Real World Assets

Plume co-founders Eugene Shen, Chris Yin and Teddy Pornprinya (Plume)
Plume, Layer-2 Blockchain for Real-World Assets, Pulls $10M in Seed Funding from Haun, Galaxy
Plume plans to make it possible for people to easily – and compliantly – bring real-world assets (RWAs) like real estate and collectibles onto blockchains.
Plume co-founders Eugene Shen, Chris Yin and Teddy Pornprinya (Plume)

Chainlink co-founder Sergey Nazarov speaks at the project's SmartCon conference this week in Barcelona. (Chainlink)
DTCC, Chainlink Complete Pilot to Accelerate Fund Tokenization with JPMorgan, Templeton, BNY Mellon Participating; LINK Gains 7%
The aim of the Smart NAV pilot was to test a process to bring and disseminate fund data on multiple blockchains, a key step for tokenization.
Chainlink co-founder Sergey Nazarov speaks at the project's SmartCon conference this week in Barcelona. (Chainlink)

Karn Saroya, CEO of Re (Re)
RWA Platform Re Debuts Tokenized Reinsurance Fund on Avalanche with $15M Commitment from Nexus Mutual
The company aims to broaden access to the $1 trillion reinsurance industry, making it more efficient and transparent with blockchain technology.
Karn Saroya, CEO of Re (Re)

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Solana-Based Marketplace AgriDex Raises $5M to Tokenize Agricultural Industry
AgriDex brings agricultural commodities onto the blockchain by allowing crops to be bought on its marketplace with finalized deals backed by non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
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BlackRock, Ondo, Superstate: The Biggest Movers in the RWA Sector in Q1
Catching up on the biggest news from the real-world asset space.
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Crypto for Advisors: Digital Asset Custody’s Future
Once they reach a certain level of sophistication, there’s a clear trend for Web3 asset holders to transition their digital asset wealth to self-custody.
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Untangled Finance co-founders Quan Le (left) and Manrui Tang (right) (Untangled Finance)
Tokenized Private-Credit Platform Untangled Opens Its First USDC Lending Pool on Celo
Private credit has been at the forefront of crypto's asset tokenization trend with over $600 million outstanding in on-chain assets.
Untangled Finance co-founders Quan Le (left) and Manrui Tang (right) (Untangled Finance)

Ironlight co-founders: Rob McGrath, CEO (left) and Matt Celebuski (right), president and COO (Ironlight, modified by CoinDesk)
TradFi Veterans Pitch Tokenized Asset Marketplace With Eyes on U.S. Regulatory Approval
Ironlight, helmed by the former global head of trading of Schroders and Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund ADIA with the ex-CEO of TD Bank as an adviser, aims to be a premier tok...
Ironlight co-founders: Rob McGrath, CEO (left) and Matt Celebuski (right), president and COO (Ironlight, modified by CoinDesk)

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BlackRock's BUIDL Becomes Largest Tokenized Treasury Fund Hitting $375M, Toppling Franklin Templeton's
BlackRock's first tokenized offering, created with Securitize, has captured almost 30% of the $1.3 billion tokenized Treasury market in just six weeks.
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Tokenized Asset Issuer Backed Raises $9.5M as Crypto's RWA Race Heats Up
The fundraising will help accelerate Backed's private tokenization offering and onboard asset managers to blockchains, the company said.
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