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Spotcoin ICO Whitelist Now Open
Are you ready for the ICO? It's just around the corner. That means it is now time to join the Spotcoin Whitelist. The ICO Whitelist opened on Monday, October 8th at 18:00 (UTC+4), and with it, your chance to pass your KYC/AML process and be first in ...
Hansecoin onboard with CoinMetro ICO Express platform
Crypto exchange platform CoinMetro has announced that Estonia-based Hansecoin will be the first project on its ICO Express platform, which gives ICOs access to funding rounds, with tokens issued immediately tradable on the former's exchange. Hansecoin ...
ICO Stance Expected in November
Hong Nam-ki, Chief of the Office for Government Policy Coordination, conveyed during a parliamentary audit on Thursday that “The Korean government is likely to announce its stance on the much–disputed status of initial coin offerings [ICOs] in November ...
ICO Analysis: BX.BET
BX.BET is offering a decentralized blockchain-based betting exchange and prediction market ecosystem to tackle the fragmented market of betting. BX aims to utilize the full power of blockchain and smart contracts to give users full control over their ...
GG World Announces Reverse ICO as It Prepares to Offer Regulated Blockchain Lotteries
GG World's ICO has been announced to start from November 2, 2018, and the investors are keen to discover the benefits of this revolutionary idea, offering completely transparent, online and government-regulated national lotteries to players and ...
Blockvest ICO Being Sued By SEC
Blockvest is being sued the Securities and Exchange Commission for making false claims that the regulator's approval for its planned ICO. The regulator is looking for an injunction against the defendant in return for all the financial gains of its ICO ...
Walmart ICO Scam Pushes Press Release to Popular Crypto Media Outlets
In a systematic ICO scam attempt, individuals claiming to be Walmart press officials have contacted a number of media outlets, including CryptoSlate, announcing the sale of tokens for the retail giant's supposed Ethereum-based payments network at ...
PR: Exosis Launches ICO to Create a Multi Utility Platform
Exosis ICO has already begun gathering massive attention from private investment groups, individuals and the media in general. Its decentralized exchange will be one of the core components of the Exosis ecosystem. Lately, there has been numerous ...
The Cryptoverse: The First-Ever Bitcoin Cash ICO
On this episode of The Cryptoverse, host Chris Coney takes a look at the very first ICO hosted on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain. Not only was it the first, but it was a big one — raising $30 million USD in just two hours. Also read: Looks Like Vertcoin ...
ICO Analysis: Investx
The word on the web is security tokens are the next big thing. Until now, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) could only practically raise funds from angel investors, VC or private equity firms. Blockchain and smart contracts revolutionize the ...
Muzika ICO Review and Complete Analysis
The music industry is growing at a rapid pace with the global digital music revenue growth rate of 17.7%. Given the way the digital music industry is and will be evolving, this new ICO is entering the market with a lot of potential. By creating a new ...
North Dakota Securities Regulator Issues 3 ICO Cease and Desists: Crystal Token, Life Cross Coin and Advertiza
As the regulators are getting more concerned with scammers, actions are occurring more on a federal level, too, and agencies like the SEC have been announcing to sue ICO projects for falsely claiming to have their approval when they do not have, along ...
Barry Silbert: Not Bullish on ICO, How Wall Street Really Thinks About Bitcoin
Silbert also doubted whether the teams behind most of the ICO projects had the capability of delivering on to their vision. Saying that it takes ten years mostly for an idea to either succeed or fail, he discussed the need to verify these ICO teams for ...
ICO Analysis: Gigzi Black
The speculative market of cryptocurrencies is rightly called the wild-west of financial assets, thanks to its high volatility. For instance, Bitcoin, the most well-known and top cryptocurrency by its market cap has lost almost 70% of its value since ...
SEC Halts ICO Touting OK From Fake 'Blockchain Commission'
The SEC filed a lawsuit to stop a planned ICO launch by a company that falsely claimed it had already obtained approval from regulators, including the fictitious “Blockchain Exchange Commission.” Blockvest LLC claimed it received regulatory approvals ...
SEC Sues Blockvest ICO for Making False Claims
The U.S. SEC is suing Blockvest LLC and its progenitor Reginald Buddy Ringgold III for falsely claiming the regulator's approval for its planned ICO. The regulator is seeking an injunction against the defendants to return all financial gains from its ...
Bitcoin review: Crypto hacking gets worse, UAE plans new ICO rules
To keep readers up-to-date on the latest price fluctuations and trends pertaining to cryptocurrencies, we here at New York Business Journal compile a list of the week's top stories each Friday. Peruse the listicle below for the headlines you might have ...
Upcoming ICO: Inflr to launch ICO
Upcoming ICO: Inflr to launch ICO. Inflr will, on December 10, launch the public round of its highly-anticipated ICO (initial coin offering), following a successful pre-sale which is currently still live. by Tom Hart Thursday, 11 Oct 2018, 20:22 BST ...
ICO Analysis: Xera Exchange
According to the latest statistics, over $20 billion has been raised across 806 completed ICOs so far in 2018. Every single one of those projects is dying to get listed on a couple of major exchanges. Binance, the current no. 1 exchange in the world ...
SEC Obtains Emergency Court Order to Halt Questionable ICO
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has obtained an emergency court order issuing the stoppage of a recently planned initial coin offering (ICO) by Blockvest LLC and its founder Reginald Buddy Ringgold III, who falsely advertised that the ...
US SEC Halts Fraudulent ICO That Claimed to Possess Regulator's Approval
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has halted a planned Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that falsely claimed have SEC approval, the agency reported in an official press release Thursday, Oct. 11. The SEC suspended the ICO project with an ...
SEC halts ICO that purports to be regulated by a 'Blockchain ...
SEC halts ICO that purports to be regulated by a 'Blockchain ...
SEC halts ICO that purports to be regulated by a 'Blockchain Exchange Commission'
The Securities and Exchange Commission said it has obtained an emergency court order halting a planned initial coin offering, which backers falsely claimed was approved by the SEC. The order also halts ongoing pre-ICO sales by the company, Blockvest ...
New Zone to Opt for ICO Instead of an IPO in Singapore
SHARJAH, United Arab Eremites, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This decision of going the ICO way has garnered various responses from both Crypto and Non-Crypto spheres. Stepping back from their original plan of going public a year back, to marching ...
South Korea to Announce Its ICO Stance in November, Top Official Says
News. South Korean government is “likely” to announce its official position on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in November. A local business newspaper The Investor reported this on Thursday, Oct. 11, citing a “top official,” Hong Nam-ki. As per the chief ...
South Korea to Decide on ICO Permission in November, Official ...
South Korea to Decide on ICO Permission in November, Official ...
South Korea to Decide on ICO Permission in November, Official Says
The South Korean government will make a decision in November on whether it will allow initial coin offerings (ICOs) again in the country, a top-level official has said. Hong Nam-ki, head of the office for government policy coordination, told lawmakers ...
Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: Successful ViaBTC's ICO is “Very Bullish” for BCH
In other boosting news, ViaBTC did their first ICO offering raising $30 million in 2.2 hours. The ICO was executed via the WORM protocol in the Bitcoin cash blockchain. The token, VIAT, is a value-added service that acts as GAS and as a means of value ...
ICO Analysis: Dusk Network
Thus, the Dusk Network is developing something similar to ICO's for ERC-20 tokens run on the Ethereum network. The use case of ICOs for Ethereum drove much of the crypto craze during 2017. As institutional investors cannot announce their investments ...
One Big Backer Is Propping Up Media Startup Civil's Struggling ICO
The token sale for Civil, the ConsenSys-backed company putting journalism on the blockchain, has brought in $1.34 million toward its $8 million minimum, according to a transparency report released today by the company. The company is pre-selling ...
ICO Governance Foundation Creates First ICO Registry
“GECKO Crypto1 is delighted to partner with the ICO Governance Foundation,” said CEO and founder of GECKO Governance, Shane Brett, in the press release. “Being the first registration on the platform further underlines our credentials as the enablers of ...
ICO Fundraising Decline Continues as Funding Hits 17-Month Low
Cryptocurrency Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) failed to surpass the $300 million fundraising mark for September 2018. ICO fundraising is now at its lowest point since mid-2017 as the crowdfunding scene continues to mirror the decline of the broader ...
SEC Files Subpoena Enforcement Against Alleged 'Pump-and-Dump' ICO Scheme
The U.S. securities agency has filed a subpoena enforcement action against the perpetrators of an alleged “pump-and-dump” scheme involving claims of a $100 million Initial Coin Offering (ICO), according to an Oct. 9 filing. The Securities and Exchange ...
Vanuatu to Tap Into Malta's Experience to Create Blockchain and ...
Vanuatu to Tap Into Malta's Experience to Create Blockchain and ...
SEC tightens the noose on ICO-funded startups
ICO funding, which began in 2014, exploded in popularity last year as an alternative method to fund a cryptocurrency startup, rather than the traditional venture capital route. In an ICO, a startup sells its own digital token, typically for later use ...
Bitcoin [BTC] price hike in 2017 might have been caused by ICO boom, says Litecoin [LTC] creator
Charlie Lee, the Creator of Litecoin [LTC] and the Managing Director of the Litecoin foundation recently spoke at the San Francisco Blockchain Week about the ICO boom that was observed last year. He also spoke about Litecoin's relationship with Bitcoin ...
SEC Asks Court to Enforce Subpoena in ICO Inquiry
The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that it has asked a U.S. district court to enforce a subpoena as part of a probe into alleged pump-and-dump tactics that involved claims of a $100 million initial coin offering (ICO). According to the ...
Metal-Backed Tiberius Coin ICO Put on Hold Due to High Credit Card Fees
Tcoin, which is backed by seven precious metals, was set to become available to prospective investors through an initial coin offering (ICO) starting October 1. By giving holders the ability to redeem coins for physically deliverable metals including ...
Indiegogo Platform Hosts First Equity ICO Securing $18M for Elevated Returns
As it was announced by asset management firm Elevated Returns, the owner of St. Regis Aspen, accredited investors had bought all Aspen Coins offered for purchase though Indiegogo platform. It was Indiegogo's first security token ICO that brought the ...
Weekly ICO Market Analysis [October 1-7, 2018]
Table 1.2 shows the development trends on the ICO market since the start of May 2018. Only popular and/or successfully completed ICOs (i.e. ICOs which managed to collect the minimum declared amount of funds) and/or ICOs listed on exchanges were ...
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