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 issues.
In this guide, you will discover the best security token trading platforms that enable you to buy and sell security tokens in 2019.
Best Security Token Trading Platforms
To rate and rank security token trading platforms that are available to investors today, we have used criteria such as years in business, security tokens listed, and size of social media following, among others.
|Name||Description||Launch Year||Number of Backlinks||Notable Tokens Listed on Platform||Twitter Followers||Glassdoor Company Rating||Score|
|SharesPost||Launched in 2009, SharesPost is a leading secondary trading platform for private securities. In 2019, the exchange also launched security token trading through the listing of the BCAP token.||2009||19,330||BCAP||2,547||3.9||4.5|
|Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange||Launched in 2018, the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange is a regulated exchange that enables European investors to trade digital currencies and security tokens.||2018||18,670||STACS, T2T||7,146||n.a.||4|
|OpenFinance Network||Launched in 2018, OpenFinance Network is the first regulated secondary market trading platform for digital assets that enables investors to buy and sell security tokens such as BCAP and SPICE in the US.||2018||2,450||BCAP, SPICE||4,746||n.a.||3.5|
|tZero||Launched in 2019, Overstock-owned tZero is a security token issuance and trading platform that enables accredited investors to buy and sell security tokens. Currently, users can only trade the platform's TZROP token.||2019||9,330||TZROP||11,300||n.a.||3.5|
|Blocktrade AG||Launched in 2018, Blocktrade is a Liechtenstein-based trading facility for security tokens, digital currencies and tokenized assets.||2018||4,180||CHX, AXPR, BTT||2,223||n.a.||3.5|
|STX.SWISS||Launched in 2019, STX.SWISS is a decentralized exchange (DEX) for security tokens that was built on top of the Ethereum blockchain by Switzerland's Swiss Exchange (SIX).||2019||92||XCHF, IMMO||35||3.6||3|
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