Tag Archives: STO

tZERO: Successful migration from an ICO to STO, platform launch awaited

tZERO was launched by Overstock.com through an Initial Coin Offering-ICO, with the aim of raising funds for developing an alternate decentralized trading platform. The long-awaited tZERO security token trading platform will go live by the end of this week according to CEO Patrick Byrne. Overstock’s ATS (Alternative Trading System) a precursor to tZERO has been operational for two years but with limited volumes. Continue reading tZERO: Successful migration from an ICO to STO, platform launch awaited

Will 2019 be the year of the STO?

STO: Security Token Offering
Security token offering (STO) is a fundraising tool similar to an ICO, but with certain regulations that hold the token issuers accountable for their actions.

The relatively quick success of ICOs has established them as a viable method of crowdfunding. While ICOs have helped a lot of startups raise a great deal of money, the fundraising method also paved way for a variety of scams as there were little or no regulations involved. Continue reading Will 2019 be the year of the STO?

Thai Securities Regulator Considers Various STO Classifications for Regulatory Framework

The deputy secretary of the Thai Securities and Exchanges Commission (Thai SEC) has declared that Thai-related Security Token Offerings (STOs) launched in an international market break the law, English-language daily Bangkok Post reports Nov. 29. Continue reading Thai Securities Regulator Considers Various STO Classifications for Regulatory Framework