Security Tokens

Security Tokens

SEC Finalizes Rule Change That Could (One Day) Juice Token Sales

Companies can now raise more money under three key securities exemptions without having to register with SEC.

Markets  ·  2 November 2020

Securitize Goes License Shopping With Acquisition of SEC-Registered Broker-Dealer

Security token firm Securitize announced Thursday its planned acquisition of Distributed Technology Markets (DTM).

Business  ·  15 October 2020

Bitfinex Owner Invests $1M in Dusk’s Security Token Exchange

The investment from Bitfinex's parent will go on getting Dusk Network's security token exchange off the ground.

News  ·  1 September 2020

INX Crypto Exchange to Launch $117M IPO Next Week

INX Ltd. said it will launch its long-awaited landmark IPO as soon as Monday, capping a nearly two-year journey for the startup cryptocurrency and security token exchange.

Business  ·  21 August 2020
Security Tokens

Republic Cuts Through SEC Red Tape to Raise $16M via Security Token Sale

Under a pair of SEC regulations, crowd-equity platform Republic has raised $16 million through the sale of its Republic Note security token.

Business  ·  5 August 2020

tZERO Slashes Jobs, Salaries as It Gears Up for Another Funding Round

In an attempt to slow its cash burn rate, tZERO slashed headcount and asked senior staff to take equity as it prepares for a new raise.

News  ·  30 July 2020

SEC Registered Broker-Dealer Is Launching a Security Token-Friendly Platform

As a registered broker-dealer, Watchdog Capital said it is in a position to offer a whole host of SEC-exempted offerings for security tokens.

News  ·  23 July 2020
Security Tokens

Ultra-Rich Monaco Wants to Fund Social Impact Projects With Security Tokens

Monaco’s Office of Digital Affairs has signed a memorandum of understanding with Luxembourg-based blockchain startup Tokeny.

Policy & regulation  ·  25 June 2020

Germany’s Neufund Shuts Down Security Token Platform, Saying BaFin Failed to Act

Citing regulatory concerns, Berlin-based security token startup Neufund has announced plans to freeze its fundraising campaigns and sideline future tokenized equity offerings.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 June 2020
Security Tokens

Stellar Proposes Changes Allowing Exchanges to Better Enforce Regulations

If approved, a new Stellar upgrade means exchanges can prevent investors purchasing more than they are legally allowed to.

News  ·  17 June 2020

Mauritius Releases Guidance for Regulated Security Token Offerings

Mauritius' financial watchdog has developed a licensing framework for security token trading systems and issuers.

Policy & regulation  ·  17 June 2020
Security Tokens

Tokensoft Teams With Signature Bank to Launch Real Estate Security Token Platform

Tokensoft has partnered with New York-based Signature Bank in a bid to make security tokens click for real estate investors.

Business  ·  16 June 2020
Security Tokens

DTCC Considers DLT Use in Securities Trading With 2 New Studies

DTCC, the plumber to capital markets’ quadrillion-dollar pipes, is wondering if DLT can boost securities processing

News  ·  19 May 2020
Security Tokens

Polymath Eyes June Testnet Launch for New Blockchain Designed for Security Tokens

The firm is soon to launch the first test network for its new blockchain designed to bring new safeguards for financial institutions working with security tokens.

Tech  ·  14 May 2020
Security Tokens

Overstock Files to Dismiss ‘Meritless’ Fraud Lawsuit Over Its Digital Dividend

The e-commerce firm is hoping to persuade a judge in the Utah District Court to throw out a class-action securities fraud lawsuit relating to the firm's security token dividend and its effect on short sellers.

Policy & regulation  ·  14 May 2020