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We are excited to announce a strategic investment in US Broker Dealer BMI Capital International LLC (“BMI Capital”). Through this investment, we aim to reach a wider pool of investors and launch new US compliant Security Token Offerings. BnkToTheFuture has made three strategic investments / acquisitions in......

The Ontario Securities Commission has approved a security token trading platform for Ontario residents only. The pilot program, called ‘FreedomX,’ will run until April 17th 2021. KYC/AML processes is required and, if successful, will expand to other areas. The company responsible for filing the request for approval......

Security-token management platform Securitize today announced a $14 million strategic round raised from investors including Banco Santander, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, and, Nomura Holdings, signaling banks’ heightened interest in the cryptocurrency and digital securities markets. The San Francisco-based firm provides a compliance platform that helps......

Banking giant Wells Fargo says its blockchain for internal cross-border money transfers is faster and more efficient than SWIFT, the global messaging system used by over 11,000 financial institutions. Unveiled this week, Wells Fargo Digital Cash uses R3’s Corda Enterprise software to handle internal book......

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Events

Speaking Events

Date Title Venue
2019-11-05 STO: Blockchain Powered Next-level Fintech – Blockchain Powered Next-level Fintech Hong Kong Details

Token-VIP Asia Tour

Date Title Venue
2019-09-25 STO Opportunity Private Roadshow Hong Kong Details
2019-09-26 STO Opportunity Private Roadshow Singapore Details
2019-10-01 STO Opportunity Private Roadshow Seoul, South Korea Details
2019-10-04 STO Opportunity Private Roadshow Tokyo, Japan Details

What is a Utility Token?

 

Utility tokens are simply app coins or user tokens. They enable future access to the products or services offered by a company. Therefore, utility tokens are not created to be an investment.

 

Just like an electronics dealer might accept orders for a video game that will be released several months later, a startup can create utility tokens and sell digital coupons for the services or products it is developing.

What is a Security Token?

 

A security token is a digital asset that derives its value from an external asset that can be traded. Therefore, these tokens are subject to federal laws that govern securities. Failure to comply with these regulations could result in severe consequences including penalties and potential derailment of the development of a project.

 

Security tokens can offer a vast array of applications if the startup abides by all the regulatory requirements. The most promising of these features is the ability to offer tokens as a digital representation of shares of a company’s stock.