Tokenisation: crypto is preparing for prime-time finance

CISI Corporate Finance Forum committee member Mauro Tortone, Chartered MCSI, director at P27, asks whether security tokens will revolutionise corporate finance

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It all started in 2009 with the release of bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency, a digital peer-to-peer (P2P) payment network powered by users. It has no central authority or middlemen, and it runs on blockchain, a decentralised public ledger of every transaction made on the network.

Bitcoin is still the most used cryptocurrency, but there are now many more (altcoins), such as ether, dash, and monero.

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Published: 23 Apr 2019
Categories:
  • Operations
  • Capital Markets & Corporate Finance
Tags:
  • initial token offering
  • initial coin offering
  • ICO
  • fintech
  • cryptocurrency
  • blockchain
  • Bitcoin

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