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GECKO Governance Launches Compliance Solution For ICO Market Following Approval by Isle of Man Regulator
GECKO Governance Launches Compliance Solution For ICO Market Following Approval by Isle of Man Regulator Approval by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority has seen the award-winning RegTech regulatory solution, GECKO Governance, ...
CryptoMillionsLotto Announces its Upcoming ICO Pre-Sale
LONDON, June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CryptoMillionsLotto, a cryptocurrency lottery offering players the chance to win life-changing jackpots and investors to earn regular dividends as a part of an established lottery business, is delighted to ...
Swytch Pilots Clean Energy Rewards in Germany, Launches ICO
US blockchain-clean energy incentive, Swytch on Tuesday announced its initial coin offering (ICO) alongside a partnership with German energy trading group Energy2market (e2m) to pilot a token allocation project in the country that rewards carbon ...
Befund ICO to End This Week
Befund, the decentralized cryptocurrency portfolio service platform, has announced that this week is the last opportunity for enthusiasts to purchase BFDT tokens before it is listed on major currency exchanges later this year. As the recent huge growth ...
ICO Analysis: AIRBLOC
AIRBLOC is a platform for the analysis and trade of personal data, uniting buyers and companies wishing to obtain information about their customers. // -- Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace. As a decentralized platform for the ...
Thailand Expects to Approve Five ICO Projects out of 50
Thailand Expects to Approve Five ICO Projects Out of 50 The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is expected to approve five initial coin offering (ICO) projects once the law to regulate cryptocurrencies and ICOs goes into effect, according to ...
ICO News: Tezos delays issuing tokens once more amidst money laundering concerns
Tezos, the blockchain startup that, at one time, held the record for highest grossing ICO (initial coin offering), having raised $232 million from investors, on Sunday announced that it would be carrying out know-your-customer and anti-money laundering ...
GECKO Crypto1: GECKO Governance's ICO Token Compliance Solution
As mentioned above, GECKO Crypto1 will focus on enhancing transparency and culpability concerning ICO events. The solution will attain this objective by remitting control to the crowdsale organizers before, during and after the completion of the coin ...
Milwaukee startup Restaurant PI working to raise $40 million ICO
The ICO (initial coin offering) commenced on June 5, and will end Sept. 1. The proceeds of the offering will mainly be used for software development and operational costs, including establishing a physical Milwaukee headquarters, Varnado said. So far ...
Trending European TOP ICO with over $10M funding
ICO Date: May 18 – June 19 (5 days left) Funding Amount at this moment - $13,255,746 Goal - $27,280,00. Price: 1 LUHN Token = 0,00008ETH. Website: https://hashrental.io. Main investors: Soros Fund Management, Private Hong Kong-based blockchain ...
UPDATE: ICO startup Neuromation removes engagement numbers from its website after our report
Earlier this week, we reported that synthetic data platform Neuromation ($BLOCKCHAIN:NTK) appeared to be doing something strange with its usage claims. Its site claimed that almost 40 milion images had been created using its platform — images intended ...
Upcoming ICO: Stryking limbers up for ICO kick-off
Fantasy football specialists, Stryking Entertainment is launching an ICO that will start on June 15th ahead of the World Cup. by Alison Bishop Wednesday, 13 Jun 2018, 16:11 BST. Upcoming ICO: Stryking limbers up for ICO kick-off. Alongside the US $20 ...
Surprise KYC: Investors in Tezos' Troubled ICO Might Finally Be Fed Up
On Sunday, the Tezos Foundation announced that it would be carrying out know-your-customer and anti-money laundering (KYC/AML) checks on investors who bought into its July 2017 initial coin offering (ICO). At that time, investors, who the foundation ...
Regulatory scrutiny grows but ICO values keep climbing
There are three trends shaping the ICO market. Regulatory uncertainty, savvier and bigger market players and, with this increased resources. ICOs collected 18% more funds in the first quarter of this year than in all of 2017. That's $6.3 billion in ...
ICO Fines Yahoo UK GBP250,000 For 2014 Data Breach
Yahoo's British subsidiary has been fined GBP250,000 by the UK's data privacy watchdog, the ICO, for a security breach in 2014 that went unreported until 2016. The breach impacted 500 million customers worldwide, but Sky News reports that in the UK ...
Are ICO Cashouts Crashing Cryptocurrency Prices?
For most digital currency companies planning an ICO, ethereum (ETH) is the network of choice. A project will launch its ICO via the ethereum network, gathering funds from investors in ETH in the process. When the ICO finishes, the company holds a lot ...
Yahoo Slapped with £250K ICO Fine
Yahoo has been fined £250,000 by UK privacy regulator the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) following a 2014 Russian state-sponsored attack which resulted in the compromise of 500 million accounts. The incident, which was only reported two years ...
ICO Analysis: RedPen
The RedPen ICO is following a unique format with three tiers (private pre-sale, Sale 1 and Sale 2). The private pre-sale is scheduled to begin in Q2 2018 followed by Sale 1 scheduled to begin in Q3 2018 with a price of 1 RPN equivalent to $0.82 USD ...
Why Entrepreneurs from Russia Flooded the ICO Market?
Russia is one of the most exciting areas for crypto innovation and many of the ICOs on the market originate there. Why is their such a strong market for ICOs in Russia? It is possible to outline several main factors that lead to the great demand on ICO ...
GECKO Governance launches ICO market compliance solution
GECKO Governance, a regulatory solution for financial compliance, has launched a new compliance solution, GECKO Crypto1, following approval by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. Managing ICO governance and compliance for every ...
Lithuania Issues ICO Guidelines
... be regulated. Lithuania already has an exceptional regulatory advantage. We are one of the first [countries] in Europe who prepared comprehensive Guidelines on legal framework for ICO projects covering regulatory as well as taxation and accounting ...
New Platform Answers the Question: Who's Really Behind That ICO?
The new project entitled ICO Hub is an algorithmic ICO rating service that adds identity verification as a central rating factor: Hub representatives will now be able to identify ICO project team members and organizers to ensure a platform's ...
Mysterious Estonian Mining Firm Files to Hold $180 Million ICO
A mysterious startup based out of Estonia has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to inform the agency that it intends to raise nearly $200 million through an initial coin offering (ICO). According to public documents filed earlier ...
GECKO Governance Launches Compliance Solution For ICO Market Following Approval by Isle of Man Regulator
GECKO Crypto1 will address issues of accountability and transparency within the ICO market by allowing companies to manage ICO projects before, during, and after the capital raising period – ensuring continuous compliance with national and ...
ICO slaps Yahoo with £250000 fine for 2014 mega-breach
THE INFORMATION COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE (ICO) has slapped Yahoo with a £250,000 for a 2014 data breach that exposed the details of more than 500,000 UK citizens. The ICO's fine, which comes just weeks after the Securities and Exchange ...
Is $50 million ICO startup Neuromation manipulating its usage numbers?
Blockchain and synthetic data platform Neuromation ($BLOCKCHAIN:NTK) has had a great year. After an initial offering worth $50 million, a writeup in Wired, and high-profile partnerships with farming conglomerates and Chinese blockchain firms, the ...
French Enlightenment: Comments Provide Insight into France's ICO Aspirations
Earlier this month, it was reported that France was working on new legislation, the PACTE Act, to better define the ICO ecosystem with a bill expected to be discussed in the French Parliament this fall. The pronouncement indicated that bespoke ...
Weekly ICO Market Analysis [June 4-10, 2018]
Table 1.2 shows the development trends on the ICO market since the start of the second quarter of 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 ...
New Estonian Company Files For $180 Million ICO With SEC
We could not find many more details about the GoWeb tokens this company wishes to sell, or anything else about the ICO, for that matter. We have also attempted to contact the company via email and phone, to no avail. Since the SEC hasn't yet reviewed ...
Stryking Entertainment to launch ICO to coincide with World Cup kick-off
Berlin-based Stryking Entertainment GmbH tells Proactive it'll be launching a variation of its fantasy football game specifically tailored for the World Cup to coincide with the roll-out of a US$20mln token sale. Co-founder Christian Szymanski says the ...
Lithuania Unveils Comprehensive Cryptocurrency and ICO Guidelines
“Organizing ICO is not regulated by specific legislation,” the finance ministry explains in the Regulatory section, adding that “taking into account different ICO models and different characteristics of tokens, in some cases, such activity may be ...
Mysterious Startup Tells the SEC It's Raising $180 Million ICO
A little-known company in Estonia is looking to raise as much as $180 million in a SAFT sale, public records show. A Notice of Exempt Offering of Securities published on June 4 through the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR document ...
Tezos Investors Forced to Undergo KYC Nearly 1 Year after ICO
The Tezos Foundation, which supports the Tezos project — itself designed to be a highly decentralized blockchain — has announced know your customer/anti-money laundering (KYC/AML) requirements for its contributors as the Tezos beta test nears nearly ...
ICO Analysis: Arxum
Whether more hype is created or not, ARXUM has potential to be a profitable ICO in 2018 with an already working product and 80% of tokens for sale at a reasonable hard cap. Coming from an existing company with established industrial partners will help ...
"Silly" For SEC To Write ICO Rules When Sector Changes Quickly Asserts Commissioner Jackson
It would be “silly” for the Securities and Exchange Commission to write Initial Coin Offering rules when the investments change so quickly, SEC Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson Jr. asserted today. Because of the rapid change, rules written today ...
KAYA Token: How to participate in the Pre-ICO Sale
KAYA Network is LATTICE80's vision to connect Fintech and Blockchain organisations, Financial Institutions, Corporates, Governments and the Public in 200 cities globally. The network currently has over 11,000 companies in its database, and launching ...
Another SEC Enforcement Action against Allegedly Fraudulent ICO
On May 29, the SEC announced that it had secured injunctive relief halting an allegedly “ongoing fraud” involving an unregistered, non-exempt ICO that raised as much as $21 million in cryptoassets. The SEC's complaint charges Titanium Blockchain ...
Lithuanian Gov't Releases ICO Guidelines That Aim to Create 'Certainty and Transparency'
Coming two months after the government set up a roundtable to establish dialogue between banks, ICO operators and other entities, the guidelines see confirmation from Minister of Finance Vilius Šapoka that ICOs “should be regulated.” “Lithuania already ...
Apple Publishes Revised Cryptocurrency, ICO Guidelines for App Store
Apple has revealed its revised guidelines in a dedicated section for iOS and MacOS apps centered on the cryptocurrency space. As bitcoin prices peaked near $20,000 in December 2017, Apple unveiled a new section of guidelines specific to ...
EOS Drives 2018 ICO Total Over $9 Billion USD
The ICO market is still red hot. Despite the drop in Bitcoin's price this year, EOS' parent company has raised over $4 Billion USD. To be sure, a $4 billion USD capital raise is nothing to scoff at, but what is even more interesting is the nature of ...
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