In recent times Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become a viable means of raising capital for blockchain-related startups. However, due to the unregulated nature of the crypto ecosystem, many scam projects have duped a lot of investors in recent times. Due to this fact, governments are beginning to …
Hong Kong Authorities Crackdown ICO Project for Selling Unregistered Securities
Usually, a typical initial coin offering (ICO) involves the selling of digital tokens in companies but does not imply any ownership stakes like stocks. Similar to an IPO, the asset-backed ICO would adhere to government securities rules and offer prospective investors with a similar kind of marketing materials.
Shark Tank Investor to Launch an Asset-Backed ICO
The issuers are increasingly filing their ‘initial coin offerings (ICOs)’ with the SEC, adding customer checks, barring U.S. investors or halting fundraising after the regulator said it will hold most token offerings to the same standards as share sales, more than a dozen ICO lawyers and executives told …
Cryptocurrency Issuers Clean Up, Shun US Investors as SEC Gets Tough
Crypterium launched an initial coin offering (ICO) last October for a crowdsale for CRPT token. Crypterium claims to be the worlds largest ICO based on the number buyers with individuals from 153 different countries participating in the token offer. Apparently, over 68,000 people participated in the ICO.
Aspiring Crypto Bank Crypterium Appoints James Davies as CFO
Vision Tree will sell the Bushnell Token cryptocurrency in an initial coin offering (ICO) to people who want to support the funding for the film. It’s a controversial but novel way to fund a movie about Bushnell, who became controversial recently after the Game Developers Conference rescinded its decision …
Atari documentary producers use cryptocurrency to fund Nolan Bushnell tale
A hard fork of the Bitcoin network, the new currency promises to offer a faster and lighter alternative to Bitcoin. Roberto’s eponymous venture investment firm, Escobar Inc, is currently running an initial coin offering (ICO), where users can buy the token at a 96-percent discount: down to $2 from $50.
Pablo Escobar’s brother has launched his own cryptocurrency: Diet Bitcoin
The Betrium public initial coin offering (ICO) token sale begins on the 5th April and is set to continue until the 14th May, 2018. During the ICO, 63 million (45 percent) BTRM will be distributed. Any unsold tokens will be burnt after the ICO. Secondary coin offerings (SCO) will be allocated 20 percent of …
Betrium Wants to Revolutionise Online Gambling with Blockchain Technology
One such platform is iComplyICO, a regulatory technology service that “automates compliance procedures for the issuance, purchase and resale of tokens, coins and digitized assets, which have gained popularity with initial coin offerings.” The startup’s platform serves both investors and issuers in ICOs, …
Regtech Platform Launches For ICOs: ‘We Are On A Mission To Build A Better Capital Market’
The social media company Snap Inc. has confirmed that no Initial Coin Offering (ICOs) advertising will be allowed on their Snapchat platform. This is following on from several other platforms enforcing the same type of ban. In the last week or so, the likes of Google, Facebook and Twitter, some of the …
Snapchat has officially confirmed ICO advertising on their platform is banned
Last week Thailand’s government issued drafts of two laws regarding cryptocurrency and ICO legislation. There is a certain cause for optimism … growing in popularity in Thailand. The number of local companies racing to hold their initial coin offerings before regulations would hit was growing steadily.
Thailand’s Government Battle With Crypto Enters Decisive Phase