Upstream Dual Listing Information

Creatd is dually listed on Upstream, trading under the ticker symbol $VOCL.


  • Next generation market: Upstream, a MERJ Exchange market, features a next generation public orderbook where all bids and offers are transparently shown to all users, free of charge. Trade executions are performed and settled in real-time, peer to peer, on a best bid/offer basis. There’s no short selling, no payment for order flow, or other market manipulations are permitted on Upstream, and these fairness-rules are enforced by market-design.
  • Upstream allows the deposit of shares in smaller cap. companies for secondary trading across a global investor base.
  • Invest with digital currency and fiat: Securely trade and instantly settle investments in USDC stablecoin or fiat using a variety of user-friendly trading tools.
  • Transparency by design: Upstream features high-tech, high-touch onboarding, user-friendly trading tools, and market transparency for global, non-U.S., investors to trade securities conveniently and efficiently 5 days a week 20 hours a day, Monday to Friday: 10:00am to 06:00am UTC+4 (1:00am to 9:00pm EST).
  • FDIC Insurance: Upstream cash accounts, U.S. and non-U.S., are FDIC-insured up to $250,000.
  • Streamlined on/off ramps: Cryptocurrency holders enjoy a streamlined on/off-ramp to/from popular cryptocurrency exchange platforms. U.S. Dollar holders enjoy a fiat on/off-ramp to or from any U.S. or int’l bank when they sell their shares.
  • Full sovereign exchange: Upstream is a MERJ Exchange market. MERJ is an affiliate of the World Federation of Exchanges. As a fully regulated overseas stock exchange, Upstream is a peer to the OTC markets (i.e. Upstream is not a mini-market like an ATS or MTF). This means qualified issuers may cross-list Upstream securities in other global markets.


Depositing your shares into Upstream is easy! Upstream can accept the shares that non-U.S. persons hold in their current brokerage account, shares that are held at the transfer agent in digital book entry, or your physical stock certificate. Here’s how to deposit your shares, step by step.

Click here for step by step instructions


Important: U.S. persons may not deposit, buy, or sell securities on Upstream.

Ready to trade now? Download Upstream on your preferred app store, create an Upstream account with just a password, and instantly fund your account up to $1600 with PayPal or a credit card. You can fund more using fiat or USDC. Then complete a simple KYC process to begin trading on Upstream.

Full steps below:

  1. DOWNLOAD UPSTREAM and tap Sign Up. This will create your wallet/account and 'signing key'.
  2. FUND YOUR ACCOUNT. Instantly fund using Credit, Debit, PayPal, or USDC. Tap Investor, Fund My Account, then tap your desired funding method.
You may also initiate a wire or transfer from your bank using deposits to Upstream accounts, U.S. and non-U.S., are FDIC-insured up to $250,000.
  3. COMPLETE KYC. To complete KYC identity verification, tap the settings icon in the top right of the navigation, then tap KYC. Be sure to have a valid form of ID handy.
  4. PURCHASE SHARES. Navigate to Market and find the listing, tap Buy, enter the number of shares you'd like to purchase and tap Buy. Simply navigate to the Portfolio to find your shares.*

*Payments from a bank: If you haven't already completed KYC identity verification in the app or didn't select 'Bank' as the 'Deposit From' option on the payment details page when you completed KYC initially, please go through KYC again. On the payment details page, change the 'Deposit From' method by holding and scrolling "Card" until you reach "Bank." Enter your bank details and intended deposit. Note that the intended deposit doesn't automatically pull your funds. You will need to initiate a wire or transfer using the details provided via email after your KYC is approved.


WHAT IS A COMMEMORATIVE NFT? To commemorate the dual listing on Upstream, the Company may offer commemorative NFTs to all their supporters. NFTs are digital tokens that represent ownership of a unique digital item. When you buy an NFT, you gain ownership for that virtual or physical asset on a blockchain, typically the Ethereum blockchain, which you can choose to hold or trade.

WHO CAN CLAIM A COMMEMORATIVE NFT? Anyone can claim a free commemorative NFT.

HOW CAN I CLAIM A COMMEMORATIVE NFT? The claim code is typically revealed on the company’s announcement press release, website and social media.

  1. DOWNLOAD UPSTREAM and tap Sign Up.
  2. CLAIM NFT. Open Upstream, Tap Investor, NFT, NFT Claim, and Enter the Claim Code.
  3. HOLD OR TRADE NFT. You will receive a push notification and find your NFT in your Upstream portfolio.


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U.S. persons may not deposit, buy, or sell securities on Upstream.

This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell securities or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in any jurisdiction where such offer or solicitation is not permitted. NFTs have no royalties, equity ownership, or dividends. NFTs are for utility, collection, redemption or display purposes only. Anyone may buy and sell NFTs on Upstream. All orders for sale are non-solicited by Upstream and a user’s decision to trade securities must be based on their own investment judgement.

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Forward-Looking Statements

This communication contains “forward-looking statements.” Such statements may be preceded by the words “intends,” “may,” “will,” “plans,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “projects,” “predicts,” “estimates,” “aims,” “believes,” “hopes,” “potential,” or similar words. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, are based on certain assumptions, and are subject to various known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company’s control, and cannot be predicted or quantified, and, consequently, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks and uncertainties associated with (i) difficulties in obtaining financing on commercially reasonable terms; (ii) changes in the size and nature of our competition; (iii) loss of one or more key executives or brand ambassadors; and (iv) changes in legal or regulatory requirements in the markets in which we operate. The Company assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

What does Creatd do?

Creatd is a technology company focused on the development of digital communities, the targeted marketing of branded digital content, and e-commerce opportunities. Core to Creatd’s unique capabilities is Vocal, a proprietary long-form social publishing platform.

When was Creatd incorporated?

Creatd was incorporated in 2014.

When did Creatd become public?

In the first quarter of 2016, Creatd’s IP and technology, including the Vocal platform, rolled into one entity through a reverse merger, forming the publicly traded technology company Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc (OTCQB:JMDA). In September 2020, Jerrick up-listed to the Nasdaq and rebranded to Creatd, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRTD). Creatd is now trading as (OTCQB: VOCL).

What stock exchange is Creatd on and under what symbol?

Creatd is on OTCQB as VOCL.

When does Creatd’s fiscal year end?

Creatd’s fiscal year ends on December 31 of each year.

Who is Creatd’s stock transfer agent?

Creatd’s stock transfer agent is Pacific Stock Transfer.

General investor questions about Creatd or the company’s common stock?

Please contact ir@creatd.com.

How can I request financial materials?

You can visit the SEC Filings or News. If you would like to request any further information, please contact ir@creatd.com.

Does Creatd pay dividends?

Creatd does not intend to declare or pay cash dividends on its capital stock in the foreseeable future.

What if I have another question that has not been answered?

Creatd does not intend to declare or pay cash dividends on its capital stock in the foreseeable future.

Still have questions?

Get in touch with Creatd's Investor Relations team.