Malta Gov’t Committed to ‘Blockchain Island’ Vision Despite Criticism

Malta’s government has hit back at recent claims by the opposition leader, Adrian Delia, about its silence and inaction concerning the cryptocurrency market. Committed to the ‘Blockchain Island’ Vision In an interview with the Nationalist Party’s NET FM, Delia declared that the prolonged cryptocurrecy bear market was a cause for concern for many stakeholders. He…

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Thai Crypto Exchange Satang Plans to Raise $10 Million in Security Token Offering

Thai cryptocurrency exchange Satang Corp. plans to raise nearly $10 million in a security token offering (STO), despite the recent market meltdown, Asia-focused business publication Nikkei Asian Review reported Dec. 4. Satang’s plans are reportedly supported by the Government of Thailand in a bid to make the country a blockchain center and develop a regulatory…

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Blockchain Capital, Coinbase Invest $12.75 Million in Security Token Issuance Platform

A number of high profile companies within the cryptocurrency space have invested in Securitize, a primary issuance platform for asset-backed security tokens on the blockchain.The startup raised $12.75 million in a Series A funding round led by San Francisco-based VC firm Blockchain Capital. Coinbase Ventures, Ripple, NXTP, and Global Brain Corporation have also invested.Securitize CEO…

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Can Security Token Offerings Trump the ICO Model?

Lately, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have been a matter of much debate. A number of tech companies have sprung up in recent times with an aesthetically pleasing white paper, casting a favorable light on the service or product being offered, and a brief introduction about the talented individuals behind the endeavor. Not to discount the…

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SharesPost Research: Even as Crypto Tanks, Long Term Investors Remain Bullish

SharesPost, a regulated ATS and global security token platform, has just published some research on the cryptocurrency market. SharesPost polled 2,490 consumers and 528 individual accredited and institutional investors to create the report. According to their data, even as cryptocurrency valuations have plummeted during 2018, consumers and investors continue to hold a bullish, long term outlook…

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