Upstream gives global exposure opportunity to dual listing issuers

Unlock enhanced liquidity potential and a diverse investor base with Upstream By Fernanda De La Torre  In the dynamic world of trading, Upstream, a MERJ Exchange market, aims to be a pivotal trading venue that not only expands reach to new international investors but also leverages our media community to increase visibility around an issuer’s […]Continue Reading

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Upstream Announces Exchange Dual Listing Program for 2024

Upstream working to create economic development for foreign exchanges and their issuers with streamlined dual listings on Upstream’s global trading app By Fernanda De La Torre As it stands today, it is difficult for international investors to buy U.S. and Canadian listed securities. Retail investors outside the U.S. and Canada don’t typically have streamlined access to […]Continue Reading

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Upstream Up Close: bitcoin ETFs and the future of blockchain-powered trading

Now accepting applications for Bitcoin ETFs to trade on Upstream’s next-generation retail trading app By Fernanda De La Torre The first Upstream Up Close episode of the year dropped today, this week’s focus, bitcoin ETFs! Following the SEC’s recent approval of the first U.S.-listed bitcoin ETFs on January 10, 2024, aimed at tracking bitcoin’s performance, […]Continue Reading

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Bitcoin ETFs approved by SEC, what could this mean for the future of blockchain-powered trading?

Bitcoin ETFs and the Implications for the future of blockchain-powered applications By Vanessa Malone Last week on January 10th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission granted approval for the first-ever U.S.-listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) designed to track the performance of bitcoin. The SEC has approved 11 applications,¹ including BlackRock, Ark Investments/21Shares, Bitwise, Fidelity, Grayscale, Invesco and […]Continue Reading

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Smart contracts = smart upgrades to the current trading ecosystem

An Upstream Up Close recap taking an in-depth look at smart upgrades and the impacts it can have on the current trading ecosystem By Anastasia Samaras This week, the Upstream team published the 10th episode of their Twitter (X) Spaces series, ‘Upstream Up Close’, featuring 10–15 minute conversations about NFTs, blockchain, and trading on Upstream. […]Continue Reading

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Upstream: Experience a next generation trading venue with real-time trades and settlements

Elevate your trading experience and the trading experience for your digital-first investors with instant trades and settlements By Fernanda De La Torre Current inefficiencies with stock settlements today In the world of financial markets, settlements are the crucial finalization of trades, involving the transfer of ownership and payment between buyers and sellers. Traditionally, this process […]Continue Reading

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Upstream vs Traditional Trading Apps

Exploring the future of capital markets as upstream challenges traditional trading apps By Fernanda De La Torre Last week, the Upstream team published the ninth episode of their new Twitter Spaces series, ‘Upstream Up Close’, featuring 10–15 minute conversations about NFTs, blockchain, and trading on Upstream. The ninth episode put Upstream head-to-head against traditional trading […]Continue Reading

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SEC’s move towards transparency in Short Selling — a step in the right direction

Upstream’s blockchain-powered market goes a step further with no short selling allowed By Vanessa Malone Conventional financial markets do not offer safeguards against short selling. On Upstream, a MERJ Exchange Market powered by blockchain technology, short selling is inherently not allowed. We believe the technology powering Upstream’s investing app signifies the next phase of capital […]Continue Reading

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Spinoff share distributions on Upstream

What’s a spinoff share distribution and how do you participate on Upstream? By Vanessa Malone Upstream, a MERJ Exchange market, is a globally accessible trading app for securities and NFTs. Powered by blockchain technology, Upstream features what we believe to be the future of transparent, instant, peer to peer trading. We are actively accepting dual […]Continue Reading

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Exploring Upstream’s Cutting-Edge Geofenced NFTs

How Upstream combines location and blockchain technology to create meaningful interactions for brands and their fans By Fernanda De La Torre We’re excited to announce the launch of our enhanced geofenced NFTs on Upstream! This groundbreaking feature aims to provide brands, companies, and public figures with a unique avenue for releasing digital collectibles and offers […]Continue Reading

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