Tag: Blockchain

Tokeny and Security Token Network Announce Partnership
Business, STOs

Tokeny and Security Token Network Announce Partnership

A new strategic partnership between Tokeny and the Security Token Network for the purposes of broader industry adoption has been announced. The two projects share a common belief in on-chain solutions for the tokenized security space. The security token industry is still in the process of building the foundational partnerships for its long-term development. Now,…

STOs v. ICOs: What’s the Difference?
STOs

STOs v. ICOs: What’s the Difference?

It seems certain that in due time STOs will replace ICOs as the compliant model of crowdfunding on the blockchain. So, we decided to take the time to explain the crucial difference between these two models, and why STOs will surely be a staple of the blockchain industry’s future. With ICOs falling to the wayside…

Hyperlink Capital Announces Their SFT Protocol for Security Tokens
Tokenization 101

Hyperlink Capital Announces Their SFT Protocol for Security Tokens

HyperLink Capital has announced that they are releasing their SFT Protocol which will be an expanded ERC20 token standard for tokenized securities. The protocol will be an open-source project. HyperLink Capital has been involved for some time in blockchain-based capital markets, but they have been increasingly focusing their attention on tokenized securities. Now they have…

The Security Token Dilemma: Infrastructure Versus Application
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The Security Token Dilemma: Infrastructure Versus Application

The security token industry is currently wrestling with a unique dilemma over whether it should adapt to the existing infrastructure for securities or create an altogether new framework led by application. The issue has been called one of the most pressing questions within the space today. What comes first: infrastructure or application? It’s sort of…

SEC Issues Detailed Statement on Tokenized Securities
Business

SEC Issues Detailed Statement on Tokenized Securities

The SEC has issued a statement regarding the emerging class of “digital asset securities.” In it, the SEC is open to allowing blockchain technology to naturally develop and add to the richness of the market but warns security token issuers to stay within the bounds of existing regulations. When the SEC publically comments on something,…

JPMorgan to Tokenize Gold Bars
Business

JPMorgan to Tokenize Gold Bars

Umar Farooq, JPMorgan’s Head of Blockchain Initiatives, recently said in an interview that the banking giant will be ‘tokenizing’ gold bars on the Ethereum network. The assets will be represented on Quorum, JPMorgan’s enterprise blockchain built on Ethereum. JPMorgan has had their share of criticism of the blockchain-based industry, but it seems that the banking…

8 Decimal Capital Releases Three-Part Overview of the Security Token Industry
Tokenization 101

8 Decimal Capital Releases Three-Part Overview of the Security Token Industry

8 Decimal Capital, a global blockchain-based investment firm based in San Francisco, just released their three-part comprehensive overview of the security token industry. In this report, the firm documents the significant changes security tokens would bring to the world. 8 Decimal Capital understands that security tokens are the future of our financialized world, which is…

How Will Tokenized Securities Account for Privacy?
Tokenization 101

How Will Tokenized Securities Account for Privacy?

Data and security are two of the most critical aspects of tokenized security, but they seldom get the attention they deserve. Although blockchain technology looks to eliminate any dependence on third-parties through decentralized computational trust, adhering to existing security laws would force us to forgo either decentralization, compliance, or privacy. Jesus Rodriguez, Chief Scientist and…