Overstock’s Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

Overstock’s Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, has acquired a 5.1 percent equity stake in blockchain banking startup Bankorus. Announcing the news on Monday, Overstock said Bankorus’ blockchain platform allows individuals and institutions to “securely” buy, sell, store and lend digital assets. “The addition of Bankorus to Medici Ventures’ portfolio of companies will further…

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The Security Token Academy is Tokenizing Commercial Real Estate Properties under CREST

The Security Token Academy is Tokenizing Commercial Real Estate Properties under CREST

The commercial real estate world is pivoting towards the tokenization of assets. The real estate world is turning to smart contracts and the blockchain for improved management systems. You’re probably thinking, “why is the toothpaste company involved in security tokens?”. They aren’t, CREST stands for Commercial Real Estate Security Tokens. It’s a new venture started…

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QuantmRe Launches Security Token Backed by Property Assets

QuantmRe Launches Security Token Backed by Property Assets

Property trading platform operator QuantmRe launched its security token EQRE, which is backed by fractional equity interests in US properties. QuantmRe, which operates a blockchain-based real estate trading platform, announced on Tuesday the launch of the EQRE security token, which allows qualified investors to get exposure to fractional equity interests that focus on US residential…

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Elevated Returns and Securitize Make a Security Token Push in Thailand

Elevated Returns and Securitize Make a Security Token Push in Thailand

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. This partnership will allow Elevated Returns to spur their real estate tokenization program in Southeast Asia through the Securitize technology issuance platform. Elevated Returns recently…

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Security Tokens London

Security tokens are expected to make up 10% of global GDP – roughly $8 trillion by 2024. Join the people and companies that are leading this revolution with us in London. 2019 is widely expected to be the year of the security token and our January event will deliver the foundation for this. This event…

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Real Estate Meets Blockchain in Hong Kong

Propy is hosting their first Meetup event in Hong Kong for professionals interested in learning more about how blockchain is disrupting the global real estate industry. After completing the first real estate transactions on the blockchain in the US and EU, the Silicon Valley-based company is now focused on the Asia-Pacific region. Date: Monday, 26th…

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A New Way To Re-engage Millennials in Real Estate

Following the 2008 housing crisis, interest in real estate has been on a steady decline. Price inflation has led to the dissolution of affordable housing, and prospective homeowners are beginning to turn down real estate investment opportunities and permanent dwellings in favor of temporary rental options.  It’s a reality that’s perhaps no more apparent than…

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