BCAP Security Tokens to be Available at SharesPost

BCAP is a token of the Blockchain Capital, which tokensale successfully took place back in April 2017
11 January 2019   889

BCAP tokens, representing shares of Blockchain Capital III, is listed on the SharesPost regulated trading platform, according to a press release.

Note that the Blockchain Capital tokensale successfully took place back in April 2017. At their core, BCAP tokens are security tokens because they represent shares in an investment portfolio that includes large companies and crypto-industry projects.

Due to global legal uncertainty, BCAP tokens soon began to disappear from the listing of cryptocurrency exchanges, and then completely became illiquid. For a long time, these tokens could be bought or sold only on the decentralized EtherDelta Exchange. The BCAP market price at this site was, as a rule, well below net worth.

BCAP became the first security token on the SharesPost alternative trading platform. Asset trading is available to accredited investors.

This is an important milestone for the digital securities ecosystem. Now companies can efficiently raise capital and provide liquidity globally by leveraging blockchain technology in a way that complies with securities laws. We are very excited to be connecting the more than 50,000 institutional and individual accredited investors using the SharesPost marketplace with companies and funds like Blockchain Capital that are leading the way. We believe that over time digital securities will join preferred and common stock as the mainstays of the private capital market.
 

Greg Brogger

Founder and CEO, SharesPost

At the end of last year, Blockchain Capital participated in the financing of Securitize startup.

OCamlPro May Implement Unplanned Tezos Hardfork

Anyone can fork Tezos' blockchain but Foundation says "OCamlPro management does not have the best interests of the Tezos community in mind"
18 June 2019   425

The non-profit organization Tezos Commons Foundation has published an official statement about a potential hardfork, which may be initiated by the French development team OCamlPro, the company's grantee.

As evidence, the organization published the text of an e-mail allegedly sent by Starchain Capital, a recently registered cryptocurrency fund.

According to the document, the management of OCamlPro and Starchain Capital announced a collaboration to develop and implement a fork of the Tezos blockchain called Dune Protocol in September 2019. The letter also says that Starchain Capital is attracting “investments to finance a separate project.”

Representatives of Tezos recalled that the blockchain can hold forks anyone. The problem, according to them, is the “OCamlPro management does not have the best interests of the Tezos community in mind".

We found the text also includes a number of inaccurate (to put it mildly) statements that are intended to exaggerate the position of OCamlPro leadership. They did not create OCaml, Fabrice was not the ‘teacher’ of Tezos co-founder Arthur Breitman, and the main Tezos engineers who were originally at OCamlPro are now working at Nomadic Labs, not OCamlPro.
 

Shaun Belcher

Executive Director, Tezos Commons Foundation

However, confirmation of whether the letter is an original or a fake has not yet been submitted.

OCamlPro participated in the Tezos grants program and worked on projects, Liquidity and TzScan. However, OCamlPro refused to fully disclose the code of their products, which is one of the conditions for receiving grants. Tezos Foundation announced the termination of funding OCamlPro in case of non-compliance in the second quarter of this year.

In March, the Tezos blockchain project completed the first round of voting for proposals for updating the protocol. The winning bid was ‘Athens A’, which received 18,181 votes.