SPAC Industry Expanding Beyond the US to Europe & Asia

Why SPACs are here to stay as a global opportunity By Vanessa Malone The Special Purpose Acquisition Company (“SPAC”) industry; made up of companies formed solely to raise capital, acquire existing private companies, and take them public, grew at an unprecedented rate over the last two years. In 2020, already a record year for SPACs, […]Continue Reading

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Global Fan Exchange offers athletes and celebrities an innovative way to fund their social impact initiatives

How GFX can help drive funding and awareness to charities By Vanessa Malone Global Fan Exchange is Horizon’s next generation fan engagement platform that will give fans the opportunity to invest, drive awareness, and share in the success of athlete and celebrity ventures. Not only are athletes and celebrities empowered to generate their own revenue […]Continue Reading

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How Ethereum is bringing blockchain to mainstream finance

Ethereum-powered markets are driving mainstream acceptance and adoption for blockchain technology Bitcoin and Ether continue to hold their places as the top two cryptocurrencies by market cap.  Hovering around $723.4 billion and $324 billion, respectively, these digital currencies are ushering in a new way to transfer money outside the control of a centralized entity.  This […]Continue Reading

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The future of global stock exchanges

Real-time trading, instant settlement, & direct exchange access using blockchain technology Stock trading has greatly evolved over the last few decades. Gone are the movie-esque trading floor scenes with hordes of men in suits loudly executing trades. In the 1980s, exchanges began replacing floor trading with automated trading systems and transactions started to be executed […]Continue Reading

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Why we’re choosing USDC stablecoin for traders to use on Upstream over other digital currencies

Why Upstream is accepting both digital currency and traditional bank payments By Vanessa Malone We’re getting close to the official launch of Upstream, our next generation exchange and trading app for digital securities.  On the surface, Upstream offers investors of all levels direct access to a regulated stock exchange through a userfriendly trading app. Under the […]Continue Reading

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How Upstream plans to disrupt the SPAC industry

The benefits of tokenized SPACs versus traditional SPACs for issuers and investors A few weeks ago, we announced that Horizon and MERJ Exchange are launching tokenized Special Purpose Acquisition Companies “SPACs” that will list on our joint venture ‘Upstream,’ the revolutionary stock exchange and trading app for digital securities. Upstream offers the world’s first blockchain-based […]Continue Reading

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Why celebrities are looking at Global Fan Exchange to mobilize fans & fund their ventures

By Vanessa Malone Global Fan Exchange “GFX” is Horizon’s next generation fan engagement platform giving fans the opportunity to invest, drive awareness, and share in the success of celebrity and athlete ventures. A few weeks ago we explored how Global Fan Exchange offers next generation athlete financing and what makes GFX unique. Now we want […]Continue Reading

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The first regulated exchange for tokenized SPACs

Horizon and MERJ announce tokenized SPACs on their digital stock exchange ‘Upstream’ By Vanessa Malone This week, we announced that Horizon and MERJ Exchange are launching tokenized Special Purpose Acquisition Companies “SPACs” that will list on our joint venture ‘Upstream,’ the revolutionary stock exchange and retail trading app for digital securities. This is the world’s […]Continue Reading

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Are SPACs the new IPOs?

What are SPACs and what’s coming next? By Vanessa Malone As of March 17, 2021, 268 special purpose acquisition companies ‘SPACs’ have raised over $87 billion in gross IPO proceeds.¹ In 2020, a record year for SPACs, 248 companies raised over $83 billion. This means that in just three months, the SPAC market raised more than […]Continue Reading

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Inside peak at digital stock exchange ‘Upstream’

Experience on the revolutionary exchange and trading app  By Vanessa Malone Upstream, a MERJ Exchange Market expected Q2 of 2021, is a fully regulated global stock exchange for digital securities. Powered by Horizon’s proprietary blockchain technology, the exchange will enable investors to trade shares in high-growth startups and other unique asset classes directly from the app. […]Continue Reading

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