oken offering to provide risk-managed exposure to the blockchain industry exclusively for Liquid users

Hong Kong — Global cryptocurrency exchange Liquid.com (“Liquid”) announces today that Two Prime’s inaugural FF Token — the FF1 — will be live and available for trading exclusively on the exchange starting 25 February, 2020. Unlike other tokens available on the market, the majority of which are single-asset, the FF1 token will offer purchasers a type of cryptocurrency that has safeguard mechanism using a well-diversified and risk-managed structured portfolio in the blockchain industry. 

Open source pioneer, Two Prime Co-Founder, and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Marc Fleury says: “With the FF1 Token, our vision is to provide a unique offering to the market. We offer a better way to get diversified exposure to crypto. For retail crypto purchasers, this means access to funds to which you would otherwise not be allocated. And for institutional purchasers, it means a hedged and safe approach to the next crypto wave. We bring professional risk management and capital allocation from traditional finance into the crypto space. For far too long, crypto trading has been based on speculation. We need to rethink the way we approach crypto and focus on what has worked best — financial applications. Through the FF Token and the Continuous Token Offering model, Two Prime’s vision is to bring greater abundance to the industry.”

Simply put, crypto has succeeded in three ways: 1) as an asset class; 2) in rapid fund formation, as demonstrated during the ICO boom; and 3) in the prevalent use of asset-backed tokens in the markets. Two Prime brings together Marc’s unparalleled experience in professionalizing open source software and co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Alexander S. Blum’s financial expertise and insight to create a product that is uniquely positioned to bridge the best practices of traditional finance and crypto. Along with Director of Finance Thejas Nalval, Two Prime’s core investment team will act as an active investor and bring value into the industry.

Two Prime will initially emit up to five million FF1 tokens into circulation onto secondary markets. The Continuous Token Offering (CTO) replicates the private equity approach of staged, de-risked financing and will continuously release additional tokens into circulation in line with real demand. The CTO model may be replicated in future FF Tokens in a multitude of verticals such as green technology and smart cities.

“We are introducing a new breed of cryptocurrency to the market with safeguard mechanisms that use real assets,” adds Alexander S. Blum. “The ICO was a remarkable innovation; it provided a liquid instrument for purchasers interested in early-stage investments that are usually reserved for institutional investors. Unfortunately, during the ICO boom of 2017, funds were misallocated and investors still feel the sting of the crash to this day. With the FF token and the CTO, Two Prime’s goal is to reignite rapid fund formation, restore the industry’s reputation, and bring maturity to the crypto markets.”

Commenting on FF1’s exclusive listing on Liquid.com, Kai Kono, Global Head of Business Development and Sales at Liquid, says: “We’re excited to bring Two Prime’s unique and innovative token to our members. We are committed to the development of the crypto industry, and the FF1 elevates the type of offering available on our platform. We look forward to working closely with the Two Prime team and bring about the next wave of crypto finance.”

The FF Token represents a new asset class. Funds raised from the sale of the FF1 will be allocated to projects that have been admitted to the Two Prime Partner Program, including BabelFinance, one of the world’s largest commercial crypto finance institutions, and leading crypto investment fund NGC Ventures. Two Prime is currently taking applications for the Partner Program. For more information on the program, please visit http://twoprime.io/partner


Two Prime CEO Dr. Marc Fleury and COO Alexander S. Blum are available for interview

About Two Prime

Founded by Dr. Marc Fleury and Alexander S. Blum, Two Prime is a fintech firm that focuses on the financial application of crypto in the real economy and is rethinking the approach to crypto application. By bridging the best practices of traditional finance and crypto, Two Prime is applying traditional models and economic theory to the space and introducing a new asset class – the FF Token. By leveraging the fund formation dynamics of crypto, along with the credibility and stability of traditional finance, the FF Token model will create stable value and real use application, reignite the crypto markets, and bring real value to purchasers.

For more information on Two Prime, please visit http://twoprime.io/ and follow Two Prime on Medium, Twitter and Telegram. To apply for the Two Prime Partner Program, please visit http://twoprime.io/partner

About Liquid 

Founded in 2014, we are a leading global fintech company that operates Liquid.com (“Liquid”), a global cryptocurrency platform that provides trading, exchange, and next generation financial services powered by blockchain technology. With offices in Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, and in the future, the USA, Liquid combines a strong network of local partners with extensive team experience in banking and financial products to deliver best in class financial services for its customers.

Today, Liquid is the world’s largest crypto-fiat platform by transaction volume, regulated in Japan. Powered by the World Book, which provides customers enhanced price matching and deeper liquidity for various fiat and cryptocurrency pairs, Liquid offers trading services for major cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum against fiat currency pairs in Japanese yen, US, Singapore and Australian dollars, and euro. More information is available at Liquid.com.

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