Tag: Ethereum

Tokenestate Conducts World’s First Digital Equity Transfer on Ethereum
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Tokenestate Conducts World’s First Digital Equity Transfer on Ethereum

Switzerland-based Tokenestate has transferred the world’s first blockchain-based digital equity on the Ethereum blockchain. The transfer is just one of several recent groundbreaking security token developments on Ethereum, suggesting the blockchain is positioned to lead FinTech’s newest revolution: the tokenization of the financial securities sector. How Tokenestate Issued the World’s First Digital Equity on Ethereum…

Atomic Capital Issues its First Digital Security on Ethereum
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Atomic Capital Issues its First Digital Security on Ethereum

Atomic Capital has announced the official release of its ERC-20 compatible security token standard. In addition to the release, the standard’s first digital security has already been issued on the Ethereum blockchain. Atomic Capital’s Digital Security Standard (DSS) Explained Many projects in the developing security token space have established their own ERC-20 compatible security token…

John McAfee helps Tokenize Picasso Painting on Ethereum Blockchain
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John McAfee helps Tokenize Picasso Painting on Ethereum Blockchain

Maecenas has teamed up with Ethershift and John McAfee to tokenize an unspecified painting by Pablo Picasso on Ethereum. An auction for tokenized partial-ownership of the painting will take place near the end of 2018 and follows Maecenas’ successful tokenization of an Andy Warhol painting just two months ago. How Fine Art has Become Tokenized…

New ERC-1450 Standard for Digital Stock Certificates on Ethereum Announced
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New ERC-1450 Standard for Digital Stock Certificates on Ethereum Announced

Equity crowdfunding platform StartEngine has just announced a new token standard on Ethereum for creating digital stock certificates. SEC-registered entities will be able to enact the new standard, thus opening up a much-needed option for compliant tokenized securities. After roaring success at the first StartEngine Summit, the crowdfunding platform is now rolling out a new…

JPMorgan to Tokenize Gold Bars
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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…

Etherparty’s ‘Rocket’ Launch Will Include a Security Token System
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Etherparty’s ‘Rocket’ Launch Will Include a Security Token System

Etherparty, a Canadian blockchain technology company, just announced that the updated version of their platform will support security tokens. Rocket, their platform, is a token crowdsale platform built on Ethereum. ‘Rocket 2.0’ will dedicate a portion of its platform to tokenized securities, according to an announcement that was just released today by its team, Etherparty….

Why ‘The Ethereum Of Security Tokens Might Not Be Ethereum’
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Why ‘The Ethereum Of Security Tokens Might Not Be Ethereum’

In a recent article, chief scientist and managing partner at Invector Labs Jesus Rodriguez made a case against Ethereum as an efficient solution for securities tokens. He says that identity, asset-ownership representation, and compliance models are the three pillars of securities tokens— which are entirely lacking from the Ethereum platform. Jesus Rodriguez is an outspoken…