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The TADS Awards, recognized as the premier international awards for the Tokenized Assets and Digitized Securities (TADS) sectors, proudly announces the winners of its 4th Annual ceremony. The prestigious event, held to acknowledge outstanding contributions and achievements in the global TADS industry, celebrated remarkable advancements in tokenization.

The TADS Awards 2023 featured a rigorous judging process, with industry experts and thought leaders carefully evaluating nominations from various countries and territories, including Australia, the United States, Singapore, China, and the United Kingdom. The diverse international representation ensured a comprehensive evaluation of nominees based on their expertise and insights.

In the ceremony, fifteen winners were unveiled across three distinct award categories: “Best of Class TADS,” “Ecosystem Excellence,” and “Web3 Innovations.” These categories spotlighted exceptional players in the TADS industry, recognizing their transformative impact.

The TADS Awards 2023 Awards Presentation Ceremony is scheduled to take place in early February 2024 at Hong Kong Cyberport. The event will bring together industry leaders, innovators, and visionaries to celebrate the remarkable advancements and transformative power of tokenization.

The TADS Awards 2023 Winners:

1) Best of Class TADS: Issuers of Tokenized Assets & Digitized Securities

Private Equity Award: PUBLISH
Fixed & Commercial Asset Award: Real-X-Token
Tokenized Debt & Bond Award: Helix
Arts & Collectible Award: GemSet
Tokenized Fund Award: Frictionless Markets

Rising Stars:

Farming Online
Victory Securities

2) Ecosystem Excellence: Service Providers and Vertical Solution Providers

Identity & RegTech Solution Award: Shufti Pro
Tokenization & Brokerage Solution Award: Hamsa
Custodian & Trust Solution Award: Manta Network
DeFi & Asset Management Solution Award: Harbour Industrial Capital
Trading & Liquidity Solution Award: Matrixport

Rising Stars:

AEM Algorithm
Alta Alternative Investments

3) Web3 Innovations: Technology Companies and Service Operators in Web3 Space

Artificial Intelligence Solution Award: Node Nexus Network
Metaverse, AR/ER, NFT Solution Award: CanvasLand
Game, IOT & Robotic Award: LOST (Lemniscate Imagination)
SDG / ESG Solution Award: MetAmazonia
DLT, Blockchain & Cyber Security Award: XDC Network

Rising Stars:

TheStage AI

4) Student Category: In Collaboration with Fintechstic organized by HKUST Business School

Winner: MDB – Tokenized Bond for the Blue Economy

Samson Lee, Chairman of the Organization Committee of TADS Awards 2023, and Founder & CEO of CSpro, expressed his excitement about the winners, stating, “We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 4th Annual TADS Awards. Congratulations to all the winners who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of the sector.”

The TADS Awards 2023 demonstrated an expanded ecosystem, incorporating collaborations with student communities from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. This initiative aimed to bring in fresh perspectives and nurture talents in the rapidly evolving TADS sector.

Christy Yeung, Head of Fintech and Green Finance Projects at Business School of The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, commented, “In this 4th edition of Fintechstic, we are very delighted to collaborate with TADS Awards,” highlighting the record student participation of more than 800 students.

Prof. Haitian Lu, Hong Kong Sustaintech Foundation Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, stated, “The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has been ranked No. 1 university for blockchain in the world, and we are pleased to collaborate with TADS Awards to allow students to gain research experience at the forefront of the industry.”

The TADS Awards has gained international recognition since its launch in 2020, showcasing the dynamic and innovative nature of the Tokenized Asset & Digitized Securities industry. The awards not only promote excellence and best practices but also focus on developing education and training programs for TechFin talents to support the growth of the sector.

Stephen Law, JP, CPPCC National Committee Member, and Vice Chairman at Coinstreet Group, emphasized Hong Kong’s role in the global TADS space. “Tokenized Assets & Digitized Securities, TADS, are global opportunities. Hong Kong has a good track record as the international financial hub and is the ideal city for building the next-generation digital asset hub.”

The TADS Awards is co-organized by Asia Pacific Digital Economy Institute, Coinstreet, and DAS Seminars. It has received strong support from strategic partners, including Accenture, Deloitte Hong Kong, InvestHK, and Microsoft Hong Kong, among others.

Image by Andy Wang from Unsplash

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