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Bakkt Announces First Acquisition, Waiting on CFTC Approval for Launch
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Bakkt Announces First Acquisition, Waiting on CFTC Approval for Launch

Bakkt has just announced its first acquisition in acquiring certain assets of Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG). RCG has nearly 100 years of experience in the investment world. Bakkt will begin onboarding RCG team members in February. Although Bakkt, the much-hyped digital assets platform owned by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and its parent company the New…

Asia Blockchain and Crypto Association Announces the Launch of CEZEX, Asia’s First Security Token Trading Platform
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Asia Blockchain and Crypto Association Announces the Launch of CEZEX, Asia’s First Security Token Trading Platform

It has been announced that trading platform CEZEX, a member of the Asia Blockchain and Crypto Association, will be the first licensed exchange for digital securities in Asia. The exchange will operate out of the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority in the Philippines. Although there are so few licensed exchanges for tokenized securities in the world…

Flex Class Silently Raises $104 in Mysterious Pre-STO
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Flex Class Silently Raises $104 in Mysterious Pre-STO

Flex Class is in the process of launching “Edustars” security tokens and has raised $104 million in their pre-STO. They are a company specializing in online education and MBA programs, currently serving some 2 million students. Flex Class has silently raised some $104 million in a pre-STO that was not available to Americans. Based in…

The Crypto Broker-Dealers Who Will Push STOs to New Heights in 2019
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The Crypto Broker-Dealers Who Will Push STOs to New Heights in 2019

Weekly blockchain blog, Distributed, recently compiled a list of the most important broker-dealers who will push the security token space to new heights in 2019 and beyond. Co-authored by industry leaders Henry Elder and Tatiana Koffman, the duo composed a comprehensive list of the most important broker-dealers from various players in the space.  Here’s a…

The 5 Most Security Token-Friendly Countries in the World
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The 5 Most Security Token-Friendly Countries in the World

Legal questions are still a major concern for security token issuers and traders worldwide. However, a few countries have taken up blockchain technology in stride through their recent legislative efforts and thus recognize the positive impact security tokens will have on financial markets. Tokenized securities are a relatively new idea within the global marketplace. After…

TheArtToken (TAT) Raises over $11 Million on Swarm through Tokenized Art
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TheArtToken (TAT) Raises over $11 Million on Swarm through Tokenized Art

As of December 28th 2018, TheArtToken (TAT) has raised more than $11 million on Swarm’s platform. TAT represents fractional ownership of valuable artwork and exemplifies one of the many emerging asset classes of blockchain technology’s latest real-world implementation: security tokens. How TheArtToken (TAT) Represents the Ownership of Fine Art TAT’s initial offering commenced on December…

CEO of Securitize, Carlos Domingo, on 51percent Crypto Research Podcast: “The Security Token Market Will Increase 10x in 2019”
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CEO of Securitize, Carlos Domingo, on 51percent Crypto Research Podcast: “The Security Token Market Will Increase 10x in 2019”

Tom Shaughnessy, host of the 51percent Crypto Research Podcast, recently brought on the CEO of Securitize, Carlos Domingo, to discuss the future of the security token industry. Domingo made the case that we can expect 2019 to be a pivotal year for the emerging tokenized securities market. Securitize has been making headlines in the security…

Ontology Network Announces Their Own Token Standard, OEP-506
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Ontology Network Announces Their Own Token Standard, OEP-506

As STOs have increased in popularity, many established cryptocurrency platforms have recognized the necessity of integrating tokenized securities. Ontology Network is the latest platform to release their own security token standard: the OEP-506. Ontology Network is a blockchain-based system that supports many distributed ledgers, smart contracts, applications, and various data exchange protocols. Expectations were high…

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