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Here you’ll find insights, opinions and musings that will help you understand who we are, what we are doing and why it matters.
May 17, 2023
DLT will transform markets and enable deeper collaboration
At Tokenovate, we believe that in the near future Web 3.0 technologies will fundamentally transform financial market infrastructure as we know it. Advances in dissemination, storing, processing and accessing information through distributed ledger technology (DLT) and smart legal contracts offer attractive ways to reshape and improve the market. Because today, markets are marred with systemic…Read Post
April 24, 2023
The Promise of Derivative Smart Contracts on the Blockchain
It was 30 years ago that Nick Szabo proposed the concept of “smart contracts” for the execution of a structured derivative*. His vision was to deconstruct the product’s complexity using computer analysis, leading to simpler contracts that could be traded with low transaction costs. He defined smart contracts as computerised self-executing, self-verifying transaction protocols which…Read Post
April 21, 2023
Tokenovate making waves!
We were recently featured in Information Age as a leading UK start-up making waves in the Web3 world. This is what the article said: “Over the last decade, the derivatives industry has been subject to significant regulatory reform and oversight. However, much of the traditional infrastructure and technology underpinning these products requires modernisation. Many siloes…Read Post
April 12, 2023
Happy birthday, Tokenovate!
Today is Tokenovate’s first official birthday. One year ago, on April 12 2022, our founders Richard and Gerard formally incorporated the company and kick-started our journey. Here we reflect on a few things that we have learned during our first year. Market considerations Encouraged by accelerating market acceptance of a technology-first approach (such as cloud…Read Post
April 11, 2023
Tokenovate welcomes Brendan Bradley as Chairman
London, April 11 2023. Tokenovate, the UK-based financial services company providing distributed financial market infrastructure (dFMI) enabling programmatic lifecycle event management of the pre-trade to post-trade workflow for OTC and Exchange traded derivatives, announced today the appointment of Brendan Bradley to the Board of Directors and as its new Chairman effective immediately. Mr Bradley is…Read Post
April 3, 2023
A way forward for carbon offsets
The original intent of carbon offsetting is valiant. And the content of the Paris climate agreement is still valid, with many ground-breaking projects underway to deliver on its implicit promise. However, the emerging market solutions and implementations addressing greenhouse gas emissions are “chaotic and dysfunctional” and “an overhaul is overdue''. At least, that’s the conclusion…Read Post