-Border Payments & P2P Platforms

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has released a 138-page report which examines the latest trends in payments and Fintech, including tokenized or digital securities, central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), international transactions, and peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms.   Hyun Song Shin, head of research at BIS noted… Read More

Kapilendo CEO Christopher Grätz Discusses First Digital Security Offering, Digital Banking Services for SMEs

Kapilendo is a Germany based Fintech that started life as a more traditional debt-based crowdfunding platform but has recently issued its first digital security. While moving into the blockchain sector Kapilendo has also added digital banking services catering to SMEs. Launched in 2015, Kapilendo went… Read More

BitGo Announces Acquisition of Digital Securities Platform Harbor

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Tuesday it has acquired Harbor, a digital securities platform, and its broker-dealer and transfer agent subsidiaries. BitGo reported that the acquisition extends its capabilities to address a wider class of digital assets for institutional investors and provides a foundation… Read More

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