Nick Chong · 3 hours ago · 2 min read
Thailand › STOs
Elevated Returns, a pioneer of Trophy Real estate Tokenization, has recently announced a partnership with Securitize, a compliance platform, and protocol for issuing and managing digital securities on the blockchain.
Ethereum › Derivatives
According to a post on the Radar Relay Medium, Short Ether or sETH, the first short token, is now available for trading on Radar Relay.
Coinbase › San Francisco › Stablecoins
According to a blog post, Coinbase and Circle have partnered to bring the USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin to Coinbase.
According to a recent report, the endowments of Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Dartmouth College, and the University of North Carolina have all invested in one or more cryptoasset funds.
Elevated Returns, a hospitality-focused asset management company, recently announced the closing of the Aspen Digital real estate token sale, which raised $18 million via Indiegogo.
Dragonfly Capital Partners, a fund led by crypto investor Alexander Pack and experienced Chinese venture investor with 20 years of experience Bo Feng, has raised $100 million for its first fund to invest in cryptoasset startups.
Japan › Stablecoins
GMO Internet Group, a publically listed Japanese Internet company, has recently announced plans to launch a yen-backed stablecoin early next year.
According to a recent TABB Group research report titled “Crypto Trading: Platforms Target Institutional Market”, the Bitcoin over-the-counter (OTC) market is approximately three times larger than the exchange market.
According to a recently published Diar report, venture capital investments in crypto and blockchain companies have nearly tripled in the first three quarters of 2018 from that of 2017.
Following the announcement of BlackBerry Spark, an Enterprise of Things platform for ultra-secure hyperconnectivity, BlackBerry Limited announced new partnerships and projects with the shared goal of transforming the global delivery of healthcare and patient care.
New York › Adoption
According to a blog on the Circle website, the Goldman Sachs-backed peer-to-peer payments technology company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SeedInvest, a leader in the equity crowdfunding industry and registered Broker-Dealer. With this acquisition, Circle is clearly entering the security token space.