Category: ICO

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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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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‘This Is Not an ICO, Just Barter’ – How Issuers Attempt to Evade Regulatory Scrutiny

"This Is Not an ICO, Just Barter” - ICO Issuers Alter Terms to Evade Regulatory ScrutinySome issuers of initial coin offerings have started to change the terminology they use to refer to their token sale in a bid to evade the attention of regulators – the hawkish U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in particular. With research finding that fewer than half of ICO projects make it past the first […]

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PR: CoinAll Lists Lambda and Offers a 1.6 Million LAMB Giveaway

CoinAll Lists Lambda and Offers a 1.6 Million LAMB GiveawayOn March 2019, CoinAll, one of the famous emerging cryptocurrency exchanges, announced the listing of Lambda and the LAMB celebration – a 7-day celebration. CoinAll will give away 1,600,000 LAMB tokens during the celebration time.

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PR: Montex Market Exchange Tokenizes Startups

Montex Market Exchange Tokenizes StartupsMontex Market is a unique crypto-exchange where users can purchase stocks in startups with virtual currencies (ETH or exchange’s native token MON). Businesses that decide to tokenize their stocks will win from access to global crypto investors, looking for ways to diversify their portfolios.

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From Kucoin Spotlight to OK Jumpstart: Initial Exchange Offerings Analyzed

From Kucoin Spotlight to OK Jumpstart: International Exchange Offerings AnalyzedInitial coin offerings haven’t died: they’ve simply rebranded as initial exchange offerings (IEOs). From Huobi to Okex and Bitmax to Bittrex, the number of crypto exchanges hosting token sales has proliferated. In a week where Kucoin has entered the ring with its Spotlight platform, we take a deep dive into IEOs: the good, the bad, […]

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Pwc Report Finds STOs ‘Are Not Fundamentally Different From ICOs’

Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) has published a report in collaboration with Crypto Valley seeking to provide “a strategic perspective” on the initial coin offering (ICO) and security token offering (STO) sectors. The report finds that security tokens “are not fundamentally different from ICOs,” estimating that their combined total raised almost $20 billion during 2018. Also Read: […]

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SEC Chairman Confirms Cryptocurrencies Like Ethereum Are Not Securities

SEC Chairman Confirms Cryptocurrencies Like Ethereum Are Not SecuritiesOn March 12, the cryptocurrency and blockchain legislative advocacy group Coincenter published correspondence between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton and representative Ted Budd. The letter explains that Clayton and the SEC’s staff analysis confirms that Ethereum and similar cryptocurrencies are not subject to securities laws. Also read: Cointext Adds the Ability […]

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Malta Appoints Cybersecurity Firm Ciphertrace to Monitor Crypto Transactions

Malta Appoints Cybersecurity Firm Ciphertrace to Monitor Crypto TransactionsThe Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has appointed U.S. cybersecurity company Ciphertrace to help with compliance monitoring of crypto assets. Ciphertrace will be expected to keep track of transactions that pass through local crypto exchanges and digital wallets including ICOs, screening for potential money laundering and terrorism financing violations. Also read: Fidelity’s Cryptocurrency Arm Starts […]

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Token Development Using the Bitcoin Cash Network Kicks Into High Gear

Ever since various token implementations were introduced to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, the infrastructure has been significantly developed in order to advance the BCH-fueled token ecosystem. In the last few weeks, projects like Wormhole and the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) have seen a significant amount of token creation, alongside a variety of wallet support […]

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Mt. Gox CEO Claims the Coinlab and Brock Pierce Deals Never Materialized

Mt Gox CEO Claims the Deals With Coinlab and Brock Pierce Never MaterializedOn Feb. 19, the former CEO of Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, gave an interview on the Youtube show “What Bitcoin Did”. In episode 76, Karpeles discussed the platform’s insolvency, Coinlab’s monstrous claim for $16 billion, and Brock Pierce’s attempt to revive the defunct exchange. Also read: Mt Gox Restitution Process Frozen Due to One Man’s […]

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