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Coin Governance System (CGS): Kovan's ICO Investor Fund Recovery Solution
CGS is works by holding the funds raised during an ICO in an escrow smart contract that will be releasing it gradually in order to complete the project. If during the building process of the project, investors do not feel satisfied about the project's ...
3 Altcoins & One ICO Worth Immediate Attention: AMB, CS, OCN ...
3 Altcoins & One ICO Worth Immediate Attention: AMB, CS, OCN ...
Blockchain Startup Incubator Blockhive Proposes ICO Alternative
Blockchain has made the headlines for the past few months, but the technology is still at its nascent stage and has to go through many steps to reach a complete maturity level. To accelerate adoption, Blockhive, a startup headquartered in Estonia ...
ICO Analysis: Uulala
Uulala offers a payment, remittance and micro-credit solution to the underbanked population in Latin America. The Uulala platform provides individuals in the U.S,, Mexico and Latin America the ability to participate in secure financial transactions ...
US Lawmaker Calls For 'Light Touch' on ICO Regulation
US Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) said a “light touch” regulatory framework is needed for the initial coin offering (ICO) market during a CNBC “Squawk Box.” interview. Davidson is a member of the House Financial Services Committee of the House of ...
Shopin ICO-Syndicate Hacks Shows Danger Of Trust
Large scale thefts usually involve an exchange or a bug in a smart contract. While individual hacks are common, they don't tend to make news because, by their nature, they only affect one person. But one alleged hack of an individual is affecting an ...
'Recent ICO Flood Is Overvalued': Brian Kelly
Leading cryptocurrency investor Brian Kelly has stated that though a large number of initial coin offerings (ICO) continue to inundate the crypto universe, the market remains overvalued, reports CNBC. There have been a flurry of ICOs hitting the ...
Brace yourself: ICO hype is at a new high
THE initial coin offering (ICO) fever appears unabated in 2018, with some US$6.3 billion reportedly raised in the first three months of 2018 alone - already more than double the amount raised in all of 2017. As mania grips the investing community at ...
Top 10 ICO Review Sites You Should Be Reading
Dazzling website aesthetics and engaging project videos may be entertaining, but sometimes these marketing efforts mask low-quality, or potentially scammy, projects. The analysts at ICO Charts are well-versed in assessing crypto projects and looking ...
ICO Marketing Become More and More Obsolete
Shifting desires of crypto investors dictates its terms for startups running an ICO. Nowadays essential or even crucial part on any campaign is offline meetings with institutional investors, attending blockchain conferences and trying to associate the ...
Upcoming ICO: StreamPay ICO countdown
Software specialist, StreamPay has announced it will be launching a presale on June 30th ahead of its main ICO in September. by Alison Bishop Friday, 22 Jun 2018, 12:21 BST. Upcoming ICO: StreamPay ICO countdown. Aiming to improve the global supply ...
ICO Market Needs Its Integrity Back, Industry Players Say
The initial coin offering (ICO) market has achieved significant growth over the last two years, attracting hundreds of players and raising billions of dollars in crowd-funded investments. However, this growth has also whet the appetite of unethical and ...
ICO Analysis: Peer Mountain
Many blockchain-based projects these days seem to focus on issues like data and identity, as these issues come to the forefront of public attention with widespread scandals like Equifax and Cambridge Analytica. While these kinds of issues definitely ...
SEC Cracks Down: Fraudulent ICO's Accounts Frozen
With cryptocurrency growing more prevalent in the mainstream, the SEC is taking action to regulate ICOs as securities. On June 18, 2018, the SEC received a court order to freeze the assets of the PlexCoin founders under allegations of false marketing ...
PlayChip ICO Wins 'Draper Hero's Choice Award' at San Francisco Blockchain Economic Forum
An ICO pitch competition hosted by the event yielded a number of promising new projects, but standing head and shoulders above the rest was the winner and recipient of the 'Draper Hero's Choice Award', PlayChip ICO. An ambitious project, PlayChip's ...
Meet the 'reverse ICO,' where existing companies run a token sale
In 2017, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) netted a collective $5.6 billion, becoming one of the hottest tech trends of the year. Also referred to as token sale, ICO is a method for companies to raise funds by selling their own proprietary cryptocurrencies ...
Blockchain-platform MoviesChain refused ICO
22.Jun.18 3:33 AM By Julia Anikina Photo INNOV.RU. 5. Blockchain-platform MoviesChain refused ICO. The blockchain-platform MoviesChain belongs to the online cinema Tvzavr. With her help, it was planned to create a decentralized distribution of the ...
SEC secures new court order freezing assets linked to PlexCoin ICO
A New York judge has ordered federal authorities to freeze the assets linked to Dominic Lacroix, the Canadian man behind the alleged “fast-moving” PlexCoin investment scam. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on its website ...
BOScoin Announces "Reverse ICO Partner Program" For Companies Preparing Reverse ICOs
Companies can apply to BOScoin's "Reverse ICO Partner Program". Applicants are judged by and selected as partners according to their business models. Partner companies who successfully raise 500 million KRW (approximately $0.45 million) in the ...
US Congressman Says ICO Market Needs 'Light Touch' Regulation to Provide Certainty
U.S. Representative Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) said the initial coin offering (ICO) market needs “light touch” regulation on CNBC's Squawk Box today, June 21. When asked about cryptocurrency regulation, Davidson argued that the “big thing” the market ...
Unpacking the ICO hype, in BT Weekend
In Brunch this Saturday in the Business Times Weekend, we spell out the risks and hazards of going on the ICO roller coaster ride. In The Raffles Conversation, Karin Fichtinger-Grohe, Austria's first resident ambassador here, is proud of Mozart and ...
SEC Obtains Another Order to Freeze Plexcoin ICO Assets
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an additional emergency court order from a federal court in Brooklyn, New York freezing assets linked to Dominic Lacroix, the founder of PlexCoin whose assets were frozen when the its ICO was ...
PlayChip ICO Takes out the 'Draper Hero's Choice Award' at San Francisco Blockchain Economic Forum
The event hosted a competitive ICO pitch competition for the 'Draper Hero's Choice Award', which was awarded to PlayChip. Their goal is to be the Universal Gaming Token of choice and to create the worlds biggest incentivized, blockchain-enabled sports ...
LATTICE80 ICO platform for Fintech and Blockchain Startups in KAYA Network
The ICO platform will help startups within the KAYA Network to have access to KYC-completed investors during the capital raise. The platform will also provide a database with due diligence functions that helps investors gain more information to manage ...
ICO Analysis: SmartContainers
49.3m tokens (41% of ICO amount and valued at $16m) were sold in the private, invitation-only pre-sale. Participants in the pre-sale bought SMARC at a 25% discount while those in the crowd sale can buy tokens at a 15%, 10%, and 5% discount (first third ...
This $575 Million ICO With Royal Backing Is So Crazy, It Might Be Real
With that, the startup, called TaTaTu, has raised the third largest round ever using the initial coin offering (ICO) model – surpassed only by EOS and Telegram, according to data from CoinDesk's ICO Tracker. If that sounds crazy – such a huge raise by ...
PR: StreamDesk Starts the 2 Phase of ICO And Offers to Test Beta-Version
A beta-version of the decentralized platform based on the smart-contract architecture will be launched on June 25 along with the phase #2 of its ICO campaign, the project's team reveals. According to the announcement, early birds will be able to use ...
BT walloped with £70K ICO fine for 5 million spam emails
British Telecommunications plc (BT) has been hit with a £77,000 fine by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for sending out almost five million nuisance emails to customers. The ICO's investigation found that the company did not have customer ...
SEICO (Secured & Ensured ICO): Initial Coin Offering Investor Protection Model
In the “How to develop cryptocurrency” conference held on June 4th in London, ICO Investment Finance experts met and proposed the SE-ICO model. Secured and Ensured ICO – ICO 3.0 is ICO's revolutionary breakthrough, ensuring the benefits to investors ...
US: SEC Obtains Emergency Court Order to Freeze Assets of Fraudulent ICO
The SEC alleges that, since December, Lacroix has been using secret accounts, including an account in his brother's name which he controlled, to dissipate assets obtained from investors with the PlexCoin ICO. The SEC is looking to collect interest ...
SEICO Model – the World's First ICO Investor Protection, New Direction for ICO Market
he “How to Develop Cryptocurrency” conference was held on June 4, 2018, in London, England. ICO Investment Finance experts met and proposed the SE-ICO model, which is an upgraded version of ICO that aims to protect investors from risking a variety of ...
Perlin ICO Review and PERL Token Analysis
The Perlin ICO and PERL Token are raising funds for the launch of a scalable DAG-based protocol using Avalanche consensus. The Perlin ICO also includes the launch of a decentralized compute layer, called the Perlin Network, which will serve as a ...
The SEC Just Froze One ICO's Accounts for A Second Time
As previously reported by CoinDesk, PlexCorp was believed to have raised $15 million from thousands of investors through the ICO, of which the SEC said $810,000 was deposited with payment processor Stripe. However, an unknown amount was thought to ...
When a crypto token turns out to be a security, the legal complications are dizzying
One of the big questions since initial coin offerings took off—raising billions of dollars in the past year while spawning concerns about scams—is how watchdogs will clean up the ICO market. Last week William Hinman, a top US Securities and Exchange ...
BOScoin Announces "Reverse ICO Partner Program" For Companies Preparing Reverse ICOs
Companies can apply to BOScoin's "Reverse ICO Partner Program". Applicants are judged by and selected as partners according to their business models. Partner companies who successfully raise 500 million KRW (approximately $0.45 million) in the ...
StartEngine Closes Funding Round and Announces ICO
“We are launching the StartEngine ICO to help build out our secondary trading platform, which we hope will be operational later this year. We anticipate using this $10M to offer a broader range of services as a modern financial firm that assists both ...
Hyper-localized and global crypto-bank Bitex Global hires five ICO advisors
Singapore, June 19th 2018 — Bitex Global, the first locally-embedded global crypto-bank, today announced the hiring of five expert ICO advisors, Naviin Kapoor, Phillip Nunn, Nikolay Shkilev and Vladimir Nikitin, who will help Bitex Global evolve as it ...
France Closer to Becoming ICO Center with New Blockchain Accelerator
Europe now has its first blockchain accelerator following the recent launch of Chain Accelerator in Paris, France. Comprising 30 industry experts and executives, it will help blockchain-oriented enterprises make their first steps in the market. The new ...
ICO slaps BT with £77000 fine over 'unlawful' spam emails
THE INFORMATION COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE (ICO) has slapped BT with a £77,000 for spamming customers with nuisance emails. An investigation by the UK data watchdog found that BT broke the law by failing to get customers' consent to send them ...
Gecko Governance to raise $20m through an ICO for new solution
Gecko Governance is looking to raise $20 million (€17.7 million) via an initial coin offering (ICO) with funds raised to be used to develop a new global compliance solution. The regulatory tech (RegTech) company has received a license from regulators ...
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