Brickken joins the first-ever PwC scale tokenisation & digital assets program 

Brickken ($BKN), a specialist in the real-world asset industry, has been selected to participate in PwC’s Scale | Digital Assets program, a collaborative initiative with GrowthBuilders.

This follows a recent expansion towards Coinbase’s L2 Network and its first institutional client in the form of a venture capital fund based in Germany, further cementing Brickken’s aim at accelerating institutional adoption. 

The PwC Scale program is tailored to expedite the...

Apex Group harnesses blockchain to open up access to global private market funds 

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Apex Group has become the first transfer agent and fund service provider to administer regulated securities, using blockchain as the book of record.

This ground-breaking approach enables global private market funds to access a more diverse and significantly larger pool of qualified investors. 

In partnership with Hamilton Lane and Sygnum Bank, Apex Group created a new digital share class of the Hamilton Lane GPA fund, and a DLT registry, to automate and integrate...

Tokenbridge launches tokenisation platform for wealth and fund management

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Tokenbridge, a token aggregator and distribution platform streamlining the wealth and fund management ecosystem, has launched what it describes as a revolutionary suite of services.

Targeted at fund managers, financial advisors, and their forward-thinking next generation clients, the platform is poised to transform investment management with distributed ledger technology (DLT), providing efficiency and access to the digital investment frontier. Tokenbridge offers an...

BANTgo and Verofax revolutionise e-waste collection through tokenised rewards

Tech firm BANTgo and Verofax, a blockchain-enabled asset digitization and traceability solution provider, have announced a pioneering collaboration to enhance e-waste collection.

The groundbreaking partnership seeks to galvanise the masses into responsible recycling by rewarding their endeavors with tokenised incentives.

Verofax, was awarded the GITEX Supernova Web3 and Blockchain award, introduces its innovative technology to this eco-initiative. The venture...

CoFund tokenises luxury Bali hotel using Tokeny

Bali Hotel

Tokeny, a tokenisation infrastructure provider, has partnered with CoFund, an Ethereum real-estate tokenisation marketplace, to tokenise a luxury hotel in Indonesia.

The $10 million hotel sits on the island resort of Bali, and will be tokenised using ERC-3643 security tokens on the Polygon network.

Luxembourg-based Tokeny said that investors will be able to buy a piece of the hotel through a minimum investment of $1,000.

Luc Falempin, CEO of Tokeny, said:...

Hong Kong sells $102m of tokenised green bonds

Hong Kong

The Hong Kong government has issued 800 million HKD ($102m) in tokenised green bonds as part of its Green Bond Programme.

The programme is part of a government initiative designed to promote sustainability within the city’s finance and bond markets.

The bonds were underwritten by four banks and priced at a yield of 4.05%.

According to the announcement, the platform used Goldman Sachs’ tokenisation protocol, GS DAP, for the bond.

GS DAP uses a...

Stijn Vander Straeten, CEO, Crypto Finance Infrastructure Services: The rise of tokenisation and the need for crypto carbon indexing

Stijn Vander Straeten, CEO, Crypto Finance Infrastructure Services

The Block caught up with Stijn Vander Straeten, CEO of Crypto Finance Group’s infrastructure services subsidiary, to discuss milestones, tokenisation, and plans for the future ahead of the company’s appearance at Blockchain TechEx Global from 6-7 September.

Crypto Finance Infrastructure Services, based in Zug, Switzerland, distinguishes itself from other businesses in the digital asset space through exclusively serving business-to-business (B2B) clients like banks, brokerage...