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tribeOS is First Digital Security Issued Under Bermuda’s ICO Law

Announced during the Security Token Summit in Bermuda this week, tribeOS said its “digital security offering” FIRE has received regulatory approval under Bermuda’s young ICO Act (2018). tribeOS is described as a blockchain-based digital advertising marketplace designed to help advertisers and publishers run secure, fraud-free… Read More

Verseon Creates Blockchain Subsidiary BlockRules. Launches Security Token Offering for Preferred Shares

Verseon (AIM: VERS), a California based clinical stage pharma company, is issuing preferred shares. The company is using its own blockchain based subsidiary BlockRules to sell the securities in a security token offering (STO) that seeks to be “one of the first global offerings backed… Read More

Bitbond BaFin Approved Security Token Offering, Seeks €100 Million, chooses BitGo Wallet

Bitbond, an online lending platform, has launched one of Germany’s first Security Token Offerings (STO). The Bitbond STO has published a BaFin approved Prospectus in conjunction with the offering representing an important step in the validation of the emerging digital asset ecosystem. The Bitbond STO… Read More

Tokenise Announces First Security Token Offering KABN

Tokenise, a UK based security token offering platform which is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, has announced the issuance of their first STO – KABN.  The company is a Gibraltar based financial service platform that is developing a suite of financial service products. These… Read More

Securrency and Vertalo Agree to Tokenize $260 Million in Fixed Income, Real Estate Assets

Securrency and Vertalo have signed an agreement to tokenize $260 million in fixed income-generating real estate assets. The new agreement was shared in a blog post yesterday but Securrency and Vertalo announced their partnership in 2018. Vertalo is a digital asset management platform that provides… Read More

Banco BTG Pactual is Issuing a Security Token for Real Estate Assets

Banco BTG Pactual, an investment bank based in Sao Paolo, Brazil, is going crypto. More specifically, the bank is issuing a security token based on real estate assets. BTG Pactual is no small operation. In fact, total assets are pegged at over R$270 billion (USD $70+… Read More

Germany: Bafin Approves Bitbond to Issue Digital Securities “Tokenized Bonds”

Bafin, Germany’s securities regulator, has given the green light to Bitbond to issue digital bonds. Bitbond is an online lending platform that operates globally. In business since 2013, Bitbond provides access to capital for small businesses. The Fintech boasts a peer to peer lending network… Read More

UK based TokenMarket Plans £10 Million Security Token Offering While Participating in FCA Fintech Sandbox

Yesterday, TokenMarket, a “Global investment platform” announced its intent to raise up to £10 million in a security token offering (STO). Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the forthcoming STO is the fact that TokenMarket will be issuing the securities under the watchful eye of the UK Financial Conduct… Read More

Will 2019 be the Year of the Security Token? A Discussion with Juan Hernandez of OpenFinance Network

The initial coin offering (ICO) industry has morphed into the security token offering (STO) industry. This sector shift is due largely to the recognition, alongside the many regulatory enforcement actions, that have compelled digital assets to become compliant within existing securities law. For all intents… Read More

Tokenization: The Meaning of “Equity Securities” Under 
Section 12(g) – It’s Broader than You May Think

2017 saw a roaring ICO market, with billions of dollars raised by blockchain-based digital asset issuers selling “utility tokens” in initial coin offerings. As the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) began cracking down on token issuers for failing to follow securities laws, in late… Read More

PhunCoin, a Subsidiary of Phunware, is Selling their Security Token on Republic Crypto

PhunCoin is a security token being issued by a subsidiary of Phunware (NASDAQ: PHUN). Beyond being a publicly traded security (December 2018), Phunware is an interesting company. Phunware is described as a “fully integrated enterprise software platform for mobile that provides companies the products, solutions,… Read More

Social Crypto Trading Platform Blockport Founders Share Sector Insights & Updates

The social crypto trading platform Blockport plans to launch a multi-stage security token offering (STO) starting in March 2019, with the goal to raise at least 15 million EUR for company expansion. STO Funds are earmarked for establishing operations in the U.S. and other countries,… Read More

Spice VC Ranked 6th in Most Active VCs List in Israel

Crypto proponent Spice VC has been recognized as a top VC in Israel, according to a report published by IVC Research Center. Spice VC is the first ever tokenized VC fund and claims to be the 4th security token ever issued. Israel has been labeled… 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

Neufund Schedules Token Payout for February 12

Neufund, a security token offering platform, completed its first issuance of digital securities in their parent company, Fifth Force GmbH, company last month. The purchased tokens will be minted for shareholders on February 12, if everything goes as planned. The equity token raised an equivalent of €3… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Shuts Down Security Token Offering that Did Not Comply with Advertising Restrictions

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has shut down a security token offering (STO) for a “regulatory breach.” MAS said the issuer in question failed to comply with advertising restrictions. Specifically, the STOs legal advisors promoted the offering on LinkedIn calling attention to the offering…. Read More

Security Token Software Provider Horizon Globex Announces First Sale of CustodyWare License to V Stock Transfer

Horizon Globex US,  a security token software provider, has signed its first deal to license its internally developed software solution, CustodyWare, to V Stock Transfer, an SEC-registered transfer agent and registrar. VStock will now be able to take custody of tokenized securities issued pursuant to… Read More

Medtech Firm Verseon Uses in House STO Platform Blockrules to “Transform Access to Investment Opportunities”

Verseon (AIM: VSN), a company that provides a “computer-driven approach to drug discovery” says it is trying to change the capital markets landscape by bringing regulatory certainty to the blockchain with the goal of connecting a global investor community with innovative companies in biotech and more. Last… Read More

Aspencoin Migrates Over to Securitize with $18 Million Security Token

Aspencoin, a digital security associated with the St. Regis Aspen Resort, is migrating over to the Securitize platform. Aspencoin represents fractional equity ownership in the ski resort and has been promoted as the first of its kind. The Aspen Digital Token was distributed to investors… Read More

Where Will Crypto be in 2019? Crypto Experts Share their Predictions

As the year comes to a close, let’s get the scoop on Cryptocurrency predictions for 2019! Crowdfund Insider reached out to the Fintech and crypto community for its thoughts on how the sector will change during the next year. What disruptions, innovations, regulation, and partnerships can… Read More

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