One of the biggest concerns investors have is the issue of liquidity. Secondary markets just do not exist. or do they? In this podcast, Mark Elenowitz, the Founder and President of Horizon and partner at Upstream, explains how he and his company are developing a blockchain technology-based national securities exchange, the first of its kind! With investor protection, security, disclosure, transparency, and safety all in place, learn how Upstream is now poised to provide investors with fanbase products, traditional IPO services, OTC stock tokenization, NFT capability, and liquidity for existing crowdfunding offerings. In other words: a complete game changer for the industry!
Everyone knows how important investor protection is, but investor liquidity should not be overlooked either. Enter Upstream. Upstream is a revolutionary exchange and trading app for digital securities in an investor-driven market. Its aim is to unlock liquidity for investors of all levels and features some of the highest levels of transparency, accessibility, and investor protections enforced using Ethereum blockchain technology. These innovations include direct access to the exchange on the Upstream app, best bids and offers displayed on a public orderbook powered by blockchain, and prevented predatory market practices like short selling.
As Mr. Elenowitz mentions on the podcast, Upstream allows investors to trade shares in IPOs, crowdfunded companies, US and International equities, SPACs, and celebrity/sports ventures. By unlocking liquidity on a revolutionary digital stock exchange, investors of all levels can now join a trading community democratized by design and gain access to unique asset classes. Learn how his team, their technology, their commitment, and detail to compliance issues are the components giving investors the answer to their liquidity concerns.
Upstream is a MERJ Exchange Market, powered by Horizon, and an affiliate of the World Federation of Exchanges. In this podcast, Mark explains all the functionality of Upstream, the regulatory issues he has faced, what investors need to know, who exactly can invest, and how issuers can get listed on the Upstream platform, as well as what the future of Upstream holds for industries such as real estate, medical, sports, entertainment, etc.
Visit the Upstream website at Upstream.Exchange today and download the app. It’s time to swim Upstream!
ABOUT OUR GUEST: Mark Elenowitz
Mark H. Elenowitz, CEO and Founder of BANQ®, the electronic division of TriPoint Global Equities, LLC, is an electronic investment banking platform that streamlines the matching of investors with quality growth companies and alternative investment opportunities. BANQ® is the leader in Regulation A+ IPOs. BANQÂ®â€™s methodology enables Reg A+ offerings to look, feel and settle like traditional offerings. BANQÂ® made history by completing the first Reg A+ to list on a National Securities Exchange and the first to list on the New York Stock Exchange. BANQÂ® widely markets its offerings utilizing the new general solicitation and advertising rules promulgated by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, in response to the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012. The BANQÂ® team hopes to continue making history by combining its deep experience in the equity capital markets with its tech-focused platform to become the global leader in fully-compliant STOs.
Mr. Elenowitz is responsible for the overall corporate development of TriPoint and BANQÂ®, advising clients on structuring, financings and acquisitions. He has extensive experience in advising clients on governance, compliance, and capital markets navigation. He has worked with numerous public and private companies and has served on numerous Board of Directors. Mr. Elenowitz integrates a strong, successful entrepreneurial background with extensive financial services and capital markets experience. He is an expert in capital markets investigative analysis of trading activity, short selling and market activity, providing investigative services for Board of Directors, Special Committees and public companies. Mr. Elenowitz also served as an expert witness in FINRA arbitrations and court actions. In addition, Mr. Elenowitz is Managing Director of TriPoint Capital Advisors, LLC, a merchant banking and financial consulting affiliate of TriPoint Global Equities. He is a noted speaker at Small Cap and Reg A events, including the 2017 & 2018 SEC Small Business Forums and has been profiled in BusinessWeek and CNBC, as well as several other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Business and Management with a B.S. in Finance. He holds Series 24, 62, 63, 79, 82 and 99 licenses.
Mr. Elenowitz is also the President of GlobexUS Holdings Corp. Globex is a software R&D and licensing business specialized in blockchain technologies for digital securities. Their key focus is on total regulatory compliance for the issuance of registered or exempt securities in the U.S. including KYC/AML/CIP, Transfer Agent technology and www.tokenetics.com, which is a Full-service turn key Software-as-a-Service Ethereum ERC-20 tokenization solution for U.S. and international businesses.
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