The Crypto-Securities Canon

We loved Andreessen Horowitz’s Crypto Canon, but felt it was missing a section on Crypto-Securities. We put together the following list covering asset tokenization, security tokens, and regulation. Please contact us to nominate additions. We will continue to update over time.

Asset Tokenization

Tokenization of Traditional Assets
Stephen McKeon, Aug. 11, 2017

Podcast: Token Talks — Harbor: Tokenized Private Equity
Zachary DeWitt, Wing; Josh Stein, Harbor

PayPal Alum: How Blockchain Will Change Investing and Why Real Estate Will Be First
Fortune Magazine, May 19, 2018

The Promise of Automated Compliance
Stephen McKeon, Feb. 6, 2018

How Tokenization is Putting Real-World Assets on Blockchains
Addison Cameron-Huff, Distributed, March 30, 2017

How Blockchain Technology Will Reduce Trade Friction for Everything from Real Estate to Fine Art
CNBC, Eric Jackson, Stephen McKeon, Jan. 29, 2018

Ex-PayPal Executive David Sacks Explains How His New Company Will Change Crypto Trading
CNBC, Eric Jackson, Feb. 6, 2018

Security Tokens

The Security Token Thesis
Stephen McKeon, May 25, 2018

Podcast: The Flippening — Security Token Documentary Part I
Josh Stein of Harbor, professor Stephen McKeon; Bruce Fenton of Chainstone Labs; and securities attorney Zach Robins.

What is a Security Token? Harbor’s CEO Explains
Fortune Magazine, May 18, 2018

Introducing the Private ICO (PICO): How to Bring Token Fundraising into Compliance
By David Sacks and Josh Stein, Feb. 27, 2018

The Official Guide to Tokenized Securities
Anthony Pompliano (Anthony Pompliano), Feb. 25, 2018

Introducing Harbor and the Regulated Token (R-Token)
Arisa Amano, Harbor, Feb. 6, 2018

8 Important Things to Know about Security Tokens/Token Regulation
Lukas Schor, The Argon Group, Nov. 22, 2017

Why ICOs Should Want to Be Securities
Lindsay Lin, Oct. 2, 2017

Equity Token Finance
David Siegel, Nov. 6, 2017


SEC Chief: ‘Every ICO I’ve Seen is a Security’
CoinDesk, Feb. 6, 2018

Statement on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, Dec. 11, 2017

Company Halts ICO After SEC Raises Registration Concerns (aka Munchee action)
SEC, Dec. 11, 2017

SEC Issues Investigative Report Concluding DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset, Were Securities (aka The DAO Report)
SEC, July 25, 2017

Munchee Settlement Puts the Utility Token Argument to the Test
Coin Center, Peter Valkenburgh, Dec. 12, 2017

The SAFT is a Reasonable Approach to Securities Law When Pre Selling Useful Network Tokens 
Coin Center, Oct. 2, 2017