STOs mimic traditional equity shares and may give investors some rights within the company. They replace traditional shares, but involve registering with regulators for the traditional initial public offering process. STOs may even include dividends and governance rights.
Tokens may be backed by equity, limited partnership shares or commodities.
- ICOs are so 2017, now there's a new term to fundraise with cryptocurrencies: the 'STO'. CBNC.
- STO is the New IPO. ICOAlert.com.
- 'You'd have to be nuts to run an ICO': The age of the ICO is coming to an end, giving way to a new trend in crypto. Business Insider.
- Security Token Offerings: The Next Mega-Trend in Crypto. Polymath.Network.