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Sports Token ICO Issuer MobileGo Threatens Critics With Legal Action
The brothers in 2017 decided to launch their own ICO called MobileGo or $MGO as a complementary token to the GameCredits coin, Sajanlal said. Where GameCredits token is a gamer currency, the MGO token was designed as a token for wagering in ...
ICO Analysis : Ankr Network
The Ankr network aims to create a permissionless, efficient, scalable blockchain, which also has built-in capabilities for interacting with existing data solutions. Its consensus mechanism is called “Proof of useful work,” suggesting that the computing ...
Despite What You Hear, The ICO Is Not RIP
Most importantly, the ICO illustrated the hope that anyone could be involved in both soliciting and investing in enterprise while bypassing the hugely regulated, bureaucratized, and impenetrable apparatus of traditional financial markets, including ...
Countdown Nearly Over For Qravity ICO Presale: Includes 30% Early Participation Bonus
Countdown Nearly Over For Qravity ICO Presale: Includes 30% Early Participation Bonus. The stage is set for the Qravity ICO presale on August 18th - 31st, where early investors can receive up to a 30% QCO token bonus for their contributions. author ...
ICO Analysis: Metadium
Although Facebook is one of the most successful that social networks ever existed, the year of 2018 did not start so well for them. The Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal had played a key role in that the CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, was even had been ...
SIX Group Executive Questions Launch of Crypto Trading, Expresses ICO Optimism Instead
Thomas Zeeb, CEO of securities services at Switzerland's top stock exchange SIX, revealed that the firm is unlikely to launch crypto trading, Business Insider reported August 17. According to Zeeb, cryptocurrencies are really “not a priority” at the ...
eSports Betting Platform Unikrn Being Sued Over Its ICO
John Hastings claims that he and possibly many others lost money in the ICO for eSports startup Unikrn. The Las Vegas man is hoping to have his case against the company certified as a class action suit, and he's hoping to get reimbursed for the 10 ...
Developing an ICO Project in Russia Can Cost as Little as $1500
The average cost to develop an ICO project in Russia is hovering around $18,000 USD but the price can go down to as little as $1,500, according to a study that explores the market for such services. The hourly rate for a blockchain developer is ...
Bitdollar Capital Announces New ICO Advisor For Japan
Yuko Nakatsumi, New ICO Advisor For Japan, Provides A World Class Background In An Important Market. BITDOLLAR CAPITAL today announced an agreement with Yuko Nakatsumi, to become the firm's ICO advisor in Japan. Ms. Nakatsumi brings another ...
Jeju Island Seeks To Offer Reprieve To ICO
According to reports by JoogAng Daily, an English language news outlet for South Korea, Jeju Island, an island off South Korea, is seeking to become a blockchain technology haven in which cryptocurrency companies will freely raise funds through initial ...
ICO Analysis: Agate
Hamed Taghvaei- A serial founder of tech companies, including Drone Online, Myservo, King ICO and Business and Demand Group PTY LTD. Hamid Ostad – Impressive resume. Since 2016, he's been the Solutions Architect at BPay Group, a successful ...
Hong Kong – The № 1 City For ICO Promotion The Second Day Of WBRShow By IDACB
Hong Kong (China) was the second city of the Roadshow organized by IDACB. ICO teams did their best and got the highest scores from the audience. Projects on such topics as artificial intelligence, cryptobanks and education were presented to Hong Kong ...
SEC Prohibits Energy Investor From Public Companies' Boards Over ICO Blow
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indefinitely barred David T Laurence, who was found guilty in 1993 of mail fraud in a penny stock scheme after he managed to get several investors to buy into his energy exploration firm via an ICO, which ...
The SEC Slaps Scam ICO Organizer with $30000 Penalty
According to a statement released by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 14, 2018, David T. Laurance, the organizer of a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) that issued Tomahawkcoins to California residents, has been ...
Mark Cuban-Backed Unikrn ICO Hit by Class Action Lawsuit
Unikrn, a Seattle-based e-sport betting startup that conducted an initial coin offering (ICO) last year, is now facing a class action suit that accuses it of violating securities law in the U.S.. John Hastings, a Las Vegas resident and the lead ...
Exclusive: Rep. invites industry leaders to weigh ICO regulation
While the Securities and Exchange Commission's chairman has stated that he has yet to see an ICO that doesn't qualify as a securities offering, the agency hasn't issued any guidance outside of an investigation memo about one case and a number of ...
Michelle Mone's ICO Ends in Disarray as Equi Capital Fiasco Turns Ugly
Equi Capital's ICO has ended in acrimony, with bounty hunters claiming to have been offered a pittance of what they were promised. The project is led by Baroness Michelle Mone, who describes herself as “one of the United Kingdom's most celebrated ...
ICO Tokens & the SEC: You Can't Even Give Them Away …. No, Seriously
Although every securities analysis of an ICO is an independent “facts and circumstances” analysis, the Order calls into question the practice of using “airdrops” as a means of distributing tokens that would otherwise be considered security tokens if ...
Judge Rules Against ICO Founder in Fraud Lawsuit
"Plaintiffs commenced this action against defendants, alleging they contributed cryptocurrency worth millions of dollars in advance of a scheduled initial coin offering (ICO) and supposed launch of a private cryptocurrency exchange and decentralized ...
How The ICO Has Totally Changed In 2018
According to data from Coinschedule, an ICO listing and cryptocurrency portal, the top five such private sales accounted for $2.6 billion of the total amount raised. The portal also found that 18% of overall ICO sales are through private sales and 37 ...
ICO Analysis: Bgogo
Bgogo is a crypto asset exchange project with the unique feature of having supernodes that decide on which crypto assets get listed. This is opposed to other exchanges where listing decisions are up to the exchange and not the community. Supernodes on ...
ICO market continues to attract investment - Digital Journal
The ICO market has not had the best of times in mid-2018, with the exception of activity around Malta and the Philippines, However, the market is continuing to ...
ICO swindlers have absconded with some $100 million in investor dough, research firm says
“Unsurprisingly, the blatant exit scams continue to plague the largely unregulated ICO sector where the founders have no contractual obligation to deliver a product,” the company said. An exit scam is where an ICO promoter absconds with investor funds ...
Running ICO BeFirst!
Many other similar agencies in the ICO market are not professional enough to provide their clients with adequate support and are just after their money. The BeFirst team, in contrast, provides only high-quality services, working to achieve the best ...
ICO Analysis: Solana
Scalability, scalability, scalability. Scaling blockchain for the next level of (mass) adoption is the name of the game these days. Solana is yet another contender to jump into the fray to become the most scalable blockchain and boasts the capability ...
Bitcoin Daily: Fantasy Sports League Plans $100M ICO, Square Cash Extends Bitcoin Trading To 50 States
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has obtained “permanent officer-and-director and penny stock bars” against the individual behind a company that allegedly conducted a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO), the agency said in a ...
EU Officials Propose ICO Regulations, Set Fixed Fundraising Limits ...
EU Officials Propose ICO Regulations, Set Fixed Fundraising Limits ...
Launching an ICO in the Netherlands - What you need to know
Initial Coin Offerings ("ICO") are a new and exciting form of fundraising. Due to this, regulators are still evaluating how they should be treated so it is very difficult to figure out what type of regulations an ICO actually has to comply with ...
SEC Nixes Fraudulent Tomahawk ICO, Bars Company Founder ...
SEC Nixes Fraudulent Tomahawk ICO, Bars Company Founder ...
What to do with your ICO Funds
Among the considerations when planning the launch of your ICO is where your target raise figure should be set. Too many startups do not approach this question with enough thoroughness, instead of establishing a fairly arbitrary figure that leaves them ...
An ICO Venture Is Trying to Take Over a Tokyo Stock Exchange Listed Company
Could we soon see a token-backed project listed on one of the biggest equity venues in the world? An Asian ICO venture is reportedly trying to take over a Tokyo Stock Exchange listed firm, which would effectively make it a public company. Also Read ...
ICO Regulations Round-Up: Fundraising Law, Jeju Island, Self-Directed IRAs
In recent news pertaining to initial coin offerings (ICO) regulations, an EU report has advocated the regulation of ICOs according to crowdfunding legislation, the governor of Korea's Jeju Island wants his jurisdiction to become a special economic zone ...
SEC bans energy investor from public boards over ICO flap
The Securities and Exchange Commission permanently barred David T. Laurence, who was convicted in 1993 of mail fraud in a penny stock scheme, after he tried to get investors to buy into his energy exploration company through an ICO, which exchanges ...
Playkey Reported on the Results of Work After the ICO
The Playkey.net cloud gaming platform has published the Interim report on the results of work after the ICO in its Medium blog. Last year, Playkey collected $10.5 million for developing a decentralized cloud gaming service. Three quarters since then ...
SEC fines, bars alleged fraudulent ICO promoter
The promotional materials for the ICO used inflated projections of oil production that were contradicted by the company's own internal analysis and misleadingly suggested that Tomahawk possessed leases for drilling sites when it did not. Laurance has a ...
SEC Slaps 'Fraudulent' ICO Founder With $30K Fine, Lifetime Ban
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Tuesday that it had secured new prohibitions against the founder of a company behind an allegedly fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO). The agency said that it obtained officer-and-director ...
Here's What A Crypto Attorney Says Are The Next Big ICO Funding ...
Here's What A Crypto Attorney Says Are The Next Big ICO Funding ...
Here's What A Leading Crypto Attorney Says Are The Next Big ICO Funding Trends
Swob, who is highly regarded in the ICO legal space given the number of deals he has worked on coupled with a love for cryptocurrency since childhood, an engineering background and a combination JD/MBA, says that part of the excitement is keeping up ...
Crypto-Powered Fantasy Football League to Raise $100 Million in ICO
A blockchain startup wants to raise nearly $100 million dollars to create a new form of fantasy football. Called the Crown League, the project's owner told CoinDesk on Tuesday that it seeks to form a professional fantasy football league, with 12 teams ...
ICO unveils new tech strategy to tackle digital hurdles
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published its first strategy paper outlining how it will adapt its regulatory approach in light of new challenges presented by rapidly changing technology. Among the key goals outlined in the paper ...
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