Fiat gateway has activated a new community of investors.
PALO ALTO, CA — DEC 19, 2018 — Swarm, a non-profit providing open infrastructure for digital securities, announced today that TheArtToken (TAT), an investment opportunity issued using Swarm’s technology, has exceeded its first funding goal with over USD $5 Million committed.
Earlier this month we announced two major advancements for digital assets: the launch of TheArtToken and of Swarm’s new fiat investor gateway powered by Mercury FX. It is no surprise that days later, we are seeing TAT reach their first funding target, with many investors choosing to use fiat currencies to purchase TAT. Investors seek familiarity and trust, and the offerings from the teams at TheArtToken and Mercury FX intersect on Swarm to bring investors a tangible investment opportunity and the ability to safely invest using their currency of choice.
— Philipp Pieper, CEO and Co-Founder of Swarm
TAT empowers investors to profit from the combined benefits of the newest open blockchain technology and the oldest man-made tangible asset in the world, art. Each TAT purchased represents fractional ownership of a collection of Post War & Contemporary Art managed by the experts at Fine Art Digital, which is stored in a Swiss bonded warehouse secured by the Swiss government.
Mercury FX, a trusted global currency specialist, operates Swarm’s fiat investor gateway. Through this integration, investors using Swarm’s platform can now commit funds using over 30 fiat currencies, including USD, EUR, CHF and GBP. Swarm investors can also choose to commit funds using cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dai, Dash, and SWM.
The TAT sale continues on Swarm, with TheArtToken team aiming to raise a minimum of USD 16 million.
Swarm is a non-profit providing open infrastructure for the creation, issuance, and transfer of digital securities. Having built a marketplace for investors to discover and access formerly exclusive asset classes like real estate funds and private equity, Swarm empowers you to invest alongside others, forming a Swarm that collectively meets minimum funding requirements to participate in these investment opportunities. Swarm has created Market Access Protocol, an open source, decentralized system for the safe and compliant purchase and transfer of digital securities within and across blockchains.
Guided by the values of inclusion and disintermediation, Swarm builds tools that remove barriers between investors and investments. Providing needed infrastructure for compliance and compatibility, Swarm brings efficiency and access to the multi-trillion dollar securities and private equity sectors, enabling the space and all market participants to flourish.
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More information on TheArtToken:www.thearttoken.com
TheArtToken Listing on Swarm: https://invest.swarm.fund/explore/details/13
Video: TheArtToken: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGPD_rvWs4I
More information on Swarm fiat gateway powered by MercuryFX: https://swarm.fund/fiat-gateway/