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IndexGold is released. As part of an equity and funding re-structure of The Real Asset Co. Ltd and in collaboration with London Stock exchange AIM-listed Lionsgold Limited (LSE: LION), a new strategy is implemented commencing with phase 1 being the re-brand of the gold investment platform to IndexGold.com
The Real Asset Co. Ltd agrees a joint venture (JV) with London Stock exchange AIM-listed Lionsgold Limited (LSE: LION) (at the time called Kolar Gold Ltd) to build a gold and silver trading platform for the Indian market.
The Real Asset Company is proud to release the Goldbloc initiative, their gold-backed cryptocurrency. Built using blockchain technology, The Real Asset Company has created a cryptocurrency backed by one gram of gold. The gold backing Goldbloc is allocated at the point of sale and stored in LBMA approved vaults.
Goldbugs big data
Our polls over the year collect over 5,000 responses from gold investors around the world, informing a range of research reports and infographics.
The Young Guns of Gold
The Real Asset Co.’s Jan Skoyles starts the Young Guns of Gold with fellow gold investment analysts Jordan Eliseo, Ronald Stoeferle and Tekoa da Silva.
Huffington Post blogging
The Real Asset Co.’s Will Bancroft, now blogging for the Huffington Post as well as The Real Asset Company, talking about crypto-currencies, gold bullion and money.
China Gold Rush
The Real Asset Co.’s Jan Skoyles teams up with research partner Koos Jansen to produce another series of research reports, this time on the enigma of the gold buying market: China.
New global coverage
The Real Asset Company now used for buying gold online by clients in over 15 countries, across four continents.
Gold Silver Bugs Community
We start our Gold Silver Bugs Community, which goes onto become the biggest gold and silver investing forum on Google+.
Gold Market Unveiled
Our series of in-depth gold market reports begins – looking at gold price discovery, physical gold vs paper gold and Asian demand – with The Real Asset Co.’ work making it onto the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and a host of other financial sites.
The Real Asset Report
The Real Asset Co. releases first edition of The Real Asset Report to clients and the media, before appearing on Newsnight, Al Arabiya and Russia Today to discuss gold prices and her gold price analysis.
South American clients now active
South American clients now active on our platform, as they seek to protect themselves from currency controls and financial repression buy buying physical gold.
Gold Price Calculators
New range of Gold Price Calculators released to help clients better understand difference between price and value when gold investing.
Australasian clients now on our platform
Australasian clients now choosing The Real Asset Company for their gold and silver investing.
New site section for stunning infographics on gold, silver, money and more goes live.
Gold market star analyst
The Real Asset Co. market presence growing with regular TV, radio and media appearances for BBC, Forbes, Telegraph, Wall St Journal, Yahoo and more.
Scandinavian clients now using The Real Asset Company
Scandinavian clients begin using The Real Asset Company to buy gold and silver, as the Eurozone crisis rumbles on.
Cash versus gold
Cash versus gold site section launched explaining marked differences between gold bars and cash in the banks.
Gold and silver savings plans launched
Flexible range of gold and silver savings plans launched to help clients buy gold and silver each month, without the hassle and worry of market timing.
American clients now using our platform
American clients using platform to buy gold bullion bars, in their preferred bullion vault choice of Singapore.
New range of global gold bullion vaults launched
In response to customer feedback, we open a new range of global gold bullion vaults with Malca Amit. Gold bullion can now be traded in multi-currencies, in Geneva, London and Singapore.
Gold bullion SIPP service goes live
Gold bullion SIPP service now offered with range of reputable providers.
German and Dutch clients now use The Real Asset Company
German and Dutch clients now using The Real Asset Company to buy gold online.
Education Centre launches
Website supplemented with new Education Centre, helping those newer to the gold and silver markets quickly get up to speed, learn key bullion investment tips and understand the range of investment products.
Own vault service launched
Unique own vault service launched with new vaulting partners, Malca Amit, for gold and silver bullion.
Swiss and French clients start using The Real Asset Company
Swiss and French clients start using our platform for their online gold bullion investments.
Open Hong Kong vaults with Via Mat
Open Hong Kong vaults with Via Mat, for gold and silver bullion.
UK clients start using our platform
First UK clients buy gold online with The Real Asset Company.
Digital marketing activity commences
Start working with our digital marketing partners.
Jan Skoyles starts our research desk
The team begins to grow as Jan Skoyles joins our Research Desk.
Buy gold with best comment analysis
Research desk begins to publish Comment and Analysis section of site, to help investors skill up and answer the question of why buy gold?
Developers finish the technology build; the investment platform goes live enabling people to invest in gold in London vaults, in multi-currencies.
The Real Asset Company is formed
Ralph Hazell founds The Real Asset Company with Will Bancroft as a way to improve gold and silver bullion investment.