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STOs for Startups within the EU

Aug 2, 2019 12:48:32 PM / by Joe Charlesworth posted in security token, legal, regulation

Compared to our friends across the pond, Europe has been much more proactive with regards to building the necessary regulatory foundational infrastructure for security token offerings (STOs).

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Platform VCs: Are they the future?

Aug 1, 2019 5:49:04 PM / by Joe Charlesworth posted in VaaS, Venture as a service, platform VC

A few years ago, I announced that I was leaving Playfair Capital to start a platform. Varying forms of  "VC Platforms" have been around for over 15 years, with Union Square Ventures, First Round Capital and Andreessen Horowitz having made the first forays into this form of VC product differentiation. It's now a rapidly changing landscape with innovative new models starting to emerge. 

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Security Token Issuance: 23 ways to create security tokens

Jul 29, 2019 5:08:19 PM / by Joe Charlesworth posted in security token, security token issuance

First of all, what's a security token?  Securities are tradable financial assets such as bonds, options, equities or warrants. Security tokens meet the same requirements as traditional securities and are therefore considered securities. 

If you've decided that a security token is for you, the next step is to decide how you will create it. Below we look at 23 security token issuance platforms that you can use to create your security token.

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Where to find startup jobs?

Jul 29, 2019 3:41:12 PM / by Joe Charlesworth posted in recruitment, jobs, startups

Joining a startup is often an excellent career move, providing you with the opportunity to be more hands-on, develop new skills and receive a decent amount of equity in the company.

We've put together a short resource to help you out on your job search. 

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Security token exchanges: A global analysis of active exchanges

Jul 26, 2019 5:53:11 PM / by Joe Charlesworth posted in Fundraising, security token exchanges

2019 was poised to the be the year of the STO. While it's been a slow burn in the first half of the year, there are a growing number of security token exchanges that are active and starting to pick up volume, explored in closer detail below. 


Archax  is a new, institutional-grade exchange for trading asset-backed tokens ( digital securities, security tokens, etc.) based in London.
Security Exchange Status: In development
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