Evan Hansen
Jan 5, 2016 · 1 min read

Nasdaq Linq Enables First-Ever Private Securities Issuance Documented With Blockchain Technology www.nasdaq.com

NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that an issuer was able to use its Nasdaq Linq blockchain ledger technology to successfully complete and record a private securities transaction — the first of its kind using blockchain technology. Chain.com, an inaugural Nasdaq Linq client and blockchain developer, documented its issuance of shares to a private investor using Nasdaq’s blockchain-enabled technology. This transaction represents a major advance in the application of blockchain technology for private companies.

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