The first regulated Blockchain-based crowdfunding company in the UK, Smartlands, enables fractional ownership in real economy assets with unprecedentedly low buy-in opening institutional-grade opportunities to retail investors

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 11, 2019–

The growing demand for alternative income and the advent of Blockchain technology are challenging the traditionally closed institutional investment club. Until now, the sky-high minimum threshold for investment, soaring fees and complicated structures with multiple intermediaries were making investing practically inaccessible for an average individual.

Smartlands is out to disrupt legacy financial markets with its Blockchain-based Platform for crowdfunding, created to democratize the global investment space by introducing the concept of fractional ownership. Smartlands’ proprietary technology allows issuing digital shares – security tokens – backed by real economy assets such as real estate or agriculture. Just like in a traditional stock market, security tokens represent the immutable right of ownership in an asset and allow investors