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From ICO to SEC: Join us for a panel on regulation at TechCrunch Disrupt
Capital, crypto, and regulation go together like bread, peanut butter, and jelly. And what better way to make a great sandwich than to bring them all together at TechCrunch Disrupt. I'll be leading a panel with Avichal Garg of Electric Capital, Arianna ...
South Korea: National Assembly Discusses ICO Ban and 'Blockchain Island'
Lawmakers in South Korea began discussing cryptocurrency once more Monday, August 20, in a meeting focusing on ending the country's ICO ban, as well as other topics, Business Korea reports. Coming amid considerable attention on both cryptocurrency ...
South Korea Lawmakers Discuss ICO, Cryptos During Extraordinary Session: Report
South Korea has commenced an extraordinary session in the National Assembly to discuss regulation and measures to promote the cryptocurrency industry alongside ICO guidelines to eventually overturn the ongoing ban. According to a Business Korea ...
Job.com Thaws the ICO Winter by Pegging ETH at $500
21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Job.com unveiled its dynamic new ICO strategy in the face of unfavorable cryptocurrency market conditions. The company's leadership and advisory team announced that token buyers who whitelist before August 24, 2018 ...
Here's what a Crypto Attorney says are the next big ICO funding trends
When cryptocurrencies where just starting out, there was not much regulation realized with them. However, as the ICO space continues to mature, there will be a lot of formalities and regulations through a well-defined legal framework. Crypto Attorney ...
Qovar Coin ICO (QC Token): Decentralized Blockchain Cryptocurrency?
Qovar coin is a decentralized cryptocurrency, which is created based on the proof-of-stake concept. This platform is safe to use and it offers great security towards the privacy and the security of the investor's finances. Qovar offers its users to ...
Encourage youth to join Coffee sector- ICO
The International Coffee Organisation (ICO) has advised counties to find ways to get more youths into the coffee sector. During a meeting in Governor Mutahi Kahiga's office on Monday, ICO Executive Director José Sette said coffee farmers globally were ...
20 Signs Of A Good ICO
Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is one of the most popular and fastest ways for blockchain-based projects to raise funds, and it may be an excellent opportunity for potential investors to find a prospective project and to invest in the next cryptocurrency ...
Congressman Invites Cryptocurrency Industry to ICO Summit to Discuss 'Light-Touch' Regulation
A U.S. Congressman has invited 32 cryptocurrency industry organizations to Capitol Hill to discuss initial coin offering (ICO) regulation. Axios reports that the summit, sponsored by Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH), will take place on Sept. 25 and feature ...
FINRA Cautions Crypto Investors About Concerning ICO SAFT Claims
Further, the contracts are issued as securities to investors during the ICO stage, which assures that the tokens will be delivered afterward at a specified time. However, it is also important to note that tokens can be labeled as utility tokens outside ...
Swachhcoin ICO up and running
The Swachhcoin ICO will be conducted in 3 phases along with 1 tentative phase where we will be raising up to 6 Million USD that is remaining out of our modest Hardcap of 18 Million USD. Our primary aim is to raise the funds allocated for the tentative ...
ICO Analysis: Nervos
Among blockchain thinkers and scholars, it is quite established that it is not possible to increase security, decentralization, or performance without sacrificing one (or both) of the others. On the other hand, some huge improvements of these ...
South Korea Buzzing About Potential ICO Legalization
Cryptocurrency has been sending ripples throughout the global economy for quite a few years now. At first, it was an interesting topic defined by a specialty group of cryptocurrencies. Later, it turned into a craze as the unregulated exchange of ...
Pure Diamond Farm Launches ICO For Pure Diamond Coin in Singapore
Pure Diamond Farm Singapore is planning its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for the creation and distribution of its Pure Diamond Coin. The ICO will be made at the end of the year and it will kickstart a new lab in Japan which will use the blockchain ...
Unikrn enters Battle of Hastings as disgruntled ICO investor sues
Unikrn founder, Sood, told the media that he is aware of the lawsuit, and has drafted the Seattle lawyers Perkins Coie to 'vigorously defend' what Sood states are 'meritless' claims that the Unikrn Initial Coin Offering (ICO) circumvented US Securities ...
The ultimate guide to developing ICO presentations
Working towards your first ICO (Initial Coin Offering) project can be a harrowing experience. Besides actually developing the technology that works on the blockchain, you'll have to actively market the token to cryptocurrency communities and seek ...
Sports Token ICO Issuer MobileGo Threatens Critics With Legal Action
The brothers in 2017 decided to launch their own ICO called MobileGo or $MGO as a complementary token to the GameCredits coin, Sajanlal said. Where GameCredits token is a gamer currency, the MGO token was designed as a token for wagering in ...
ICO Analysis : Ankr Network
The Ankr network aims to create a permissionless, efficient, scalable blockchain, which also has built-in capabilities for interacting with existing data solutions. Its consensus mechanism is called “Proof of useful work,” suggesting that the computing ...
Despite What You Hear, The ICO Is Not RIP
Most importantly, the ICO illustrated the hope that anyone could be involved in both soliciting and investing in enterprise while bypassing the hugely regulated, bureaucratized, and impenetrable apparatus of traditional financial markets, including ...
Countdown Nearly Over For Qravity ICO Presale: Includes 30% Early Participation Bonus
Countdown Nearly Over For Qravity ICO Presale: Includes 30% Early Participation Bonus. The stage is set for the Qravity ICO presale on August 18th - 31st, where early investors can receive up to a 30% QCO token bonus for their contributions. author ...
ICO Analysis: Metadium
Although Facebook is one of the most successful that social networks ever existed, the year of 2018 did not start so well for them. The Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal had played a key role in that the CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, was even had been ...
SIX Group Executive Questions Launch of Crypto Trading, Expresses ICO Optimism Instead
Thomas Zeeb, CEO of securities services at Switzerland's top stock exchange SIX, revealed that the firm is unlikely to launch crypto trading, Business Insider reported August 17. According to Zeeb, cryptocurrencies are really “not a priority” at the ...
eSports Betting Platform Unikrn Being Sued Over Its ICO
John Hastings claims that he and possibly many others lost money in the ICO for eSports startup Unikrn. The Las Vegas man is hoping to have his case against the company certified as a class action suit, and he's hoping to get reimbursed for the 10 ...
Developing an ICO Project in Russia Can Cost as Little as $1500
The average cost to develop an ICO project in Russia is hovering around $18,000 USD but the price can go down to as little as $1,500, according to a study that explores the market for such services. The hourly rate for a blockchain developer is ...
Bitdollar Capital Announces New ICO Advisor For Japan
Yuko Nakatsumi, New ICO Advisor For Japan, Provides A World Class Background In An Important Market. BITDOLLAR CAPITAL today announced an agreement with Yuko Nakatsumi, to become the firm's ICO advisor in Japan. Ms. Nakatsumi brings another ...
Jeju Island Seeks To Offer Reprieve To ICO
According to reports by JoogAng Daily, an English language news outlet for South Korea, Jeju Island, an island off South Korea, is seeking to become a blockchain technology haven in which cryptocurrency companies will freely raise funds through initial ...
ICO Analysis: Agate
Hamed Taghvaei- A serial founder of tech companies, including Drone Online, Myservo, King ICO and Business and Demand Group PTY LTD. Hamid Ostad – Impressive resume. Since 2016, he's been the Solutions Architect at BPay Group, a successful ...
Hong Kong – The № 1 City For ICO Promotion The Second Day Of WBRShow By IDACB
Hong Kong (China) was the second city of the Roadshow organized by IDACB. ICO teams did their best and got the highest scores from the audience. Projects on such topics as artificial intelligence, cryptobanks and education were presented to Hong Kong ...
SEC Prohibits Energy Investor From Public Companies' Boards Over ICO Blow
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indefinitely barred David T Laurence, who was found guilty in 1993 of mail fraud in a penny stock scheme after he managed to get several investors to buy into his energy exploration firm via an ICO, which ...
The SEC Slaps Scam ICO Organizer with $30000 Penalty
According to a statement released by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 14, 2018, David T. Laurance, the organizer of a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) that issued Tomahawkcoins to California residents, has been ...
Mark Cuban-Backed Unikrn ICO Hit by Class Action Lawsuit
Unikrn, a Seattle-based e-sport betting startup that conducted an initial coin offering (ICO) last year, is now facing a class action suit that accuses it of violating securities law in the U.S.. John Hastings, a Las Vegas resident and the lead ...
Exclusive: Rep. invites industry leaders to weigh ICO regulation
While the Securities and Exchange Commission's chairman has stated that he has yet to see an ICO that doesn't qualify as a securities offering, the agency hasn't issued any guidance outside of an investigation memo about one case and a number of ...
Michelle Mone's ICO Ends in Disarray as Equi Capital Fiasco Turns Ugly
Equi Capital's ICO has ended in acrimony, with bounty hunters claiming to have been offered a pittance of what they were promised. The project is led by Baroness Michelle Mone, who describes herself as “one of the United Kingdom's most celebrated ...
ICO Tokens & the SEC: You Can't Even Give Them Away …. No, Seriously
Although every securities analysis of an ICO is an independent “facts and circumstances” analysis, the Order calls into question the practice of using “airdrops” as a means of distributing tokens that would otherwise be considered security tokens if ...
Judge Rules Against ICO Founder in Fraud Lawsuit
"Plaintiffs commenced this action against defendants, alleging they contributed cryptocurrency worth millions of dollars in advance of a scheduled initial coin offering (ICO) and supposed launch of a private cryptocurrency exchange and decentralized ...
How The ICO Has Totally Changed In 2018
According to data from Coinschedule, an ICO listing and cryptocurrency portal, the top five such private sales accounted for $2.6 billion of the total amount raised. The portal also found that 18% of overall ICO sales are through private sales and 37 ...
ICO Analysis: Bgogo
Bgogo is a crypto asset exchange project with the unique feature of having supernodes that decide on which crypto assets get listed. This is opposed to other exchanges where listing decisions are up to the exchange and not the community. Supernodes on ...
ICO market continues to attract investment - Digital Journal
The ICO market has not had the best of times in mid-2018, with the exception of activity around Malta and the Philippines, However, the market is continuing to ...
ICO swindlers have absconded with some $100 million in investor dough, research firm says
“Unsurprisingly, the blatant exit scams continue to plague the largely unregulated ICO sector where the founders have no contractual obligation to deliver a product,” the company said. An exit scam is where an ICO promoter absconds with investor funds ...
Running ICO BeFirst!
Many other similar agencies in the ICO market are not professional enough to provide their clients with adequate support and are just after their money. The BeFirst team, in contrast, provides only high-quality services, working to achieve the best ...
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