1. Startup tokenizes Stradivarius Violin
Legal-tech startup Mattereum plans to digitize a $9 million Stradivarius violin as their first on-chain asset on Mattereum’s „Smart Property Register“. Token holders will have ownership rights and legal decision-making powers over the instrument, deciding how the violin will be used and who can play on it. -> source
2. John McAfee supports tokenizing Picasso Painting
He stated on Twitter: „I am helping to tokenize rare art objects - a groundbreaking Blockchain application. We will auction a tokenized Picasso at the end of December. This is our second tokenized painting. The first was a resounding success.“ -> source
3. Gold backed Security Tokens on Malta Exchange
Mineral exploration company Canamex Gold Corporation is planing to list gold and silver backed tokens on the Malta Digital Exchange (MDX) and received official licensing from the government of Malta (according to Securities.io the first time a government gave this kind of approval). -> source
4. StartEngine launches Reg D STO while waiting for Reg A+ Approval
Since the SEC didn`t approve their Reg A+ STO yet, investment crowdfunding platform StartEngine now opened up a “limited time” $10 million STO using the Reg D 506c securities exemption (which only allows accredited investors to invest). -> source
5. Singapore Regulator and Singapore Exchange built Settlement Infrastracture for tokenised Assets
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) have successfully developed Delivery versus Payment (DvP)1 capabilities for the settlement of tokenised assets across different blockchain platforms. This will help simplify post-trade processes and further shorten settlement cycles. -> source
Nexo: Crypto-backed Loans and passive Income
Antoni Trenchev, Co-Founder of Nexo talks with us about Nexo's solution to this problem:
"How to keep on hodling crypto assets when the need to access cash arises?"
and much more… -> source
Mt Pelerin: Switzerland
Asset Class: Stock
Mt Pelerin is a blockchain-based banking project using full deposit reserves, asset tokenization and smart contracts to build the future of banking. -> source
How does tokenization work, anyway?
"Not everything will be tokenized, but those that can be will be."
A great article providing an overview on Tokenization, the current state & future of Security Tokens. Written by Chief Strategy Officer at Rate3 Network, Albert Ho -> source