Crypto Security Tokens: What You Need to Know Crypto security tokens will be a hot topic in 2019. The tokenization of securities will make trading shares more efficient and cost effective, removing obsolete middlemen from
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC) has released a new report that reveals that the monitoring of cryptocurrency is a major item on their agenda for the year. Titled “2019 examination priorities,” the SEC’s
Issuance partners with VStock Transfer Just announced today, deal marketing platform, Issuance, has partnered with stock transfer agent, VStock Transfer. This alliance was formed as Issuance saw a need on behalf of security token issuers.
In November 2018, to the excitement of many in the crypto industry, the first ever security token exchange, OpenFinance Network, launched by publicly listing two of the earliest security tokens: Blockchain Capital (BCAP) and SpiceVC. This
Tokenized assets and securities could bring massive amounts of value to the blockchain market. Can specialized token platforms spearhead a trend? Blockchain technology is best known as the basis of cryptocurrency, which primarily derives its
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, Bitcoin (BTC) bulls and founders of the cryptocurrency trading platform Gemini, have said stablecoins and tokenized securities will usher in a bright future for the digital currency space. The twins made their remarks during
Cryptocurrencies had a wild 2018, tumbling well below some of the record highs seen toward the end of 2017. Bitcoin, once worth almost $20,000, plunged last year, closing out 2018 at a price below $4,000.
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) expanded during the last year at very fast rates. Some of them have been labelled as utilities in order to avoid being regulated, although in some cases utility exists. The first utility
A regulated alternative trading system (ATS) has facilitated a secondary trade of security tokens on a blockchain in a milestone for the development of this market. SharesPost, a registered broker-dealer, ATS and registered investment advisor, said
The SEC is not messing around when it comes to prosecuting companies that misrepresent themselves as “utility tokens” when they are technically securities, but regulation is not inherently a bad thing (in fact it’s intended