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Inside Telegram's Upcoming Mega ICO
"This is a team that has proven themselves," says Pompliano. "I think they've got a pretty interesting plan moving forward in terms of what they want to do with their money." Roughly $4 billion was raised by ICOs in 2017, according to EY, compared with ...
The Seven Key Signs of an ICO Scam
Initial coin offerings, or ICOs, present blockchain-based businesses with an innovative financial model that circumvents traditional funding process, allowing them to access startup capital generated through crowdfunding processes. ICO investors ...
trade.io Announces Strategic Partnership with Upcoming ICO, TV-TWO
Thursday 22nd of February 2018 Zug, Switzerland – trade.io has inked a strategic partnership with the innovative German technology company, TV-TWO. Under the terms of the agreement, trade.io will provide TV-TWO with marketing support and investor ...
Telegram Tries for Another $850M in Second Private Pre-ICO Round
Telegram, the message service operator that is expected to conduct the largest initial coin offering (ICO) in history, is allegedly running a second pre-sale, this time in secret, according to tech media portal The Verge. Last week, we reported that ...
The 5 Top ICO Projects to Keep an Eye in February-March 2018
Capacity runs a 4 phase ICO process. They already finalized a presale in November 2017 followed by a public sale. Still leaving more than 40% of the Purchasers Tokens to be sold in phase 3 and 4. Phase 2 presale will be run during the February 22 ...
Telegram is quietly tacking on a $1.2 billion private round to its mega ICO
Telegram's “secretive” next phase of its initial coin offering (ICO) will raise $1.15 billion for the chat platform, according to offering documents seen by Quartz. If the funding round is successful, Telegram would have raised $2 billion from ...
Tezos Finally Plans to Launch ICO Coin After Ousting Swiss Foundation Head
More than seven months after the Tezos ICO raised $232 million last July—making it the largest such initial coin offering at the time—the blockchain startup, whose progress had been delayed by infighting, is finally set to launch the Tezos coins. The ...
Overstock And tZERO: Will The ICO Ever End?
The latest filings indicate that $49 million out of the $300 million offering amount has been sold. It is unclear if Overstock is purchasing ICO tokens itself, and if so, how many. Even after falling 30% from its highs, Overstock is still pricing in ...
Telegram is reportedly holding a 2nd pre-ICO sale but some crypto investors aren't touching it with a 10-foot pole
The company is set to use the funds raised from the ICO - which is kind of like a crypto-twist on the initial public offering process - to build a protocol to rival the Ethereum platform. The so-called TON (Telegram Open Network) will "host a new ...
Telegram is reportedly holding a 2nd pre-ICO sale but some crypto investors aren't touching it with a ten-foot pole
The company is set to use the funds raised from the ICO - which is kind of like a crypto-twist on the initial public offering process - to build a protocol to rival the Ethereum platform. The so-called TON (Telegram Open Network) will "host a new ...
'Anonymous Sources': Telegram Launches 'Secret' Second... | News ...
'Anonymous Sources': Telegram Launches 'Secret' Second... | News ...
The ICO immaturity problem
I've been following “startups” – I define startups as small businesses with a global scale – for almost two decades. In that time I've watched them morph from unfunded pet projects by random geniuses into what amounts to an entire sub-economy dedicated ...
Blockchain Industries Invests in Chimes' Pioneering Bifurcated ICO with Forthcoming SEC Registration
NEW YORK CITY / SANTA MONICA, CA, Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital entertainment company, Chimes Media, today announced the completion of a private investment in the form of token purchases from Blockchain Industries, Inc. (BCII), an investor ...
ICO legislation set to be tabled next month
That led to 12 teams involved in the technologies showing up for a meeting in Bermuda shortly afterwards to see how they could move forward their plans in Bermuda. Minister Caines was yesterday joined on the lawn by two young crypto entrepreneurs from ...
Government Ramps Up ICO Fees for Large Organizations
The government has proposed increasing the maximum fees organizations will have to pay data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) as it looks to ramp up its activity to regulate the forthcoming GDPR. Currently, data ...
Telegram to Crush ICO Record in Second Round of Private Funding
This week investors received an email from telegram CEO Pavel Durov informing them of a second pre-sale to the much-anticipated TON ICO. Though no exact amount has been determined sources are speculating that it will be around the same as the first ...
Composite Cylinders Advanced Announces ICO
Composite Cylinders Advanced develops Type 4 composite cylinders and technology of its serial production. The CCA unites highly qualified professionals from various fields of science and technologies, with extensive experience conducting research and ...
German Regulator Clarifies Obligations For ICO Operators Following Increased Interest
Germany's Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has clarified obligations for Initial Coin Offering (ICO) tokens after receiving “increased queries” about their legal status in a note issued Tuesday, Feb. 20. The note from BaFin is a follow ...
TechNation: Colu Raises $27.5 Million via Mix of Conventional Fundraiser and ICO
Colu, creator of a wallet app for localized digital currencies, said Wednesday it had raised $27.5 million through a conventional fundraiser and an initial coin offering. The amount was far less than the $50 million it aimed for when it began the ...
Exclusive: Telegram is holding a secretive second pre-ICO sale
Over the past few months, the CEO of Telegram convinced 81 accredited investors, including Silicon Valley giants Sequoia Capital and Benchmark, to give him $850 million in a presale of his company's cryptocurrency in advance of an initial coin offering ...
Melbourne's Nauticus Blockchain Announces ICO And New Crypto Exchange
Melbourne fintech company Nauticus has announced its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) will launch on March 31, the first stage of the company's bold vision for six ethical global banking and eCommerce solutions utilizing blockchain technology. Pre ...
Telegram Claims to Have Raised $850 Million In Massive ICO
What makes this ICO significant other than the staggering figures raised so far, is the fact that this ICO marks the very first time that Telegram is accepting outside investers. So far the messaging app has been funded by CEO Pavel Durov and his ...
With Unique Hedge Feature for Investors, FLOGmall Launches ICO on KICKICO on February 22
Bringing DAO into the ICO landscape, KICKICO recently announced the launch of Community Choice, an ambitious new function that will give the crypto community the ability to vet, rate, and filter the ICO space and to determine which ICOs are worth ...
UK data controllers to pay ICO up to £2.4k more a year when GDPR kicks in
The UK government has revealed plans to increase the top tier of annual fees for data controllers from £500 to £2,900 in an attempt to ensure the Brit privacy watchdog has enough cash to function. The new payment regime comes into effect with the ...
V3 Health Strategy Launches Its Unique Blockchain Private Placement ICO Solution
MILWAUKEE, Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- V3 Health Strategy, a Wisconsin based solutions company, announced the timely global launch of its unique approach to healthcare blockchain Initial Coin Offering (ICO) advisory services portfolio. This ...
A Token to Regulate All Tokens? Messari to Raise ICO in 2018
The founder of Messari, a nascent crypto version of CrunchBase, is more measured - thinking there's no reason to panic, but that this isn't a time for complacency, either. To that end, he announced his solution Tuesday - a crypto token that will seek ...
New funding model for ICO
UK – The government has announced a new charging structure for data controllers for future funding of the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) based on the relative risk of the data processed by an organisation. The model is divided into three tiers ...
Analysis: Will the $1.2 Billion Telegram ICO Live Up to Expectations ...
Analysis: Will the $1.2 Billion Telegram ICO Live Up to Expectations ...
Bitcoiin: Not Creative Spelling, but an ICO
Usually, in a fair coin launch, mining starts off as voluntary effort. In the case of Bitcoiin, 80% of the ICO proceeds would go toward building a mining farm, then sub-letting it for cloud mining. The presence of a large mining farm that would ...
Gibraltar Will Take Market-Driven Approach to ICO Rules
The U.K. overseas territory announced that it was drafting ICO regulation earlier this month, which will include the implementation of a system for "authorized sponsors" that will be tasked with managing compliance. Gibraltar's government outlined a ...
Swiss regulator FINMA publishes ICO guidelines
FINMA CEO, Mark Branson comments: “The application of blockchain technology has innovative potential within and far beyond the financial markets. However, blockchain-based projects conducted analogously to regulated activities cannot simply circumvent ...
The eHealth First ICO: A Token Changing Healthcare for the Better
Besides, the token gives the right to vote on certain decisions related to the platform in proportion to the number of tokens they hold. Following the launch of the project, the tokens will be listed on various exchanges around the world. Currently ...
First Crypto ETF is Launching an ICO, Combining its Professional Approach with Innovative Technology
Thanks to our unique technology, there will be significant cost savings when buying and selling cryptocurrencies. First Crypto ETF offers a full guarantee of transparency. Both our portfolio and activities will be audited by one of the big 4 (KPMG, EY ...
Russian Blockchain Association To Launch 'First' Guarantee System For ICO Funding
The “first” guarantee system for Initial Coin Offering (ICO) investments is set to launch in Russia in 2018, local media outlet Izvestia reported Feb. 19. The system, dubbed ICO-hub, is being developed by Globex Bank, which is a subsidiary of state ...
A New Cryptocurrency Just Came Out That's as Bold as Bitcoin (but Probably Not a Good Investment)
Bianchi points out that it represents the biggest ICO ever proposed, with hopes of raising $5 billion, which would represent around 5 percent of all Ethereum in circulation if that cap is reached. "The Petro experiment certainly represents another ...
ICO Investor.tv Expert Webinar Explores The Essentials of ICO Investing
ICOinvestor.tv, the first video platform dedicated to the rapidly-growing Initial Coin Offering (ICO) industry, announces a live, multi-city Expert Webinar for investors to learn more about the opportunities of the crypto economy. The livestreamed ...
BRIEF-Quantum Medical Transport Says Launches $50 Million Pre-ICO Initial Coin Offering
BRIEF-Quantum Medical Transport Says Launches $50 Million Pre-ICO Initial Coin Offering. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. Feb 20 (Reuters) - Quantum Medical Transport Inc: * QUANTUM MEDICAL TRANSPORT, INC. LAUNCHES ITS $50 MILLION PRE-ICO INITIAL COIN ...
Steven Seagal Endorses Shady ICO for 'Bitcoiin' Because We Live in Hellworld
It's hard to say, since the coin itself is currently undergoing its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) crowdsale and does not yet exist. Still, the venture's whitepaper describes itself as better than Bitcoin in almost every way, and the website claims it ...
Quantum Medical Transport, Inc. Launches its $50 Million Pre-ICO Initial Coin Offering
SUGAR LAND, TX, Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quantum Medical Transport, Inc. (DRWN) has launched its Pre-ICO launch to begin offering its Tokens in support of its QuantH medical blockchain technology project. Our token website: http://www.quanth ...
NnBU plans $19M ICO to fund blockchain-based medical device R&D
NnBU has filed to raise $19 million in an initial coin offering (ICO). The startup plans to use the cash to develop a blockchain-based device that exposes babies born via cesarean section to conditions comparable to those they would have encountered in ...
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