Tagged: digital securities

Hong Kong: Tykhe Capital Launches HK’s First Real Estate STO with PRINCE Token

Tykhe Capital Group Limited (Tykhe) unveiled the PRINCE Token today, marking Hong Kong’s premier real estate fund security token offering (STO) accessible to professional investors. This initiative is the inaugural STO sanctioned under the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) regulations. Enabled by Tykhe’s virtual asset… Read More

Korea’s Largest Financial Services Company Selects Polygon for Security Tokenization

Mirae Asset Securities, an investment firm and brokerage with more than $500 billion in AUM, has chosen Polygon to pursue digital securities or asset tokenization. According to a note from Mirae, the Mirae Asset Security Token Working Group is working to build the infrastructure for… Read More

Digital Asset First: Securitize to Issue Tokenized Securities in the EU

Digital security platform Securitize will become the first entity to enable tokenized securities in the European Union – as well as the US. Securitize has been approved for tokenized assets under an EU pilot regime. The company holds security licenses in both the US and… Read More

Tokenization: Tokeny and Dfns Partner on Power Digital Assets

European tokenization platform Tokeny has announced that it has partnered with Dfns to offer an “all in one tokenization platform.” Dfns is a cybersecurity firm enabling crypto wallet infrastructure, offering a wallet as a service product. Dfns offers an API-first key management solution (KMS) to provide… Read More

Prometheum Approved as Special Purpose Broker for Digital Asset Securities Following ATS Approval

Prometheum Ember Capital LLC, a subsidiary of Prometheum Inc., has received approval from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to operate as a special-purpose broker-dealer for digital asset securities. Prometheum states that they are the first broker-dealer to receive this type of approval from FINRA…. Read More

OTC Markets Approved by FINRA to Trade Digital Assets that are Securities

Earlier this week, during its earnings call, OTC Markets (OTC:OTCM) revealed that on May 5th, it had received FINRA approval to provide services for digital assets which are securities. In the May 9th earnings report, R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of OTC Markets, stated:… Read More

Securitize, Onramp to Enhance Private Equity Investing

Digital securities firm Securitize and digital asset wealth platform Onramp Invest announced the beginning of broadened and distributed access to tokenized private equity funds from leading investment firms, including Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE). Beginning now and expanding over the coming weeks, “at least four private… Read More

UK Legal Group Says Clarity on Digital Assets will Boost Leadership in Digital Securities

  Established by the LawtechUK panel, the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (UKJT) has issued a statement on digital asset clarity, which will “cement” the UK as the digital financial market leader in digital securities. The research was completed in partnership with the finance and economics consultancy… Read More

Real Estate Investment Platform AKRU Posts Year in Review

AKRU, a real estate investment platform, recently distributed an update on its platform. AKRU offers fractionalized investments in commercial real estate. Via tokenization, investors may purchase real estate-backed securities for as little as $1000. There is also a secondary trading marketplace for liquidity if you… Read More

tZERO Crypto is No More as Digital Asset Platform Focuses on Regulated Securities

In a series of Tweets yesterday, tZERO announced that it was ending its crypto services as it focuses its efforts on regulated securities. The company set a deadline of March 6, 2023, for customers to withdraw assets in an orderly manner. tZERO said that they… Read More

The Biggest Crowdfunding Stories of 2022

Goodbye 2022, and hello 2023. The past year was a tough one for many people – a terrible year for the economy with multi-decade high inflation and interest rates chasing it in an attempt to crush rising prices. All markets were impacted, including public markets,… Read More

Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) Publishes Paper on Dollar CBDC and Post Trade Settlement

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), in partnership with The Digital Dollar Project (DDP) and Accenture, has published a white paper titled “Exploring Post-Trade Security Settlement with a US Central Bank Digital Currency.” The paper outlines the findings of a pilot project exploring how… Read More

Digital Securities – Virtual

Join Crowdfund Insider and the experts to learn about the future of securities in a free webinar. While there has been a lot of interest in cryptocurrency, and other digital assets, securities will inevitably become digital. These regulated assets can benefit from technology like a… Read More

Digital Securities: Simetria and Finhaven Announce Partnership

Simetria Trading Solutions and Finhaven Technology, operator of FinhavenTM Private Markets, have announced a new liquidity partnership, according to a company statement. Simetria is an Israel-based Fintech utilizing blockchain technology to boost efficiency for secondary trading. Simetria is the only Fintech in Israel to have… Read More

Clearstream, Other Market Participants Go Live with Digital Securities Issuances in Germany

Clearstream has reached the next level of digitization of financial markets by “creating the digital instrument on D7, Deutsche Börse’s digital post-trade platform.” European issuers can now “leverage the new infrastructure to issue digital securities.” The first automated issuances were “performed by LBBW and Vontobel,… Read More

abrdn plc, a Global Investment Firm with £508 Billion in Assets, Joins Hedera’s Governing Council

abrdn plc, a global investment company based in Scotland that reports £508 billion in assets and 5000 employees, has joined the Hedera Governing Council. According to Hedera, abrdn will move to make Hedera the technology of choice for investment fund tokenization. In a company statement,… Read More

Nasdaq Listed ShiftPixy Plans to Trade Shares on Digital Securities Platform Upstream, Powered by MERJ

ShiftPixy, Inc. (NASDAQ: PIXY) has announced a plan to “duel list” its shares on digital securities marketplace Upstream, a platform powered by MERJ and Horizon Fintex. ShiftPixy has a current market cap of around $585 million. ShiftPixy has been going through a period of transition… Read More

Abrdn Acquires Stake in Crypto-Asset Exchange Archax

Investment management firm abrdn (LON: ABDN) has reportedly become the largest external shareholder in the United Kingdom’s “first” regulated digital securities exchange, Archax. Terms of the transaction have not been shared publicly. Archax was established around 4 years ago in order to offer access to… Read More

Fireblocks Integrates Tokeny to Offer Turnkey Digital Security Solution

Fireblocks, a digital asset services firms that provides custody solutions, has partnered with Tokeny – a top security token platform. According to a company statement, Fireblocks aims to provide the ability for customers to mint and manage permissioned digital assets such as securities and stablecoins…. Read More

Germany: Future Finance Act Aims to Boost Access to Capital, Embraces Digital Securities

Earlier today, Germany’s Federal Minister of Finance, Christian Lindner, and the Federal Minister of Justice, Dr.Marco Buschmann, announced regulatory and policy changes designed to boost entrepreneurship, access to capital, and embrace the digitization of finance with digital securities – or security tokens. The Financing Act. Das… Read More

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