Blue Star Capital is an investment Company with a focus on new technologies. The Company focuses on businesses that have the capacity for substantial growth and increase in value. Blue Star Capital’s geographical focus is predominately UK companies but the Board will also consider investments in Mainland Europe. The Company can take positions in investee companies by way of equity, debt or convertible or hybrid securities.
SatoshiPay is developing a two-way payment platform, which enables online content providers to monetise their digital content through the acceptance of nanopayments. Using the SatoshiPay platform, online media companies are able to process nanopayments of EUR0.05 (5c) or less with minimal transaction fees. SatoshiPay technology can also process payments greater than 5c, but the company believes the real technical innovation is in relation to nanopayments, in some cases being less than 1c. SatoshiPay is based on blockchain technology.
DTL is a Gibraltar based investing company. DTL has five current investments, the most important of which are its 8% stake in Nektan plc, a leading international B2B mobile gaming company, a 38% stake in VNU Group LLC, a speciality online direct retailer of premium goods paid for through an instant credit facility, 100% shareholding in Interest Labs, which builds consumer and commercial applications around user behaviour and 12% of Freeformers which helps companies fulfil the employee aspects of their digital strategies.
In June 2015 the Company invested £50,000 in Sthaler Limited, an early stage identity and payments technology business which enables a consumer to identify themselves and pay using just their finger at retail points of sale. Sthaler jointly developed Fingopay in conjunction with Hitachi. Fingopay uses a unique finger vein ID process which is considered to be more secure than finger print readers and faster than chip and pin operations. The technology is widely adopted in Japan and it is Sthaler’s aim to commercialise the technology in the area of payments globaly.