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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

Tokensoft Platform Now Supporting Security Tokens on the Tezos Blockchain

San Francisco-based token issuance platform Tokensoft has announced in a blog post that it is “officially support(ing) issuance of security tokens on the Tezos blockchain.” The company says that the addition of multi-signature and FA1.2 smart contracts on the Tezos network means it, “now (has)… 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

Tezos Blockchain To Undergo Contentious “Hard Fork”

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Tezos, a blockchain project that raised $232 million USD in a 2017 ICO before faltering from internal strife, four class action suits, and the sanctioning of its CEO by FINRA, will now be the subject of a “hard fork” as former Tezos developers walk away… Read More

Coinbase Announces Texos (XTZ) Staking Support For Coinbase Custody

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced on Friday it has launched staking support for Tezos (XTZ) for Coinbase Custody clients. The platform claims to be the first full-service, regulated, comprehensively-insured, and 100% offline staking provider in crypto. “We launched Coinbase Custody with a simple thesis: institutions need… Read More

Securitize and Elevated Returns to Use Tezos to Tokenize $1 Billion of Real Estate

Elevated Returns (ER) and Securitize claim they will tokenize $1 billion of real estate assets using the Tezos blockchain. Elevated Returns is the company behind the first tokenized real estate offering with the launch of Aspencoin last year. Securitize is a compliance platform for digitizing securities…. Read More

Self Amending Cryptographic Ledger Tezos Goes Live on Mainnet

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After a bumpy year, or so, Tezos has announced that it is live on the Mainnet. In a brief release, Tezos Foundation stated; “On June 30, the Tezos Foundation proposed a genesis block that became the seed of the Tezos network. For a time following… Read More

Digital Asset Management Firm HyperChain Capital Adds Professional Proof of Stake Service

Singapore based HyperChain Capital, a digital assets management platform, has launched HyperBlocks Pro, described as a “professional proof of stake service.” The PoS service is said to be the first in the world backed by a major blockchain firm. HyperChain believes that more blockchain companies… Read More

Tezos Class Action Suit Will Proceed with Crypto Investor Tim Draper and Bitcoin Suisse Exempted

Two defendants in a class action suit against the beleaguered but rich blockchain project Tezos have been exempted by a judge, though the case will proceed against the Tezos Foundation and DLS. The decision by California Northern District Judge Richard Seeborg was filed yesterday in… Read More

FINRA Sanctions Arthur Breitman, Co-Founder of Tezos

Arthur Breitman, AKA Arthur Meunier, was sanctioned by FINRA this past week for his dealings with the infamous Tezos initial coin offering (ICO) that raised approximately $232 million. Breitman signed the document on April 17th and it was accepted by FINRA on the next day. … Read More

Tezos Foundation Expands Board, Partners with OCaml Software Foundation

The Tezos Foundation has expanded its Board, according to a release from the group. Tezos added that it was strengthening its cooperation with the core development team and providing more resources while adding developers. Simultaneously, the Foundation has partnered with the OCaml Software Foundation to… Read More

Law Firm that Filed First Class Action Against Tezos is Looking for More ICOs to Pursue

Taylor-Copeland Law, the San Diego based law firm that filed the first class action law suit that hammered the Tezos initial coin offering (ICO) and everyone associated with it, is looking for other ICOs to legally pursue. According to a post on their site, Taylor-Copeland… Read More

Another Day, Another Class Action: Tezos ICO Sued by GGCC, LLC in California

The Tezos legal battle continues as the Restis Law firm in San Diego, along with Lite DePalma Greenberg, have filed a class action law suit in the state of California on behalf of GGCC, LLC against Dynamic Ledger Solutions (DLS), Tezos Stiftung (a Swiss Foundation), Kathleen Breitman… Read More

Florida Law Firm Files Class Action Against Tezos ICO

The Tezos Initial Coin Offering (ICO) has been hit with another class action filing, this time in Florida. Filed by the law firm of Silver Miller in Coral Springs, the legal action is on behalf of plaintiff Alejandro Gaviria. The suit names founders Kathleen and… Read More

Tezos Terms Call Contributions “Donations”, Contributors Apparently Waive the Right to Class Action

Recently someone forwarded a copy of the Tezos Terms of Allocation regarding their spectacularly successful Initial Coin Offering (ICO). To update anyone that has not followed the odyssey of the high profile ICO, Tezos – a self amending cryptographic ledger”, raised $232 million this past… Read More

Tezos Hit with Class Action Lawsuit Filed In California. Is this the Beginning of the End for Unregistered ICOs?

Tezos raised an astounding $232 million in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) this past summer.  As the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rocketed higher, some industry followers pegged the actual raise by Tezos closer to $400 million. A couple weeks back things started to… Read More

ICOs are Securities: Token Based Offerings Poised for a Rude Awakening as US Regulators May Soon Act

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pumped their regulatory brakes on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) earlier this year. Pointing to the DAO debacle, the Feds said if a tokenized offering is a security it will be regulated, end of story. This  statement was a long… Read More

Lawsuit Against Tezos ICO Investigates Securities Fraud

Boston based law firm Block & Leviton has initiated an investigation into the Tezos Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Tezos raised about $232 million in one of the largest ICOs of all time several months back. Since the date of the ICO the price of Crypto… Read More

Wheels Fall Off: Infighting at Tezos Puts ICO Windfall in Question

Everyone was talking about the Tezos Initial Coin Offering when it raised $232 million this past summer. Now everyone is talking about Tezos for all of the wrong reasons as an internal squabble has called the entire project into question. Tezos (ancient Greek for “smart-contract”), just… Read More

After Raising a $232 Million ICO, Tezos Gives Back with $50 Million Commitment to Companies Using Their Platform

Tezos shot straight through the stratosphere in the blink of an eye with their Initial Coin Offering several weeks back. Tezos raised an unbelievable $232 million in and ICO that took just two weeks. Simply incredible. But following the outsized success, the Tezos team has… Read More

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