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New ICO raises $30m in two hours
News of the decline of the initial coin offering may have been a little premature… Yesterday, we reported on the significant decline in initial coin offering (ICO) activity over the last month, with a reported drop in value of some 90% since the start ...
Blockchain Exchange Platform CryptoCoin.Pro Launches ICO Service Suite to Support Upcoming Projects
This May, fully licensed Cryptocurrency exchange and ICO services platform,CryptoCoin.Pro, is launching a complete service suite for Initial Coin Offerings with personalized solutions aiming at their success. The company is offering support to both new ...
Malta to Assist the Government of Vanuatu in Forming Blockchain and ICO Legislation
News. The state authorities of Malta will assist the government of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu in forming blockchain regulations, the Vanuatu Daily Post reported Monday, Oct. 8. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vanuatu Ralph Regenvanu has ...
530 Ether [ETH] accidentally transferred in Copytrack ICO should be returned to startup, says Supreme Court
The incident had occurred following the startup's ICO when Brian Wall, a cryptocurrency trader, was credited with 530 ETH instead of Copytrack's token [CPY], which had only a fraction of ETH's value. At the time of the incident, 530 ETH was valued at ...
Indiegogo's First Security Token ICO Raised $18 Million
The owner-operator of the St. Regis Aspen Resort has concluded its security token offering (STO), raising $18 million in the first equity ICO hosted on the Indiegogo platform. Asset management firm Elevated Returns, the owner of St. Regis Aspen, on ...
First Major Bitcoin Cash ICO Raises $30M in Record Time
On Oct. 8, 2018, the blockchain firm and mining pool Viabtc finished the first high-value initial coin offering (ICO) using the Wormhole protocol and Bitcoin Cash chain. According to exchange data, the Viabtc Token ICO raised US$3,700 per second ...
ICO Activity Down 90% Since Start of 2018
An independent study by Autonomous Research found that initial coin offering (ICO) activity globally has dropped over 90 percent this year. Despite the high of about $3 billion in funds raised by token sales at the beginning of this year, September ...
ICO Token Model Coming to the Bitcoin Blockchain with SideChain Technolology via RSK
Since 2013, developers have been working on the concept of fundraising on the Bitcoin network. J.R. Willett, who claims to have come up with the idea, was able to launch an ICO for the Mastercoin project on the Bitcoin network and raised $500,000 in ...
UAE's Securities & Commodities Authority to Regard ICO Tokens as Securities
The SCA has been working on ICO-related regulations with international advisers. The agency is now collaborating with Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock markets to build trading platforms for the upcoming ICO tokens, al-Zaabi stated, adding that the SCA would ...
ICO Analysis: Enecuum
Token metrics seems favorable for the ICO investor as no bonuses are offered to early stage contributors. The token sale is conducted in three stages. As only early and strategic partners and funds were allowed to participate in Stages 1 and 2 ...
4 ICO Stunts You Should Know
The ICO craze continues unabated as blockchain-based startups rake in millions of dollars in investments every day. Even so, there is some fatigue setting in, as well as cracks showing in the model, that have made investors wary of the torrent of new ...
'We Got Spanked': Adult Entertainment ICO Suffers $38000 Hack
“We got spanked.” That's the message that SpankChain, the initial coin offering (ICO) funded adult entertainment website, used to inform its users that a hacker had exploited a bug in one of its smart contracts to abscond with 165.38 ETH, worth about ...
Lancor Scientific integrates Credas for secure cryptocurrency ICO
8th October – Lancor Scientific, a company that is using blockchain technology to detect early signs of cancer, is undergoing an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) to secure up to $20 million of funding. As part of this ICO, the company will be verifying all ...
Hyperion reshaping the ICO landscape for investors
The IHF token recently became tradeable on Liquid, an exchange by Quoine. In order to mark the listing, Hyperion aims to acquaint new investors with the project details. The Hyperion Fund functions as a syndicated venture capital fund that provides ...
Cryptyk ICO Aims For Fiat-Token Hybrid Model in Bid for Mass Adoption
In late August, ClearPoll announced the launch of what had been billed as a disruptive new app that may well over-turn the polling industry as we know it. But whilst the Australian team behind the project may have built a truly revolutionary product ...
ICO Funding Levels Collapse, Investors Blame Dry Spell On Crypto Regulation
Keeping this in mind, a countless number of projects sought to turn to initial coin offerings (ICO), which allowed any old retail investor to get a taste of the venture capitalist realm. And in a matter of weeks, the crypto public became enamored with ...
ICO Activity Down 90% This Year, Research Shows
An independent study by Autonomous Research has found that initial coin offering (ICO) activity globally has dropped over 90 percent this year. With the high of about $3 billion in funds raised by token sales at the beginning of this year, September ...
Upcoming ICO: Introducing Mobu
Mobu offers a decentralised organised ICO platform to facilitate the release of compliant tokenized securities in the blockchain space. Mobu is an ecosystem that implements a unique Mob20 standard protocol to ensure the protection of both investors and ...
ICO Regulations Guide: World's Initial Coin Offering Country By Country
The regulatory environment for ICOs is not uniform from country to country. Understanding ICO regulation on a global level can help investors in their decision-making process. Here is what ICO regulation looks like: ...
CoinList President Bromberg Expects ICO Market to Recover
CoinList President Andy Bromberg discusses the landscape for cryptocurrencies with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source: Bloomberg). More From Bloomberg Technology · 03:10. Razer CEO Sees 'Explosive Growth' of eSports in ...
New ICO Token Rules in United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Enable Domestic Company Fundraising
If, and hopefully when, the ICO regulations are integrated to the country, this would make U.A.E. one of the few countries in the world that has managed to bring in regulatory framework for blockchain. Malta is another country that recently decided to ...
European Securities Regulator to Report on ICO Rules by 2019
European regulators are determining whether to regulate initial coin offerings (ICOs) as securities sales on a case-by-case basis, Reuters reported Monday. European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) chair Steven Maijoor told the European ...
BrikBit Blockchain Real Estate Platform is Planning ICO Token Launch in October
In our ever-increasing dynamic world, the blockchain craze seems to have found plenty of uses as a one-fits-all solution for many sectors, real-estate industry included. While the real estate industry relies on multiple players, the network of ...
Crypto ICO Funding Dropped in September to Lowest in 17 Months
Crypto ICO Funding Dropped in September to Lowest in 17 Months. By. Olga Kharif. October 8, 2018, 9:26 AM PDT. Autonomous Research says less than $300 million was raised. Monthly ICO activity is down 90 percent since January peak. LISTEN TO ...
Mobu ICO to Offer New Framework for “Unambiguous” Security Token Issues
SEC chair Jay Clayton famously stated towards the beginning of the year that “every ICO I've seen is a security.” Others, however, are not so sure. Last week a group of lawmakers from the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to the SEC asked the ...
ICO Analysis: SpryOne
The loyalty market is a growing field, one that is expected to reach more than $4 billion in 2020. Loyalty programs are one of the most used loyalty tools in the digital century. One of the problems that loyalty programs have today is that they center ...
Remember that lost memory stick from Heathrow Airport? The terrorist's wet dream? So does the ICO
Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) has been fined £120,000 by the UK's data watchdog for the loss of an unencrypted USB memory stick reportedly containing airport security data. The device misplaced by a HAL employee, as reported by El Reg, was said to ...
Is ICO Fundraising Coming to Bitcoin Blockchain? Sidechains Can Make that Very Much Possible!
However, the latest report shows that the Bitcoin blockchain can host an ICO by the end of the year, made possible through a sidechain created by RSK. South-Korean blockchain startup Temco, which targets the supply chain management industry, plans to ...
ICO issues Heathrow fine over loss of personal data USB
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued Heathrow Airport with a £120,000 fine for failing to protect personal data after a member of the public found a USB stick lost by an employee in October last year. The USB drive contained 76 ...
New ICO To Be Launched On Blockchain of Bitcoin (BTC) Later This Year
An Initial Coin Offering will be launched on the blockchain of Bitcoin (BTC) by the end of 2018. This is indeed a great news for the Bitcoin (BTC) community. Over the years, Ethereum and other blockchain projects have been the preferred choice for a ...
Digital asset exchange OKEx participates in Bidooh's ICO
Bidooh, a real-time, real-audience, digital billboard advertising platform, today announced that digital asset exchanges OKEx has participated in its Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Bidooh launched an ICO pre-sale of its cryptocurrency, DOOH token, on ...
The Aclyd Project: ICO Token sale
NO more hiding your favorite bottle in a paper bag or flagging down a store clerk to open the glass partition, booze will be on your doorstep using a smooth digital wallet and crypto. The Aclyd Project, a payment processing platform and ID verification ...
Pincoin ICO Crypto Exit Scam Dupes 32000 Investors In $660 Million Heist
In sum, Pincoin was doing everything that experts and analysts consider necessary for an ICO to be successful. The roadmap was ambitious, there was a foundation in charge of managing the funds, they offered a product that could eventually revolutionize ...
Opinion | What is a Security Token Offering (STO) and Why You Need an Advisor
We saw the impact of this phenomenon in the recent ICO boom. Many service providers have since emerged to help companies market their offerings in foreign markets and different languages. This flexibility gives start-ups and growth businesses entry to ...
South Korea: Ruling Party Lawmakers Urge Government to Go Ease ...
South Korea: Ruling Party Lawmakers Urge Government to Go Ease ...
'Huge Cash Flows': Lithuania Voices Concern Over ICO, Crypto ...
'Huge Cash Flows': Lithuania Voices Concern Over ICO, Crypto ...
Welcome to “Phase 2” of the ICO Evolution where “Utility” Tokens Offer True Utility
We are now entering the phase where ICO's are still equally valid and yes Utility Tokens are here to stay – Don't believe the FUD that security tokens will take over – the issue in the past wasn't with Utility tokens- the issue was with low value/non ...
South Korean Lawmakers Push Bills to Unfreeze ICO Ban
It has been a year since the last ban on ICOs in September. And now there are more than four bills in assembly. The recent bill proposes an amendment to the Electronic Financial Transaction Act. This would unban and regulate the ICOs as well as ...
ICO Analysis: Bonafi
As the number of tokens allocated for the private sale is more than twice the amount allocated for the public sale, we can say that these metrics do not favor the ICO investor. The initial total supply of BONA is 1,000,000,000 tokens with the following ...
Korean Lawmakers Working Towards Removing ICO Ban
Since the ban of ICOs was announced in South Korea, several lawmakers have sponsored multiple bills targeted at lifting this ban or to provide a better regulation for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Unfortunately, these bills are still pending at the ...
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