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Avalanche Foundation pledges $50M for tokenized assets.

Avalanche Foundation pledges $50M for tokenized assets.
Avalanche Foundation pledges $50M for tokenized assets.

The Avalanche (AVAX) Foundation has recently launched a new initiative named Avalanche Vista, which aims to revolutionize the future of asset tokenization. As per the announcement, the foundation will utilize $50 million to acquire tokenized assets, also known as "real-world assets" or "off-chain assets," that are minted on the Avalanche blockchain.

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Avalanche Foundation pledges $50M for tokenized assets. KKR Fund Tokenization On AVAX

Avalanche Vista program aims to support and demonstrate the benefits of tokenization, which is the process of creating an on-chain digital representation of an asset. The program takes advantage of Avalanche's consensus mechanism, subnet architecture, and technical innovation to facilitate tokenization with greater speed, scalability, and customizability. Avalanche Foundation pledges $50M for tokenized assets.

The initiative seeks to showcase the advantages of using blockchain technology in traditionally manual and operationally-intensive use cases, such as asset issuance, settlement, transfer, and administration. Avalanche Vista will consider assets across the full liquidity spectrum, including equity, credit, real estate, commodities, as well as those that are blockchain-native.

The goal is to accelerate the growth of tokenization and its role in on-chain finance (“OnFi”) by unlocking broader access to private market investing. Historically, private market investments have been reserved for large institutional investors and ultra-high-net-worth individuals, but the initiative aims to enable technologies that create significant efficiencies in these processes and improve the asset issuer and investor experience.

According to a report by Security Token Advisors, 77% of capital markets participants believe traditional securities will be digitized within 5-10 years, and the size of the tokenized securities market alone is expected to grow to $20 trillion by the end of 2030.

With Avalanche Vista, the Avalanche Foundation is taking a big step forward toward realizing this future. The recent milestone of Securitize's tokenization of an interest in a flagship KKR fund on the Avalanche blockchain is an example of the potential of this initiative.

Avalanche Network Set To Unlock New Frontiers?

Tokenization is a versatile technology that has a vast range of potential use cases on the Avalanche network. One of its key applications is in the real estate industry, where it can be used to represent ownership in real estate assets by creating digital tokens that represent fractional ownership in a property. This makes it easier to buy and sell these assets, especially in the context of large commercial properties or high-value residential properties.

Another area where tokenization can have a significant impact is finance. By representing financial assets such as stocks, bonds, and other securities as digital tokens on the blockchain, it becomes easier to trade and settle these assets securely and transparently.

Tokenization can also be used for identity verification, allowing for the secure storage and transfer of digital identities. This has the potential to reduce the need for central authorities in the verification process, making verifying identities easier and more efficient.

Other potential applications of tokenization on the Avalanche network include art and collectibles, renewable energy, and charity and non-profit organizations. As the technology continues to develop, it is expected to have more innovative use cases, transforming a wide range of industries and applications.

AVAX’s consolidation level on the 1-day chart. Source: AVAXUSDT on
AVAX’s consolidation level on the 1-day chart. Source: AVAXUSDT on

The price of AVAX on the Avalanche network has shown little movement in recent days, despite the potential for tokenization. The trading range for AVAX has been narrow, fluctuating between $13.10 and $13.53. Currently, AVAX is being traded at $13.18, reflecting a 1.2% decrease within 24 hours and over 5% decrease within the past seven days.

Disclaimer: This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.


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