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Overstock’s Security Token Trading Platform to Give Investors Control Over Token-Holdings

The security token exchange subsidiary of e-commerce retail giant Overstock, tZero, has started releasing control of its tokens, according to a letter to investors released on Jan. 11.Last August, the subsidiary had announced that its security token offering would close, having raised $134 million out of the maximum amount of

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Overstock’s tZERO Receives Patent for ‘Crypto Integration Platform’

E-commerce giant Overstock.com’s cryptocurrency subsidiary tZERO has filed a patent for a “crypto integration platform” for trading digital assets. The patent was published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Jan. 1.The patent filing describes a system that would be able to receive orders to trade “digital transactional

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Overstock’s Investment Wing Uses Digital Tokens to Acquire Shares from Security Startup

Photo: Medici Ventures INCMedici Ventures, Overstock.com’s investment wing, has acquired digital tokens translating to 3.6 million shares from Chainstone Labs. These shares are a 29.6% stake in the startup worth $3.6 million. That marks the first step of venturing into the security token markets by Chainstone.Furthermore, Medici plans to

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Overstock’s Medici Ventures Uses Ravencoin Blockchain for Equity Purchase in Chainstone Labs – Completes $3.6 Million Securities Token Transfer

About Richard KasteleinFounder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), partner at ICO services collective CryptoAsset Design Group ($500m+ and 50+ ICOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory

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Overstock’s Medici Ventures Acquires Stake in Agricultural Blockchain Firm

Medici Ventures, the blockchain venture arm of Overstock.com Inc., has purchased $2.5 million in equity in agricultural blockchain project GrainChain, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 4.Founded in 2003, GrainChain has developed a blockchain-powered system that enables supply chain parties to track the distribution process of harvests.

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Overstock’s Blockchain Unit Invests $6 Million in Crypto Social Network ‘Minds’

Overstock.com Inc.’s blockchain subsidiary, Medici Ventures, made a $6 million Series A investment in Minds, an open-source, blockchain-based crypto social network. Under the partnership, Overstock founder and CEO Patrick M. Byrne joined Minds Inc.’s board of directors. “There has been increasing excitement in recent years over the power of blockchain technology to liberate individuals

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Overstock’s Medici Ventures Invests in Decentralized Social Network

Overstock’s venture capital subsidiary Medici Ventures has invested in decentralized social network Minds, Inc. (Minds.com), according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Oct. 22.Founded in 2011, Minds is a decentralized social networking platform that rewards users for their activity online via cryptocurrencies, revenue, and views of their content. Recently,

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Overstock’s Medici Ventures Invests in Blockchain Platform to Fight Wine Counterfeits

Overstock.com’s venture capital subsidiary Medici Ventures has invested in Israeli-based technology company VinX to develop a blockchain-powered wine futures platform, according to a press release published October 4. The exact amount of the investment was not disclosed.Per the announcement, VinX plans to develop a token-based digital wine futures platform based

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