The State of Security Token Offerings STO

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In this meetup, we discuss Security Token Offerings as an alternative to Initial Coin Offerings that relate to utility tokens.

As presented in numerous Crypto conferences, the number of and raised capital through ICOs have been in steep decline since mid-2018. Non-existing regulatory frameworks, several fraud projects, and the decline of cryptocurrencies were among the reasons.

Will asset-backed STOs initiate a second wave of token offerings? How do typical STO projects look like, and where will Security Tokens be traded? These and more questions wil be discussed.

Richard Olsen, CEO Lykke
Our first Speaker tonight is Richard Olsen, CEO and Co-founder Lykke. Richard has dubbed himself the “grandfather of crypto” since he started Lykke as an exchange with initial seed funding in 2015 in Switzerland. Richard will present his view on how crypto service token will shape financial services.

Dr. Markus Kaulartz, CMS
A frequent speaker at blockmuc, and as a leading legal expert in the field of Blockchain, smart contracts and tokenization, Markus will give us the legal perspective on the state of security token offerings. His employer, law diem CMS, has recently published an extensive overview: