Contributed column

Contributed column

Will tokenisation disrupt venture capital and private equity

Investing in funds has been the preserve of pension funds, funds of funds, HNWs & large corporates. But distributed ledger technology, which underpins cryptocurrencies, has the potential to widen access to these asset classes (regulation permitting) & increase liquidity in an otherwise illiquid asset. Ashfords’ Giles Hawkins and Cynthia Ma write