Surprising outcomes: COVID-19 driving digital reserve currencies?

 

Experts are opining that the measures taken to control the COVID-19 pandemic have propelled the world 10 years into the technological future. The most obvious impact has been a massive change in work routines – millions of workers are spending an extended period in home-offices using remote collaboration tools for the first time. But while security flaws in the leading video conferencing systems grab headlines, most of us missed how close we came to an upheaval in the global monetary system. Read More…

Digitalisation of the Private Market

Key Market Enablers

We’re confident that blockchain-based electronic instruments represent a future pillar of the private market financial sector; offering massive operational efficiencies and enabling investment features in ways that are difficult or impossible to achieve in conventional paper-based instruments.

Our analysis found that there are still a number of blockers preventing this new asset class from fulfilling its potential. To achieve our mission of enabling a decentralized economy, we’ve built a platform that addresses these critical obstacles to market acceptance. Read More…

Capital Markets are Evolving

 

The Private Capital Shift
While the structural opportunities appear largely the same, the underlying dynamics of the global capital market are evolving. We see this manifested in the global decrease in mid to small cap securities offerings and the growth of the $1bill+ megadeals. From peak to trough, the current US market has seen a dramatic reduction (81%) in the number of IPO’s per year when compared to the mid 1990’s. Read More…