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EQUI Capital ICO Analysis
The ICO will fund the EQUI platform where investment opportunities will be showcased, and funds will also be used to conduct due diligence of initial projects. EQUI Token holders will have the option to transfer their tokens to the EQUI platform to ...
Binance Official: 'If the ICO Bubble Bursts, It's a Good Thing for the Industry'
Head of Binance Labs Ella Zhang thinks that if the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) “bubble bursts, it's a good thing for the industry,” Bloomberg reported June 4. Zhang, who joined Binace less than two months ago, told Bloomberg that though the bull market ...
ICO Promoter John McAfee Says He's Running for President [Again]
John McAfee, the cybersecurity pioneer and ICO promoter, has announced on Twitter he has decided to run for president of the United States in 2020, past ...
Why Don't Startups Need to Spend Money for ICO Marketing?
Almost 400 startups launched their ICOs today at the same time. ICO is a popular and powerful fundraising mechanism, which became an even more effective tool than going to VCs. Hype and unhealthy competition for funding dictate its terms for ICO ...
ICO Watchdog Releases Two New Tools for Vetting Cryptocurrencies
Both products further ICO Watchdog's mission of helping the cryptocurrency community make smarter decisions and legitimizing the space to venture capitalists, investors and the average internet user. The new additions join the company's existing ...
ICO News: Monster Inc. to launch 'Monster Money Token' via ICO
This is not the first time a company with nothing to do with blockchain technology has launched a token via an ICO having fallen on hard times, financially-speaking, in a desperate bid to stay afloat... Other high-profile examples include the once ...
Binance's Venture Fund Head Is Waiting for ICO Bubble to Burst
Ella Zhang is in charge of investing $1 billion in blockchain-related businesses, yet her view on the market isn't too rosy. “We'd like the bubble to break,” said Zhang, who joined cryptocurrency trading platform Binance to lead its venture incubator ...
ICO Analysis: EtherInc
Shkileve appears to be highly selective about the ICO projects he accepts as co-founder of Top ICO Advisors. According to his LinkedIn profile, he advises on other blockchain projects including South Korea-based clean energy project CyClean and crypto ...
Upcoming ICO: DAV prepares to launch transportation protocol via ICO
The Gob One gave DAV's upcoming ICO a scored of 92.2%, describing its disruptive potential as 'phenomenal', and ICO Crunch gave it 4.5/5, stating: “Strong team, an extremely solid list of enterprises supporting the project.” Additionally, DAV has ...
Vermont Regulators Hit ICO With Cease-and-Desist Notice
A company behind an ongoing initial coin offering (ICO) has been issued a cease-and-desist notice from the U.S. state of Vermont. The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation said Monday that it was sending the cease-and-desist to LevelNet, which ...
A startup just closed a huge $4 billion ICO — but the crypto fundraising method is 'absolutely and unequivocally ...
A startup just closed a huge $4 billion ICO — but the crypto fundraising method is 'absolutely and unequivocally ...
How to use PR to promote an ICO
Most of the major social media channels such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, SnapChat have banned advertisements for ICOs. In addition, regulatory agencies like the SEC have tightened up on ICO promotion practices.This means you need to be very careful ...
TRESARO ICO Global Launch Announced at World Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Summit
SOFIA, Bulgaria, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TRESARO, the world's first blockchain-based marketplace that connects three sectors: e-commerce, crowdfunding, and charity, announced its ICO at the WBCS in Moscow, Russia. The innovative sales ...
Cen Inc. Launches Crypto ICO on New Premise
Cen's ICO is focusing on crowdfunding, and its potential relationship to AI development. Cen posits that the current way of developing an AI is wrong; effectively, businesses hire individuals, have the individuals transfer their knowledge into the AI ...
GENESIS Project Gains Momentum: ICO Extended until 30 June
The token sale (ICO) of the GENESIS international real estate fund has been extended until 30 June 2018. The reasons for this are twofold: several major investors declared their intention to participate in the project via the ICO and simultaneously the ...
Zenodys Launches Private Sale for CoinZZ Token Ahead of July ICO
On Friday, June 1, Amsterdam's Zenodys began the private sale of its token, CoinZZ. The company will follow this sale with a public initial coin offering (ICO) of the ERC-20 token in July 2018, according to a statement, though dates have not been ...
Zimbabwe's Golix launches $32m ICO, expands further
Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange Golix has launched a US$32 million initial coin offering (ICO) as it bids to finance the establishment of cryptocurrency infrastructure across the African continent. Launched three years ago, Golix has processed ...
04/06 Monster Inc. Desperately Launching $300 Million ICO
Monster Inc, the company which notoriously lost out on Beats By Dre headphones, is planning on launching its very own cryptocurrency. The offering is slated to be called the “Monster Money Token,” according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities ...
Monster Inc. Desperately Launching $300 Million ICO
Monster Inc is launching an initial coin offering (ICO) and a new e-commerce website to help recover losses it's sustained over recent years. According to an SEC application, the company has lost almost $20 million dollars in the first quarter of 2017 ...
ICO - Coffee exports rise 7.1% in April 2018
Members of the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) exported 10.177 mln 60-kg bags of coffee in April 2018, up 7.1% from 9.504 mln in the same month last year, ICO data show. Robusta exports were up 14.1% at 3.936 mln bags of which 2.550 mln from ...
$300 Million Monster ICO Planned by Cables and Headphones Firm
Consumer electronics group Monster Products, known for its HDMI cables for headphones, is planning a USD 300 million initial coin offering (ICO), in a bid to build a marketplace to rival Amazon. It would be the largest ICO ever, according to widespread ...
CoinAgenda Asia Accepting Submissions for ICO Competition; Adds Fireside Chat with Qtum Founder Patrick Dai
SINGAPORE, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- June 4, 2018 -- CoinAgenda (www.coinagenda.com), the premier conference series for connecting blockchain and cryptocurrency investors with startup and ICO opportunities since 2014, today ...
ICO Fundraising Rebounds in May Despite Regulatory Uncertainty
ICO regulation has been, at best, a patchwork in progress as agencies struggle to identify a common framework to govern the market. For what it's worth, the SEC is planning to hold a session on digital assets June 13 in Atlanta as part of a much larger ...
Oasis Labs ICO Review And Ekiden Protocol
The Oasis Labs ICO is raising funds for Ekiden, a next generation blockchain built to address the issues of scalability and security in a low cost manner. It's no secret that the limitations imposed by the Ethereum network through high costs, poor ...
Multimillion Dollar ICO Investment Fund Shares its Advice on Identifying Dud Token Sales
Astronaut Capital is an ICO investment fund which, having run its own ICO of the ASTRO token back in October and November of 2017, raised just over $2.5 million USD in what was one of the first ICO-focused crypto investment funds. The outfit has since ...
Dimensions Strike Token ICO Goes Live on 28 June 2018!
Build specifically for the fast expanding crypto currency markets, Dimensions Network is a fully scalable and full-featured trading platform bringing all the best features together in one place. In addition to regular trading, the platform will feature ...
Eccentric ICO Promoter John McAfee Says He's Releasing a Physical Cryptocurrency
Eccentric cybersecurity pioneer and initial coin offering (ICO) promoter John McAfee says that he is releasing a physical cryptocurrency called the “McAfee Redemption Unit” (MRU). The currency, announced on Twitter and confirmed by McAfee in a ...
Complaints Against Brokers Declining and More ICO Fraud: Best of the Week
Finance Magnates visited an event run by Consesnsys at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange last week, which featured speeches from the management of the blockchain outfit and product pitches from some budding businesses. Help us to make Finance Magnates ...
Upcoming ICO: Open Source University to launch ICO
The Open Source University blockchain is used as a distributed database to store learner certifications & acquired skills. Matching algorithm will handle big data calculations to connect businesses with the right candidates, optimising recruitment ...
Upcoming ICO: Peer Mountain's innovative ICO is coming soon...
Upcoming ICO: Peer Mountain's innovative ICO is coming soon...
Months After Raising a $100 Million ICO Kik Founder Calls Blockchain”Unconvincing”
At the True North tech conference earlier this week, Kik CEO Ted Livingston expressed his surprising opinion about blockchain: “Almost nobody should be looking at it.” Kin Founder Belittles the Blockchain. What made the statement highly pessimistic is ...
SEC Issues a Special Order to Suspend Activity of Scam ICO that Raised $21 mln
“This ICO was based on a social media marketing blitz that allegedly deceived investors with purely fictional claims of business prospects. Having filed multiple cases involving allegedly fraudulent ICOs, we again encourage investors to be especially ...
Zimbabwe's Biggest Crypto Exchange Golix Moves Closer to $32 Million ICO Launch
Zimbabwe cryptocurrency exchange platform, Golix, is now proceeding ahead with its planned token sale to raise $32 million and has expanded to Kenya and Uganda with effect from the beginning of this month. Golix's Initial Coin Offering had been ...
Crypto Funds Explode in 2018 as Venture Capital Attacks the ICO Model
In the first half of 2018, pre-ICO venture capital investment injected almost $500 million into the blockchain industry. The evolving requirements of ICO investors, who are beginning to seek more mature, established projects has led many blockchain ...
Average ICO Investor Earned 82% Returns, Boston College Paper Finds
A recent paper by Boston College researchers on ICO returns concluded that the average ICO investor earned 82% returns, with significant evidence of ICO underpricing. Hugo Benedetti and Leonard Kostovetsky wrote the paper titled “Digital Tulips ...
Should the SEC Have Shut Down the Titanium ICO Sooner?
The initial coin offering industry is still under a lot of scrutiny by the SEC as of right now. That is only normal, as a fair few projects have violated securities laws or defrauded investors. The Titanium ICO is a perfect example of such a nefarious ...
EOS About to Secure a Record $4 Bln in Year-Long ICO ...
EOS About to Secure a Record $4 Bln in Year-Long ICO ...
Amid ICO Troubles, Why Accenture Is Attractive in the Blockchain Space
Accenture (ACN) is not the first name that may come to mind when thinking about blockchain. What makes the consultant attractive in the space is its reach, and Jon Markman tells why it's buyable as an alternative to initial coin offerings (ICOs). Last ...
Bitcoin Price Bombed in 2018. But ICOs and Crypto VCs at Record ...
Bitcoin Price Bombed in 2018. But ICOs and Crypto VCs at Record ...
This study finds initial coin offerings deliver surprising returns
“We find evidence of significant ICO (initial coin offering) underpricing,” wrote assistant professor Leonard Kostovetsky and Hugo Benedetti, a doctoral candidate, at Boston College Carroll School of Management, in a paper published in May. “With ...
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