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Controversies over Libra Widen the Gap Between Cryptocurrencies and Security Tokens
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Controversies over Libra Widen the Gap Between Cryptocurrencies and Security Tokens

Security tokens have always been offered as the regulated, compliant alternative to ICOs and cryptocurrencies more generally. The current controversies over the Libra demonstrate this in full.  The hype surrounding security tokens is surely building in the background. With the Libra taking heat from the highest levels of power in the United States and elsewhere,…

Token Sales Thrive Again, but Uncertainity Remains
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Token Sales Thrive Again, but Uncertainity Remains

Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs) have exploded in popularity in the past year, spearheaded by Bitfinex, Binance, and other large exchanges. However, intensifying regulatory pressure and investor concerns have caused some to double-think this crowdfunding strategy.  The IEO is propelling the ICO model forward to a new paradigm. However, the fact that IEOs continue to avoid…

There’s a “94% Chance Security Tokens Take Off,” According to This One Industry Leader
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There’s a “94% Chance Security Tokens Take Off,” According to This One Industry Leader

Frederik Bussler, the founder of the Security Token Alliance, says that there is a “94% chance” that the security token industry takes off.  We previously reported on Frederik Bussler, the 19-year old whiz kid who leads the Security Token Alliance. The alliance is responsible for bringing together leaders in the security token space for collaboration….

Is It Time for Security Tokens to Outgrow Ethereum?
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Is It Time for Security Tokens to Outgrow Ethereum?

Cryptocurrency analyst and commentator Jesus Rodriguez wrote a provocative piece recently arguing that it may be time for security tokens to move beyond Ethereum.  Currently, the most popular way to leverage security tokens is through the Ethereum platform. However, it remains to be seen whether the network can handle it. Not only does it not…

What Do Security Tokens Offer for Entrepreneurs?
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What Do Security Tokens Offer for Entrepreneurs?

Security tokens are often touted by investors, but what do they offer for entrepreneurs? As it turns out, quite a lot.  Security tokens are looking to tokenize a financial industry to make it more accessible and to boost liquidity. It’s true, security tokens have serious promise for investors. However, for everyday entrepreneurs, what will they…

Four Security Token Predictions for 2020
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Four Security Token Predictions for 2020

Recently, Matt Dibb of STORating.com wrote about his four ‘outrageous’ predictions for the security token space for 2020. Here’s a recap of his thoughts and whether or not they’re feasible.  The security token market is expected to grow significantly in 2020, but what can we expect? Here are four bold predictions by Matt Dibb of STORating.com….

Tokeny CEO Luc Falempin Outlines the “Three Missing Bricks” of the Security Token Ecosystem
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Tokeny CEO Luc Falempin Outlines the “Three Missing Bricks” of the Security Token Ecosystem

The nascent security token industry has a significant amount of potential, but needs continued development in order to actualize that potential. Luc Falempin, the CEO of asset tokenization platform Tokeny, recently identified three elements that he believes are necessary for such development. The Needed Elements for a Flourishing Security Token Ecosystem The quickly emerging security…

Which Security Token Trading Platform is Best? Bitcoin Market Journal Reveals Platform Rating Scheme
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Which Security Token Trading Platform is Best? Bitcoin Market Journal Reveals Platform Rating Scheme

As of mid-June 2019, Bitcoin Market Journal revealed a security token trading platform rating scheme with reviews for six active platforms. Criteria such as backlinks, notable tokens listed, twitter followers, and glassdoor company ratings were used to calculate a total overall rating. The Best Security Token Trading Platforms with Ratings and Reviews Security tokens represent…

The Three Pillars of Security Token Adoption
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The Three Pillars of Security Token Adoption

Jesus Rodriguez just penned a new opinion piece on the three fundamental approaches that the security token industry will have to wrestle with. It all comes down to dealing with the current limitations of our digital infrastructure.  In his new piece titled Blockchains, Networks, Protocols or Fantasies in Security Tokens: Part I, analyst Jesus Rodriguez outlines three…

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