“Securitize To Join IBM's Blockchain Accelerator To Modernize $82T Corporate Debt Market”
“This strategic round of funding closes ahead of Securitize’s plans to launch a Digital Security Offering (DSO) in 2019.”
“As of November 1st 2018, the world’s first security has been transferred on a public blockchain.”
“2018 is primed to be the year when utility tokens lose traction to a new type of token called a security token.”
“Security Tokens Set to Take Center Stage in 2019”
“It's 2018. How Are You Not Funding Your Startup Via Tokenized Equity on the Blockchain?”
Securitize is a compliance platform and protocol for issuing and managing digital securities on the blockchain, including dividends, distributions, and share buy-backs. Securitize’s innovative Digital Securities Protocol (DS Protocol) enables seamless, fully compliant trading across multiple markets simultaneously. Securitize actively partners with exchanges, broker-dealers, custodians of crypto, escrow services, and other financial infrastructure for digital securities. For more information, visit https://securitize.io.
Carlos Domingo is a senior executive, entrepreneur, investor, and currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Securitize, Inc. Before becoming the CEO of Securitize, Carlos co-founded and launched SPiCE VC, a fully tokenized VC fund. In order to ensure global compliance for SPiCE VC, Carlos and his team created the security token issuance and lifecycle management platform that would later become Securitize, Inc. Prior to SPiCE and Securitize, Carlos was the President and CEO of Telefonica R&D, and CEO of New Business and Innovation at Telefonica Digital, as well as co-founder and board member of Wayra, one of the world’s largest corporate accelerators. He has been CTO and CEO or board member of multiple tech startups. On the investment side, he is the founder of Sling Ventures, an angel investment fund co-invested by the European Invested Bank, one of the founders of Dubai Angel Investors, and a Venture partner in THCAP VC. Carlos was also one of the leaders of open source project Firefox OS.
Jamie Finn is a seasoned executive who has worked in 6 countries in both startups and corporations, and is currently the President and Co-Founder of Securitize, Inc. During his nearly 20 years of experience he has participated in over $500m worth of transactions, including Kontera, Sansa Security, Jajah, Tokbox, RingRing Media, and Zingy. Most recently, Jamie helped grow Aki Technologies from an 8 person, $1m company, to a profitable enterprise with over 60 people and tens of millions in revenue. His previous employers include Ericsson and Telefònica o2, and Jamie also held the position of AVP of Product Innovation at AT&T, as well as executive positions at numerous startups. He has been in San Francisco for the past 5 years, after spending 6 years in London. Jamie grew up in Puerto Rico and is a native English and Spanish speaker.
Shay Finkelstein is the Co-Founder and CTO of Securitize. Shay was born in Israel, but has lived in Berlin, Germany for the past four years. Shay has extensive experience as a software developer with over 20 years of experience leading development teams. Shay’s passion is utilizing blockchain technology to solve real-world problems with the latest tools and techniques to create long-standing benefits. Before co-founding Securitize, Shay was Founder and CTO of DataPhase where he was an integral part of the development of PayPro Global, a major Europe-based payment gateway. At Securitize, Shay has led the ground-up development of the Securitize platform, one of the first and most comprehensive security token issuance and lifecycle management platforms in existence.