NEW YORK / HAMILTON, BERMUDA — 14 February 2019 — Fundamental Interactions (FI) today announced the launch of its proprietary automated-hedging platform designed to jumpstart liquidity within a new exchange. It allows an automated market maker to refactor quote feeds from an active external exchange in order to supply continuous order liquidity to the internal market book. VL Financial Ltd, currently in the process of attaining a digital asset license, will use the service in Bermuda.

The service has two legs (auto-quoting and auto-hedging) each performed from the principal account of a market maker to the exchange. The auto-quoting process converts bid-ask quotes from external exchange market data feeds into orders to create liquidity. The auto-hedger leg of the process is a dynamic hedging and routing system that optimally liquidates positions resulting from the auto-quoting process.

“The ability to generate instant liquidity in Bermuda for digital asset tokens that are actively trading in other markets is an important avenue,” says Julian Jacobson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Fundamental Interactions Inc.

The liquidity platform is broadly compatible with any asset class but is primarily focused on tokenized assets and can be implemented as a plug and play liquidity service within FI’s virtual and nano exchange platforms, or it can be deployed as a stand-alone backend process for a market maker to intermediate between venues via FIX or Native API’s. The hedging process can be administered by an HTML5 interface that displays position views with P&L, slippage and risk management functions.

About Fundamental Interactions

Rising to challenges and opportunities posed by regulation, technology, and market structure shifts – Fundamental Interactions develops leading enterprise market center technology platforms. The systems are widely deployed by securities exchanges, ATS, and inter-dealer brokers across a variety of asset classes and geographic regions.

About Velocity Ledger

Velocity Ledger (VL) is a private blockchain enabled platform operated by Velocity Ledger Technology, Inc. which provides a platform for the generation of tokenized assets, secondary trading and settlement. Velocity Ledger Technology, Inc. is a comprehensive technology solution that operates as a service with tools to support the investment and trading process for Digital Assets and Security Token creation and cryptocurrency. Velocity Ledger’s objective is to provide Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) which will eventually result in greater liquidity, real-time market pricing, cost savings, and transparency. Velocity Ledger is primarily a technology service provider of infrastructure supporting regulated digital asset businesses but will also operate a licensed Digital Asset Exchange in Bermuda.

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  • - New platform enables regulatory approved trading of any asset class any time
  • - U.S. Securities tokens and real estate products primed for initial launch
  • - Alliance delivers blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to all investors

Jun 19, 2018, 02:12 ET

NEW YORK, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fundamental Interactions , and Y2X announced today the formation of an end-to-end service to digitize and trade multiple asset classes including securities tokens, debt instruments, real estate, art, and intellectual property rights. Known as Velocity Ledger, the system utilizes leading-edge blockchain-based technology already approved for trading by the SEC and FINRA. Initial products at launch include U.S. securities tokens and real estate.

Todd Morley, Y2X Co-Founder, said, "We are creating the Operating System of the new digital marketplace. We are excited to provide regulated marketplaces for assets that until today have been illiquid and untradable. This will bring the benefits of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency to all investors in an efficient, effective way, with enormous benefits for capital formation as well as for asset management."

Digital currencies are emerging as a new global asset class, and Y2X is at the center of utilizing its capabilities both to raise capital for new enterprises and to enable individuals to invest in high-growth companies more efficiently and effectively. Fundamental Interactions has established blockchain technologies, including smart contracting features embedded in securities tokens, which will be at the center of this service offering. Through a well established network of broker-dealers, market makers, market data providers, and deep relationships with the traditional banking system and cryptocurrency network, the alliance will provide end-to-end processes, including creation of tokens eligible for issuance and trading on multiple marketplaces.

Shawn Sloves, CEO of Fundamental Interactions, added, "Fundamental Interactions' tested technology is already in use at multiple cryptocurrency and traditional exchanges. Our new standards for tokenization and blockchain-based settlements will ensure these innovative new products can be traded and settled globally."

About Fundamental Interactions

Rising to challenges and opportunities posed by regulation, technology, and market structure shifts – Fundamental Interactions develops leading enterprise market center technology platforms. The systems are widely deployed by securities exchanges, ATS, and inter-dealer brokers across a variety of asset classes and geographic regions.

About Y2X

Established by a group of experienced financial services professionals, technologists and entrepreneurs, Y2X specializes in regulated token issuances and innovative capital raising mechanisms. The company's name was derived from Moore's Law, Y=2x, and signifies its dedication to the law of accelerating returns. Headquartered in New York City, the mission of Y2X is to be the leading technology driven platform that identifies, finances, and incubates the next generation of transformative ideas and businesses globally. Learn more about Y2X at:

Partnership allows Seven Stars Cloud to quickly and efficiently digitize real-world assets via proven blockchain technology to create new financial markets

NEW YORK, NY, July 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSC) ("SSC" or the "Company"), a leading global fintech firm focusing on digital asset production and distribution, today announced a long-term relationship and strategic licensing agreement with New York-based Fundamental Interactions, a world class provider of enterprise market center technology.

Through this agreement, SSC will leverage core Fundamental Interactions technology and the Velocity Ledger platform to support the tokenization, secondary trading and settlement of new blockchain-based securities. The Velocity Ledger platform is in operation for various approved entities by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and FINRA.

While Velocity Ledger has been designed to support U.S. securities tokens, OTC crypto currencies, and real estate securities, it has unlimited potential to manage the issuance, trading and settlement of digital assets across jurisdiction and across asset classes (securities and non-securities). Velocity Ledger is a blockchain-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that operates as a private blockchain solution and interacts with all of the major public blockchains.

Seven Stars Cloud will work closely with issuers and underwriters of securities in order to source a wide array of financial products. Post issuance, these financial products will undergo a comprehensive rating system to provide transparency into the underlying assets. Additionally, SSC will secure institutional market makers and traders to join Velocity Ledger, providing new product exposure and liquidity to previously illiquid assets. SSC will also leverage its partnership with BBD Digital Capital Group, a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence-based big data solutions to support ratings and risk management of these newly created digital assets.

There are a myriad of benefits afforded by tokenizing securities via Velocity Ledger. These benefits include new product creation and market exposure, competitive fees, fast deal execution, access to institutional investors and broker dealers. In addition to these market and product specific benefits, Velocity Ledger automates key service functions to reduce the number of middlemen and service providers typically involved in a securities transaction. At its core, Velocity Ledger enables highly transparent, immutable, and auditable transaction activity and reporting.

Commenting on the partnership, Bruno Wu, Executive Chairman & CEO of SSC, said: “With Velocity Ledger, we will work with our partners to develop marketplaces for previously illiquid and un-tradeable assets. We have our eyes set on the fixed income, real estate, venture capital, and private equity markets, amongst various other securities and asset classes. By combining the power of Velocity Ledger with SSC’s wide distribution capabilities, we will bring tremendous efficiencies to the capital formation process, narrow bid-ask spreads, and reduce the time and costs for closing and settling transactions via blockchain and AI technology.”

“Our partnership with Fundamental Interactions represents a flagship opportunity in SSC’s ability to penetrate the tokenized security markets. We are thrilled to be working with Fundamental Interactions to harness the power of blockchain and spread the adoption of security tokens across industry.” said Bruno Wu.

Shawn Sloves, CEO of Fundamental Interactions, added, “After several years of hype, blockchain-based solutions are well on track to deliver on their considerable promise. We are excited to be working with Bruno and his team at SSC and look forward to extending the benefits of Velocity Ledger to a variety of new liquid and illiquid asset classes.”

About Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc. (

SSC is aiming to become a next generation Artificial-Intelligence (AI) & blockchain-powered, fintech service company, focusing on digital asset production and distribution. The Company facilitates and enables the transformation from traditional financial markets into the asset digitization era. SSC acts as the manager and service provider of an ecosystem for securitization and digital currency tokenization as well as trading system integration.

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