A Primer to Security Tokens

03 April 2020 / By CIQTeam

As the world of digital currency continues to evolve the introduction of security tokens has brought in a new wave of interest and excitement of institutional money in the cryptocurrency market. Going by expert views, the newfound interest in security tokens is here to stay! Let’s find out a little more about them and how they can help individuals and companies ride the wave of success and financial prudence in near future.

What are Security tokens?
Security tokens are actual financial securities, like shares or equity in traditional assets, startups, venture funds or even real estate. They can be best described as tradable assets that are available to only authorized or verified participants. They represent the investor’s ownership in an underlying security of a company or his/her share in a cash flow generated by the company.

The reason they have become a significant part of the blockchain is because of the extensive programmability they offer – Apoorv Gupta