Tokenization 101

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…

Wall Street Will Make Bigger Moves in the Crypto Space during the ‘Late Majority’ Phase, According to Former NASDAQ Vice Chairman
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Wall Street Will Make Bigger Moves in the Crypto Space during the ‘Late Majority’ Phase, According to Former NASDAQ Vice Chairman

David Weild, former Vice Chairman of NASDAQ, explained to an audience that most established firms will migrate over during the ‘late majority’ phase, when risk is most minimized. He summarized that the space might take a decade or so to reach this level of maturation. Back in June, the Security Token Academy hosted its first…

Atomic Capital Raises $3.4 Million in Digital Equity Sale, Strengthening Position as Blockchain Capital Markets Industry Leader
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Atomic Capital Raises $3.4 Million in Digital Equity Sale, Strengthening Position as Blockchain Capital Markets Industry Leader

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2018 — Atomic Capital, a digital investment banking platform has successfully met its fundraising target in just one month through its blockchain digital equity sale. The company used its own digital security issuance software, Helium, to conduct the sale. Investment partnerships include LedgerZ Capital, Eastmore Group, and follow-on investment from Baroda…

$30 Million Manhattan Property Tokenized in ‘Landmark Deal’
Business, Tokenization 101

$30 Million Manhattan Property Tokenized in ‘Landmark Deal’

The first major asset in Manhattan has been tokenized on Ethereum. The luxury condo development features 12, 1700-square-foot units which utilize tokenization as a groundbreaking method of real-estate financing. The security token sector continues to grow through the implementation of its real-world use case. The most recent of which has reached Manhattan, which was estimated…

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Talks Blockchain, Proposes Machine-Reading to Help Asset Tokenization
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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Talks Blockchain, Proposes Machine-Reading to Help Asset Tokenization

FINRA, an independent non-governmental regulator for security firms, has been looking at distributed ledger systems for some time now. Releasing a special notice recently, they have introduced some guidelines and predictions on how they believe the blockchain-based securities industry will develop in the near future. In July of this year, FINRA came out with a…

Bruce Fenton Discusses The Obsolete Traditional Securities System Which Begs For Securities Tokenization
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Bruce Fenton Discusses The Obsolete Traditional Securities System Which Begs For Securities Tokenization

Speaking at the Baltic Honeybadger 2018 Bitcoin Conference on September 23rd in Latvia, Bruce Fenton addressed the optimistic future of tokenized securities. Understanding the history of traditional financial securities, their current state, and the present capabilities of distributed ledger technology— said Fenton— are the key components in seeing the bright potential of securities tokenization. Bruce…

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