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How STOs will democratize capital markets globally, starting with emerging markets, with Charles Hoskinson, CEO of IOHK (Cardano)

June 7, 2019

How STOs will democratize capital markets globally, starting with emerging markets, with Charles Hoskinson, CEO of IOHK (Cardano)

Security Token Webinar, Institutional Adoption – Key Take Aways

May 28, 2019

Check the key takeaways and watch the webinar video from the Security Token Institutional Webinar, with BTG Pactual, PwC, and GSX.

STN are Hosting the World’s Biggest STO Pitch Event at Security Tokens Realised in Hong Kong, 18th June – Apply Now!

May 27, 2019

Security Token Network is proud to announce it is hosting the STO Pitch Sessions at the prestigious Security Tokens Realised conference in Hong Kong on June 18th, 2019.

Michael Moll, Co-Founder and CPO of Reitium Talking About Tokenizing Real Estate Assets

May 25, 2019

Security Token Network’s Ivan Jelic talks to Michael Moll, Co-Founder and CPO of smart contract real estate investment platform Reitium, about how tokenizing real estate assets can open up the market to millions of small investors.

The Security Token Ecosystem – STOs Q1 2019

May 9, 2019

The State of the Security Token Ecosystem. We sampled 150 STOs and you can see their distribution in the outer circle.

State of the Security Token Ecosystem: Part One – Security Token Offerings (Q1 2019)

May 8, 2019

STN researched 150 STOs in Q1 2019 across various stages of development. We conclude that 90% of STOs are in North America and Europe, and 48% of tokens are issued in-house.

The Security Token Ecosystem – Q1 2019 – Exchanges, STOs, Issuance, Funds & Agencies

May 5, 2019

Key players, movers and shakers, across the security token ecosystem in this infographic from security token network.

Discussing Compliance, KYC, STOs & Blockchain With Ed Zabar From Verif-y

May 2, 2019

In this episode of Security Token Podcast, Maciek Klimowicz talks to Julian Kwan, CEO of InvestaCrowd, one of the first platforms in Asia to publicly launch security tokens backed by high-quality US institutional real estate assets.

Security Token Roundtable – Institutional Adoption Webinar with Investment Bank BTG Pactual

April 25, 2019

Hosted by Liqua, Security Token Network, and DL Capital Partners, we go behind the scenes with leading investment bank BTG Pactual and their STO.

Discussing Security Tokens, Regulation, and Capital Markets with Neil Foster and Daniel Green from Baker Botts

We discuss STOs, secondary markets, tax, regulation, and capital markets with Neil Foster and Daniel Green from international law firm Baker Botts.

Security Token Standards Series – Standards Are Mandatory For Institutional Adoption

April 18, 2019

There are efforts in the security token industry to create standards. Should we adopt the rapid sprints from startups from startups, or slow and steady from traditional finance?

An Interview With Benjamin Hauser, CEO of HyperLink Technology – Blockchain Tech and Security Tokenization

In this episode of Security Token Podcast, Maciek Klimowicz talks to Julian Kwan, CEO of InvestaCrowd, one of the first platforms in Asia to publicly launch security tokens backed by high-quality US institutional real estate assets.

Liquidity Part Three – Peering Into The Crystal Ball Of Institutionalization

April 15, 2019

Key institutional players are vying for critical pieces of the upcoming security token infrastructure. The latest indicator is NASDAQ’s involvement with Symbiont.

An Interview With Julian Kwan, CEO of InvestaCrowd – The Securities Investment Platform

April 10, 2019

In this episode of Security Token Podcast, Maciek Klimowicz talks to Julian Kwan, CEO of InvestaCrowd, one of the first platforms in Asia to publicly launch security tokens backed by high-quality US institutional real estate assets.

Taipei’s DLT 101 to Bring Governments, Financiers and DLT Sector Together

Taipei DLT 101 is high-end event bringing together lawmakers, regulators, corporates, and blockchain companies.

A Q&A with Blockport – The Crypto Exchange Running An STO

Blockport believes that there are five fundamental issues that hinder retail consumers and the general public from participating

Liquidity Part Two – Will HFT Designated Market Makers Participate In The Security Token Industry

April 9, 2019

What we see from the data is that while large-cap stocks are far more liquid, micro-cap stocks are punching above their weight class. Whether or not micro-cap liquidity will transfer over to security tokens when the trading infrastructure is fully online remains to be seen.

AKJ Crypto: Hedge Funds & Crypto Asset Investing Q&A

We talk with hedge fund AKJ Crypto about their portfolio and investment strategies.

Part 3: An Interview with Chris Rawlings: Father of the STO

April 5, 2019

Chris is a serial entrepreneur and during 500 Startups (in a bar) he and his fellow batch mates had the idea for an STO. We get the inside story – part 3 of 3!

An Interview With Nelson Chu and Prath Reddy from Cadence – The Debt Securitization Platform

April 4, 2019

In this episode of we about securitizing debt with Nelson Chu, Founder and CEO of Cadence and Prath Reddy, Director of Capital Markets and Risk at Cadence.

Part 2: An Interview with Chris Rawlings: Father of the STO

April 2, 2019

Chris is a serial entrepreneur and during 500 Startups (in a bar) he and his fellow batch mates had the idea for an STO. We get the inside story – part 2 of 3!

Stephane Gosselin, Protocol Architect at NUMERAI, and co-author of ERC1400

March 28, 2019

We talk with Stephane Gosselin, Protocol Architect at NUMERAI, and co-author of ERC1400 about token standards, why they are important, and the future of the industry.

A Q&A with Cadence: The Securitization Platform for Structured Debt

March 25, 2019

Cadence is a securitization platform for private credit markets, making structured debt investments available to the broader investment community. We get a run down

Security Token Standards – An Interview With R3 Co-Founder, Todd McDonald

March 21, 2019

We talk security token standards and adoption in traditional finance with Todd McDonald, Co-Founder and Head of Digital Assets at R3.

Part 1: An Interview with Chris Rawlings: Father of the STO

March 20, 2019

Chris is a serial entrepreneur and during 500 Startups (in a bar) he and his fellow batch mates had the idea for an STO. We get the inside story – part 1 of 3!

Liquidity Part One – Can STO Reshape Private Markets?

March 15, 2019

Liquidity is a prominent feature of security tokens widely proclaimed to be revolutionary, capable of re-shaping private markets. But is it?

Talking Tokens with Luc Falempin, CEO of Tokeny

March 13, 2019

We talk to Luc Falempin, CEO fo Tokeny about their token issuance business, post-issuance, jurisdictions, legal aspect, tech stacks, industry predictions, and STO financing. Phew!

Regulatory Blockchain Stance – The Complete Global View of Crypto Assets

February 19, 2019

STN and Coinlaw have collated the stance of global regulators on crypto assets (security tokens) into this infographic. All information is sourced directly from regulatory agency official publications.

Security Tokens Do Not Require New Regulations According To Swiss Summit

February 18, 2019

Legal and industry experts agree that security tokens do not require further European regulation to be issued or sold. This conclusion emerged from a discussion held at the Protos Blockchain Summit.

Protos Blockchain Summit – For Security Tokens, Stability is the Objective

February 14, 2019

Protos Event Summit: As the market grows, what’s needed are solid blockchains, exchanges, custody and networks – much more as well: institutional investors, companies willing to STO, regulatory approvals and processes.

The Growth Hack of the Century – Will AirDrops and Bounties Work for STO’s?

February 12, 2019

Bounties and AirDrops were arguably the greatest growth hack of all time. Based on token valuations created by ICO projects. Will it work for STOs?

Swarm and Security Token Network Partner To Deliver Commoditized STOs and Drive Transparency

January 22, 2019

Swarm and STN today announced a partnership to deliver STOs on the Swarm platform. In addition the two companies will collaborate to drive forward security token industry standards and transparency.

Security Tokens are the answer, World Economic Forum says

A trillion-dollar global market for STOs will be created with the need for infrastructure financing.

Security Token Network Are Hosting The World’s Biggest STO Pitch Event At Security Tokens Realised In London, Jan 24th – Apply Now!

January 7, 2019

No BS, no hype, no paid rankings, just fundamentals. Tokenization will create a trillion dollar market, unlocking opportunities for every investor by giving ownership of companies of all sizes, from mom and pop boutiques, to silicon valley startups.

Swarm Launches Support for Fiat Currencies on their Security Token Marketplace

December 7, 2018

Swarm’s integration with Mercury FX empowers investors to commit funds in over 30 global fiat currencies for security token offerings.

Tokeny and Security Token Network Form Strategic Partnership To Deliver STO’s

December 6, 2018

Tokeny and STN today announced a partnership to help deliver security token offerings (STOs) and promote broader industry adoption. The partnership symbolizes their shared belief in the compliant issuance of tokenized securities.

Are Family Offices Ready For The STO Revolution?

November 29, 2018

There is interest from family offices in crypto assets, however the industry needs to pitch the benefits of security tokens as a whole before STO’s.

Mass Adoption of STO Part Three: Integrity

November 27, 2018

Traditional companies and investors alike may shy away from STO if they perceive the risk of malfunction is non-trivial. The tolerance for error will be very low.

Seven Reasons China is Leading Blockchain Development

November 22, 2018

While many perceive China as an unfriendly jurisdiction for cryptocurrency, there are clear indicators that the world’s second largest economy intends to take the lead in blockchain development.

Mass Adoption of STO Part Two: Standardization

Unless we as an industry implement standardized processes to make security token infrastructures scalable, these utility gains will remain theoretical.

Mass Adoption of STO Part One: Utility

November 19, 2018

Despite the general hype around STO in the crypto industry, wide-scale implementation of security tokens will remain a steep uphill battle.

Dutch Computer Manufacturer Ockel Computers Pioneering STO Offering To Finance Innovation

November 14, 2018

The Security Token Offering (STO) has gained traction in the Netherlands. A recent press release indicates Ockel Computers is the first Dutch company to pioneer the STO fundraising format.

The Security Token Ecosystem – October 2018

October 18, 2018

Key players, movers and shakers, across the security token ecosystem in this infographic from security token network.

How STO’s Can Save the Gig Economy & ICO Rewards

October 13, 2018

The vision of the sharing economy was to create a platform that creates opportunity, that is fair, and that rewards people for making the business a success. It hasn’t, and STO’s can fix that.

Why it’s Important: Binance Transparency and Charity

October 11, 2018

In a crypto industry first, Binance “will make all listing fees transparent and donate 100% of them to charity.”

BR11 Brings The Carnival To STO’s With Eleven Startups

October 8, 2018

The STO industry is gaining steam as more companies are viewing a token offering as a viable way of raising funds. BR11 presents a classic use case for how security token offerings can be constructed to provide value for companies, investors and consumers.

Security Token Offerings – The Complete List

September 24, 2018

Security Token Offerings are the new ICO. Underpinned by strong and established legal frameworks, and the power of blockchain and cryptocurrency.

Security Token Issuers – The Complete List

Security Token Exchanges form an essential part of the industry. Here is a complete list of all leading STO exchanges.

Security Token Agencies – The Complete List

Security Token Agencies form an essential part of the security token ecosystem by providing marketing, legal, and technical services.

Security Token Funds – The Complete List

Security Token Funds form an essential part of the security token ecosystem by providing (often very early stage) funding and support.

Security Token Exchanges – The Complete List

Security Token Exchanges form an essential part of the industry. Here is a complete list of all leading STO exchanges.

Security Token Network (STN) Launches

September 18, 2018

No BS, no hype, no paid rankings, just fundamentals. Tokenization will create a trillion dollar market, unlocking opportunities for every investor by giving ownership of companies of all sizes, from mom and pop boutiques, to silicon valley startups.

What is The Howey Test and How Does it Determine if a Token is a Security?

The Howey Test is the most-often cited legal framework related to token offerings (ICO’s and other token sales), yet the vast majority of people only understand it at a surface level.

ERC1400 Security Token Protocol

September 17, 2018

ERC1400 accelerates the issuance and management of securities on the Ethereum blockchain by specifying a standard interface through which security tokens can be operated on and interrogated by all relevant parties.

Binance <> Malta Stock Exchange Form Partnership

Binance has announced a partnership with the Malta Stock Exchange by way of Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop a security token exchange.

FINRA’s First Securities Fraud Charge against a Cryptocurrency

The Financial Industry Regulatory Industry (FINRA) filed a complaint against Timothy Tilton Ayre (Agawam, Massachusetts), alleging securities fraud and unlawful distribution of an unregistered security known as HempCoin.

Should you Launch an STO?

September 12, 2018

Building upon the foundations and lessons learnt from token sales, this article introduces Security Token Offerings and whether you should launch one.

From ICO to STO

Sadly most ICO’s have been scams or failures, most have questionable business models, and they are a thorn in the side of regulators. STO’s could deliver the true promise of blockchain.

Equity Evolution or Revolution

Security tokens promise a financial revolution. Bringing lower fees, faster deal execution, free market exposure, larger global investor base, increased liquidity, automated services, cross border, and micro-ownership

Security Tokens Coming Of Age

ICO’s laid the foundations for decentralized crowdfunding, however have faced many challenges. Whilst STO’s are regulator friendly, we explain what needs to be done.

The Security Token Ecosystem

An introduction to the Security Token key players players. From; jurisdictions, regulators, token issuers, blockchain protocols, exchanges, influencers, wallet providers, to marketing agencies.

Security Tokens, The Story So Far

September 8, 2018

From Bitcoin and blockchain to ICO’s. Understand Security Token Offerings (STO), how tokenized assets are evolving, and the potential to drive the next great financial innovation.



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