Tag: Securitize

Sony Enters Security Token Industry with Investment in Securitize
Business

Sony Enters Security Token Industry with Investment in Securitize

On February 3rd, 2020, digital securities platform Securitize announced an investment from Sony Financial Ventures. Sony has now joined a notable list of firms backing Securitize, including Coinbase, Ripple, Blockchain Capital, Santandar Bank, MUFG, and SBI Holdings. Sony’s Entrance in the Security Token Space Explained Securitize is a technology provider for the issuance and management…

World Chess to Launch Securitize-Powered Digital Securities Offering
Blockchain, Tokenization 101

World Chess to Launch Securitize-Powered Digital Securities Offering

World Chess, the company responsible for broadcasting the World Chess Championships, has announced a “hybrid IPO”. First, a Digital Securities Offering (DSO) will take place in 2020, with a subsequent IPO via London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM). World Chess Using Blockchain for a Tokenized Offering Explained World Chess is a media outlet and web-based gaming…

Tokyo Real Estate to be Tokenized Before 2020 Olympics
Blockchain

Tokyo Real Estate to be Tokenized Before 2020 Olympics

On October 20th 2019, Tokyo-based Lead Real Estate announced plans to fund several real estate projects via tokenized offerings prior to the upcoming Olympic games in Japan. The company will leverage technology provider Securitize to tokenize both condominiums and hotels. Lead Real Estate and Securitize in Japan Explained Lead Real Estate has developed real estate…

Digital Securities Platform Securitize Raises $14 Million in Series A Extension
Blockchain

Digital Securities Platform Securitize Raises $14 Million in Series A Extension

As of September 24th 2019, Securitize has announced a Series A extension which raised $14 million, bringing their total financing to more than $30 million. The latest round echoes the firm’s effort in breaking into the ‘untapped’ Asian securities market. Securitize’s Fundraising Explained Securitize provides technology for the issuance and management of digital securities, also…

Why it Matters: The SEC’s Approval of Securitize as a Transfer Agent
Blockchain, Technology

Why it Matters: The SEC’s Approval of Securitize as a Transfer Agent

Last month, Securitize became an SEC-registered transfer agent. Recently, Brian Farber— General Counsel to Securitize— sat down with the Security Token Academy’s Digital Wrapper for an interview. One topic of discussion was the importance of Securitize becoming a transfer agent. What it Means to Be an SEC-Registered Transfer Agent Explained Securitize is a San-Francisco based…

Securitize is Now an SEC-Registered Transfer Agent, Will Record Transfers for Free
Blockchain, Business

Securitize is Now an SEC-Registered Transfer Agent, Will Record Transfers for Free

Securitize recently announced their success in becoming a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered transfer agent. The approval enables the firm to legally track the ownership changes of securities, which typically costs around $150 per transfer. Securitize says they’ll do it for free. The Impact of Securitize Becoming an SEC-Registered Transfer Agent Securitize is…

Berlin-based AI Platform RISE Leverages Securitize to Launch $120 Million Security Token Offering
Blockchain, STOs

Berlin-based AI Platform RISE Leverages Securitize to Launch $120 Million Security Token Offering

RISE Wealth Technologies is developing machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) led trading strategies. Now, the FinTech startup is looking to raise $120 Million through a Security Token Offering (STO). If successful, it would be the largest European STO to date. The RISE Security Token Offering (STO) Explained RISE is integrating machine learning and AI…

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