About “Digital Asset Compass”


Transparency about Digital Asset Services

A trillion-dollar tokenization market is just emerging. Millions of assets will be digitized through tokenization in the coming years.

In the last 1-2 years, the first digital asset providers have entered the market and are offering their services.

But what kind of digital assets are available? Which providers are there? What types of services do they offer? As an investor, how and where can one invest?

This is where the Digital Asset Compass comes in. The goal of Digital Assets Compass is to make the market transparent. Filter functions make it easier to analyze the range of services offered by service providers. It becomes easier to see which service providers exist and what services they offer.

Finding appropriate providers

By selecting the filters on the left side, you can filter the providers according to appropriate criteria. The table shows all providers that match the selected criteria.

Provider details

Provider details

Clicking on the provider logo in the table opens a new page which contains further information about the provider.

Filter criteria

The available filter criteria are briefly explained below.


  • Primary Market = A primary market is a source of new assets . Often on an exchange, it’s where companies, governments, and other groups go to obtain financing through debt-based or equity-based securities. In a primary market, investors are able to purchase assets directly from the issuers. IPOs or ICOs ar typical operations on a primary market.
  • Secondary Market = The secondary market is where investors buy and sell assets. Trades take place on the secondary market between other investors and traders rather than from the companies that issue the assets. A typical example of a Secondary Market is an Exchange
  • Custody = Custody refers to the concept of keeping your digital assets safe. The focus here is on the secure storage of digital assets.
  • Tokenization Services = Tokenization services are all kinds of services which are necessary for the tokenization of assets. From consulting to technical implementation, suitable software or blockchain selections.

Asset types

  • Equities = Privately and publicly traded shares, but also private equity
  • Investment Funds = All kinds of investable funds
  • Real Estate = All types of real estate, commercial and private
  • Bonds = Bonds issued by private and public institutions
  • Commodities =  All kinds of commodities, e.g. oil, gold, wheat, aluminum
  • Collectibles = Collectibles are objects that are desirable, have a perceived value to others, and are limited in quantity, e.g. artwork, wines, jewelry, automobiles, baseball cards, or other items
  • Cryptocurrencies = All types of financial assets which are native digital, for which there are no deposited securities. Bitcoin, Ethereum or the stablecoin USDC are well-known examples.
  • Renewables = All investable assets created in the field of renewable energy


Regions are the areas in which the digital assets are located, e.g. real estate in Europe or bonds from North America. It is about the regions covered by the provider.

Investor Types

A distinction is made between the following investor types:

  • Accredited = An accredited investor is a natural or legal person who may participate in investments that are not registered with a regulatory agency, such as the SEC. These are usually high net worth individuals and companies who have the means and experience to deal in private, higher risk investments. In most cases, a certain amount of funds is required.
  • Institutional = An institutional investor is a company or organization that invests money on behalf of other people. Mutual funds, pensions, and insurance companies are examples.
  • Non-accredited = A non-accredited investor is an investor who does not meet asset or income requirements set by regulatory agencies, such as the SEC. Non-accredited investors are often referred to as retail investors.


Filter Criteria for Digital Assets