Actual Group Building The Next Generation Of Capital Markets

Your global strategic partner in transforming traditional finance with cryptoeconomics, digital assets and proprietary technology solutions.

We Focus On:

  • DLT and Blockchain Strategy

  • Token Economics and Governance Systems

  • Corporate Finance and Valuation

  • Tokenization and Digital Security/ STO Issuance

  • Strategic Business Development, Partnerships and Industry Engagement

  • Institutional Liquidity for Trading Clients

We Work With:

  • Enterprise Clients Exploring the Role of DLT and Digital Assets in Their Business

  • Companies Raising Capital in Digital Security Form (Reg D / Reg S)

  • Consortia and Industry Groups Focused on Policy and Blockchain Adoption

  • Project building awareness and relationships in the space

  • Institutional and HMW Investors Focused on Deploying Capital in the space

  • Clients and Counterparties looking to achieve primary and secondary liquidity for their assets

Our Clients

At Emergent Technology, we see an opportunity to elevate global commerce in emerging markets using cutting edge technology

A blockchain microservice operating system

An end-to-end decentralized applications payment platform

A decentralized platform that enables anyone to operate a fully functioning virtual marketplace

Raised: $80MM

Privacy protocol that enables truly decentralized applications and unlocks the value of blockchains

Raised: $45MM

A peer-to-peer credit network protocol based on co-signed smart contract

Raised: $37MM

A decentralized protocol for the most secure, private and efficient cloud storage

Raised: $30MM

A development platform and community to create and distribute smart virtual goods on the blockchain

Raised: $20MM

A platform to reward knowledge workers for conversational contributions

Raised: $15MM

Our Partners

Building out a full-service business model

  • Trusted Advisor and Partner for Technology-oriented Companies, Building Platforms and Protocols

Advisory & Corporate Finance

Strategic & M&A


Token Sales & ICO

Integrative Advice With Multidiscipline Capability Delivering End-to-End Services

Proprietary Smart Contracts

Technical Advisory

OTC Trading

Asset Management

Distributed Ledger /
Blockchain Strategy

  • Working with enterprise clients on ideation, selection and implementation of blockchain solutions
  • Developing organizational understanding and leveraging potential in key verticals: payment / transactions, supply chain management, identity and assurance
  • Deep understanding of industry use cases from banking to healthcare, and beyond
  • Knowledge and relationships with leading public, private, and hybrid blockchain groups and their enterprise engagement capabilities (Stellar, EOS, Cardano, Ethereum)
  • Understanding of applicability of enterprise and consortia blockchain solutions (Hyperledger, Quorum, Corda, and others)
  • Work with large blockchain systems integrators to deliver applications solutions (IBM, Deloitte, Consensys, Bloq and others)
  • Working through buy vs. build analysis of blockchains, dApps, and platforms in the space

Token Economics &
Governance Systems

  • Significant experience in designing wholistic token economies
  • Strong working knowledge of many competing blockchain governance systems (public and private)
  • Experience with security and utility functionality
  • Understanding of incentive systems in the POW, POS, DPOS, and DAG consensus frameworks
  • Helping solve the challenges of adoption and virality through economic levers
  • Understanding of appropriate tokens distribution modes
  • Team, founders, Foundation, and IP source compensation considerations
  • Applicability of governance in the STO and DSO context
  • Blending security properties and functional utility properties

Institutional Liquidity
for Trading Clients

  • Unique trading capability to offer and make exceptional pricing on liquid digital currencies
  • Access to global liquidity pools and high quality of execution
  • Strategic approach to entering and executing large scale transactions and maximizing value
  • Ability to transact on an OTC basis in certain SAFT and other securities
  • Working closely with exchanges to provide depth of pricing and liquidity in order books
  • In the market with large inter brokers, funds and principal players
  • Best in class technology, escrow, reporting, and custody solutions

Tokenization and Digital
Security / STO Issuance

  • Strong understanding of market demand, depth and sentiment
  • Broker dealer in place to execute transactions in the US, with partners internationally
  • Working closely with company counsel on preparing disclosure and structuring
  • Expertise in executing Reg D / Reg S transactions and compliant offerings via BD
  • Understanding of global regulatory regimes - Asia. Europe and Money Center (Cayman, Gibraltar, etc)
  • Extensive exchange relationships
  • Connections to traditional and digital asset investors
  • Partnerships with key Security Token Exchange / ATS players and issuance platforms

Strategic Business
Development, Partnerships
and Industry Engagement

  • Working closely with clients to build industry partnerships and alliances
  • Forming industry consortia to leverage private/public/hybrid blockchain models to adoption
  • Developing marketing and communication strategies to assist in technology proliferation
  • Technical development partnerships
  • Bringing in value-added advisors and independent board members
  • Core community engagement strategy and implementation

Corporate Finance
& Valuation

  • Extensive corporate finance capabilities to assist with developing token financing approaches
  • Valuation work for companies focused on token and equity value, and where value accrues
  • Advisory on potential M&A options, targets, strategic partners, and combinations
  • Market analysis of comparable and precedents in industry verticals
  • Modeling of business scenarios, cases, and strategic outcomes - pro forma, accretion / dilution, and merger


The latest from Element


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Crypto regulation around the world — October 2018

This is the sixth edition of Element Group’s global crypto-regulation report. All content is up-to-date for October 2018, at press time.

Introducing the age of the tokenized business

What does tokenization really means for industries and businesses in the long-term, beyond issuance, speculation and hype.

Crypto regulation around the world — September 2018

This is the fifth edition of Element Group’s global crypto-regulation report. All content is up-to-date for September 2018, at press time.

Crypto regulation around the world - August 2018

This is the fourth edition of Element Group’s global crypto-regulation report. All content is up-to-date for August 2018, at press time.

Research: Global Macro Trends and Cryptocurrency

An exclusive research report outlining the relationship between global macroeconomic trends and cryptocurrency markets

Crypto Whales: Market Manipulators or Visionary Trailblazers?

An Op-Ed from Element Group on how the crypto whale carved out a space in an emerging industry — and what comes next as the market becomes institutionalized by Wall Street trade.

Research: Do ICO bounty campaigns help hit the fundraising jackpot?

An exclusive analysis of ICO bounty campaigns as an emergent promotional mechanism and an evaluation of their effectiveness in the current cryptocurrency market.

Crypto regulation around the world — July 2018

This is the third edition of Element Group’s global crypto-regulation report. All content is up-to-date for July 2018, at press time.

The revolution is being tokenized
(but not the way we thought)

We were told that blockchain would transform industries. And we have been privy to the many use-case potentials. But where is blockchain actually affecting change?

Crypto regulation around the world — June 2018

This is the second edition of Element Group’s monthly report on global cryptocurrency legislature. All content is up-to-date for June 2018, at press time.

Crypto regulation around the world - May 2018

In this report, we’re focusing on crypto-regulation imposed by international governmental agencies as it stands in May 2018, at press time.

The definitive guide to building an effective crowdsale marketing campaign

The Element Group marketing team has advised token sales which have collectively raised over $180 million. In this article, we will share our steps to building a successful ICO marketing campaign.

Research: Bitcoin futures — a trading review of Q1 2018

Review of trading patterns ranging from Bitcoin’s first future trade in December 2017 to market movements as of the end of March 2018 and insights on how the bitcoin futures curve should be calculated.

Top 5 crypto trends in banking to watch right now - Featured in HackerNoon

While it may not be mainstream yet, crypto is making itself known. And banks are taking note of this paradigm shift.

VC firms should see ICOs as friends, not foes

Increasing numbers of VCs are participating in token sales and acknowledging the benefits that come from a decentralized network. In some cases, they are left with no choice if they want to be a part of some of the industry’s biggest success stories.

Even in crypto, there is still no free lunch

Let’s have a look at what the real costs of conducting an ICO are. How do teams ensure they really benefit from this new fundraising mechanism?

This Week in Crypto: The sound of the underground

The cryptocurrency world is in somewhat of a strange state right now

South Korea and Japan Will Grow to Dominate Cryptocurrency

Regulators are reflexive in a robust market and set the tone

This Week in Crypto: Three lessons from a Sea of Red

Baptism by correction to the newcomers

Next Year in Crypto - Featured in HackerNoon

11 predictions for 2018

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