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Op-Ed: A Beginner's Guide to the Economics behind Security Token Offerings
For the Month of June, the ICO which raised the most funds was TaTaTu — $576 million. The reason: The Founders are connected with the royal families of Europe. The second on that list was PornX — $36 million. Apart from these two, the remaining 3 on ...
Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales has 'Zero Interest' in an ICO
The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, has ruled out the possibility of the free online encyclopedia getting involved with cryptocurrency. Asked whether Wikipedia had any cryptocurrency or ICO ambitions during an interview with Business Insider Wales ...
Six Network Launches Six Wallet With Multi-signature Security After ICO Ended
In early June, the SIX network successfully raised ICO funds and got the most ICO fundraising in Thailand at this time. Then in mid-June, SIX network announced the 2018 Roadmap to ensure investor confidence. (Original version of the Medium of SIX ...
This ICO Project Wants to Detokenize Itself
The startup conducted its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in October of 2017 to raise funds for its ambitious project to offer unique crypto-inheritance services. The idea was born when co-founder Normunds Kvilis experienced health issues while on a ...
ICO Analysis: Leonardo Render
Leonardo Render is offering a decentralized graphical rendering platform with the goal of speeding up graphical rendering via its network of supercomputers. The opportunity to optimize the video rendering industry is fairly substantial. The current ...
Crypto Market Sees Over $20 Billion Raised Via ICO Tokens Since 2017
Cryptocurrencies have been expanding all over the world and blockchain technology has also been reaching new markets. But it seems that the crypto world is currently in an installation phase. This is how Carlota Perez calls it, and indeed it will need ...
Arizn ICO (AALT Token): Decentralized Social Community Investments?
The Arizn ICO got started on July 26, 2018, with the sale of its AALT (Arizn Alt) token. By the end of July, the company was 16% of the way toward its goal of $25 million. There is a limit of 1.2 billion AALT tokens that will be created. The value of ...
Green Energy Company ICO (GEC Token): Treat Waste To Power Mining?
Green Energy is an innovative project with a major focus on the environment and how it can be improved via crypto mining farms. The company was established in 2015 and it began developing a project in the area of solid waste management. This project ...
Re:factor ICO (REFT Token): Blockchain Trade Receivables Platform?
The conventional modern trading market is mostly a buyer's market, where the buy can defer payments until after receiving the required services or goods. Hence, the use of trade receivable can be seen in nearly all sectors of business, where the ...
Scorpio Protocol ICO (SPC Coin): Blockchain Protocol & App Layer?
Although initially synonymous with Bitcoin's and other forms of cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology has outgrown its role in the innovation sector. There is an ever-growing list of the possible implementation of the technology that could ...
ICO Analysis: Beyond Protocol
Bitcoin revolutionized the world by popularizing blockchain technology and for the first time, enabled peer-to-peer (p2p) digital cash that worked without a middleman. It wasn't until nearly half a decade later that Ethereum showed up and demonstrated ...
Vacation Rental Listing Site Launches Crowdfunding Campaign Ahead of ICO
This week vacation rental listing site Vacayrx launched a crowdfunding campaign and plans to use the funds to promote an initial coin offering (ICO) later this year to build a blockchain-based platform. Jesse Martinek founded the Jackson, Wyoming-based ...
Founder: Wikipedia Will Absolutely Never Fundraise by ICO
Jimmy Wales told Business Insider this week that Wikipedia, the crowdsourced encyclopedia he founded in 2001 with partner Larry Sanger, has “zero interest” in and will “absolutely never” raise money by initial coin offering (ICO). The site will ...
Korean Shipwreck ICO Under Investigation for Feasible Hokey-Pokey, CEO Given Travel Ban
However, Shinil Group revealed that they will use the treasure to enable an ICO launch. The ICO for 'Shinil Gold Coin' was planned to begin on July 30th and the real token was ready to be officially listed on various exchanges in the month of August or ...
Bitcoin Daily: Philippines Drafts ICO Regulations, bithumb Pauses New Account Creation?
Shwe Bank is teaming up with Everex for a remittance system based on the blockchain, Cryptovest reported. The bank plans to gear the service toward migrant workers from Myanmar who live in Thailand, with the idea of providing an alternative to more ...
Germany's 2nd Largest Stock Exchange to Launch ICO Platform, Multilateral Crypto Trading
Germany's second largest stock exchange, the Stuttgart Börse, has revealed plans to develop a new platform for Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) as well as a multilateral crypto trading venue, Finextra reported August 2. The German bourse, which had a ...
DigiPulse: the ICO Which Has Decided to De-tokenise its Entire Business Model
Normund Kvilis, CEO of DigiPulse – a crypto-inheritance platform which originally ICO'ed in October of 2017 – has just published a blog outlining why he will now be de-tokenising his entire business model. Having originally minted over 20 million DGPT ...
Zwoop (ZWP Token) Set to Launch Blockchain AI Shopping Engine ICO
Zwoop is a platform that uses both AI and blockchain technology to help consumers shop online with cryptocurrency. Though the dates for their initial coin offering (ICO) have been pending for quite some time, the company has finally announced that the ...
Token Talk: Blockcloud and Fysical ICO Reviews
As far as to go, that is marketing talk for its not blockchain, it's not even DAG like IOTA's tangle, its CoDAG, which stands for Compacted Directed Acyclic Graph, and so far the reception to the structure has been good. Where do these guys come from ...
GNation [GameCredits (GAME) and MobileGo (MGO)] Commits ICO Crypto Fraud
Immediately after MobileGo ICO, there had been open betas for the app store, the MMO (titled Pixel Wars), and the support from major developers such as ZeptoLab (creator of Cut the Rope) were available soon after the ICO, the transition from open and ...
Germany's No.2 Stock Exchange Is Developing an ICO Platform
Germany's second-largest stock exchange is developing an ICO platform, it announced on Thursday. Boerse Stuttgart expects to roll out the platform as part of larger "end-to-end infrastructure" for "digital assets" it is currently developing, and says ...
CustomCoin ICO (CC Token): Construction Financing Platform?
Switzerland is a leading financial hub and is considered to be the third largest, coming after New York and London. In addition to being a leading global currency market, it also happens to have very high living standards that go hand-in-hand with the ...
Colorado Securities Commissioner Issues Cease & Desist Halting “Linda Coin” ICO
A July 30th release from the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies states that “Linda Coin” purveyor Arturo Devesa has signed a cease and desist order requiring him to stop selling LNDA tokens in an initial coin offering (ICO). Colorado lawmakers ...
Philippines Securities Regulator Issues Draft of ICO Rules, Requests Feedback From Public
The regulator specifies that ICO issuers should submit their initial assessment request not less than 90 days prior to the “start of the pre-sale period.” The SEC states it will then review the request within 20 days –– extendable up to 40 days –– and ...
FT: UK MP Resigns From Two Blockchain Roles Over 'Secret' ICO Pay Deal Controversy
A high-profile UK Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) has resigned from two blockchain-related positions after media investigations into an allegedly undisclosed pay deal for his advisory role in a blockchain startup, FT Alphaville reported ...
Switzerland Announces ICO Enforcement Action
In a terse press release issued July 26, 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (“FINMA”) announced that it has launched enforcement proceedings against an ICO issuer based on evidence that the company may have “breached financial ...
Philippines' Proposed ICO Rules Presume All Tokens Are Securities
Apart from details of the project team – including names, ages and resumes – the application will also need to contain a review of the ICO proposal and its credibility, as well as a legal opinion from an independent third party to justify why the token ...
Boyan Josic joins Securix.io ICO Advisory Board - JOSIC
Securix.io, the next generation of crypto mining, has added Boyan Josic to their advisory board. Boyan will advise the company during their upcoming ICO which begins on September 7, 2018. Founded by Jacobus Donkersloot and Damian Strauss, the goal of ...
Company mining cryptocurrency in territory of VKG postpones ICO
Nordcoin Mining OU, a company that at the beginning of 2018 started mining cryptocurrency in the territory of the northeast Estonia based oil shale mining and oil shale energy company Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG) and installed a container park necessary for ...
Wikipedia Will “Never” Hold an ICO: Founder Jimmy Wales
Wikipedia Will “Never” Hold an ICO: Founder Jimmy Wales. Wikipedia has no plans of dabbling in cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, according to founder Jimmy Wales. author by Maryam Manzoor, 16 hrs ago. Subscribe. articleStartImage. During an ...
Boerse Stuttgart to develop ICO platform and MTF for cryptocurrency trading
Alexander Höptner, CEO at Boerse Stuttgart, states: "At the trading venue tokens issued via our ICO platform can be traded on the secondary market. This is an important success factor for ICOs. At the same time we are responding to demand from both ...
ICO - Coffee exports rose 2.6% in June 2018
Members of the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) exported 10.454 mln 60-kg bags of coffee in June 2018, up 2.6%% from 10.192 mln in the same month last year, ICO data show. Arabica exports dropped 0.4% during June to 6.506 mln bags, while ...
Denver-Based Healthcare ICO Issued Cease and Desist for Offering Securities
Colorado Securities Commissioner, Gerald Rome, has issued a cease and desist order to Florida based Linda Healthcare Corporation and its founder, Arturo Devesa, halting the company's initial coin offering (ICO) due to the token sale being deemed an ...
In Tezos ICO Case, Judge Ponders New Questions Raised by Crypto-Offerings
Investors poured other cryptocurrency valued at $232 million into Tezos last summer, only to see the ICO bogged down in delays and the Swiss foundation launched to promote Tezos' blockchain embroiled in infighting. The Tezos blockchain finally launched ...
GODcoin ICO Review
GODcoin has a 7-membered team without an advisory board. However, when it comes to their experience in the blockchain industry, they have none. Here are the members of the team: Richard Ruff: Richard's extraordinary leadership has an extensive record ...
Telegram Tech Promised In ICO Vulnerable to Attack, Researchers Say
With $1.7 billion in the bank following its initial coin offering (ICO), Telegram has released its first crypto-friendly feature – but security researchers are skeptical. As detailed in a blog post published today, Virgil Security, a U.S.-based startup ...
Avatara Is Conducting an ICO
Anders Larsson, co-founder allcoinWiki. Avatara Advisor, Top 5 ICObench Advisors. Disrupting the telepresence industry. AVATARA – immediate moving around the world without language barriers. We are the first who came up with the idea and published it ...
ICO publishes its 2017/2018 Annual Report
The Information Commissioner's Office ('ICO') has published its 2017/2018 Annual Report, covering the 12 months leading up to 31 March 2018. The report is the ICO's annual report to Parliament as required by the Data Protection Act 1998 ('DPA'), and ...
Y-Ventures Group Launches ICO in Bid to Bring Crypto to e-Commerce
A new Singapore-based ICO has been announced with plans to build a blockchain-enabled global buying platform. AORA is being developed by Luminore 8, a subsidiary of Y-Ventures Group, an e-commerce and technology company also based in ...
Three Ways To Optimize Your ICO Marketing
In the words of Christopher Kew-Smith, Head of Fintech Strategy, Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA), Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM): “From an entrepreneur's perspective, the ICO investor market does offer a new source of capital. However ...
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