Athena Blockchain Partners With FINRA Regulated 303 Alternatives
Athena Blockchain has entered into a partnership agreement with 303 Alternatives LLC, a FINRA regulated broker dealer. Per the agreement, Athena Blockchain will increase the range of services to provide “compliant investment banking and structuring to the marketing and placement of tokenized investment products” under the supervision of the SEC and FINRA.
Athena, with offices in Miami, Chicago and Santa Monica, currently provides investment banking, advisory services and structuring to sponsors, issuers and security promoters by capitalizing its in-depth technical, compliance, financial and legal experience to create offerings and facilitate access to capital markets.
Presently Athena Blockchain has nearly 20 employees, some of whom are former investment bankers, quant traders, software engineers and advisors who have worked for world class investment banking firms such as Nomura, UBS and Goldman Sachs and capital market companies such as Magnetar Capital, Greenhill, Chicago Trading Company and Canto Fitzgerald.
The founders have more than 65 years of experience in cryptocurrency investment and trading. With unmatched cryptocurrency expertise and capital markets experience, Athena assists companies bring tokenized investment products to market.
The company delivers data-focused research on digital currencies, tokenized investment products, smart contracts and blockchain-related companies to its clients. The report allows Athena to structure deals that increase the value of token issuances.
Furthermore, the company enables its clients to buy and sell digital assets, custody assets, and tackle risk. Athena also offers trading desk for digital currencies, digital commodities, and for the securitization of finance tokens.
Additionally, Athena delivers custom built investment options across all digital asset classes and assists in portfolio management.
Athena enables investors and purchasers to manage risk and reward by providing advice regarding structuring, technology, marketing, and regulatory compliance.
Commenting on the partnership, Athena founder & CEO Eric Gravengaard said
“With the addition of 303, Athena can help clients achieve their financial goals by issuing private and public securities in both tokenized and traditional formats. Coupling 303 Alternatives’ investment banking experience with Athena’s considerable advisory and marketing capabilities, enables us to provide an unbeatable combination of experience, knowledge, and access to capital markets for securities issuers.”
The following comment was made by Michael Savini, Managing Principal and President of 303.
“joining forces with Athena is exciting for us and our clients. Our existing clients will now have unparalleled access to the cryptocurrency and digital assets markets. We are excited about the future and the additional services we can now provide.”