In simple language, a security token is a blockchain-based “share” of an underlying asset, such as a company, real estate, or gold.
A recent research report published by the leading digital assets exchange Binance reveals that in May 2019, as much as three-fifths (60 percent) of the Quote Asset volume on its exchange was driven by stablecoins, a phenomenal increase of 25 percent year-over-year. One of the main takeaways from the report […]
As blockchain continues to disrupt various global markets, it’s easy to see that this technology has revolutionized standard practices in the world of business. Along with the rise and popularity of blockchain come new ways for projects to raise money. Three of the most popular methods include ICOs, STOs, and […]
According to a recent study by decentralized borrowing/lending platform Lendingblock, the overwhelming majority of institutions involved in the digital asset space prefer to lend/borrow in stablecoins. Some 68 percent of polled institutions said that they preferred to use stablecoins to limit their exposure to volatility. The study polled digital asset […]
Security tokens are one of the hottest new innovations in the blockchain industry. Advocates believe that they are poised to revamp the financial industry and turn every share, bond, and commodity into tokenized assets. Perhaps more impactful, however, is the role they could play in fundraising for startups and SMEs […]
Security tokens are becoming a popular new alternative funding method for startups and SMEs that want to leverage blockchain technology and tokenization to raise capital. Because security tokens represent a regulatory-compliant way of investing, their popularity continues to grow while the fortunes of ICOs declines in the face of regulatory […]
Want to invest in real estate, but can’t afford to buy a whole unit? STOs (Security token Offerings) offer retail investors a chance to secure fractional ownership in real assets, such as real estate. Tokenized securities are obviously backed by real-world assets and thus by well-established value. Bitcoin Market Journal […]
Security token offerings (STOs) are poised to overtake “traditional” ICOs as they provide companies with a regulated, low-cost way to raise funds and potentially access a much broader investor base than through a traditional stock offering. Given that STOs are a very new fundraising vehicle, however, only a handful of […]
What’s a “security token? How’s it differ from a “utility token?” Most of all, why is becoming the safest way to invest in the risky world of ICOs? Miss the answers at your own risk.
Read the Security Token series: What Are Security Tokens | How to Invest | Security vs. Utility Tokens | STOs vs. ICOs vs. IPOs Token classification is quickly becoming one of the most important subjects in blockchain. It will determine how companies are formed and how assets are traded in […]