Start-Up KoreConX Launches A New Blockchain Network To Connect The Private Capital Market Robert AnzaloneContributor Crypto & Blockchain Do you know how to invest in the private capital market? Not many people do. It is complicated, requires a lot of paperwork, has low transaction volume, comes with risk and volatility, and not very liquid. Could…Read Article →
The SEC has proposed amending the definition of “accredited investors.” Accredited investors are currently defined as (huge generalization here) people who have net worth of $1 million (excluding principal residence) or income of $200,000 ($300,000 with spouse) or entities that have assets of $5 million. Here’s the full definition. The whole point of the accreditation definition was that it…
FINRA BD Requirements for RegA+ & Digital Securities The private markets are receiving a much updated revamp by the SEC which is having a major impact on registered FINRA Broker-dealer firms. Here are two (2) of the most common activities for which FINRA Broker-dealers (BD) are approached by companies. Most BD’s are not aware that…Read Article →
It’s never too early in the process of building a company to start managing your capitalization table (otherwise known as a cap table). As a detailed document recording all information regarding shareholders and the equity owned in the company, a well-managed cap table will become essential to long term success. Even if you’re thinking that…
Polymath is the latest of the Ethereum fan club that has woken up to the fact that Ethereum isn’t the right blockchain platform for financial securities. The reasons include the permissionless and unverified participants, gas fees, unpredictable settlement, poor performance, and lack of scalability. Vitalik himself was the first to point this out way back…Read Article →
One of the most important concepts in capital market transactions is settlement and finality. Even though the payment infrastructure gets the majority of airtime, settlement finality is just as, if not even more, important in the securities markets. In the public markets, the structure of securities and the clearance and settlement process is quite standardized….
The Crypto Twins are well-recognized faces in the blockchain space and have been advocates and the voice for those who are supporting the global ecosystem of digital securities formation. This was a great interview by the Crypto Twins to gain insight from a global leading authority on where the market is moving towards. What is…Read Article →
There has been a lot of talk in recent years about crypto, tokens, blockchain, ICOs, STOs, Digital Securities, etc. What does it all mean and why should you care? In order to navigate the new financial digital world, it is important to first understand the terminology. Below, I have broken down the typical terms being…Read Article →