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Class Action Complaint Accuses Overstock, Former CEO Patrick Byrne of Securities Fraud

A complaint registered on September 27 in Utah alleges that Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK), former company CEO Patrick Byrne and former CFO Greg Iverson were involved in securities fraud. The suit was filed by Lewis Kahn, of Kahn Swick & Foti, a law firm based in Louisiana,… Read More

Departed CEO, Patrick Byrne, Sells His Entire Stake in Overstock for $90 Million USD

Overstock’s (NASDAQ:OSTK) recently departed founder and CEO, Patrick Byrne, sold his entire 13% stake in the company for $90 million USD in the past three days, MarketWatch reports. Byrne left Overstock in August after disclosing in a company news release and in interviews that he’d… Read More

tZERO CEO Addresses Patrick Byrne’s Departure in Open Letter, “No Impact” on Operations, as Board is Committed to Company’s Long Term Success

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has been rattled in recent weeks as founder Patrick Byrne departed from the firm he created as both an executive and a board member. Byrne left Overstock and multiple blockchain-focused projects following revelations of a long time relationship with alleged Russian agent Maria… Read More

Patrick Byrne Goes on Fox News Making Serious Allegations Against Former Obama Administration Officials

Former Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) CEO Patrick Byrne was visiting with the studios of Fox News today following his abrupt resignation earlier today from the company he founded. Byrne is widely recognized as a pioneer in the blockchain sector having launched several companies, including tZero, targeting the… Read More

Overstock CEO and Blockchain Visionary Patrick Byrne Resigns Following “Deep State” Comments

In a “Dear Shareholders” letter, Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) CEO and blockchain visionary Patrick Byrne submitted his resignation as both CEO and board member effective immediately. In afternoon trading, shares in Overstock are up by around 7%. The move by Byrne came following the fallout from comments… Read More

Overstock Earnings & tZero: Security Tokens are the Killer App

Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) reported Q2 financial results today. For the quarter ending June 30, Overstock reported a revenue decrease of $373.7 million vs. $483.1 million (23% decrease) in comparison to the same quarter year prior. A Net loss of $24.7 million was an improvement over last… Read More

Overstock Issues Digital Dividend of One Share for Every Ten

Blockchain and eCommerce company Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has declared a digital dividend that gives shareholders a single “Digital Voting Series A-1 Preferred Stock” for every ten shares of common stock. Shareholders of record on September 23, 2019, will receive the shares on November 15, 2019. Digital… Read More

In Letter to Shareholders, Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne Defends Digital Security Vision

In a letter to shareholders published in advance of an upcoming earnings report, Overstock CEO and blockchain advocate Patrick Byrne defended his vision of “tokenization” and digital assets which he believes are the “killer app of the blockchain revolution.” Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary tZero is looking… Read More

tZero ATS Kicks Off Trading of Overstock Digital Voting Series A-1 Ticker OSTKO

OSTKO is the 2nd Digital Security to Trade on PRO Securities ATS Overstock subsidiary (NASDAQ:OSTK) tZERO has commenced trading of “Digital Voting Series A-1 Preferred Stock,” ticker OSTKO (formerly OSTKP). The long-anticipated security token trading on the marketplace represents an important step forward for blockchain… Read More

Boston Security Token Exchange: tZero Partner BOX Exchange Files Proposed Rule Change as it Pushes to Trade Digital Assets

Last week, the BOX Exchange filed a proposed rule change with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). BOX has partnered with tZero to trade digital assets, or security tokens, in a new entity called the Boston Security Token Exchange (BSTX). The filing is over 400… Read More

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne Sells Shares in His Company, People Complain, Byrne Responds to “Preclude Further Recurrence of Mass Vapors”

Earlier this week, Patrick Byrne, CEO and founder of Overstock  (NASDAQ:OSTK), filed a Form 4 indicating a sale of 900,000 shares in his company.  Apparently, the masses slammed the sale demanding answers. Simultaneously the price of Overstock swooned on the news. Yesterday, in a Dear… Read More

Overstock Earnings: E-Commerce Delivers Loss but Blockchain Projects are “Some of the Most Significant and Cutting Edge in the World”

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has reported financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2018. According to a release from the e-commerce/tech/blockchain firm, both top line revenue and profit declined for the quarter. Shares in Overstock dipped in pre-market trading. In a note to shareholders, CEO and… Read More

Overstock Issues Statement on GSR Investment in tZero: Not Yet Completed

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has a statement from company CEO and founder and tZERO Executive Chairman Patrick M. Byrne. The statement addresses a previously announced equity investment into tZero by GSR Capital and Makara Capital.  Apparently, the investment, which was valued at up to $270 million, has… Read More

Overstock Issues Statement on tZero Milestones: An Iterative Journey that Dates Back to 2014

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has issued a release that touts the accomplishments of its blockchain focused securities platform tZero. Overstock is, of course, a discount e-commerce platform – not exactly a business that one would expect to seek to disrupt the financial services industry. But founder Patrick… Read More

Overstock’s tZero Starts Trading Tokens, What Does this Mean for Blockchain based Securities?

tZERO, a subsidiary of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK), began trading its very own security token on Friday. Long anticipated, the event was foreshadowed earlier in the week when Overstock founder and Blockchain advocate Patrick Byrne said he was “ready to hit the button” and turn tZero on…. Read More

Overstock Expected to Switch on tZero within the Week

tZero, a subsidiary of Overstock (NASDAQ: OSTK) and part of Medici Venture’s blockchain portfolio, is expected to go live within days. This is according to multiple reports of Overstock CEO and founder Patrick Byrne stating he was “ready to hit the button and go live”… Read More

Overstock Makes a Point to Pay Taxes in Ohio Using New OhioCrypto.com Site

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has issued a statement indicating they will be paying their Ohio taxes using the newly launched OhioCrypto.com site announced in November by Treasurer of Ohio Josh Mandel. Overstock CEO and blockchain advocate Patrick M. Byrne said in the announcement: “We have long thought… Read More

Overstock Subsidiary Medici Land Governance Signs up Wyoming County to Provide Blockchain based Records

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary Medici Land Governance, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Teton County in Wyoming to provide a blockchain-based land records and information platform. Medici Land Governance is just one of many blockchain initiatives that Overstock is currently pursuing. According to the… Read More

tZero to Create Commodity Token in Partnership with GSR Capital

Overstock (NASDAQ: OSTK) subsidiary tZERO has been asked by Hong Kong-based private equity firm GSR Capital to develop a smart contract commodity token for the sale of cobalt. GSR Capital is a significant investor in tZero having committed to invest up to $270 million at a… Read More

Overstock Earnings Report: It’s Really All About Blockchain

Overstock (NASDAQ: OSTK) reported Q3 earnings today after the market closed. While the company is best known for its e-commerce expertise, most of the earnings call was about crypto, blockchain, and the future according to Patrick Byrne. As for Overstock,  top-line revenue came in at… Read More

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