News and views from and about the Business Ethereum ecosystem

Optimisus – June 7, 2023

Defactor Lending Protocol Raises $100M in Bond Tokenization for Small Businesses

Decentralized finance (DeFi) lending platform Defactor Labs announced on June 6 that it has achieved a significant milestone by tokenizing $100 million worth of Alpha Bonds. These bonds, which have been tokenized using the ERC-3643 token standard, will be utilized to provide loans to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), backed by real-world assets like receivables.

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Ledger Insights – May 31, 2023

State Street Global eyes tokenizing ETFs

At a recent ETF conference, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) expressed an interest in tokenizing exchange traded funds (ETFs). That carries weight because State Street manages the single largest ETF, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, with a market capitalization of almost $400 billion.

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Ledger Insights – April 19, 2023

Will MiCA stifle stablecoins?

With the EU’s Markets in Crypto Assets Regulations (MiCAR) receiving a final vote tomorrow, some have wondered about the impact on stablecoins.

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