Real World Assets

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink is now a leader in tokenization. (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)
BlackRock's Tokenized Fund Quickly Rakes in $245M, Right Behind Franklin Templeton's Older Offering
The tokenized U.S. Treasury market is poised to reach $1 billion "very soon" given the growth of BlackRock's BUIDL, an analyst noted.
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink is now a leader in tokenization. (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)

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Ondo Finance to Move $95M to BlackRock's Tokenized Fund for Instant Settlements for Its T-Bill Token
The allocation marks to first example of a crypto protocol leveraging BlackRock's tokenized fund for its own offering.
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The Benefits of Assets Tokenization
We need to start thinking of blockchains as infrastructure for financial innovation rather than concentrating on the prices of a few digital assets, like bitcoin and ether, sa...
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Diamonds Arrive on a Blockchain With New Tokenized Fund on Avalanche Network
The tokenization of real-world assets – or placing traditional assets onto blockchain rails – is a growing trend in crypto with global financial giants entering the space.
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HSBC's building in Hong Kong. (Christian Mueller/Shutterstock)
HSBC’s Gold Token Goes Live for Retail Investors in Hong Kong
HSBC is claiming bragging rights for being the first bank to create a blockchain-based real world asset aimed at retail investors.
HSBC's building in Hong Kong. (Christian Mueller/Shutterstock)

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TrueFi Unveils Lending Protocol for Tokenized Real-World Assets; TRU Jumps 14%
Investors will be able to take out crypto loans by pledging TrueFi's U.S. Treasury bill tokens, with plans to expand collateral to other types of tokenized RWAs, according to...
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BlackRock CEO Larry Fink (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
BlackRock Enters Asset Tokenization Race With New Fund on the Ethereum Network
The asset management giant also made a strategic investment in asset tokenization company Securitize.
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

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Lithuania-Licensed Crypto Bank Meld to Offer Tokenized RWAs to Retail Investors
Meld, which is in partnership with the layer-1 blockchain of the same name, has an agreement with DeFi platform Swarm Markets, which started a real-world asset platform in Dec...
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BlackRock Creates Fund With Securitize, a Big Player in Real-World Asset Tokenization
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said in an interview earlier that the company's filings for spot bitcoin and ether ETFs were "stepping stones towards tokenization."
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Sygnum Tokenizes $50M of Fidelity International Fund as Matter Labs Moves Reserves to Blockchain
The move was part of zkSync developer Matter Labs' long-term goal to move its treasury reserves to a blockchain.
Art installation reminiscent of digital ecosystems