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These investors in Securitize will then join the community of over 300,000 verified investors on Securitize’s platform who have, in just four years, supported over 150 companies.

Building upon this successful capital raise, Securitize will add Pedro Teixeira, Co-Head of Morgan Stanley Tactical Value, to its Board of Directors, where he will join Securitize co-founder and CEO Carlos Domingo, Securitize co-founder and President Jamie Finn, SPiCE VC co-founder and Managing Partner Tal Elyashiv, and Blockchain Capital co-founder and Managing Partner Brad Stephens.

The successful Series B raise builds upon Securitize’s recent launch of an asset management subsidiary, Securitize Capital, and its two inaugural cryptocurrency yield funds.


The Series B round brings Securitize’s total funding to date to $87.5 million, according to Crunchbase.

Domingo said Securitize investors will receive their shares in the form of digital asset securities issued by Securitize. “We will be tokenizing our cap table using our platform so all our existing and new investors will get Securitize IDs and accounts where we will be depositing digital asset securities.”

Founded in 2017, Securitize is the leading digital asset securities firm reinventing private capital markets with a trusted end-to-end solution leveraging the blockchain to empower companies to compliantly raise capital and enable individual investors to participate. Securitize’s platform supports more than 150 brands and 300,000 investors.

These investors in Securitize will then join the community of over 300,000 verified investors on Securitize’s platform who have, in just four years, supported over 150 companies.

Building upon this successful capital raise, Securitize will add Pedro Teixeira, Co-Head of Morgan Stanley Tactical Value, to its Board of Directors, where he will join Securitize co-founder and CEO Carlos Domingo, Securitize co-founder and President Jamie Finn, SPiCE VC co-founder and Managing Partner Tal Elyashiv, and Blockchain Capital co-founder and Managing Partner Brad Stephens.

Securitize is the leader in digital asset securities, bringing together businesses seeking to raise capital with individuals and institutions seeking to invest in the private capital markets.

A stronger relationship with Securitize positions SMTB well to lead the digitization of financial services in Japan and beyond, as well as to bring cutting-edge, highly value-added products and services to our customers.”

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ABOUT SECURITIZE

Securitize is unlocking broader access to alternative investments by enabling private businesses to raise capital from investors. Securitize has pioneered a fully-digital, regulatory compliant, end-to-end platform for issuing, managing and trading digital asset securities, with nearly 200 businesses and 325,000 investors already connected.
Note that investments in private placements are speculative in nature, that they may be illiquid, and there is risk of principal loss.

The market potential is huge,” Dominguez said in an interview with Bloomberg, which broke the news.See more: Miami mayor luring Chinese bitcoin miners with cheap and clean energy

“Securitize is well-recognized for pioneering the securitization of digital asset securities on the blockchain, and for its fully-compliant and fully-digital end-to-end to solution that enables private companies to raise capital, and for investors to find a path to liquidity,” said Teixeira, in a statement. “We make long-term investments in businesses and asset classes that are ahead of the curve.”

As part of the transaction, Securitize will add Teixeira to its board of directors.

To bring investors and opportunities together, Securitize has pioneered a fully-digital, regulatory compliant, end-to-end platform for issuing digital asset securities, managing them and facilitating their trading to provide liquidity.

The convergence of venture capital and asset management signals a consensus on the future adoption of digital asset securities and this technology continuing to grow. The raise also comes before the anticipated launch of Securitize Markets, a marketplace designed for the trading of digital asset securities, providing a path to liquidity for the private capital markets.

Securitize Series B Funding

The funding round was co-led by leaders of venture capital and asset management, including Securitize’s largest investor, Blockchain Capital and investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Tactical Value.

These investors in Securitize will then join the community of over 300,000 verified investors on Securitize’s platform who have, in just four years, supported over 150 companies.

Building upon this successful capital raise, Securitize will add Pedro Teixeira, Co-Head of Morgan Stanley Tactical Value, to its Board of Directors, where he will join Securitize co-founder and CEO Carlos Domingo, Securitize co-founder and President Jamie Finn, SPiCE VC co-founder and Managing Partner Tal Elyashiv, and Blockchain Capital co-founder and Managing Partner Brad Stephens.

Securitize is the leader in digital asset securities, bringing together businesses seeking to raise capital with individuals and institutions seeking to invest in the private capital markets.

Pedro Teixeira, Co-Head of Morgan Stanley Tactical Value Investing. “We make long-term investments in businesses and asset classes that are ahead of the curve. Our investment in Securitize is a sign that we believe in the growth and adoption of digital asset securities.”

“On top of the security token issuance we announced in March, our investment in Securitize further strengthens our partnership with one of the most commercially-used and technologically-advanced digital asset security solutions,” said Kazuteru Wakao, Executive Officer and General Manager of the Wholesale Business Planning Department for Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank.

VCs, demonstrates that confidence in the adoption of digital asset securities is increasingly mainstream,” said Securitize CEO and co-founder Carlos Domingo.

“Blockchain Capital has been a believer in digital asset securities ever since we issued one of the first security tokens in 2017 and Securitize, who we were an early investor in, has emerged as the unquestioned leader in this growing space,” said Blockchain Capital co-founder and Managing Partner Brad Stephens, who also serves on Securitize’s Board of Directors. “Blockchain Capital is proud to build upon our early investment in Securitize and to partner with Morgan Stanley and other leaders who understand the central role Securitize will play in the future of alternative assets and digital asset securities.”

“Our first investment in the blockchain industry is the leading digital asset securities firm, Securitize.

They were joined by new investors including Ava Labs, IDC Ventures, Migration Capital, NTT Data and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank. The round also included strong interest from existing investors wishing to increase their investments in Securitize, with Blockchain Ventures, Borderless Capital, Global Brain, Mouro Capital, Ripio, Ripple and SPiCE VC ultimately joining.
With this raise, Securitize is also the first blockchain company to receive major institutional funding from North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

Of note, participants in this Series B investment round–as well as previous and existing Securitize investors–will receive their shares in the form of digital asset securities issued by Securitize’s platform.

The funding round was co-led by leaders of VC and asset management, including Securitize’s largest investor, Blockchain Capital and investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Tactical Value.

United States, June 22, 2021 /AlexaBlockchain/ – Digital asset securities firm Securitize has raised $48 million in series B funding from new and existing investors to expand its leadership in digital asset securities and in the digitization of private capital markets.

Securitize

Founded in 2017, Securitize is the leader in digital asset securities, bringing together businesses seeking to raise capital with individuals and institutions seeking to invest in the private capital markets.

New investors include Ava Labs, IDC Ventures, Migration Capital, NTT Data and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank.

The round also included strong interest from existing investors wishing to increase their investments in Securitize, with Blockchain Ventures, Borderless Capital, Global Brain, Mouro Capital, Ripio, Ripple and SPiCE VC joining.

The raise comes before the anticipated launch of Securitize Markets, a marketplace designed for the trading of digital asset securities, providing a path to liquidity for the private capital markets.

Of note, participants in this Series B investment round–as well as previous and existing Securitize investors–will receive their shares in the form of digital asset securities issued by Securitize’s platform.

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