US Capital Global, through its registered broker-dealer affiliate, US Capital Global Securities, LLC, has facilitated CityBlock Capital’s successful registration on the leading private securities marketplace, SharesPost. CityBlock Capital’s new tokenized venture fund, the NYCQ Blockchain Infrastructure Fund (the “NYCQ Fund”), is now on SharesPost’s platform, alongside well-known private companies.
Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Global provides sophisticated debt, equity, and investment products to lower middle market companies and investors, using the latest FinTech and RegTech innovation. Last year, the group’s registered broker-dealer affiliate, US Capital Global Securities, was engaged by CityBlock Capital as its exclusive advisor and lead placement agent.
CityBlock Capital is tokenizing limited partner interests in early-stage venture fund to increase access to investments in private companies. CityBlock Capital has also executed a listing agreement with SharesPost for secondary trading. Its NYCQ Fund is devoted to investing in companies building blockchain-based capital markets infrastructure. The NYCQ Fund’s portfolio companies is expected to include investments and companies in clearing houses, exchanges, depositories, makers of market aggregation tools, securities services firms, data analytics, smart contract auditors, and issuance platforms.
“SharesPost’s blockchain expertise, world-class technology platform, and global visibility and reach make it an ideal choice for CityBlock Capital.”
“It has been an exciting year for us since we launched our NYCQ Fund and partnered with US Capital Global,” said Robert Nance, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of CityBlock Capital. “The NYCQ Fund is intended to provide accredited investors with diversified access to blockchain infrastructure investments normally accessible only to institutional investors. SharesPost’s blockchain expertise, world-class technology platform, and global visibility and reach make it an ideal choice for CityBlock Capital.”
The SharesPost marketplace connects more than 50,000 institutional and individual accredited investors around the world with opportunities to invest in private companies. SharesPost also provides investors with the ability to custody and trade their digital securities. SharesPost is uniquely situated in that they have a registered ATS with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to later facilitate secondary market trading of digital tokens.
“We are delighted to have facilitated CityBlock Capital’s recent posting on SharesPost’s platform,” said Charles Towle, CEO at US Capital Global Securities. “By digitizing traditional assets like venture capital funds using blockchain technology, CityBlock Capital is leading the next wave of disruption and innovation in the financial services industry. We’re extremely pleased to be supporting the firm’s initial digital security token sale.”