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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 Says Series A-1 Preferred to Trade on tZero Soon as Security Tokens

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) is circulating a letter to shareholders in the Series A preferred shares telling investors they are transitioning to tZero securities token trading platform. To facilitate the transition, Overstock will need to issue new shares and the company must receive individual shareholder approval. The… Read More

tZero Appoints New CEO for Broker Dealer “Affiliate”

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary tZERO has announced that Elliot Grossman has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its “upcoming broker-dealer affiliate.” tZero may be described as the crux of Overstock’s blockchain initiative. The platform seeks to act as the fulcrum to its primary issuance and… 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

tZero’s Brokerage Partner Dinosaur is Part of a Group that Operates an FCA Regulated Digital Challenger Bank

Dinosaur Financial Group issued a release on their relationship with tZero, Overstock’s digital asset trading marketplace, on Friday. The announcement that Dinosaur’s institutional brokerage firm was partnering with tZero was old news. A few days prior, tZero had announced the commencement of trading via Dinosaur as the “introducing… 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

tZERO Appoints Alan Konevsky As Chief Legal Officer

Overstock’s blockchain subsidiary tZERO announced on Wednesday it has appointed Alan Konevsky as its new Chief Legal Officer. According to tZERO, Konevsky was most recently a senior vice president at Mastercard and will oversee tZERO’s expanding legal, regulatory, public policy, as well as compliance functions. tZERO also revealed… 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

tZero Distributes Security Token to Investors, Plans Secondary Trading

tZero, Overstock.com’s (NASDAQ:OSTK) blockchain based crypto platform, has distributed its own security token. tZero, a registered alternative trading system (ATS), closed a funding round in August with investors purchasing $134 million of preferred equity in the startup. The funding delivered unicorn status to a marketplace… Read More

The Virtual Commodity Association May Help Virtual Currencies Gain Credence but What About Other Crypto Exchanges?

Last week, the Virtual Commodity Association (VCA) officially launched and quickly scheduled a meeting for September. The inaugural members included several well-known names in the virtual currency sector. Bittrex, Bitstamp, bitFlyer USA and Gemini Trust Company were announced as founding members. At the same time, Maria… Read More

tZero Files Updated Form D with SEC

tZero, a subsidiary of Overstock(NASDAQ:OSTK) and an important element of their blockchain strategy, has filed an updated Form D with the Securities and Exchange Commission. There Reg D filing highlights the security token offering that tZero recently closed. The results were discussed in the most… Read More

Shares in Overstock Rocket Higher Following Upbeat Report on Blockchain Progress

Shares in Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) moved higher today following a much anticipated Q2 earnings call yesterday after market close that provided not only operational guidance but added perspective on the emerging blockchain based segment of the business. In an extended call, Overstock founder Patrick Byrne shed… Read More

Overstock Reports Q2 Earnings, Provides Update on Blockchain Initiatives including tZero: “Security Tokens are an Innovation of Historic Proportions”

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 today. Top line numbers included $483.1 million in revenue a 12% increase versus same quarter last year. Gross profit increased by 9% to $91.7. Overall, performance came in as follows: Gross margin: 19.0% vs…. Read More

tZero Gets Unicorn Status as GSR Capital Invests at $1.5 Billion Valuation, Security Token Raises $134 Million

tZero has announced a significant investment from GSR Capital. The VC has backed tZero with a term sheet to invest up to $270 million at a valuation of $1.5 billion post money. At the same time, tZero has shared that its just completed security token… Read More

Last Day: tZERO STO Closes Tonight

tZEROs ongoing security token offering (STO) will close tonight at 11:59PM, according to the company. The Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary said there will be no extension to the offering. At the end of June, tZero had announced an extension of the offering which is hosted on StartEngine…. Read More

tZero Extends Security Token Offering Until August 6th

tZero, a subsidiary of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has extended its ongoing security token offering for individual investors until August 6, 2018. The announcement was shared in an email signed by tZero CEO Saum Noursalehi. tZero indicated the move to extend the offering was due to ongoing… Read More

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