The Ethereum-based KYC/AML investor onboarding app you’ve been looking for

By Vanessa Malone Yesterday, Globex announced the formal launch of KYCware, an advanced KYC software solution built on the Ethereum blockchain to streamline the investor onboarding and identity verification process globally. While Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) processes already play an integral role in client onboarding for financial intermediaries, they are becoming an […]Continue Reading

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Digital Securities: Finding the Goldilocks Zone between Centralization & Decentralization

By Vanessa Malone with insights from Dr. Andrew Le Gear, CTO of Globex What’s discussed: What is decentralization. Why compliant security tokens cannot be fully decentralized. How technology can be used to find the right balance of centralized and decentralized components for digital securities. In 2008, blockchain technology made its debut in Bitcoin’s whitepaper describing […]Continue Reading

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Why Using a Transfer Agent is a Critical Component for Truly Compliant Digital Securities Offerings

By Vanessa Malone Key Points: Blockchain technology may not eliminate third-parties from a digital securities offering, but it will definitely evolve them Regulators have hinted that the blockchain is not a valid source of truth, making the use of a transfer agent crucial Technology can be used to provide the necessary digital securities custody tools […]Continue Reading

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Ethereum 2.0 - Deus Ex Machina

By Dr. Andrew Le Gear, Chief Technology Officer of Globex I face a hostile room of academics and industry heads. I know what’s coming next — it always does. “But it doesn’t scale, does it?” How do you answer that? I googled “ethereum transactions per second” and the first article I get is “How will Ethereum Scale?” — not […]Continue Reading

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5 Ways to be More Productive During Blockchain Week NYC 2019

By Vanessa Malone Blockchain Week NYC 2019 is upon us! Enter thousands of innovative companies, thought leaders and blockchain enthusiasts to the 2nd annual week of conferences, meet-ups, and events dedicated to the growth of the crypto and blockchain industry. While the center of it all is Consensus, there are more than 40 other events […]Continue Reading

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Is your Digital Security Offering Suited for Regulation A+?

By Vanessa Malone Quick recap:  Regulation A was signed into effect by President Obama in 2012 with the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, with final rules coming into effect June of 2015.  This new vehicle for capital raising gives companies the ability to utilize modern forms of communication and marketing (e.g. social media) to […]Continue Reading

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Digital Securities: Where Blockchain and Wall Street Collide

By Vanessa Malone Key Points: A series of events from both the Wall Street and blockchain industries led to the emergence of digital securities. The infrastructure to efficiently and compliantly conduct a digital security offering (from issuance to secondary trading) is already here. Education should be the primary focus as we head deeper into the […]Continue Reading

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Will Blockstack’s Regulation A+ Filing Get Approved?

By Vanessa Malone Many industry thought-leaders have predicted the approval of a Regulation A+ digital securities offering (DSO) or security token offering (STO) to be in the cards this year. The anticipation peaked on April 11th with the very public declaration that Blockstack has filed with the SEC and intends to raise up to $50 […]Continue Reading

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Can the Blockchain Provide the Building Blocks of Success to Any Industry?

By Sandra Quinn With more and more global businesses incorporating blockchain technology into their daily dealings, it begs the question of whether or not the blockchain can bring success to any industry.  So far, we have seen blockchain technology being used across finance in banking as well as in real estate, in education and other […]Continue Reading

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Big Wigs Using the Blockchain in Business

By Sandra Quinn Last week, our weekly blockchain blog looked at companies from across the globe making waves in the world of blockchain technology, but sometimes people need to see the larger corporate bodies depending on the technology before they take the leap. IBM is well-established as one of the world’s largest tech companies and […]Continue Reading

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