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Coinbase Files S-1, Plans Listing on NASDAQ Raising Up to $1 Billion, Generated $1.3 Billion in Revenue in 2020

As anticipated, Coinbase has publicly filed an S-1 outlining its plans to complete an initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ. Accrording to the filing, Coinbase intends to raise up to $1 billion and  trade under the ticker symbol of “COIN.” The filing shares that… Read More

Fintech Firm Katapult to go Public via Planned Merger with SPAC FinServ, Deal Values Company at $1 Billion

Fintech firm Katapult is planning to go public through a merger with SPAC FinServ. The transaction would value the firm at approximately $1 billion. According to a release, Katapult Holding Inc. is preparing for an IPO after the digital commerce Fintech revealed on December 18,… Read More

For the First Time, External Global Factors and Not New Local Regulations were Key Drivers of Business Process Changes: Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it quite challenging for financial industry compliance officials who have had to make changes to how they monitor activities, according to a recent Nasdaq survey. Like many other professionals, they’ve had to adapt to the new remote working environment. Nasdaq’s… Read More

Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Forced to Shut Down All-Day Monday due to Glitch in New Trading System from Nasdaq

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) had to shut down for business on Monday (November 16, 2020) due to a software issue in a newly installed trading system – which was provided by Nasdaq. ASX’s management noted that the software glitch had created inaccurate market data… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Says COVID-19 Is “Fundamentally Accelerating” Adoption of Fintech and Software as a Service Solutions

Adena Friedman, CEO at Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of around $17 trillion, notes that the COVID-19 pandemic is “fundamentally accelerating” the adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. According to Friedman, the current environment has also led to the increased usage… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Says Machine Learning, Blockchain, and Cloud Tech Will “Drive Evolution” of Capital Markets

Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of over $17 trillion, says that emerging technologies (Emtech) continue to “drive the evolution” of capital markets.  As covered, Friedman believes that Cloud technologies will transform financial services and… Read More

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Reveals that the Stock Exchange Is Embarking on a Cloud Centric Strategy

Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange with a market cap of over $17 trillion, says that Nasdaq began transforming financial markets with the launch of the very first electronic stock market back in 1971. Friedman notes: “From day one,… Read More

Integrated Payment & Commerce Solutions Provider Paya Lists on Nasdaq

Paya,  a U.S.-based integrated payment and commerce solutions provider, announced on Friday it is set to make its debut on Nasdaq this Monday (October 19th). Paya reported its common stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “PAYA.” Paya claims… Read More

Perspective: Institutional Adoption of STOs and Digital Assets in 2020

Back in December, I wrote a piece for Coindesk’s Year in Review 2019 entitled “Security Token Offerings Are (Finally) Set for Takeoff in 2020”.  This was before word of COVID-19 became widespread and before many of the cataclysmic events of 2020 were even imaginable.  Thus… Read More

Digital Assets Financial Services Diginex Lists & Begins Trading on Nasdaq

Diginex Limited, a digital assets financial services company, announced on Thursday it has listed and began trading on Nasdaq. Diginex reported that it will trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “EQOS,” where it will offer investors the opportunity to participate in the growth of… Read More

Amazon Stock Outperformed Bitcoin (BTC) so far in 2020, but Ethereum (ETH) is the Biggest Gainer, Binance Reveals

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance reveals that if you had invested $1,000 on Jan 1,  2020, in both Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock and Bitcoin (BTC), you would have earned significantly more from your Amazon holdings, when compared to the price appreciation of the leading digital currency. However,… Read More

Blockchain enabled Security Tokens Outperformed the Average of Major US Indices including Dow Jones, S&P 500, Nasdaq in June 2020, Driven by Overstock

Jonah Schulman, head of marketing at Security Token Market, notes that the “main catalyst” for the substantial growth in the security token market, during June 2020, was the 96% surge in the Overstock (OSTKO) security token trading on tZERO. Schulman pointed out that at the… Read More

Crypto Mining Firm Ebang Is Now Listed on Nasdaq Global Market, Only Second Mining Company Listed on a US Stock Exchange

Chinese firm Ebang, a leading developer of cryptocurrency mining hardware, confirmed on June 26, 2020, that it had been listed on the Nasdaq Global Market (under the EBON ticker). Notably, Ebang is only the second Bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer to go public on a US… Read More

The Future of Real Estate Investing? NASDAQ and Lex Plan Real Estate Investing Marketplace with Reg A+ Issued Securities

Lex – an Oneline Marketplace for Real Estate Securities Real estate investment has historically been a challenging sector of opportunity for smaller investors. If you want to go it alone it takes a lot of time and knowledge to flip houses or rent flats. Of… Read More

nCino Files S-1 in Preparation for Initial Public Offering on NASDAQ

nCino is preparing for an initial public offering (IPO) as the company has filed an S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to trade shares on an exchange. nCino is a Wilmington, North Carolina based Fintech that offers a cloud banking… Read More

Nasdaq Acquires Solovis, an Asset Management Firm, which Will Complement Exchange’s eVestment Analytics Platform

New York-based Nasdaq stock exchange has reportedly acquired Solovis, an asset management company. The acquisition by the world’s second-largest stock exchange by market cap will complement its 2017 purchase of eVestment, a buy-side analytics platform. There are more than 600 institutional clients that use the… Read More

China’s Shenzhen Stock Exchange Introduces New Index to Track Performance of Top 50 Local Blockchain Startups

The Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE), the stock exchange of China’s leading technology hub Shenzhen city, has introduced an index that tracks the performance of the country’s top 50 blockchain startups. As noted in an announcement on December 24, the performance index will be based on… Read More

Brazilian Digital Brokerage & Wealth Management Company XP Closes Initial Public Offering After Issuing & Selling More Than 83 Million Class A Common Shares

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XP (Nasdaq: XP), a digital brokerage and wealth management company based in Brazil, announced on Friday it closed its initial public offering (IPO) of 83,387237 of its Class A common shares at a public offering price of $27 per share. XP reported that it issued and… Read More

DSTLD CEO Says Ready to Proceed with Goal of Listing on NASDAQ Following Close of Reg A+ Offering

DSTLD (or Digital Brands Group), a fashion brand and direct to consumer e-retailer, is preparing to close its Reg A+ investment crowdfunding offer hosted on StartEngine. Once the offer closes, DSTLD appears to be ready to try and list its shares on NASDAQ, according to… Read More

NASDAQ Lists CIX100 an Index of the 100 Top Cryptos by Cryptoindex.com

NASDAQ has listed its first crypto index – the CIX100 from Cryptoindex.com. The index is made up of cryptocurrencies selected from a list of over 2500 coins and rebalanced on a continuous basis. Cryptoindex is quick to point out that they exclude “coins with fake… Read More

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