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Permissioned (centralized) vs. permissionless (decentralized) blockchains have been a talking point in the blockchain (cryptocurrency) community since Satoshi Nakatomo released the now infamous Bitcoin whitepaper in the midst of the financial crisis. The release of the Facebook-led syndicate’s Libra coin whitepaper has rekindled the debate. Decentralists often state that only permissionless blockchains can host true cryptocurrencies. Proponents of private and consortium blockchains argue businesses and consumers don’t care about decentralization, as long as their experience is simpler, faster, cheaper, and more secure.

The four core components of an exchange (capital deposits, order books, order matching, and asset exchange) have traditionally been centralized. Blockchain projects focused on consumer-finance activities like banking, insurance, and securities trading are often regulated and must conduct Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks before opening an account (permissioned) to legally scale their solution. Exchange order books are stored on centralized servers (compromisable) and data is only available for a fee or at certain levels of membership. Order-matching is opaque and ensuring best execution is difficult. …


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Tokenization has substantial benefits that will bring structure, liquidity, and security to various markets. It has helped make improvements in areas like art, private equity, and real estate that have traditionally been fragmented. However, the team at Ahrvo believes tokenization of public equities will have regulatory, tax and practical barriers to adoption that make it hard to scale.

Approximately 70–80% of public equities are owned by institutional investors who invest on behalf of governments, pensions, foundations, endowments, and other institutions. Institutional investors abide by the investment policy statement (IPS). IPS statements set parameters that govern how clients funds can be invested. Standard IPS statements have 0% allocated to cryptocurrency. If cryptocurrency becomes a part of standard portfolio allocation, tokenized assets will likely be grouped with alternative assets. …


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In the age of iPhones, Androids, and App Stores the ability to positively impact your personal finances has never been easier. Technology has made tasks that previously required financial advisors and portfolio managers easy to accomplish. Services once reserved for the well off, are now accessible to the masses. Democratizing traditional finance and ushering in a new age of financial inclusivity.

Ahrvo is a financial technology company founded in March 2017. Ahrvo’s proprietary stock ranking system and resulting AhrvoScores™ help investors and traders of all backgrounds discover stock market winners and make timely and profitable investment decisions among more than 8000 stocks and ETFs. AhrvoScores are derived using the four main drivers of stock price performance — Quality, Value, Growth, and Momentum. It is simple: equities with high AhrvoScores consistently outperform the market; equities with low scores underperform. Ahrvo streamlines the discovery process as top-rated investment ideas are curated for users daily. …


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Determined to Make an Impact

Appo Agbamu, CFA, was an associate portfolio manager at one of the largest banks in the U.S. During his time there, Agbamu helped manage more than 2 billion dollars in assets for high net worth clients and charitable foundations. Two years later, he was gone. The decision wasn’t easy, but in order for his new venture to succeed long term, it would require his full attention and energy. …


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AhrvoDEEX

AhrvoDEEX is a peer-to-peer decentralized equity exchange that enables profitable trading by using multifactor ranking systems and deep learning algorithms that create smart equity scores and price targets to streamline the decision-making process.

Company Overview

Ahrvo is a financial technology company created in March 2017. Ahrvo’s proprietary multi-factor ranking system and resulting AhrvoScores help investors and traders of all backgrounds discover stock market winners and make timely and profitable investment decisions among more than 8000 stocks and ETFs. Ahrvo’s proprietary equity scoring model uses predictive analytics and data mining techniques to uncover and exploit patterns found in historical and projected stock market data in order to find the best stocks. AhrvoScores are derived using the four main drivers of stock price performance — Quality, Value, Growth, and Momentum. Each factor adjusts to stock market conditions creating consistently robust AhrvoScores. It is simple: stocks with high AhrvoScores consistently outperform the market; stocks with low scores underperform. …

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AhrvoDEEX

Ahrvo.io is building a blockchain based ecosystem enabling profitable equity trading using multifactor systems and neural networks to create smart stock scores.

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