Everyone’s Talking About Security Tokens But No One’s Trading Them

There’s a party happening right now and everyone’s invited. The music’s playing, the fridge is loaded and the bathtub’s full of ice. All the ingredients for the sickest soiree are in place. There’s just one problem: the guests have yet to arrive. Welcome to the world of security tokens, where you can tokenize anything you […]

In for the Long Haul — How the New Long-Term Stock Exchange Can Help the Crypto Industry

One of the most significant introductions that blockchain has made available in recent years is adding new tools through which companies can raise capital. The technology has made it possible to raise funds for a project from investors of just about any pocket size through initial coin offerings (ICOs) as well as security token offerings […]

Blockstream Unveils ‘Plug-and-Play’ Liquid Network-based Security Token Issuance Platform

Bitcoin infrastructure developer Blockstream has debuted a security token issuance platform based on its Liquid Network. The platform will allow companies to deploy tokenized securities without having to worry about computer programming and regulatory requirements. Liquid Securities: Blockstream Introduces STO as a Service In a blog post published on Wednesday (May 15, 2019), Samson Mow, […]

Blockchain Infrastructure Firm Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform

Blockchain infrastructure firm Blockstream announced the launch of its security token platform in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 15. Per the announcement, the new Liquid Securities platform is a solution for businesses to issue security tokens on the Liquid Network. Blockstream Chief Security Officer Samson Mow claims that while businesses are willing […]

SLP-Based Token ACD to Gain Traction With Acceptance at Thousands of Shops

The Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) has garnered a lot of attention over the last few months as there’s been a wide variety of tokens created on top of the Bitcoin Cash network. On May 10, the Tokyo-based Alliance Cargo Direct revealed the SLP-minted token ACD and bitcoin cash will be accepted by thousands of online […]

How Security Tokens Can Prevent an Impending Financial Crisis

Many economists argue that the root causes of the 2008 global financial crisis have yet to be addressed comprehensively, or that measures taken have been exhausted, such as the extent to which quantitative easing was used, which has been put forward by the deputy director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Some argue that the […]

What is an STO (Security Token Offering) & 10 Reasons Why It Will Have a Massive Impact

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White Paper Writers Can Earn $50K, But Say Startups Often Mislead Investors

White paper writers are earning up to $50,000 per job, according to a Decrypt investigation published on April 22— but the freelancers involved have accused some startups of misleading investors. The writers told the website as part of its two-week investigation that completing a paper can take up to eight months and cost between $1,000 and […]

Thailand Is Opening Up to Crypto, One Step Closer to ICO and STO

Since July, Thailand and its Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have voiced their intent to legalize the local initial coin offering (ICO) market and open it to startups. On Dec. 1, 2018, however, Cointelegraph reported that the Thai SEC declared Thai-related security token offerings (STOs) in international markets to be illegal and said that it […]

WISeCoin from WISeKey Raises $7M in Pre-Security Token Offering Round

WISeCoin, the distributed ledger technology (DLT) project of WISeKey, a Swiss-based cybersecurity firm that claims to be focused on protecting connected cars against cyber-attacks, has successfully raised $7 million through its pre-security token offering (STO) round, according to a press release on April 11, 2019. WISeCoin Aiming for the Moon As stated in a press […]