Tagged: security token offering

Seychelles based Exchange MERJ Lists Own Tokenized Security, Public Offering to Follow

MERJ Exchange, formerly Trop-X Limited, has claimed the first-ever, fully compliant and regulated security token issued by a national stock exchange. MERJ is licensed by the Seychelles Financial Services Authority. As Crowdfund Insider reported last week, MERJ is an exchange for equities, debt, and derivatives… Read More

Seychelles: MERJ Exchange to List Open Own Security Token in Next Few Weeks

MERJ Exchange, the only licensed stock exchange in Seychelles, will be listing its own security token within the coming weeks thus becoming the first blockchain forward regulated exchange to practice what it preaches. MERJ is a member of IOSCO and adheres to FATF guidelines. The… Read More

Bitbond Regulated Security Token BB1 Becomes Tradable

Bitbond, a peer to peer lending platform that recently completed a security token offering for a bond-like security (BB1), has said the token is now tradable. In a tweet, Bitbond claimed the title of the first regulated EU security token to accomplish this feat. It… Read More

TokenMarket Closes Own STO at £240,000

TokenMarket, a Fintech operating under the watchful eye of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Fintech Sandbox, has completed its first security token offering (STO) for equity in the firm. TokenMarket set an initial funding goal of £150,000 but had stated it would have accepted several… Read More

Germany First: Fundament Approved by BaFin for Blockchain based €250 Million Real Estate Bond

Germany is on a bit of a securities token roll. Yesterday, Crowdfund Insider covered the launch of a blockchain-based investment platform for early-stage companies that has received regulatory approval. Today, the Fundament Group has announced a €250 Million blockchain-based real estate bond – blessed by… Read More

Attorney Doug Ellenoff Comments on Blockstack Reg A+ Offering: “Chameleon Tokens – sometimes they are securities and sometimes they are arguably not”

Blockstack has kicked off the first qualified Reg A+ token offering. Blockstack has reportedly worked closely with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to get the offering approved. Multiple issuers have been attempting to use the JOBS Act exemption to facilitate security token offerings due… Read More

Germany: BaFin Approves Next Security Token Offering as StartMark Seeks €50 Million

Germany’s security regulator the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has approved the prospectus of StartMark to pursue a security token offering (STO). The approval was received on July 15. This will be the 2nd STO receiving the blessing of BaFin as Bitbond recently became the… Read More

TokenMarket Security Token Offering Scheduled to Close on Monday

TokenMarket, part of the UK Financial Conduct Authority Sandbox program, is scheduled to close its own security token offering (STO) this coming Monday (July 22nd). TokenMarket launched its STO in early July seeking a max amount of £2 million. As it stands today, TokenMarket has… Read More

BTG Pactual: REITBZ an STO for a Real Estate Fund, Raises $3.3 Million, Switches to Tezos, Uses Jumio for ID Verification & Plans Secondary Transactions

BTG Pactual, a large South American investment bank, recently launched a successful security token offering for a real estate fund.  REITBZ was the first-ever tokenized investment fund in South America. Until recently BTG Pactual only offered services to high net worth and ultra-high net worth… Read More

Bitbond Closes BaFin Approved Security Token Offering: Investors from 87 Different Countries Participated

Bitbond’s security token offering (STO) closed yesterday raising over €2.1 million. The Bitbond Token was the first issuer to receive approval of a prospectus by Germany’s security regulator – BaFin. The STO was opened to the public in March of 2019. Bitbond has been regulated… Read More

Bitbond, a Fintech Lender and Security Token Issuer, Looks to Partner with Gibraltar Stock Exchange

Bitbond, an online lender that is in the midst of a security token offering (STO), is in discussions with the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX). Bitbond manages a lending platform that describes itself as “the first cryptocurrency based lending platform for business loans that operates globally…. Read More

TokenMarket Security Token Offering Scheduled to Open to Investors on July 8th

TokenMarket, a UK-based investment platform, is scheduled to kick off its security token offering (STO) this Monday (July 8), according to their website, closing on July 22nd. As previously reported, TokenMarket is seeking up to £2 million in equity in the company. TokenMarket reports that,… Read More

20/30 is the First Mover for Tokenized Equity in the UK, Relationship with the LSE is Key

Last April, the first securities issued on blockchain was part of a test on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) – one of the largest exchanges in the world. 20/30, a Fintech that has been part of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Fintech Sandbox, issued around… Read More

MERJ Exchange Plans Security Token Listing for Own Shares

Merj Exchange plans to list its own shares claiming to be the “first-ever regulated security token on a national exchange.” Merj, based in Seychelles, is a securities exchange, clearing agency, and securities facility regulated by the Financial Services Authority as a national exchange. Merj says… Read More

France: First Tokenized Real Estate Transaction Completed by Equisafe

Equisafe has completed the very first real estate transaction facilitated by blockchain in France, according to a report. Equisafe is described as a “neo investment bank” for digital security issuance. Equisafe can provide a variety of services including security token issuance and a secondary market… Read More

Swiss Fintech Mt Pelerin Announces Launch of Security Token Offering Service

Aspiring bank Mt Pelerin has announced a “one-stop shop” service to help companies tokenize and issue securities using blockchain tech. Mt Pelerin’s new tool is described as “giving companies of any size the possibility to access fundraising methods like IPOs more easily and without significant… Read More

Smartlands Claims to be First UK Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform to Tokenize Property

Blockchain-based Smartlands is claiming to be the first crowdfunding platform in the UK to tokenize property investments. Based in London, Smartlands describes itself as a “worldwide security token issuance platform.” Smartlands is regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). A quick visit to the… Read More

TokenMarket Receives Approval From FCA to Run Security Token Offering in Regulatory Sandbox

TokenMarket, a UK-based global investment platform, announced on Monday it has received approval from the FCA to run its Security Token Offering (STO) in the regulatory sandbox. According to TokenMarket, the offering is being conducted under existing UK crowdfunding rules, allow for up to €8 million… Read More

BlockState to Raise Capital via Self Hosted STO

Security tokenization platform BlockState will raise capital via its own website, according to a note from the firm. BlockState, a Switzerland-based blockchain focused company, will commence the sale for equity tokens beginning June 18, 2019. BlockState said its intent was to showcase the entire security… Read More

NASDAQ Listed Phunware Announces Duel Token Structure, One for Securities, Second for Medium of Exchange

Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN), a cloud platform for mobile that provides solutions and services for brands worldwide, has announced the introduction of the “Phun utility token”. Not too long ago, Phunware issued PhunCoin security tokens. Phunware sold part of the issuance using CoinList’s compliance services… Read More

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