The Future of US Securities Will Be Tokenized – Hacker Noon

An age-old battle

The biggest opportunity to disrupt the financial services marketplace is with the tokenization of securities. To understand what that means, let’s talk about context: it begins with blockchain.

Without question, blockchain has been the buzziest technology in the past 12 months, longer for those in the know. In essence, blockchain is a ledger technology in which digital trades are tracked publicly where anyone and everyone can see them, and to edit this public ledger or add a new entry, there must be a computational consensus to verify it (this makes it very difficult for bad people to tamper with the ledger). There are many longer, better explanations of on May 31, where companies on StartEngine’s platform will be pitching to investors online.

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