Afri-X and DigiShares Bring Tokenization to Africa

DigiShares' Weekly Update
Issue #62, May 31st 2021


Each year, we plan with passion and excitement for our annual and signature event #FintechDisrupt - aiming to educate, inform, and inspire delegates about new and innovative opportunities with blockchain technology in the financial industry and in particular with the tokenization of securities and assets. Thanks to the support and commitment from our sponsors, partners and community, Digital Securities and Tokenization Summit 2021 was a huge success. We hope everyone enjoyed the event and it was a worthwhile investment of your time, energy and money.

In case you missed it, we are sending out the event recordings in the next few weeks; if you wish to receive them, please go ahead and subscribe to our newsletter.

And there is much more to come. Stay tuned for our upcoming webinars in the following months. If you have any topics you would like us to cover, do not hesitate to send us a message.

Real Estate Investment and Tokenization: DigiShares on Growing Cities Podcast

In this episode, Viviana and our CEO Claus Skaaning talked about how the real estate and finance industries can capitalize on a future that would be founded on blockchain infrastructure and how does it work. Listen to it here.

Hosted by Vivian M. Addo, a real estate investment consultant based in New York City USA, the Growing Cities Podcast brings together guests who envision a greater future for cities across the globe. A must-listen for those who want to get the insights into the minds of city development officials, real estate investors to urban artists and understand the dynamics that will shape the future skylines of ever-expanding urban crawls. The "Growing Cities" is currently available on Spotify, Google Play Music and Apple Podcast.

June 14th: 'How to Tokenise an Asset' Webinar by AREF

Join us for this online AREF event for some insightful talks and discussions led by industry leaders and experts. Attendees can expect to:

- Take a look at how tokenization can be implemented within the Real Estate Industry.

- Hear from industry experts on the legal and regulatory issues applicable to tokenization and how this affects AREF's members.

- Hear a walk through of the practical steps involved; a compare and contrast on regulation vs a conventional deal; and a view from the fintech industry on adoption.

The Association of Real Estate Funds (AREF) is the UK-based body that represents the interests of its member funds, those firms that advise and support them and the end-investors. Their membership includes over sixty-five funds spanning the leading real estate fund management houses in the industry, through to smaller, specialist boutiques, with a collective net asset value of over £72bn. They now have more than fifty Affiliate members, a number of Associate members and hundreds of Investor members.

To learn more about AREF, check out their website here.