A Crypto Derivatives Exchange Is Getting a Nasdaq Listing in Q3

Newly launched derivatives platform EQUOS.io is set to become the United States’ first publicly-traded crypto exchange later this year through a “backdoor listing” on the Nasdaq. SPACs are shell companies that use funds from their initial public offerings (IPOs) to acquire target companies, bringing them public through the “backdoor.” Around since the 1990s, they’ve experienced […]

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Securitize Builds Digital ID Service in Hopes of Creating Industry Standard

Securitize is rolling out a common identification system for its customers that it hopes will streamline the know-your-customer (KYC) process for all participants in the security token ecosystem. The company announced its new identification service, Securitize ID, Thursday, saying any individual who completes their KYC process with the transfer agent can use the same information […]

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Vertalo to Tokenize 22 Securities Worth $200M on Tezos Blockchain

More than 20 companies expect to tokenize securities on the Tezos blockchain, representing some $200 million in deals, through a new partnership with fintech merchant bank DealBox and software provider Vertalo. Announced Monday, the partnership will see Vertalo tokenize 22 different securities issued by DealBox’s clients, providing data management services and providing liquidity, Vertalo CEO […]

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