Today

Rev up your portfolio with a Ferrari

CurioInvest is looking to offer a range of digital assets backed by classic cars with the intention to actually tokenise 500 cars. Although CurioInvest’s team is based in Zug, Switzerland, it has received approval from Lichtenstein to issue a security token CT1 which will be backed by a 2015 Ferrari F12 TDF supercar. During the first five years, CurioInvest will accept a bid for the Ferrari if the price is more than 20% above the $1.023 million purchase price. If there has been no bid, then the car will be auctioned off and...


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Hollywood here comes Digital Assets

2 min video about how Digital Assets could change the way films are financed and yet another country is turning to Digital Assets to help raise capital for SMEs. Click here to watch — https://youtu.be/7Kn-BiH1l1Q

The principality of Monaco have just announced that they are going to allow up to 15 government approved Security Token Offering (STOs) p.a. raising £15 to £200million each
The first STOS is to raise $50m for a film production company called Icebreaker, the company that made the TV documentary ‘March of the Penguins’ 
Investors in the STO will receive a share in the income from future productions...


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On Friday

As countries weed themselves off fossil fuel what role is Blockchain technology playing

2 min video - Using Blockchains to reduce countries dependancy on oil, gas and coal - https://youtu.be/FPTd2t6lSvA

The German electricity sector is to stop using coal which is one of the most damaging ways to create electricity for the environment, by 2038 it is also looking to stop using nuclear power stations by 2022 as it tackles climate change. In turn Germany is increasingly becoming more reliant on micro renewable generation such as wind or solar plants. This presents a challenge as by their nature they produce small amounts of...


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Last Thursday

Global corporations increasingly turning to Blockchain solutions

2 Min Video of how Global Corporations are using Blockchain - https://youtu.be/zr9ssE062zc

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies have much to gain from using Blockchain technology FMCG examples Nestle, Pepsi, Unilever, Colgate, Johnson and Johnson, Proctor and Gamble and these firms manufacture and sell packaged foods, beverages, toiletries, over-the-counter drugs, and other consumables. The types of products we all use on a day to day basis Given the rise in own label products from retailers/ supermarkets the FMCG firms need to operate as efficient as possible as well as maintaining their brand appeal which explains why...


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Last Tuesday

Crypto city gets $6 billion funding, is this type of ecosystem a foretaste of what is to come?

2 min video about a new ‘eco-city’ in Africa and the creation of an ecosystem with its own cryptocurrency — https://youtu.be/d1KCKNHYEvw

The singer and song writer Akon has finally received thumbs up for his 2,000 acre Crypto city in Senegal in Africa. Akon has been given the land by the Senegalese President, which is close to the sea and only one hour’s drive from Dakar’s new international airport.The city itself will be tax-free and enjoy tax incentives to encourage others to invest

The US based firm KE...


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2 Weeks Ago

Trech Fever - What are equity markets up to?

2 min video how a handful of tech stocks are private clients are holding up stock markets — https://youtu.be/DXur0Y4d1q0

Apple, Microsoft, Google and Amazon now account for 21% of the S&P 500. Meanwhile

Berkshire Hathaway, run by Warren Buffet one of the worlds’ best ever asset managers, has a PE of 17.5 compared to Amazon’s PE is 65+. This means that if Amazon were to keep its profits at its most recently reported, it would take 65 years for Amazon to earn the equivalent money as its current stock market value, 65 years! No surprise then...


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Second biggest asset manager in the world embraces Blockchain technology

In a survey which Fidelity Asset Management carried out it was discovered that 4 out of 5 institutional investors find "something appealing" about Digital Assets. Of the companies Fidelity surveyed, 27% in the U.S. and 45% in Europe are currently invested in Digital Assets.

The titan Vanguard is the second biggest asset manager globally, with $5.6 trillion under management. It is famous for its range of index tracking funds and for several years has been working on a number of projects to investigate the real benefits of using Blockchain technology. Since 2017,...


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3 Weeks Ago

 

Are ICOs going to make a comeback?

2 Min video on a new regulated type of ICO - https://youtu.be/gIUQNSGpy2A

The French financial market regulator, Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), has given the ‘green light’ to a new Initial Coin Offer (ICO. This will be the second initial coin offering that is fully regulated under the ‘ICO Visa’ scheme which AMF set up in 2019, whereby helping firms to raise capital. It is to be used by companies to promote an ICO to investors, provided the company are not creating a security i.e. that the token genuinely has the characteristics of being used as...


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