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Editorial Policy

Securities.io Mission

To be an authoritative provider of the latest news, events, and information on new security tokens. Our job is to inform and educate the public on digital securities as we are chronicling the advent of a new industry.

Ownership and independence

Securities.io is a subsidiary of BlockVentures (“BV”). BlockVentures invests in tokenized securities startups and has ownership stake in several blockchain startups which may take the form of either tokens or equity. For a full list please click here.

Securities.io staff members do not possess non-public knowledge of any digital securities or any publicly traded company. We do not provide advice or advance information to any company regarding our editorial content.

Readers should be aware that to the extent our content affects the trading volume or value of cryptocurrencies discussed on our site, those effects may impact the price movement of a digital security, but it is never our intention to influence price movements, and these results are unexpected and unwanted.

Current owners and staff are listed on our Team page.

Journalistic Standards 

We aim to be accurate, objective, and responsible in our reporting. This is regardless of if the news is based on original reporting or reviewing and corroborating with other sources.

Our team attempts to always cover news with integrity and impartiality without external influence from owners, or investors. We may publish news more regularly from companies that have partnered with our publication. By partnering with us they are sending us press releases so that we may accurately report on news worthy content.

Securities.io employees are not restricted from owning any equity or tokens in the companies that are profiled. Nonetheless, they are restricted from giving preferential treatment to any company that they have equity or tokens in.

These guidelines are reviewed and updated regularly.

Privacy Policy 

We believe in keeping user data secure, for more information please visit our Privacy Policy page.

Revenue Model 

Securities.io earns money through events, this may take the form of commission on conference ticket sales.

Securities.io may also run adverts throughout the website which may take the form of press releases, banners, or images.

Securities.io does accept payments for services via cryptocurrency, these can take the form of Bitcoin, Ethereum, or other cryptocurrency which is generally used to transfer funds from one legal entity to another.

Diversity Policy 

We believe everyone should be given equal opportunity regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religion, or race. We hire staff based on multiple factors which include quality of writing, punctuality, honesty, and integrity. We do not base any of our hiring decisions based on race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

Anonymity and Confidential Sources 

We believe the public is best served when we identify news sources by their full names. We aim to press sources to place information on the record and seek independently to corroborate any information which is deemed off the record.

We believe there are times when anonymity is required in order to safeguard a source and under these circumstances, we may accept information from anonymous sources if we are able to verify this information.

News and Opinions

We draw a clear line between what is deemed news and opinion pieces. We will clearly label any article which is considered an opinion piece with the text ‘Opinion’ in the title.

Third Party Articles

We accept articles which from third parties and these are labeled ‘Thought Leaders’. While we review these articles, we do not edit them, nor do we fact check. These articles are designed to be opinion pieces, and Securities.io may not be held liable or responsible for the content or opinion contained in these articles.

Accuracy and Corrections Policy

To make errors is human but we always attempt to publish correct information based on the data that we have available. When mistakes or omissions happen, we will aim to correct the error or omission as soon as possible. If you need to inform us of an error, please feel free to contact us.

Contact Us

We are always available to contact by completing our Contact Form or you may reach an independent journalist directly by finding him or her on our Team page.

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