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North Capital to Present at AICPA ENGAGE as Member of Startup Accelerator Cohort

Innovative fintech and brokerage firm for exempt offerings named one of four selected startups, beats out top applicants from 7 countries

SALT LAKE CITY, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — North Capital Investment Technology, a market-leading provider of technology and brokerage services for exempt securities offerings, will present at AICPA ENGAGE as a member of the inaugural class of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants and CPA.com Startup Accelerator.

North Capital is recognized for its transaction platform, TransactCloud, which enables the offering, transacting, and settlement of exempt securities, including tokenized securities. North Capital’s registered clearing broker-dealer, North Capital Private Securities (NCPS), has focused on exempt securities since 2010 and will begin providing custody of securities tokens later this summer. The firm also has applied to become an ATS (an SEC-compliant Alternative Trading System), to facilitate secondary trading of securities tokens. …

North Capital Announces AI Token to Confirm Verified Accredited Investor Status

Developed on the Ethereum Blockchain, Token Available Free to Investors via Accredited.am Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — North Capital, a market-leading provider of technology and brokerage services for exempt securities offerings, today announced the release of the AI token (AIT), a utility token that can be used by accredited investors to confirm their verified accredited status to invest in exempt offerings under Regulation D, 506(c) of the Securities Act of 1933.

“The AI token is the first of four utility tokens that will extend the reach of our market-leading TransactCloud technology platform,” said Jim Dowd, founder and managing director of North Capital. “There is a clear need for tools to facilitate Know Your Client (KYC), Anti Money Laundering (AML), suitability scoring, and accredited investor verification in the crypto securities market.” …


Ether Prices Rally After SEC Director Says He Doesn't Consider It a Security

"If we are not subject to securities rules with respect to [Ether], it paves the way for the use of smart contracts to settle securities token transactions," said Jim Dowd, founder and CEO of North Capital. "It also provides some guidance on how we should be viewing [Bitcoin and Ether] as a regulated entity that is in the business of securities dealing."

North Capital Bets on its New Tech Solution for Private Offerings

North Capital offers a platform to better serve both issuers and investors in the exempt securities market.

ICO Compliance, Interview with Carol Massar, Bloomberg Markets

Bloomberg Markets with Carol Massar interviewing Jim Dowd, CEO North Capital - Discussing compliance for initial coin offerings.

Blockchain is Direct Threat to Financial Middlemen

Blockchain is perfectly suited for handling securities that lack automated transactions, James Dowd, North Capital’s managing director, tells CNBC.

Financial Advisors are Missing One Key Technology Disruption

Using the blockchain, Dowd said, enables these private securities to be "more transparent, more liquid, more accessible than before."

8 Ways to Buffer Your Portfolio from a Market Slide

Whether in the form of closed-end funds or listed fund managers, private equity "offers investors a way to participate in an alternative asset class that's arguably not as much a leading indicator of economic conditions as publicly traded entities," says James Dowd, managing director of North Capital Private Securities.

23 Mainstream Wall Street Investors Share Their Predictions About Bitcoin

James Dowd: My Predictions About the Fate of Bitcoin Over the Next 5 Years