Tag: Security Token

The Spectacular Decline of ICOs and the Security Token Value Chain
STOs

The Spectacular Decline of ICOs and the Security Token Value Chain

Benjamin Ong, the Project Manager at Rate3 Network, just recently published a detailed piece on the supposed ‘security token wave’ that is building behind the scenes. In it, he discusses the security token value chain and how players in the blockchain space are currently competing over first-mover advantage. As the market winter of 2018 for…

The Security Token Dilemma: Infrastructure Versus Application
Opinions

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…

Polymath Partners with Netcoins, a Crypto OTC Provider
Business

Polymath Partners with Netcoins, a Crypto OTC Provider

Polymath, a security token platform, has partnered with Netcoins to provide over-the-counter cryptocurrency trading for security token issuers on Polymath’s platform. Polymath has been quickly positioning itself as one of the top platforms for tokenized securities. Compliant security tokens soon tradeable Recently, Polymath announced that they would be working alongside Netcoins, allowing OTC transactions globally…

Security Token Academy Holds ‘Industry Launch Event’
Business

Security Token Academy Holds ‘Industry Launch Event’

The Security Token Academy is holding an event in New York City during the first weekend of October to officially ‘launch’ the security token industry. Speakers will include some of the most influential leaders in the industry to include David Weild, the former Vice Chairman of Nasdaq, and Fabian Vogelsteller, the creator of the ERC-20…

Why ‘The Ethereum Of Security Tokens Might Not Be Ethereum’
Opinions, Technology

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…

Ethereum Community Developing New Token Standard to Increase Security Token Credibility
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Ethereum Community Developing New Token Standard to Increase Security Token Credibility

Blockchain developers are engineering a new token standard— the ERC-1400— which aims to strengthen the versatility and overall regulatory compliance of security tokens. While the token is still under development, it features the potential to bring security tokens to a much closer level to traditional securities, which would add serious legitimacy to STOs. The ERC-1400,…

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