Key Takeaways

  • Blockstation formally introduced Tokenized IPOs to the world at the JSE’s Regional Investments and Capital Markets Conference (January 21-23)
     

  • The JSE’s partnership with Blockstation has resulted in the world’s first Digital Asset Trading Platform for Bitcoin, Ether and security tokens in a regulated environment
     

  • This event an opportunity to reveal the first companies in the world to issue Tokenized IPOs on a regulated stock exchange, including BRED, a tokenized real-estate firm based in Canada
     

  • The first listings are expected in Q1/Q2 2020
     

  • Schedule a product demonstration for your organization

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On day one of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE)’s Regional Investments and Capital Markets Conference 2020 (which runs from January 21-23), Blockstation formally introduced Tokenized IPOs to the world to a select group of investment brokers - starting off with lead issuer, BRED:

This prestigious conference is an opportunity to showcase the first, history-making issuers of Tokenized IPOs (also known as Security Token Offerings, or STOs) on a regulated stock exchange, with a featured presentation open to all conference attendees scheduled for January 23.

Security Tokens Take Centre Stage in 2020

Blockstation Co-Founder and CTO Jai Waterman speaks with Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness at the JSE Regional Investments and Capital Markets Conference 2020
Blockstation Co-Founder and CTO Jai Waterman speaks with Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness at the JSE Regional Investments and Capital Markets Conference 2020

During the feature presentation, the first four companies in the pipeline to conduct their Tokenized IPO will make a live pitch to hundreds of investors and investment brokers in attendance, conducting important market sensitization for this new financial tool.

See If Your Company Qualifies For A Tokenized IPO

As the only regulated stock exchange in the world with a Digital Asset Trading Platform, the JSE has attracted issuers from the Caribbean and beyond - firmly establishing Tokenized IPOs as a global fundraising vehicle. The platform, provided by Blockstation, further facilitates international investors by enabling the transfer of funds using  Bitcoin and Ether, providing an alternative to the disincentive of high wire transfer fees for the international exchange of fiat currencies.

JSE Commitment to Digital Transformation

Blockstation’s presentation at the 2020 conference was made possible by the JSE’s commitment to innovation and digital transformation.

Named Bloomberg Businessweek’s top-performing exchange in 2015 and 2018, it has adopted a proactive strategy to take advantage of emerging technology and to partner with organizations around the world to expand its footprint.

Through its partnership with Blockstation, the JSE’s new platform offers end-to-end services for listing, trading, clearing, and settling digital assets, with participation from all of its ecosystem partners as well as investors on a global scale.

The Beginning of A Fully Tokenized Marketplace

Blockstation is proud to play a role in the modernization of regulated financial markets, leveraging the power of tokenization and the blockchain to make publicly traded listings more accessible to issuers and investors alike.

Interested in exploring Blockstation’s Digital Asset Trading Platform for your ecosystem?

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