Horizon’s end-to-end blockchain technology suite

How our blockchain technology works together to usher in the future of trading By Vanessa Malone There is a lot of hype in the blockchain industry with companies making claims about what they ‘will’ create, or even more detrimental, making false claims about the capabilities of their existing companies. We’ve always liked the approach of coming […]Continue Reading

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Upstream exchange introduces a commercial use case for trading securities on Ethereum layer 2

What’s the significance of Upstream as an Ethereum layer 2 solution for trading securities Upstream, the Horizon-powered exchange and trading app for digital securities going live soon, is built using Ethereum blockchain technology. On the surface, Upstream offers global investors a real-time, secure, and intuitive trading app. Under the hood, Upstream introduces what we believe […]Continue Reading

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What trading opportunities will Upstream support?

What types of assets are we targeting for our digital stock exchange and trading app By Vanessa Malone We are getting closer to the launch of Upstream, a MERJ Exchange Market, and revolutionary digital stock exchange and trading app for digital securities powered by Horizon’s blockchain technology. Here are the trading opportunities that we aim to […]Continue Reading

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How we’re building the ultimate fan-investor community on Global Fan Exchange & Upstream

Building GFX & Upstream into a global hub for unique fan engagement & trading opportunities By Vanessa Malone Over the last few weeks we’ve announced some incredible strategic partners that have joined our team. A recap of our latest strategic partnerships: July 7, 2021-Grammy-winning, international superstar Armando Christian Pérez, aka Pitbull, joins Global Fan Exchange’s […]Continue Reading

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Are KYC, AML and other regulations coming to the NFT market?

Incoming regulations could be coming for the $2.5B NFT market Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) make up a $2.5 billion market and growing, up from $13.7 million in the first half of 2020.¹  Many of the leading NFT platforms, including OpenSea, Axie Infinity, CryptoPunks and Rarible have seen record volume in the last few weeks. OpenSea’s transaction volume […]Continue Reading

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SEC Chair Gary Gensler calls for more investor protection in crypto realm

SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s recent comments on crypto and the implications By Vanessa Malone Last week, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler gave a speech before the Aspen Security Forum and an exclusive interview with CNBC surrounding regulation in the crypto space. Some were optimistic that the new SEC Chair, whose background includes teaching a blockchain course […]Continue Reading

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Horizon partners with Timbaland’s ‘Beatclub’

Details on the partnership aiming to give fans the ability to own & trade music shares & NFTs from award-winning producers & songwriters “Beatclub connects our growing music creator community with industry-leading producers. Our partnership with Horizon and Global Fan Exchange adds another key component in driving artists’ success by mobilizing fans and allowing them […]Continue Reading

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What the 2021 Olympics are showing us about the future of fan engagement

The digitization of fan engagement and opportunities to come The 2021 summer Olympics look a little different than past years. Due to a recent COVID-19 spike in Tokyo, the majority of events have banned fans from filling the stands. What we’ve learned after over a year of disruption to live sporting events is that the energy […]Continue Reading

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Horizon & SME 360 to bring sports & entertainment investment opportunities from Asia Pacific to Global Fan Exchange

Horizon partners with SME 360 to expand GFX to sports teams and celebrities across Asia Pacific “The possibility of not only generating but maintaining viral fan engagement is built into Global Fan Exchange. Our partnership with Horizon and GFX creates an innovative value add for our talent looking to leverage their personal brands and generate new […]Continue Reading

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Pitbull joins Global Fan Exchange’s music division

Grammy-winning artist Pitbull’s involvement to advise musicians on new way to leverage their personal brands and fund ventures with meaningful fan capital on the fan engagement platform “It is an honor to join GFX’s music division as a strategic advisor. When I saw the innovation behind the GFX platform, I knew I had to be […]Continue Reading

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