TORONTO, Ontario - Equibit Group, creator of the Equibit blockchain and blockchain applications for the global securities industry, has unveiled its first look at Portfolio, its new digital wallet for the Equibit system.
Portfolio will be used to store the platform's native token (EQB) and Bitcoin, and will enable users to trade EQB and Equibit-registered securities. Portfolio is a completely private and secure digital wallet, accessible only by the user.
Other key features of Portfolio include:
- Real-time order book and market depth for all Equibit-registered securities
- Peer-to-peer trades with investors and issuers on the network
- Creation and issuance of securities
- Blockchain browsing for available issuances
- Investor relations management functionalities and services, including polls, proxies and dividend payments
"We've made tremendous progress with Portfolio, designed to offer unrivalled functionality that doesn't compromise user experience," says Chris Horlacher, CEO, Equibit Group. "We're fast approaching the point where Portfolio will be ready for public use, and are excited to deliver a digital wallet that will exceed the expectations of our customers."
Portfolio is expected to be available to the public in late 2017.
About Equibit Group
Equibit Group is applying blockchain technology to establish the world's first peer-to-peer equity and debt marketplace. In much the same way Bitcoin applied digital technology to currency and payments, Equibit eliminates the need for expensive infrastructure and third-party facilitation from depositories or transfer agents. Registration, transfer, settlement and investor relations will all be managed securely and digitally within a decentralized environment. Founded by a former CFO from the securities industry and a team of blockchain development experts, Equibit Group was established to revolutionize the securities industry.