NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–tZERO, a leader in blockchain innovation and liquidity for digital assets, announced today that its wholly owned, FINRA member broker-dealer subsidiary, tZERO ATS, plans to admit the Exodus Movement, Inc. (Exodus) Class A common stock for secondary trading on the regulated alternative trading system operated by tZERO ATS (subject to customary due diligence and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements). The shares represent approximately $75 million of equity in Exodus, a Delaware corporation that has developed a leading non-custodial cryptocurrency software platform. It is anticipated that trading of Exodus Class A common stock will commence on the tZERO ATS this quarter (Q3 2021). Investors with an account at tZERO’s retail broker-dealer subsidiary, tZERO Markets, will be able to trade Exodus Class A common stock on the tZERO ATS.
tZERO Markets has begun onboarding Exodus investors into its online trading platform. Investors seeking to purchase or resell the Exodus Class A common stock who do not have yet an account at tZERO Markets should visit https://www.tzero.com/investors/register for details on how to open a brokerage account so they are able to trade Exodus Class A common stock once it is live and trading.
tZERO CEO Saum Noursalehi stated, “Congratulations to the Exodus team for concluding its record raise. We are delighted to join forces with Exodus to support the trading of its digital security.”
Founded in 2015, Exodus has grown to serve over two million users through its non-custodial, multi-asset software wallet where users can securely manage and exchange cryptocurrencies.
Exodus Co-founder and CEO JP Richardson shared, “We are looking forward to trading the Exodus common shares on the tZERO ATS. Our investors will benefit from having access to liquidity through our partnership with tZERO, who we view as the leader in offering continuous trading for private assets.”
Exodus closed its Regulation A+ Public Offering on May 5, 2021. The company issued 2,733,229 shares and raised $75 million in gross proceeds. The offering resulted in demand from both institutional and retail investors, bringing over 6,800 new shareholders to its capital structure.
Important Risk Information
Investors should note that trading securities could involve substantial risks, including no guarantee of returns, costs associated with selling and purchasing, no assurance of liquidity, which could impact the price and ability to sell, and possible loss of principal invested. Further, an investment in single security could mean lack of diversification and, consequently, higher risk. Potential investors are urged to consult a professional adviser regarding any economic, tax, legal or other consequences of trading any securities as described herein.
References to Exodus’ non-custodial, multi-asset software wallet are solely high-level descriptions of Exodus’ business. Holdings of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets are speculative and involve a substantial degree of risk, including the risk of complete loss. There can be no assurance that any cryptocurrencies or other digital assets will be viable, liquid, or solvent. This communication is not intended to imply that any digital asset services are low-risk or risk-free. For more information about Exodus’ business, including risk disclosures related to its non-custodial, multi-asset software wallet business, please refer to Exodus’ Offering Circular that was filed with the SEC and its SEC filings available at: https://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.
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tZERO Group, Inc. (tZERO) and its broker-dealer subsidiaries provide an innovative liquidity platform for private companies and assets. We offer institutional-grade solutions for issuers looking to digitize their capital table through blockchain technology, and trade on a regulated alternative trading system. tZERO, through its broker-dealer subsidiaries, democratizes access to private assets by providing a simple, automated, and efficient trading venue to broker-dealers, institutions, and investors. For more information on tZERO, please visit https://www.tzero.com/.
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About tZERO ATS
tZERO ATS, LLC is a broker-dealer registered with the SEC and a member of FINRA and SIPC. More information about tZERO ATS may be found at https://brokercheck.finra.org/. Digital securities that trade on tZERO ATS are conventional uncertificated securities. Ownership of such securities is reflected on the traditional books and records of regulated market participants. The term “digital” refers to the blockchain technology elements of a security that are intended to enhance investor experience through added transparency.
About tZERO Markets
tZERO Markets, LLC is a broker-dealer registered with the SEC and a member of FINRA and SIPC. More information about tZERO Markets may be found at https://brokercheck.finra.org/. Digital securities available on tZERO Markets’ platform are conventional uncertificated securities. Ownership of such securities is reflected on the traditional books and records of regulated market participants. The term “digital” refers to the blockchain technology elements of a security that are intended to enhance investor experience through added transparency.
Founded in 2015, Exodus is a multi-asset non-custodial cryptocurrency software platform that removes the geek requirement and keeps design a priority to make cryptocurrency and digital assets easy for everyone. Available for desktop and mobile, Exodus allows users to securely manage and exchange cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and more across an industry-leading 10,000+ asset pairs from a beautiful, easy-to-use software platform. The non-custodial functionality is encrypted locally on users’ own devices, ensuring privacy, security, and complete control over their wealth.