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News Overstock’s blockchain arm tZERO will provide its technology to tokenize River Plaza, a luxury residential development in Manchester, United Kingdom. Following a partnership with U.K.-based real estate investment firm Alliance Investments, tZERO plans to tokenize at least $25 million of River..
News Overstock’s venture capital arm Medici Ventures has invested in PeerNova, a startup that develops blockchain-based solutions for financial institutions to synchronize their data across multiple systems. In an Oct. 22 news release, PeerNova reported that it had raised $31 million in growth fun..
News Boston Security Token Exchange (BSTX), a platform jointly owned by BOX Digital Markets and Overstock’s blockchain arm tZERO, has filed an application with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve the launch of a market for publicly traded registered security token..
News E-commerce giant Overstock has opened a blockchain Research and Development (R&D) center in Ireland. According to a press release published on Oct. 9, the firm’s new R&D center is located in “IDA’s flagship North West business park in Sligo” and is expected to make its 100th Irish hire before..
News The largest shareholder in Overstock-funded blockchain wealth management startup Bankorus has claimed that the firm has no money left. In a statement issued on Oct. 6, Sonic Zhang said that previous funding deals for Bankorus had fallen through and that all its employees have resigned. Zhang:..
News A new complaint filed in Utah accuses Overstock.com, former CEO Patrick Byrne and former CFO Greg Iverson of securities fraud. The complaintFiled on Friday, Sept. 27, the complaint requests a trial by jury, alleging that Byrne designed Overstock.com’s digital asset-based dividend as a means o..
Analysis On Sept. 19, former Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne sold his entire stake in the firm, which accounted for 13% of the company and was worth over $90 million. While the move surprised many, those closely following Patrick’s eccentric personality saw it coming from a mile away. Overstock w..
News Overstock’s venture capital arm Medici Ventures has made a $2 million investment into Salt Lake City-based Evernym, a startup that develops blockchain-based self-sovereign identity networks. Per a Sept. 26 press release, Medici invested $2 million into Evernym through participation in the com..
News Online retail giant Overstock filed an S-3 form for the registration of its blockchain-based digital preferred stock with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The news builds on previous reports that the firm was looking to liberalize its planned digital dividend shares..
News American e-commerce giant Overstock.com has appointed Jonathan Johnson as the company’s new chief executive officer, according to an announcement on Sept. 23. Johnson has served as an interim CEO of Overstock since the end of August when Patrick Byrne stepped down. Presently, Johnson also act..