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Security Token Trades on Regulated Platform in Market First

Security Token Trades on Regulated Platform in Market First 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 Wednesday it had executed its first …

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Overstock’s Medici Acquires Digital Tokens Representing Startup Equity Shares

Overstock’s Medici Acquires Digital Tokens Representing Startup Equity Shares Overstock.com’s investment wing, Medici Ventures, has successfully purchased digital tokens representing 3.6 million shares from Chainstone Labs, a digital securities company. The shares represents Medicis’s 29.6 percent stake in the startup, worth $3.6 million. They mark Chainstone’s first step in venturing into …

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Overstock’s tZERO to Develop a Cobalt-Backed Token for Hong Kong Investor

Overstock’s tZERO to Develop a Cobalt-Backed Token for Hong Kong Investor Overstock.com’s tZERO subsidiary has been hired by private equity firm GSR Capital to develop a token for trading cobalt. The engagement could lead to the tokenization of up to $200 million worth of this rare metal, which is used to …

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Harbor Launches Tokenized Equity Purchases With Real Estate Offering

Harbor Launches Tokenized Equity Purchases With Real Estate Offering Blockchain startup Harbor has officially launched its security token compliance platform and is moving to offer digitized shares in a high-rise building located in in South Carolina. Announced Tuesday at CoinDesk’s Consensus: Invest event, Harbor is now allowing investors to register to …

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Institutions Are Coming for Your Crypto

Institutions Are Coming for Your Crypto Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. The term “institutional crypto” …

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OpenFinance Launches Regulated Trading Platform for Security Tokens

OpenFinance Launches Regulated Trading Platform for Security Tokens Trading platform OpenFinance has launched a regulated alternative trading system (ATS) for security tokens, CEO Juan Hernandez announced Tuesday. Accredited investors in the U.S. can now purchase or trade the digital assets on OpenFinance’s platform. Retail investors who cannot receive accreditation may …

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Regulated Trader Templum Hosts Security Token Sale for Luxury Resort

Regulated Trader Templum Hosts Security Token Sale for Luxury Resort Token trading platform Templum Markets has launched a sale of a security token on behalf of a popular Colorado resort. Accredited investors can now indirectly own shares in the St. Regis Aspen Resort by purchasing so-called “Aspen coins” through the …

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Overstock Blockchain Spin-Off Raises $134 Million – With $370 Million More Committed

Overstock Blockchain Spin-Off Raises $134 Million – With $370 Million More Committed Overstock.com subsidiary tZero raised $134 million in its security token offering, the company said Thursday. The announcement – revealed as part of Overstock’s second-quarter results – was paired with a separate disclosure revealing that Hong Kong-based equity firm …

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