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April 23, 2024

KoreID: The Passport for Online Investing

As online investing continues to experience explosive growth—rising by an annual rate of 40% since the enactment of the JOBS Act in 2015—the landscape of private capital markets has expanded considerably. In the United States alone, there are over 233 million potential investors, each of whom faces a complex web of regulatory requirements and logistical […]

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April 18, 2024

Embracing Blockchain in Private Capital Markets: A Strategic Blueprint

In the rapidly evolving landscape of private capital markets, blockchain technology emerges as a transformative force, offering a plethora of new opportunities and solutions. This technology, renowned for its robustness, transparency, and efficiency, is revolutionizing the way private securities are managed, traded, and invested. Through blockchain, we now have the tools to tokenize assets and […]

March 21, 2024

Webinar: Not For Toddlers (NFT)

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are revolutionizing how we own, verify, and value things in the digital age. This webinar will be your guide, exploring how NFTs work with blockchain technology and their impact across industries – from art and music to even private investments. NFTs: One-of-a-kind digital assets Unlike regular cryptocurrencies, NFTs are unique. Think of […]

March 19, 2024

Building Trust in the Private Capital Markets

The Importance of Trust in Financial Transactions Trust is the foundation of modern financial transactions. Without it, the intricate spider web and rabbit warren of financial processes that form the global financial system would collapse. Every financial contract, whether it is a legal contract or a social contract would be uncertain and suspect. The type […]

March 14, 2024

Do Stablecoins Bring Stability to Digital Assets?

Risk in the financial markets, whether the underlying assets are cryptocurrencies, tokens, digital securities, or traditional instruments, continues to be an ever-present challenge. Risk is related to stability. Most investors prefer stability to provide a reliable store of value. Let us see what that means and the ways in which stability can be achieved. Understanding […]

March 12, 2024

Real Estate and Blockchain: How to Ride the Wave

Real Estate and Blockchain: beyond the hype In the ever-evolving landscape of private capital markets, the intersection of real estate and blockchain technology presents an unprecedented opportunity for innovation and compliance. My goal today is to demystify the concept of real estate tokenization and outline how it can transform the sector in a way that […]

March 7, 2024

Invest on the go: mobile apps & capital formation

This article dives into the transformative role of mobile apps in capital formation, particularly for startups and entrepreneurs. It underscores how these cutting-edge tools are opening up investment opportunities and driving the growth of businesses. Let’s discover how mobile apps and capital formation are closely linked. It’s a relationship that changes the game when it […]

March 5, 2024

KoreChain’s KoreProtocol: Safe & Compliant Management of Digital Securities

Introduction to KoreChain Infrastructure The KoreChain infrastructure provides a digital securities protocol for a permissioned blockchain that enables fully compliant securities transactions in multiple jurisdictions. The KoreProtocol is a specificaton for managing securities throughout their complete lifecycle phases, the main ones being issuance (birth), trading, corporate actions, and dissolution or exit. The KoreProtocol has been […]

February 27, 2024

What is the Chain of Trust in Private Markets?

In the context of private markets, the concept of  “Chain of Trust” refers to a network of trusted relationships among participants involved in private market transactions. It encompasses the various parties and intermediaries, such as investors, companies, brokers, and regulators, who rely on each other to ensure the integrity and security of transactions. The Chain […]

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February 1, 2024

Asset tokenization explained: opportunities & effects

Asset tokenization explained Asset tokenization is a powerful use case for the blockchain. But what exactly is tokenization, what happens when we tokenize, and what are the benefits? Why tokenize and not leave well enough alone? Tokenization is the process of representing an asset, physical or virtual, real or imagined, as a digital instrument, and […]

January 30, 2024

Blockchain Security: 3 Steps to Protect Yourself

Let’s talk about blockchain security, an essential discussion between technology users and enthusiasts. Blockchain is no doubt a revolutionary technology for distributed and decentralized systems, especially when immutability of transactions and trust through consensus is critical in a wide ecosystem. Blockchain opens up new dimensions in business security and transparency in various industries, but especially […]

January 25, 2024

What are digital assets?

In the ever-evolving landscape of finance and technology, digital assets have emerged as a transformative force, reshaping how we perceive and manage ownership and value. Digital assets represent a broad category of assets that are digitized and stored on blockchain technology, providing unprecedented security, transparency, and accessibility. Keep reading and learn more. TABLE OF CONTENTS […]

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January 23, 2024

What are securities in blockchain?

What are securities in Blockchain? Securities, in the traditional sense, represent various financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, and derivatives that signify ownership, equity, or rights in an underlying asset or entity. In the context of blockchain, securities are digital tokens or smart contracts that represent ownership, equity, or other financial interests in a real-world […]

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January 18, 2024

Blockchain and private capital markets

The private capital markets have long been complex and challenging to navigate. However, the emergence of blockchain technology offers a potential solution to these issues. In this blog post, we will explore key aspects of blockchain and private capital markets. Including a closer look at aspects such as transparency, democratization, and liquidity. Blockchain technology has […]

January 12, 2024

How technology is transforming online capital formation?

Technology in capital formation and its synonyms are topics that are receiving a lot of attention in these days. Not only because the technical advances and features transformed (and still transforming) the ways companies get capital to fund their business. Let’s talk more about it. TABLE OF CONTENTS What is the role of technology in […]

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January 10, 2024

What are the private capital markets in business

Beyond the familiar world of financial headlines, a vast network of private companies fuels global growth. In this context, many people are researching the subject to understand What are the private capital markets in business. Firstly, the private capital markets, operates under different rules and holds potential for investors and businesses alike. In today’s post, […]

August 2, 2023

AI and Blockchain: Divergence at the Entropic Boundary

To begin our journey on AI and Blockchain, let’s look up into the night sky. If in this nocturne period, you look in the direction of the constellation Ophiuchus, you won’t see the nearest (as of this date) black hole called Gaia BH1 (aka Gaia DR3 4373465352415301632), which is a mere 1560 light years away […]

July 5, 2023

Tokenization: Navigating the Friction between Reg A+, Web 3.0, and Today’s Transacting Landscape

Web3 technology, which is based on blockchain and decentralized systems, introduces unique challenges when it comes to complying with regulatory frameworks like Regulation A+ (Reg A+).  Reg A+ is a regulation that allows companies to raise up to $75 million* from the public through a streamlined process, similar to an initial public offering (IPO), but […]

June 8, 2023

The Relationship Between Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

The relationship between blockchain and cryptocurrency has been an area of increasing interest over the past few years. For those looking to use cryptocurrency or blockchain technology to transfer, store, and track data, understanding the differences between the two technologies is essential. Though they are related in many ways, blockchain and cryptocurrency should not be […]

June 6, 2023

The Origins of Blockchain

It’s been a little over a decade since Blockchain technology was first introduced, but it’s already revolutionizing the way we do business. By eliminating the need for a central authority in transactions, Blockchain enables secure and tamper-proof data exchanges between parties. This has allowed companies to improve productivity, reduce costs, and ensure accuracy in payments […]

March 29, 2023

What Does “Clarity” in the Financial Markets Mean

First we had Chaos The collapse of FTX has revealed the inherent chaos in the financial and capital markets. In the weeks and months to come, we will have better clarity on what really happened at FTX.  However, regardless of the actual details, one thing remains clear: the financial markets are subject to various types […]

January 10, 2023

The Demise of the Public Chains for Securities

The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) made a big splash recently announcing the cancellation of their blockchain project after spending—and writing off—$165 million. While this sounds disastrous for blockchain technology, it is actually a cautionary tale since the blockchain project of ASX is based on Ethereum. We have been saying this for over three years: public […]

January 5, 2023

Chaos in the Private Markets

Innovation typically follows a standard evolutionary path: it starts with excitement, goes on to fever-pitch inflated expectations, then drops down into the trough of disillusionment; if anything is left standing, it goes on to plateau out into competitive jockeying, innovation by pivoting, and then into the boring plateau of productivity and commoditization. Gartner, the technology […]

December 15, 2022

What are the Private Capital Markets?

What are the Private Capital Markets? The private capital market is a vast market of investment opportunities and deals that often goes unnoticed compared to their much more visible public counterparts. While the private markets may not be as apparent to most, they offer an incredible array of opportunities for those willing and able to […]

December 8, 2022

What is Blockchain? Expert insights and definition

The simplest and most simplistic definition of a blockchain is that it is a chain of blocks. That’s somewhat like calling a naval destroyer a big boat. This simple definition belies the tremendous power of blockchain to transform whole industries. What gives the blockchain the power? Why do we need it? What caused it to […]