BlackRock Partners with Securitize to Create Tokenized Fund—What This Means for the Industry

The Week in Crypto:


  • This week, the crypto industry saw an important ruling on the origins of Bitcoin and its potential tokenization, as well as significant developments regarding Ethereum's position in the evolving industry.
  • Asset management giant BlackRock has created a new fund in partnership with Securitize, suggesting a turning point toward the tokenization of real assets.

Key News

  • The British court ruled that Craig Wright is not Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious founder of Bitcoin.
  • The Dencun update on Ethereum has reduced fees for layer 2 solutions, making the network more accessible and scalable.

Crypto Analysis

  • BlackRock's new fund, the BlackRock USD Institutional Digital Liquidity Fund, marks the company's growing commitment to tokenization.
  • The fund may indicate a shift towards Ethereum, as it is positioned to be a significant player in the tokenization of real assets.
  • Despite a lack of transparency regarding the fund's scope, its inception suggests that tokenization may be the next step in the financial industry's technological transformation.

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  • Craig Wright Is Not Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Judge Rules
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