Social Capital for a Better Human Experience

Quantstamp: Why Utility Tokens And Security Tokens Need To Be Separate

Posted by Andrew G on Jul 2, 2018 2:30:00 PM



It has been a tumultuous period for Quantstamp -- a blockchain-based project that aims to decentralize smart contracts auditing --after the team accepted U.S. dollars and Ether instead of its token to fund its platform. The project raised over $30 million in its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in November, exceeding its targeted $11 million and distributing 65% of their Quantstamp Protocol (QSP) tokens out of a supply of 1 billion according to Coindesk. However, they add that the recent actions have token owners scratching their heads:

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Tags: Planning, Governance, Investor, Security Tokens, Utility Tokens

Don’t Be Left Behind In The Security Token Push That’s Coming

Posted by Andrew G on Jul 2, 2018 1:44:32 PM

According to eToro CEO Yoni Assa in a recent interview with Bloomberg, the choice between using crypto and not using it comes down to some simple logic:

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Tags: Issuer, Governance, Investor, Security Tokens

The T Corporation: A New Model for Transparency, Trust and Tokens

Posted by moto on May 7, 2018 5:39:10 PM

VCs vs Security Tokens

Security Token Offerings have inverted the traditional capitalization methods for startup companies. In the days of debt and equity, a successful entrepreneur would typically offer a convertible promissory note to friends, family and local angel groups, then raise a seed round, early stage, growth, expansion and mezzanine round before finally achieving liquidity in the public markets. Sometimes the entrepreneur would take on commercial loans, a revolving credit line or venture debt along the way.

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Tags: Issuer, Governance, Investor, Transparency