Category: ICO

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. […]

The post The State Encourages ICO Fraud. The Free Market Minimizes It   appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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 […]

The post Big Name Announcements Will Not Save Your Blockchain Project appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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 […]

The post ICOs Are Dead But ICO Scammers Are Immortal appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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: […]

The post Telegram Awaits Court Hearing on SEC Case Against Its Token Sale appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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 […]

The post 2019’s Token Sales Have Produced a Handful of Winners appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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 […]

The post Crypto Investment Group Grayscale Releases Bitcoin Cash Primer appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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 […]

The post SEC Imposes Multimillion Dollar Fine for Unregistered EOS Token Sale appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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 […]

The post SEC Commissioner Speaks Positively About Digital Assets Despite Recent Enforcement Flurry appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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 […]

The post Messaging App Kik’s Legal Battle Shines Light on Past ICO Scams appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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 […]

The post The Changing Shape of Crypto Funding in 2019 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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.

The post PR: PayKassa.pro Launches Multifunctional Payment Aggregator appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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 […]

The post Indian Government’s New Report Views Crypto Positively appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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.

The post PR: Remco – Powerful Distributed Token Generating Platform appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

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 […]

The post Large Regulated Token Sales Indicate ICOs May Be Coming Back appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

SEC Begins Green-Lighting Token Offerings

SEC Begins Green-Lighting Token OfferingsThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently made history when it green-lighted two token offerings under Regulation A+. “This is the first time in U.S. history that a crypto token offering has received SEC qualification,” one of the two qualified issuers proclaims. Also read: G20 Leaders Issue Declaration on Crypto Assets – A Look at […]

The post SEC Begins Green-Lighting Token Offerings appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

PR: Tokengen Makes Creating and Automating ICOs Free

PR: Tokengen Makes Creating and Automating ICOs FreeNiquid Tech today announced the release of a new version of TokenGen, the company’s proprietary ICO automation tool. The new update features a re-structure of the pricing model, more specifically, a free basic plan. Previously, the company added a KYC solution by integrating TokenGen to work with the Civic decentralized identity ecosystem, available to projects using the Whitelistable Fundraiser feature.

The post PR: Tokengen Makes Creating and Automating ICOs Free appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Initial Exchange Offerings Are Showing No Sign of Slowing Down

Initial Exchange Offerings Are Showing No Sign of Slowing DownSix months in and initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are refusing to die. Following a year of ICO stagnation in 2018, it appeared that the crypto crowdfunding bubble had popped, sending tokenized projects back to the drawing board. Instead, the medium has been reborn under a different banner. In 2019, IEO token issuance is all the […]

The post Initial Exchange Offerings Are Showing No Sign of Slowing Down appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Everyone’s Talking About Security Tokens But No One’s Trading Them

There’s a party happening right now and everyone’s invited. The music’s playing, the fridge is loaded and the bathtub’s full of ice. All the ingredients for the sickest soiree are in place. There’s just one problem: the guests have yet to arrive. Welcome to the world of security tokens, where you can tokenize anything you […]

The post Everyone’s Talking About Security Tokens But No One’s Trading Them appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

PR: PBET Merges Online and Physical Gambling Worlds

PBET Merges Online and Physical Gambling WorldsIt’s estimated that 72 % of real-world casino gamblers play online too and statistically, those that play both tend to spend around 15 % more in the physical casino. Despite this, and the unprecedented growth of online gaming, the link between the physical and online casino has remained tenuous.

The post PR: PBET Merges Online and Physical Gambling Worlds appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

PR: CoinAll Lists Ravencoin With 10 BTC Giveaway

CoinAll Lists Ravencoin With 10 BTC GiveawayOn April 2019, CoinAll, one of the fastest-growth cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, announced the listing of RVN and offered a 15-day fee-free RVN trading promotion. In the last months, RVN has attracted attention thanks to its price meteoric rise.

The post PR: CoinAll Lists Ravencoin With 10 BTC Giveaway appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

5 Major Indian Laws That Apply to Cryptocurrency

5 Major Indian Laws That Apply to CryptocurrencyIndia has a number of laws that currently apply to cryptocurrency. A new Cambridge University report explains some of these laws. News.Bitcoin.com talked to one of the authors of the report to uncover more details. Meanwhile, the Indian government is currently finalizing regulations specific to crypto assets. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case […]

The post 5 Major Indian Laws That Apply to Cryptocurrency appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

France Adopts New Cryptocurrency Regulation

France Adopts New Cryptocurrency RegulationThe French government has adopted a financial sector bill that establishes a legal framework for cryptocurrency service providers and initial coin offerings. The bill includes both optional and mandatory licensing, and also specifies the types of funds that can invest in crypto assets. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Pacte […]

The post France Adopts New Cryptocurrency Regulation appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Review: Crypto Is a Surprisingly Fun Movie About Compliance

Review: Crypto Is a Surprisingly Fun Movie About Compliance“Fuck” is the first word uttered in Crypto. It might also be yours after watching John Stalberg Jr’s claustrophobic movie about an anti-money laundering agent caught in a web of deceit, intrigue, and bad beer. Copious cryptocurrency references have no tangible impact on the plot, but serve as a running gag for bitcoiners intent on […]

The post Review: Crypto Is a Surprisingly Fun Movie About Compliance appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

FOMO for Initial Exchange Offerings Is Getting Intense

FOMO for Initial Exchange Offerings Is Getting IntenseThe cryptocurrency industry gets older but does it get any wiser? Green candles have begun popping off across the board for the first time in a long time and suddenly it feels very 2017, complete with all the greed, FOMO, and manipulation that was synonymous with that era of excess. Never is this more evident […]

The post FOMO for Initial Exchange Offerings Is Getting Intense appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close