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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 ...
ICO Azbit Announces Public Sale of AZS Security Tokens
The Azbit project has been under EU jurisdiction from the start, and the Azbit Shares (AZS) token issued in the ICO will be a security token. In total, 4,300,000,000 AZS will be issued. For all the project's investors, these tokens will act like stocks ...
Upcoming ICO: Clarity prepares for token sale
The Clarity team will be presenting the Clarity concept in a number of different global locations in a promotional tour ahead of the sale. the ICO will accept ethereum and there will be a total of 240,00,000 tokens created with 220,000,000 tokens used ...
Stryking Entertainment lines up ICO for start of World Cup
Luis Figo is one of its ICO sponsors, while investors in the company include fellow Gibraltar-listed Tube Global Investors (TGV). The token issue has a US$4mln soft cap with the pre-sale event scheduled to start on 15 June 2018 or the day after this ...
TokenMatch Stages Second Curated ICO Investor Event in New York City
New York, NY, June 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TokenMatch (www.tokenmatch.net. ), a joint venture between CoinAgenda founder Michael Terpin and Lydians Capital managing partner Leonard Boord, will host its second edition in a global series of ...
Lithuania Issues Guidelines for When ICO Tokens Are Securities
"ICO market has not been regulated yet. It has huge potential but there are risks that we must manage. We should make our efforts for Lithuania to become the main headquarters for those ICO project promoters who are willing to operate in a transparent ...
Devolver Digital Launches Lootbox Coin, Pokes Fun at ICO and Gaming Industries
This year, the company upped the ante by taking a potshot at the ICO and crypto markets to highlight the predatory, exploitative “loot box” systems many companies are implementing. Loot box systems use the same tactics that slot machines do to keep ...
Multi-Billion Dollar ICO EOS has Mainnet Transparency & Launch Integrity Questioned
This assurance raised it no less than $4 billion dollars over its year-long ICO, and it was supposed to finally be launched on its own blockchain at the beginning of June. However, this was not the case. Just last month a Chinese security entity, 360 ...
TrueBiz.io Prepares To Launch ICO That Will Bridge The Gap Between Real Businesses & The Blockchain By ...
TrueBiz.io Prepares To Launch ICO That Will Bridge The Gap Between Real Businesses & The Blockchain By ...
Hadron ICO Review – Decentralized AI Marketplace
The Hadron ICO is raising funds to launch a decentralized, open marketplace for distributed machine learning. Through the marketplace, the unutilized computing power of any devices can be put to work in exchange for tokenized rewards. Enterprises or ...
3 Easy Ways to Spot an ICO Scam
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are poised to have their biggest year ever. We're only halfway through 2018 and 837 projects have already used the new fundraising model. Total funds raised in 2018 stands at $5.1 billion, just one billion shy of the ...
Korean crypto exchange Coinrail loses over $40M in tokens following a hack
Another day, another crypto hack. This time it's Korea, the crypto-mad Asian country, where an exchange called Coinrail lost more than $40 million in altcoins, ICO-issued tokens that aren't bitcoin or Ethereum, after it was hit by an apparent attack ...
The Envion ICO Scandal – Both Sides of the Story
In January 2018 the Envion ICO entered the list of ten biggest ICOs and even crowdfunding campaigns in history, raising $100 million. Aimed at disrupting and democratizing the cryptocurrency mining industry with state-of-the-art Mobile Mining Units and ...
Thailand Unveils New Detailed Cryptocurrency, ICO Regulations
The new ICO regulations reverse the ban while stipulating strict conditions that must be met by future ICOs. According to the SEC decree, companies looking to conduct an ICO must signify the type of token being issued as well as other pertinent ...
World's First Book ICO Is Now Live
Crypto Disrupt posted an article in May 2018 to announce the name of the first author to publish a book via an ICO. Publica confirmed the first book ICO would be launched by travel writer, Matthew Kepnes. Social media channels used by the author know ...
Clarity Project ICO (CLRTY Token): Smart Business Blockchain Data Manager?
The ICO will be divided into five rounds, with significant discounts for earlier buyers; in the first round, one Ethereum will buy 3,000 CLRTY tokens, while in the fifth, they will buy only 700. The company's whitepaper mentions in passing that a ...
Tixeet ICO (TIXI Token): Blockchain Ticketing For Live Music Events?
For most artists, accessing the $25 billion live music market is not easy. Organizing tours, selling tickets, and finding fans can be quite expensive and time-consuming. This usually drives away energy from the main goal of each artist, which is to ...
Jinbi Token (JNB Coin ICO): Gold-Asset Blockchain Smart Contract Tracking
The Jinbi token will have its own exclusive wallet using Pillar's unique and first to market platform that will provide additional security and transparency to token holders #jinbitoken #holders #ICO #crypto #blockchain #gold #security #transparancy ...
Top 5 private tokensales – TON and other ICO's, in which you would never participate.
In the recent year the ICO market has undergone a significant transformation. Today, it seems significantly harder for small investors to take part in a serious ICO, since major funds and accredited investors cherry pick with TON being a perfect ...
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