How Upstream plans to disrupt the SPAC industry

Key benefits for SPAC investors:

  • Tokenized SPACs will offer investors of all levels capital-protected investments with transparency enforced by the Ethereum blockchain.
  • All Upstream accounts, U.S. and non-U.S., will be FDIC-insured up to $250,000.
  • Investors will be able to participate in cutting-edge SPAC IPOs using USDC stablecoin or traditional fiat for added flexibility.
  • Traders will control tokenized shares and warrants directly on their smartphones and begin trading immediately following the IPO.
  • Once an acquisition is identified by a SPAC’s management team, shareholders will have the right to vote in the userfriendly app to approve or decline the acquisition.
  • All SPAC IPO funds will be held in secure, regulated, segregated custody accounts, and investors are guaranteed 100% of their investments returned if they decline the acquisition.

Key benefits for SPAC issuers

  • With next generation SPAC issuance and trading technology, SPAC Sponsors will benefit from significantly lower upfront IPO costs, no underwriter fees, and a sub-100-day time to IPO listing.
  • Upstream’s tokenized SPAC methodology is based on the blockchain ERC-20 standard used throughout the “DeFi” space by crypto investors.
  • Lowest risk capital outlay.
  • Potential for a wide investor pool with the ability to invest using crypto in the form of USDC stablecoin and fiat.
  • Joining the world’s first regulated securities exchange for tokenized SPACs.

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