Tagged: tzero

tZero & BOX to Partner on “First Security Token Exchange”

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary tZERO and BOX Digital Markets LLC are partnering to launch the industry’s “first regulated security token exchange.” tZero was the first crypto focused platform to receive regulatory approval to operate an Alternative Trading System (ATS) – thus enabling the company to trade… Read More

Overstock Results: Revenue Up 3%. Reports Pre-Tax Loss of $54.7 Million

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has reported financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2018. According to the numbers, Overstock revenue: increased from the prior year quarter $445.3M vs. $432.4M (3% increase). Overstock reported the following Key Q1 2018 metrics comparing numbers to Q1 of 2017:… Read More

Overstock / tZero Shuffles Executive Roles as Saum Noursalehi Becomes CEO of ICO Platform

In a letter to shareholders Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) founder and CEO Patrick Byrne announced a significant management shuffle of executives at both tZero and Overstock. The corporate change is described as intending to accelerate growth at tZero – overstock’s emerging initial coin offering platform for securities on… Read More

PropertyCoin Launches Initial Coin Offering for Security Token backed by Real Estate

Aperture’s PropertyCoin initial coin offering kicked off yesterday as the company seeks to marry blockchain and real estate backed investments. Property Coin is said to be the first opportunity to own a professionally managed real estate portfolio using Ethereum. Based in Los Angeles, Aperture is a real… Read More

Overstock to Hold Annual Shareholders Meeting on May 9th

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has scheduled its annual shareholders meeting for May 9th beginning at 1PM MT. The meeting will be webcast live so if you are not a shareholder you may still watch all of the proceedings. Typically, annual shareholder’s meetings are routine events with little… Read More

Life Line: Overstock Backs Elio Motors with $2.5 Million Share Purchase, Elio to Issue Security Token

Elio Motors (OTCQX:ELIO) has received a much needed investment from Overstock.com. According to a public release, Overstock has agreed to purchase $2.5 million in Elio equity at a price of $2.75 per share. Simultaneously, Elio Motors announced its intent to do an initial coin offering… Read More

tZero Says it is Meeting with SEC & 40 Regulators to Discuss Initial Coin Offering Regulations

Joe Cammarata, President of tZero, was visiting with Security Token Academy last week when he made an interesting comment. Cammarata said he was scheduled to meet with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC this week to discuss regulation of tokenized securities. The transcript is… Read More

tZero Trading Software will be Ready to Trade Security Tokens in May

  tZero, the ambitious blockchain based startup launched by Overstock, says its platform is pretty much ready to go. In fact the token trading platform should be ready to trade digital assets this May. tZero and Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne explained what has been accomplished… Read More

Overstock to Issue More Shares, May Issue Securities Digitally using tZero

Overstock(NASDAQ:OSTK) intends to offer 4,000,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. Overstock also expects to grant to the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 600,000 additional shares of its common stock in the offering. The public offering will be made… Read More

Overstock Earnings Report; Shares Drop on News but Insight Shared into tZero & Blockchain Future

Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) posted earnings today sharing full year 2017 numbers of revenue of $1.7 billion (-3% growth) and a pre-tax loss of ($47.7) million. Q4 did not help as revenue declined by $456 million with a pre-loss of ($24.9 million). Shares dropped following the news but for many individuals… Read More

Most US Crowdfunding Platforms will Become Broker Dealers and Some May Become ATSs

Any US based cryptocurrency exchange is going to be compelled to become an Alternative Trading System (ATS), a regulated trading platform but not a full blown exchange. They have to do it or else. The Securities and Exchange Commission has been increasing the volume of… Read More

Overstock’s Blockchain Sub Medici Ventures Boosts Ownership of Bitt.com Digital Payment Provider

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) is moving things around once again by boosting its ownership in Bitt.com, a Blockchain based payments platform that is based in Barbados. The move was orchestrated by Medici Ventures, Overstock’s Blockchain subsidiary, and it was part of an option that was exercised to invest… Read More

Securities and Exchange Commission Issues Statement Regarding “Unlawful” Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),  Divisions of Enforcement and Trading and Markets, has published a statement on “online trading platforms,” or cryptocurrency exchanges, that trade in tokens minted by initial coin offerings (ICOs) and digital assets in general. The SEC stated: “The platforms often… Read More

tZero Has Acquired VerifyInvestor for $12 Million in Cash

Buried within the tZero Offering Memorandum for its ongoing initial coin offering were several interesting items of note. The first was the fact the SEC was in the process of reviewing the offering. Another interesting bit of information was the fact tZero has acquired a… Read More

tZero Raises $114 Million During Pre-Sale ICO, Migrates Away from SaftLaunch to StartEngine for Next Phase of Security Token Sale [u]

Overstock SEC Filing Indicates SEC Investigation Regarding ICO tZero has finally provided some clarity on the progress of its initial coin offering (ICO). While the most recent Form D filed with the SEC indicated over $64 million had been raised it did not include international… Read More

tZero Has Now Raised at Least $64 Million of its $250 Million ICO

tZero has filed an updated Form D  506c with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to this most recent filing, tZero has now raised a minimum of $64,361,403. This is a base amount because the filing does not include what has been raised from investors outside… Read More

Disrupting Goldman Sachs: Polymath Wants to Create a New Investment Banking Paradigm with Initial Coin Offerings

Investment banking is a highly profitable business. Goldman Sachs, perhaps the most prominent investment bank in the world, raked in $32 billion during fiscal 2017 with the majority of this revenue driven specifically by investment banking. Yet arguably, much of the value that is provided… Read More

Overstock Moves Into Discount Equity Trading at $1.99 per Trade

Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) and Siebert Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:SIEB) have launched Muriel Siebert & Co. discounted online trading platform through Overstock.com’s FinanceHub as it merges e-commerce and securities transactions. Announced last December, any investor in the US, may access the Siebert portal through Overstock.com’s FinanceHub the opportunity to… Read More

Overstock’s Blockchain Subsidiary tZERO Purchases 24% Stake in StockCross Financial

On Friday Overstock’s blockchain subsidiary tZERO announced it purchased a 24% ownership stake in StockCross Financial Services, Inc., a FINRA member firm and a U.S. DTCC member Firm. According to tZERO, the investment in StockCross adds a key partner with the custodial and clearing functionality of… Read More

KODAKCoin ICO Moves into Accredited Investor Stage, Warns of Bogus KODAKCoin ICO Websites & Facebook Pages

One of the most anticipated initial coin offerings (ICO) in 2018, Kodak and its KODAKCoin security token has shared more than 40,000 potential investors have expressed interest in participating in the funding round. KODAKCoin is now moving to the “accredited investor verification phase” where individuals… Read More