Security Token Education
The security token ecosphere is still in its infancy. There are many challenges and opportunities to consider. Regulation, standardization and technical hurdles will continue to evolve.
Please take the time to educate yourself prior to making any investments.
We compiled a list of some interesting links to help you get started on the journey.
Security Token Videos
The Security Token Academy is the place where people can learn about and get insights into the new world of security tokens and security token offerings (STOs). The promise of security tokens can apply to both the use of token issuances for fundraising as well as the tokenization of a multi-trillion-dollar pool of assets including real estate, debt and equity.
By using security tokens, the efficiency and effectiveness of tokens, with their potential to improve asset liquidity, can be applied to both new offerings and trading of existing securities.
Through online video content, live events and other information content, the Security Token Academy enables investors, entrepreneurs and others to understand the new and evolving security token and crypto-based investment industries, along with the associated opportunities and pitfalls.
Security Token News
The Tokenist is a media platform for providing relevant, high quality, and differentiated information for the security token industry. Our unique insights are derived from backgrounds in digital media consulting, crypto asset marketing, and private market investing. This perspective allowed us to recognize early-on the disruptive potential of blockchain technology applied to private securities. Specifically, we understand the existing inefficiencies inherent in the process of capitalizing, issuing, administering, transferring, and servicing investments in private assets such as real estate partnerships, private equity/venture capital funds, and direct private company ownership.
Digital Asset Insider is the leading news and information web site covering the emerging global industry of disruptive finance including digital assets, crowdfunding, Blockchain peer-to-peer / marketplace lending and other forms of Fintech.
Security Token Regulation
- SEC Launches New Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology
- Statement on Digital Asset Securities Issuance and Trading
Security Token Standards and Associations
STA is an alliance of serious participants in the security token ecosystem, coming together to collectively solve common challenges. In order to foster a landscape where security tokens and associated infrastructure are in a mature, regulated, compliant, and credible stage, we welcome a wide range of participants, include traditional and crypto investors, regulators, lawyers, compliance officers, Ethereum developers, and enthusiasts.
ERC 1400 – Security Token Standard: A proposed standard for security tokens – incorporating differentiated ownership, error signalling, document references, gate keeper (operator) access control and issuance / redemption semantics.
ADAM is a broad-based industry group that seeks to include a wide variety of market participants, including trading platforms, custodians, investors, asset managers, traders, liquidity providers, and brokers. Its members are firms that are active in digital asset markets or seek to participate in those markets.
Blockchain Policy Initiative is an open community of shapers and makers eager to advance the policy foundations for a global crypto economy.
The Digital Currency Trade Association (DCTA) is a coalition of responsible actors in the digital currency space who participate in every aspect of providing a means for peer-to-peer transfers of value and the creation of a means of payment in digital form.
The International Token Standardization Association (ITSA) e.V. i.Gr. aims at implementing comprehensive market standards for the global token economy.
DTCC Outlines Guiding Principles for Post-Trade Processing of Tokenized Securities
Paper identifies post-trade responsibilities that should be undertaken to establish confidence in security token platforms and protect market stability.
Download white paper here.
Security Token Podcasts We Like
Security Token Articles We Like
Security Tokens: A Primer
By Justin Swart – Newtown Partners | January 22nd, 2019
The Official Guide To Tokenized Securities
By Anthony Pompliano – Founder & Partner – Morgan Creek Digital Assets | February 25, 2018
Your Official Guide to the Security Token Ecosystem
By Tatiana Koffman – Speaker, Founder, VC, and totally Crypto obsessed | April 13, 2018
Prepare Yourself! The Security Token Tsunami Is About To Hit
By Lou Kerner – Partner @ CryptoOracle.io | June, 16, 2018
Assessing Security Token Issuance Platforms.
By Alexander S. Blum – CEO @AtomicCapital | August 10, 2018
Game of Regs: The STO Context
By Tatiana Koffman – Speaker, Founder, VC, and totally Crypto obsessed. Marc Boiron | September 14, 2018
Evaluating an STO
By Alexander S. Blum – CEO @AtomicCapital | September 24, 2018
Cost Benefits of Digitization vs. Traditional Private Placement
By James C. Row – Managing Partner of Entoro Capital, LLC | September 30, 2018