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Robinhood Down Again: Can FinTech Trading Platforms Handle Volatility?
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Robinhood Down Again: Can FinTech Trading Platforms Handle Volatility?

On March 9th, 2020, popular trading platform Robinhood was down again. Last week, on a record-setting day for the stock market, Robinhood was down periodically — suffering outages which lasted nearly two days. Lawsuits even emerged. Now, with Robinhood down again, speculation is surfacing over disruptive FinTech trading platforms’ ability to handle extreme cases of…

First Lawsuits Emerge After Robinhood Down on Record Day
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First Lawsuits Emerge After Robinhood Down on Record Day

On March 2nd, 2020, Robinhood suffered serious outages. The popular trading app — used by 10 million investors — was down for nearly two days. One of those days just happened to be a record setting day for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Now, class action lawsuits are emerging as traders seek compensation for missing…

Overstock Shareholders Vote to Approve Transition to Digital Dividends
Blockchain, Technology

Overstock Shareholders Vote to Approve Transition to Digital Dividends

On February 13th, 2020, Overstock.com shareholders voted to approve the company’s Series A-1 Preferred Stock dividend transition to digital shares. Investors can expect to receive the dividends no later than April of 2020. The shares will trade exclusively on tZERO’s Alternative Trading System (ATS). Overstock Shareholders Vote to Approve Digital Transition Earlier today, Overstock.com (OSTK)…

Blockquake Announces Beta Launch of Digital Asset Exchange
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Blockquake Announces Beta Launch of Digital Asset Exchange

On December 26th, 2019, digital asset exchange Blockquake announced the successful launch of its Beta platform. Blockquake places significant emphasis on regulatory compliance and currently has an open Reg S token sale while awaiting the SEC’s approval for a Reg D Rule 506(c) offering. Blockquake’s Beta Launch Explained Blockquake is a developing digital asset exchange…

Japan Joins Asian Security Token Market Through iSTOX
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Japan Joins Asian Security Token Market Through iSTOX

On November 14th 2019, Japan-based firm Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings announced an investment in developing security token platform iSTOX. The investment is anticipated to result in a higher rate of security token adoption in Japan and could even lead to Japan’s own security token exchange in the future. Details Concerning Tokai Tokyo’s Investment in iSTOX…

Vertalo Partners with Assurely to Bring Insurance to Digital Securities Issuers and Investors
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Vertalo Partners with Assurely to Bring Insurance to Digital Securities Issuers and Investors

Announced September 20th 2019, Vertalo— the B2B SAAS platform specializing in on-chain cap table management— has partnered with insurtech firm Assurely. The deal will enable Vertalo users to leverage TigerMark, an insurance product built by Assurely designed to strengthen security and confidence in the digital asset industry. Vertalo’s Partnership Featuring Assurely’s TigerMark Explained Headquartered in…

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