Tokenized Securities: The Next Generation of Asset Ownership
Carlos Domingo, CEO of Securitize Inc., joins Santiago Velez, co-founder & R&D division lead for Block Digital, to discuss security tokens, what can be tokenized, and the future of the crypto space. Domingo explains the importance of building out infrastructure for security tokens and how blockchain may be able to make securities much more liquid from launch. He believes that the more infrastructure built for liquidity, the more capital is available for the entire asset class. Domingo describes Security Token Offerings (STOs) and how he believes this is the direction most securities will go in the future. They cover the technologies used to build out an STO platform, like Securitize Inc., and the future of securities. Filmed on November 2, 2020. Key Learnings: Blockchain is a technology that removes the need for middle men or third parties to conduct transactions, and it appears that the traditional finance world can benefit from this in a variety of ways — one of the biggest examples is revolutionizing Securities offerings. This video helps viewers to understand the improvements blockchain can make on traditional finance and explains why it’s likely many companies will want to tokenize their assets at launch to reap the benefits blockchain provides.