The recent “Crypto Winter” has seen a shift of investor focus away from crowdfunded platforms offering utility tokens, towards security tokens which seek to provide greater value stability and more predictable investment returns. With flexible and commercially-minded legislation, political stability, an internationally recognized securities regulatory regime, and a special economic zone that has proved attractive to technology entrepreneurs, the Cayman Islands has already established itself as a leading offshore technology hub and is well placed to take advantage of this shift to securitizing and digitalizing common assets as the “Crypto Spring” arrives.
Utility tokens, in their purest form, provide a means of access to a technology platform or service. Utility tokens derive their value from the demand for that access, rather than from the value of any underlying asset or share in the profits of the venture.
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