Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange
The firm first made headlines back in October 2017 when GSX Group Limited, owner of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, announced at the Hong Kong FinTech Summit for the creation of a new subsidiary, the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX). The firm aims to be a world-leading institutional-grade token sale platform and digital asset exchange.
The GBX intends to facilitate token sales similar to existing platforms but from a governed position. The Rock Token (RKT) is the currency of choice for transactions, listings and a multitude of functions, serving as the medium of exchange and the utility coin that powers the GBX ecosystem. The exchange seeks to create a new era of trust, openness and global acceptance of crywith one quality token listing at a time.
tZERO first announced itself to the masses with a press release on October 4, 2017. However, they have been active in the blockchain space since 2015. tZERO, a subsidiary of Overstock (OSTK), is focusing on developing a Blockchain-based SEC compliant alternative trading system (ATS) specifically focused on tokenized securities.
It wants to create ICOs that are SEC and FINRA regulations compliant. tZERO trading platform has the potential to fundamentally disrupt existing the Capital Markets, by allowing any public or private company to trade their own tokenized security on its platform.
OFN is building the first US based regulated security token trading platform, built for a tokenized future. Their system is designed for traditional alternative assets and token-based securities and allows a streamlined compliant process from issuance to securities trading.
The token OFN will act as a perpetual license to use the OFN technology system. The OFN token will also pay a dividend to token holders (10% of adjusted gross revenue). The system allows direct integrations with financial institutions such as broker-dealers, custodians and transfer agents provide a bridge to the on-chain crypto capital markets.
Templum, through its subsidiary Templum Markets LLC registered with SEC and FINRA is a platform for primary issuance and secondary trading of tokenized assets. Templum raised headlines in April after it raised $10 million from Japan’s SBI Group for financing the development of their trading platform and a planned expansion across Asia.
Templum intends to facilitate the growth and expansion of tokenized securities by implementing standards and best practices for the offering of various tokenized securities and their subsequent secondary trading.
BnkToTheFuture is a global online investment platform that allows qualifying investors to invest in financial innovation including FinTech (Financial Technology) companies, funds and other new alternative financial products. They have their native token BFT to increase efficiency.
With the launch of their native token-BFT, they gathered the largest community of high net worth individuals who are interested in investing in Fintech, Bitcoin & blockchain. the firm is set to provide the much-needed liquidity to the new projects.