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Massachusetts Regulators File Charges Against ICO Operator for Violating Securities Laws
The division accuses Brookline, MA, resident Kirill Bensonoff and his company, Caviar, of operating an unregistered security offering through an ICO that reportedly raised more than $3 million before regulators halted it. Caviar intended to use the ICO ...
Scammers are cashing in on Telegram's upcoming ICO
Desperate for an opportunity to jump aboard in the next big thing, cryptocurrency owners are losing money by investing blindly in fake Telegram ICO websites. Chat app Telegram's upcoming ICO promises to break records with a target raise of $1.2 billion ...
ICO Analysis: DADI
More alarming, portions of it have been proven to be blatantly copied from another project, SONM. The team has since addressed this issue attributing it to an editing mistake, but this should raise flags nonetheless. (-4); Big-time Incumbents. DADI is ...
Karma (KRM) Token Begins Trading With Blockchain Launch Following Successful $10 Million ICO Campaign
Following its successful ICO campaign Karma's KRM token swiftly achieved an impressive daily trading volume of over 10 million USD. Built on top of BitShare's Graphene technology-based blockchain, KRM tokens allow private parties from all over the ...
Another Transparent ICO Scam Is Created on the Ethereum Blockchain
We have seen quite a few ICO projects designed to make fun of the entire business model. People will gladly throw money at any initial coin offering without doing the slightest research. This is why projects such as Super Cool Awesome Money – or SCAM ...
Boston Tech Watch: ICO Crackdown, “Shark Tank” Startups & More
—Massachusetts securities regulators are wading into the murky waters of cryptocurrencies and “initial coin offerings.” The office of Secretary of State William Galvin filed administrative charges against Caviar and its partner, Kirill Bensonoff ...
What is an ICO?
You've probably heard of Bitcoin, but new cryptocurrencies get introduced almost every day through a process called an Initial Coin Offering. CNN Tech's Ramy Zabarah breaks down how an ICO differs from an IPO and whether you should invest in one ...
Massachusetts Sues ICO Organizer for Alleged Securities Violations
The division, part of the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, accuses Brookline, MA, resident Kirill Bensonoff and his company, Caviar, of selling unregistered securities after he launched an ICO to sell "caviar" tokens from his home. While ...
Equity podcast: Dropbox and Xiaomi want to go public, and how big ...
Equity podcast: Dropbox and Xiaomi want to go public, and how big ...
Equity podcast: Dropbox and Xiaomi want to go public, and how big is Telegram's ICO?
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a corker. Our co-host Matthew Lynley is back, Katie and myself were on hand, and our guest, Shruti Gandhi ...
Global Securities Watchdog Warns Investors on ICO Risks
An organization comprised of global securities regulators has issued a notice today alerting investors to the perceived risks associated with initial coin offerings (ICOs). The group, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO ...
NaPoleonX Will Officially Launch Its ICO The 22nd Of J... | News ...
NaPoleonX Will Officially Launch Its ICO The 22nd Of J... | News ...
NaPoleonX Will Officially Launch Its ICO The 22nd Of January
After a successful pre-ICO of 1.1 million EUR that has been raised during the last month of 2017, and 2,000 people already whitelisted for the ICO, NaPoleonX is glad to announce its ICO will start the 22nd of January, aiming to reach an additional cap ...
ICO Analysis: ArcBlock
Blockchain technology is still in its infancy. There are many issues preventing developers and businesses from creating widespread, decentralized blockchain applications. // -- Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace. Performance is one ...
ICOBox & SocialMedia.Market to Launch ICO for First Blockchain Influencer Marketing Platform
Influencer marketing platform, SocialMedia.Market has joined ICOBox to launch its own token sale next month. author by News Desk , 19 January. Subscribe. articleStartImage. Blockchain-based influencer marketing platform SocialMedia.Market has just ...
SC, BNM advise caution over unauthorised ICO activities
KUALA LUMPUR: Securities Commission Malaysia and Bank Negara Malaysia have issued a joint statement warning the public about initial coin offering (ICO) schemes that involve activities requiring authorisation by the governing bodies. "Issuers of ICOs ...
BRIEF- Okwave unit signs agreement on ICO consulting related business alliance
BRIEF- Okwave unit signs agreement on ICO consulting related business alliance. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. Jan 19(Reuters) - Okwave. * Says its unit OKfinc LTD signed a basic agreement with GFA Capital, which is a wholly owned unit of GFA Co Ltd ...
Telegram: Details of the largest ever ICO revealed | finder.com.au
The new documents consist of two items, the first of which is 23 page general investor prospectus that provides an easy-to-digest summary of the whitepaper, as well as new details surrounding the project's road map, use of funds, and the ICO - which ...
COLUMN: What should your ICO marketing plan look like in 2018?
The ICO era is currently in it's rising phase, and each day the media talks about the latest news revolving around cryptocurrency. We are waiting for the top ICO from the company Telegram to become the biggest ICO in crypto history, as it will raise ...
Switzerland Forms Working Group for Blockchain Tech and ICO ...
Switzerland Forms Working Group for Blockchain Tech and ICO ...
The Benefits Of Investing In The MoonLite ICO - Bitcoinist.com
As we've started seeing in recent years, blockchain technology genuinely has the potential to change the way we live, and hundreds of startups are spring from almost every corner with the promise of disrupting just about every industry. The success of ...
The Benefits Of Investing In The MoonLite ICO
A lot has been said about the security of ICO investments, seeing that majority of the ICOs are based on whitepapers, and how many of the ideas being presented are concepts of the far future. What makes the MoonLite Project more secure than the average ...
CoinLoan ICO Reaches Major Milestones as it Launches MVP and Enables Direct Fiat Investment
Peer to peer fintech startup, CoinLoan, recently rolled out the first version of their revolutionary peer-to-peer lending platform. Investors were thrilled with the results (try it for yourself here, and are eagerly awaiting the end of the ICO and ...
Advertising Platform Pingvalue Readies for €30M-Goal ICO on Chaineum
Pingvalue plans an upcoming ICO with a €30M target conducted for developing its blockchain-based advertising services. Chaineum, a French ICO Boutique founded by Laurent Leloup, is leading this ICO. Following the recent successful ICO conducted by ...
7 tips on how to assess ICO projects and make smart investment decisions
Not too many words gained as much popularity in the last few months as the word cryptocurrency. As the price of Bitcoin rose well above $10,000, everybody started talking about digital currencies and the investment potential in this field. In such ...
Telegram Raises Target for Biggest ICO Ever to $2 Billion - Bloomberg
Encrypted messaging service Telegram raised the target for the largest initial coin offering ever to $2 billion, defying a rout in traded cryptocurrencies, according to potential investors. Telegram is seeking $850 million in a private sale of tokens ...
OriginTrail ICO Raises $22.5 Million to Build Transparency in Supply Chains
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OriginTrail, a European IT company known for its traceability solutions, today announces the completion of its Trace token (TRACE) sale, or initial coin offering (ICO), reaching the funding round's hard ...
Vestarin Developers Have Finally Announced the Definite Release Date for Pre-ICO
The realm of blockchain industry is growing in full pelt. So long as the vast majority hadn`t previously realized the pros of it, at the moment some of shops, services and venues open the new horizons for business by accepting the payments in crypto ...
Stox Platform Accurately Predicts InsurePal ICO Sell-out Using Wisdom of Crowds
Wisdom of the crowds accurately predicted InsurePal ICO's under 2-hour sell-off on Stox prediction markets platform. author by News Desk , 18 January. Subscribe. articleStartImage. Stox, the blockchain powered prediction market platform aims to tap ...
ICO Hands Out £350K Fine to Nuisance Call Company
The ICO received 146 complaints in total, with some users claiming there was no opt-out option, while others revealed they were worried the late-night calls could have been from family members or those they provided care for. “This company blatantly ...
ICO Analysis: Metronome
With continuous inflation daily, it's hard to evaluate what the token will be worth post-ICO. -3; A lack of technical/implementation specifications is cause for concern, especially for those who are on the fence about the project. At the time of ...
Nigeria's SureRemit raises $7m via ICO
Nigeria-based non-cash remittance platform SureRemit has raised US$7 million via an initial coin offering (ICO) to roll out its digital voucher system that makes payments easier and cheaper. Disrupt Africa reported at the end of last year SureRemit had ...
Ethereum Price Analysis - Buterin Reinvents the ICO
Having gained over 11,000% last year and making a new all time high, Ethereum (ETH) dropped sharply this week. The market cap currently stands at US$97.1 billion, with US$7.1 billion traded over the past 24 hours. The number of transactions per day on ...
Securitize launches 'ICO in a box' platform
Companies looking to raise funding through an ICO without having to juggle regulations from the SEC and numerous other regulatory bodies around the world can now conduct simple plug-and-play ICOs. Securitize, a new company spun out of tokenized VC fund ...
The PreSale Phase of FLOGmall ICO is completed
When buying FLOGmall tokens at the pre-ICO or ICO phase, a user who wants to become a token holder receives a significant discount on purchasing them. Once the primary ICO has concluded, the platform will initiate the monetization process by providing ...
Massachusetts Halts Unregistered Sale of ICO Tokens
The Massachusetts Securities Division, he continued, “will be monitoring these cases closely, to ensure Massachusetts investors are not being taken advantage of by so-called ICO promoters trying to cash in on the latest get-rich-quick scam.” While the ...
What to Make of 'Leaked' Telegram ICO White Paper
Now that we've got through the nitty gritty of the proposed TON ICO, we can discuss the legitimacy of the project and its purported link to Telegram, its founders and developers. Both Nikolai and Pavel Durov, as well as a number of Telegram's senior ...
NEO-Based TheKey ICO Could Have Handled Things a Lot Better
It would not be an exaggeration to call 2017 the year of initial coin offerings. We saw hundreds of projects try to raise money by creating their own ideas and native currencies. Whereas most ICOs are still on Ethereum, it seems NEO is getting a lot of ...
3D-Token ICO Attains Soft Cap and Launches Network Hubs' Affiliation Program
3D-Token is running on the back of an already existing business (Politronica srl) and a highly-experienced award-winning team. Politronica is a spin-off company of the Italian University “Politenico di Torino.” The 3D-Token sale was launched on the ...
CoinPoker Prepares for Final ICO Phase, Only 30% of CHP Tokens Left
The price of CHP tokens will rise from 4,200 for 1 ETH to 3,500 for 1 ETH in stage II of the ICO. After the token event, CoinPoker will still have bounties and promotions, to re-distribute 15% of the tokens collected to the community. CoinPoker will ...
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