Tagged: security token offerings

Leading European Tokenization Platform Tokeny Signs MoU with Monaco to Facilitate STOs

Tokeny Solutions, a digital asset platform providing primary issuance of security tokens, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Principality of Monaco. The Luxembourg based Fintech is expected to provide support for the issuance of various tokenized financial instruments. According to a statement… Read More

Security Token Offering Platform Neufund Decides to Pivot Away from Digital Securities [u]

Neufund, once a leading voice in the European security token offering market, has decided to pivot away from its digital security mission. Based in Germany, Neufund was founded by CEO Zoe Adamovicz who announced several years ago their intent to conduct the first-ever legally binding… Read More

Jonah Schulman: Head of Marketing at Security Token Market Discusses Benefits of Using Blockchain-based Security Tokens

  We recently caught up with Jonah Schulman, the Head of Marketing at Security Token Market, a US-based company focused on a listing website for Security Token Offerings (STOs) from all over the world. The firm’s STO listings include basic information about the company and… Read More

Germany-based Black Manta Capital Partners Teams Up with Finoa to Offer Custody Solutions for Security Tokens to Institutional Clients

Germany-based Black Manta Capital Partners, a security token offering (STO) platform, has teamed up with Finoa, a digital asset custody firm, in order to offer custody solutions for security tokens to institutional clients. Both companies aim to work together to create a compliant security token… Read More

Japan’s Financial Services Agency Recognizes the Nation’s Virtual Currency Exchange and Japan STO as Self-Regulatory Bodies

Japan’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), has certified two organizations as Certified Financial Instruments and Exchange Associations. As confirmed in an announcement made on April 30, 2020, the FSA has officially recognized the Japan STO (security token offering) Association and the Japan Virtual… Read More

STOs: Black Manta Capital Introduces $12 Million Real Estate Security Token Offering for Regular Investors

Germany-based Black Manta Capital Partners has introduced a $12 million security token offering (STO) for the Berlin real estate market. The initiative is reportedly a collaboration with Tigris Immobilien, a German real estate company. Approximately 2000 sq meters of real estate property, which mainly consists… Read More

Funding Trends: How Startups Will Raise Capital in 2020

Any new blockchain startup needs funding, but where does that all-important juice come from? While venerable entities (let’s not list them, presumably, you know what and who they are) certainly have the means to plank billions into their chosen ventures, they can’t be expected to… Read More

Overstock-owned Security Token Platform tZERO Says it Might Raise More Capital to Expand Operations

tZERO, an established security token platform that’s managed and owned by e-commerce firm Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK), issued a release letter on January 31 which outlines and recaps the company’s business performance during the past year and it reveals its roadmap for this year. The letter, prepared… Read More

Digital Asset Marketplace Openfinance: CEO Juan Hernandez Outlines 2019 Accomplishments – 2020 will be the Year of Lasting Legacy

Openfinance is one of a handful of platforms that are seeking to leverage the digitization of securities to create a comprehensive marketplace for investing and trading in these digital assets. As a regulated alternative trading system (ATS), Openfinance has established a foundation to help lead… Read More

Luc Falempin: Tokeny Solutions CEO Discusses the Processes Involved in Conducting Security Token Offerings

Luc Falempin, CEO at Tokeny Solutions, a compliant security tokenization platform, recently shared his views and insights with Crowdfund Insider. Tokeny helps mid-cap firms, investment banks, funds, asset managers and distributors to “dematerialize” assets on the blockchain, which allows them to reach a global audience,… Read More

Derek Edward Schloss from the Security Token Academy Discusses State of the Tokenization Economy in the US

There is a lot of hype and hyperbole in the digital asset sector when it comes to securities or utility tokens. To date, the talk has far overshot the reality but that doesn’t mean that advocates aren’t on to something. Part of the discussion revolves… Read More

BnkToTheFuture Invests in Broker Dealer BMI Capital

BnkToTheFuture alongside Coinstreet Partners has invested in US Broker-Dealer BMI Capital, according to a company release. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. BnkToTheFuture said it plans to bring security tokens to institutional investors in both the US and Asia facilitated by the BMI Capital…. Read More

TokenFunder Greenlighted in Ontario to Pilot Secondary Market Token Trading Platform FreedomX

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has agreed to allow TokenGX Inc, operator of token-issuance platform TokenFunder, to pilot a secondary market trading system for Ontario residents only. The pilot can proceed for 12 months after the first issuance of an ITO (initial token offering) or… Read More

NBA Player Spencer Dinwiddie Blocked from Tokenizing Part of His $35 Million Contract

The professional basketball organization noted on September 27 that Dinwiddie’s plan to allocate a portion of his contract earnings for a security token offering (STO) would violate the NBA’s collective bargaining agreement. NBA’s management stated: “The described arrangement is prohibited by the C.B.A., which provides… Read More

STO: Neufund Receives Clearance from Financial Monetary Authority in Liechtenstein, Offers First Compliant Blockchain based Offering to Retail Investors

Security token offering (STO) platform Neufund has received regulatory clearance from the Financial Monetary Authority (FMA) in Liechtenstein to offer securities to retail investors.  The first retail issuer on Neufund is Greyp, an electrical mobility platform that is backed by Porsche, Camel Group and T-mobile…. Read More

Hong Kong-based Investment Platform BnkToTheFuture to Facilitate Security Token Offerings, Invests in UK based Blockchain Consultancy Diacle

Hong Kong-based fundraising platform BnkToTheFuture is planning to facilitate security token offerings (STOs). The move will be facilitated by a strategic investment in Diacle. Founded in 2013, Diacle is an appointed representative of Met Facilities LLP, which is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial… Read More

Stefan Deiss: Blockchain Propulsion CEO Discusses Funding Challenges Faced By Crypto Startups

We recently caught up with Steifan Deiss, co-founder and CEO of Blockchain Propulsion, a Switzerland-headquartered global accelerator program for blockchain startups.  Deiss, an MBA graduate from HWZ University of Applied Sciences, shared his views and insights regarding the emerging distributed ledger technology (DLT) industry and… Read More

Report Says STOs in Europe Have Experienced a 17% Success Rate, Led by Switzerland

According to a report by Fintelum, a tokenization platform for primary issuance and secondary trading, 17% of security token offerings have been successful in Europe (EU + Switzerland and the UK). Granted, it is still very early in the digital asset realm so while the… Read More

BTG Pactual & Dalma Capital Set to Utilize Tezos For Security Token Offerings

Blockchain project Tezos Foundation announced last week that Banco BTG Pactual S.A., Latin America’s largest standalone investment bank, together with Dalma Capital, a prominent Dubai asset manager, will be using its platform for Security Token Offerings (STOs), including the ongoing REITBZ STO. Tezos reported that… Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Leave a Key Under Your Crypto Doormat: The ERC-1400 Double Standard

Just because you live in a safe neighborhood, do you leave your house unlocked? Do you leave the key under the doormat? Does that sound safe? Then why would you leave your digital assets in a vulnerable account where a company could just walk in… Read More

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