Benjamin Tsai, President & Managing Partner of Wave Financial – Interview Series

Benjamin Tsai is the President & Managing Partner of Wave Financial. Wave Financial offers early-stage investment, asset management, and treasury management to further the growth of the crypto and digital asset ecosystem What was it that initially attracted to becoming the President and Managing partner of Wave Financial, an early stage venture fund focused on […]

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FINMA Releases Annual Report – List Security Tokens and DLT

This week, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) published its annual report for 2019. Interestingly, the report highlights developments surrounding security token offerings (STO) and distributed ledger technology (DLT). The news falls in line with efforts by Swiss regulators to further develop the country’s blockchain sector. Challenging Questions Discussing the results of the report, […]

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A Month in Review – March 2020

March has, unfortunately, been a dark month for the world.  Nary an industry remains, that has not felt the effects of COVID-19.  Despite this, there were select events over the past few weeks that brought positivity, as the world of digital securities and blockchain marches forward.  This edition of ‘The Digital’ highlights a few of […]

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TokenSoft Launches Major Wallet Upgrade

This week, the SEC-regulated security token issuance platform, TokenSoft introduced a major upgrade. The new functionality comes in the form of a self-managed wallet for traders. The revamped system promises to be an easy-to-use interface coupled with advanced safety measures. Notably, the upgrade falls in line with TokenSoft’s recent expansions in the market. Importantly, the […]

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NRI Issues First Japanese Tokenized Bond

This week, the IT service provider and consultancy company, Nomura Research Institute (NRI) became the first platform to offer blockchain-based digital bonds directly to Japanese investors. The news falls-in-line with the group’s overall goal to expand tokenization efforts in the Japanese market. Specifically, NRI issued two bonds. The first bond was a 25M yen ($232,000) […]

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NEM Releases Symbol Blockchain Standards for Issuing Security Tokens

The popular cryptocurrency platform NEM stepped into the STO sector this week after developers released standards for the issuance of Security Tokens. Importantly, the standards are for NEM’s highly anticipated blockchain platform – Symbol. The maneuver demonstrates the further expansion of the security token sector, specifically in Asia. According to developers, the new standards detail […]

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