To date, a majority of Qualified Opportunity Zone directed funds have been committed to real estate related projects including affordable housing, commercial or residential real estate, and mixed-use developments.
Category: Financial Innovation and Blockchain
Three veteran operators and practitioners in private markets share their thoughts on the future of private securities markets and the evolutionary steps needed for the market to improve its efficiency.
Chances are if you grew up in the Midwest, at some point you heard your parents or grandparents longingly say “I remember when this was just a cornfield”. Whether they were referring to a modern building, a factory, a shopping mall, or some other sign of the changing times
Technology has had a profound impact on financial services in the US. New payment methods enabled the growth of e-commerce, peer-to-peer lending redefined personal loan markets, and Robo-advisors changed the face of wealth management
This week I attended a virtual meeting organized by Texas Blockchain Committee (TBC) and hosted by the office of State Representative Tan Parker. In attendance, there were individuals and organizations based in Texas that are involved in developing practical applications of Blockchain technology
At their core, shared computing systems, or decentralized networks, are systems that allow many computers to collectively come to an agreement over a shared set of data. At any moment, the last agreed-upon set of data represents the authoritative state of the network. Efforts are underway to design systems that can enable a large range of platforms for trustworthy shared computing.
I am excited to now share that IOI Capital and Markets, LLC. has become a registered broker-dealer with an Alternative Trading System (ATS) license. We are believed to be the first such broker-dealer in the U.S. to operate a blockchain-based platform for the digital issuance of private securities and secondary trading of private placement securities