Category: ICO

Malaysia Announces Digital Asset Guidelines

Malaysia Publishes Digital Asset GuidelinesThe Securities Commission Malaysia has published the country’s guidelines on digital assets which set out the regulatory framework for token sales. All token offerings must now be carried out only through platforms approved by the commission. The guidelines also detail the obligations of approved platforms as well as the requirements token issuers must meet. Also […]

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ISIKC – Where Deep Traditions Meet Innovation

ISIKC - Where Deep Traditions Meet InnovationThis is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. ISIKLAR HOLDING, a company with deep traditions and a long history of doing business, has decided to create […]

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Telegram Rejects SEC Request to Hand Over Bank Records for TON

Telegram Rejects SEC Request to Hand Over Bank Records for TONTelegram Group, the company behind the TON blockchain project, has reportedly refused to share information with the SEC showing how much it spent of the $1.7 billion raised from investors in the past couple of years and where. In a recent court filing, the securities regulator alleges that Telegram has declined to provide bank records […]

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4 Beijing Regulators Issue New Crypto Activity Warning

4 Beijing Regulators Issue New Crypto Activity WarningFour financial regulators in China have jointly issued a fresh warning regarding crypto trading activities in Beijing. The notice explains the reason for the warning and lists prohibited crypto activities, which have reportedly been surging as companies ramp up their blockchain promotion. Also read: Regulatory Roundup – New US Crypto Bill, France’s 1st Approved ICO, […]

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Regulatory Roundup: New US Crypto Bill, France’s 1st Approved ICO, Muslim Crypto

Regulatory Roundup: New US Crypto Bill, France's 1st Approved ICO, Muslim CryptoIn this roundup, we cover a wide range of regulatory developments in the crypto space. Much has transpired in the U.S., including a new crypto bill, SEC’s proposal, lawmakers seeking answers from the IRS, and the state of Michigan signing several crypto bills into law. We also cover France’s first-approved initial coin offering, a proposal […]

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France Approves First ICO

France Approves Its First ICOThe French financial markets regulator, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), has made its first initial coin offering (ICO) approval. While token sales remain legal as a fundraising option in France, only those that have been approved by the AMF may be marketed directly to the public. Also read: France Adopts New Crypto Regulation France’s […]

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Russia’s Hydra Darknet Marketplace Plans $146M Token Sale

Russia's Darknet Marketplace Hydra Plans Token Sale for $146MAccording to regional reports, the Russian darknet market Hydra is planning an initial coin offering (ICO) in order to expand the marketplace internationally. The sale is set to start on December 16 and Hydra administrators hope to raise $146 million from the token sale. Also read: Regulatory Roundup – Bitcoin Futures Fund Approved, India’s RBI-Backed […]

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The State Encourages ICO Fraud. The Free Market Minimizes It  

The State Encourages ICO Fraud. The Free Market Minimizes It  Many Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have been and are frauds. The state enables this con game in various ways, including the establishment of accredited investors and the regulation of businesses that sell equity. Shut off from the most lucrative aspects of investment, average people rush into the few sources of profit still available to them. […]

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Big Name Announcements Will Not Save Your Blockchain Project

Big Name Announcements Will Not Save Your Blockchain ProjectAt the peak of the ICO bubble it was a common tactic for project promoters to use big name announcements to pump their tokens. Every day we would hear about a new venture that supposedly signed a partnership with a global brand such as Microsoft or Google, to make us think that these tech giants […]

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ICOs Are Dead But ICO Scammers Are Immortal

ICOs Are Dead But ICO Scammers Are ImmortalThe initial coin offering may have all but died, but the ICO scammer marches on regardless. Whereas legitimate projects have to wrangle with all kinds of challenges including the strength of the market, generating value for investors, creating a real product and actually delivering on the promises they make, the soulless scammer is unencumbered by […]

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Telegram Awaits Court Hearing on SEC Case Against Its Token Sale

Telegram Awaits Court Hearing on SEC Case Against Its Token SaleTelegram, the most popular messenger in the crypto community, is facing challenges surrounding the launch of its TON blockchain. Following an intervention by the U.S. securities regulator, a court hearing on the sale of the native gram tokens is scheduled to take place a week before the network was expected to go live. Also read: […]

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2019’s Token Sales Have Produced a Handful of Winners

2019’s Token Sales Have Produced a Handful of Winners2019 has proven a challenging year in which to launch a crypto startup, with the most successful tokens recording only modest returns. Investors chasing the sort of double-digit returns that were one commonplace have been mostly frustrated by a markedly more conservative market in which picking a winner has called for a combination of shrewdness […]

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Crypto Investment Group Grayscale Releases Bitcoin Cash Primer

Crypto Investment Group Grayscale Releases Bitcoin Cash PrimerCrypto investment firm Grayscale has just released “An Introduction to Bitcoin Cash” highlighting the basics of BCH for those who may be yet unfamiliar, or just wish to brush up on the popular token forked from Bitcoin Core on August 1, 2017. With a significant reputation in the industry, Grayscale’s release of the document marks […]

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SEC Imposes Multimillion Dollar Fine for Unregistered EOS Token Sale

SEC Imposes Multimillion Dollar Fines for Unregistered ICO and Stock TransactionsThe United States securities regulator has announced hefty fines for two crypto companies. The penalties have been imposed for EOS’ unregistered token sale and a fraudulent public offering. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) intends to use some of the collected money to indemnify investors who suffered damages. Also read: SEC Commissioner Speaks Positively About […]

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SEC Commissioner Speaks Positively About Digital Assets Despite Recent Enforcement Flurry

SEC Commissioner Speaks Positively About Digital Assets Despite Recent Enforcement FlurryThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regularly draws the ire of crypto proponents who are frustrated at its failure to support innovation and entrepreneurship. Despite this, some have warmed to the agency’s opinionated commissioner Hester Peirce, who has adopted the moniker of “Crypto Mom.” At a compliance conference this week, Peirce spoke positively about […]

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Messaging App Kik’s Legal Battle Shines Light on Past ICO Scams

Messaging App Kik's Legal Battle Shines Light on Past ICO ScamsPopular messaging app Kik is shutting down due to a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit regarding ICO activity for the company’s cryptocurrency, kin. Ted Livingston, Founder and CEO of Kik and Kin, denies the allegations and maintains that the SEC’s case is based on mischaracterizations, but that shutdown for Kik is necessary to focus on […]

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The Changing Shape of Crypto Funding in 2019

The Changing Shape of Crypto Funding in 20192019 was meant to be the year of the IEO. Or was it the STO? Whatever the case, it’s had its share of both, with mixed results. While the number of successfully completed token sales and the number of IEO launchpads has increased significantly, secondary market demand has been underwhelming. As emerging projects study the […]

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PR: PayKassa.pro Launches Multifunctional Payment Aggregator

PR: PayKassa.pro Launches Multifunctional Payment AggregatorCryptocurrencies will be in great demand in the future, as the cryptocurrency market surprised skeptics once again. As soon as Bitcoin began its bullish trend, hundreds of other crypto coins followed the example. The authorities of large countries are starting to think about regulation, and companies like Facebook and Telegram are launching their own coins. Against the background of all this hype, only entrepreneurs and owners of companies that accepted cryptocurrency keep composure.

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Indian Government’s New Report Views Crypto Positively

Indian Government’s New Report Views Crypto PositivelyA new Indian government report has put cryptocurrency in a positive light, viewing the mechanisms surrounding it, including initial coin offerings, as “revolutionizing the global fintech landscape.” The report also discusses the regulation of coins and tokens. Also read: Indian Exchanges Innovate as Calls for Positive Crypto Regulation Escalate Steering Committee’s Report The Indian Ministry […]

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PR: Remco – Powerful Distributed Token Generating Platform

PR: Remco - Powerful Distributed Token Generating Platformremittancetoken.io – Token-Generating Platform for Money Transfer currently trading on Digifinex has announced it’s sponsoring blockchain Finance Lagos conference event in Africa’s largest market, Nigeria. Offering free flight ticket and accommodation to the qualified speakers.

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Large Regulated Token Sales Indicate ICOs May Be Coming Back

Large Regulated Token Sales Indicate ICOs May Be Coming BackInitial coin offerings have seen a significant decline in popularity, but they are not to be written off completely. Although you don’t hear the term “ICO” so often nowadays, some recent regulatory developments indicate they have a place in the digital economy realm. Crowdfunding through token sales has a chance of becoming a mainstream instrument […]

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