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Block.one CEO Highlights EOS ICO, Talks Bitmain
Brendan Blumer, CEO and founder of the parent company of the EOS cryptocurrency project, spoke to Bloomberg Markets and Finance during an interview about the world's biggest ICO sale, netting a staggering $4 Billion. Mentions are also made about the ...
Is There Still Hope for the ICO Market To Bounce Back ?
ICO's were a hit last year, with million dollar companies raising over billions of dollars with it in cryptocurrency-based funding. The conditions which surrounded ICO's last year were so favorable that investors kept pouring in. A new profitable ...
Disgruntled ICO Investors Threaten to Bring in the Crypto Lawyers
The great ICO rush of 2017 and early 2018 is over. The euphoria, the unironic cries of “When Binance?”, and the 10x returns are now a thing of the past. Epic gains and moon missions have been replaced by acrimony, recriminations and, increasingly ...
Australia's ASX Listed DigitalX Faces Legal Claim Due to ICO and DigitalBTC Bitcoin Mining Business
The company, which offers ICO and blockchain consulting services and blockchain software development, has initially started off as a blockchain mining company called DigitalBTC, and was one of the very first companies to become publicly listed ...
ICO Analysis: Opet
In almost every single country, elementary education is mandatory, free and aimed to be of the equal quality. Upon graduation, students start high school where the quality of education differs between schools and to maximize their chances of admission ...
North Dakota ICO Task Force Confirms Investigation of 10 Different Companies
In the state of North Dakota, the Securities Commissioner has ordered several projects to shut down. This pertains to BitConnect and its related companies, as well as Magma Foundation and Pension Rewards Platform. All firms specialize in ICO ...
70% of Small-Cap Cryptocurrency Tokens Now Worth Less than ICO Raised
Per the report, the worst-performing ICO token belongs to Sirin Labs (SRN), a startup developing a “blockchain phone” called the “Finney.” Since raising $158 million through its ICO, SRN has plunged by more than $141 million, a decline of more than 89 ...
Despite Ban, Chinese Investors Continue to Buy ICO Tokens via ...
Despite Ban, Chinese Investors Continue to Buy ICO Tokens via ...
New Penn Law Study Concludes ICO Blockchain Projects Failed to Keep Whitepaper Promises
Based on the results, the researchers affirmed that ICO demand is influenced by market cycles – allowing investors to “play around with house money”. Another reason for the existence of such a correlation could potentially be the entrance of venture ...
ICO Analysis: CINDX
As the bonuses offered to ICO investors get lower and lower over time, the early ICO investor should not have any reason to worry about 25% bonus offered to pre-sale contributors as he or she will have the chance to get a bonus of 17%. Though, as there ...
Security Audit Of Exchange Or ICO. Simple Things You Should ...
Security Audit Of Exchange Or ICO. Simple Things You Should ...
US Lawmakers Ask SEC to Clarify ICO Regulations
A group of U.S. lawmakers are asking Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton to clarify when initial coin offerings (ICOs) are considered securities sales. In the letter, Representatives Ted Budd, Warren Davidson, Tom Emmer and ...
Scopuly Wallet: Multi-Crypto Asset Management, Cold Storage and ICO Token Trading
But this is not all as you will be able to invest in ICO project and go ahead to trade the crypto tokens that are on the decentralized exchange of the Scopuly DEX, which is a Stellar Exchange, in real time. Did we forget to mention that all this will ...
Australia: Clients File Claim Against Publicly Listed ICO Advisory Firm DigitalX
DigitalX describes itself as a publicly-listed firm that offers Initial Coin Offering (ICO) advisory services, blockchain consulting services and blockchain-related software development. It is reportedly based in the Australian cities of Sydney and ...
ASX-Listed DigitalX Hit With Legal Action Over ICO Involvement
Shares in the publicly listed blockchain tech and consultancy firm DigitalX have slumped after it revealed it is facing a legal claim in an Australian court. In an announcement to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Friday, the firm says it has ...
Why the ICO Fined Equifax £500000
Finding that Equifax Limited failed to protect the personal data of up to 15 million UK individuals, the ICO awarded the maximum penalty for a breach under the DPA. The ICO found that of the eight data protection principles established in the DPA ...
Elementus Reveals Surprising Trends In The ICO Market With New Blockchain Deciphering Technology
According to the report, whose figures were derived via the company's blockchain query engine, ICO funding reached nearly $1.5 billion in August of 2018, a month-over-month increase of 44%. At the same time, the percentage of ICOs that successfully ...
PR: CrowdForce Launches ICO For Blockchain Based Agency Banking & Data Collection Platform
94% of Transactions are done offline and 3 billion people are underbanked and unbanked in Emerging Markets. “CrowdForce” Announces Launching of ICO For Their Blockchain Based Agency Banking & Data Collection Platform. Mahe – In 2016 Alphabet's ...
SVPER App Gains Investor Confidence Ahead Of Its ICO Pre-Sale
SVPER, a social, instant video-only app for forming new real-life relationships in real time, gears up for its token pre-sale by gaining the support of two strategic investors. LBank, a superior and specialized digital exchange, and DAEX Blockchain ...
How People Are Still Buying Bitcoin and ICO Tokens in China ...
How People Are Still Buying Bitcoin and ICO Tokens in China ...
10 Biggest ICO Scams Have Swindled $700 Million
Bitcoin Magazine defines an ICO as “ A fundraising mechanism in which new projects sell their underlying crypto tokens in exchange for bitcoin and ether. It's somewhat similar to an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in which investors purchase shares of a ...
ICO Analysis: Trecento
The alt-coin crash has left many of the most promising projects selling at a fraction of their ICO prices. The deals are tremendous, and the chance to make huge gains by buying low is right in front of the whole world. The problem is crypto is complex ...
SEC Says Canadians Accused of “Plexcoin” ICO Fraud Refusing to Cooperate
The SEC told a New York courtroom Tuesday that two defendants accused of selling a fraudulent ICO (initial coin offering) called “Plexcoin” have been ignoring court orders to document their assets and are refusing to “participate meaningfully” in an ...
Connecty ICO Releases World's First AI-based Search Engine for Research
For an ICO that is still in its pre-sale period, the team behind Connecty have taken the unusual step of releasing the first iteration of its Alpha platform. It appears to be a rare example of an ICO whose product is running ahead of its own roadmap ...
ICO Issues First Enforcement Action Under the GDPR
The Information Commissioner's Office (“ICO”) in the UK has issued the first formal enforcement action under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (the “DPA”) on Canadian data analytics firm AggregateIQ ...
Module Blockchain Extends Their ICO to October 31
Module Blockchain, the platform that makes blockchain and crypto mining technology accessible to anyone anywhere in the world, has just announced that they will extend their ICO until October 31, 2018. After consulting with advisors and token holders ...
Report: Companies, Investors Circumvent Chinese ICO Ban
An investigation by the Xinhua News Agency has shown it is possible to bypass China's Initial Coin Offering (ICO) ban, according to an article published September 26. The investigation has shown that despite the government's efforts to crack down on ...
ICO Analysis: SportsFix
Before making any investment, the ICO investor should note that high discounts between 30% to 50% are offered for pre-sale contributors. 40 million tokens are priced $0.05, 160 million tokens $0.07 and 240 million tokens $0.10, making the price per ...
SEC Seeks Court Sanction Against PlexCoin ICO Founders
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking further action against the founders of the PlexCoin crypto scheme, which it had previously shut down as a fraud. First reported by Finance Magnates, the SEC submitted a document to the New ...
Global ICO Transparency Alliance (GITA): New Code of Conduct for Exchanges with Taiwanese Government
On September 21st a press conference was held in the Legislative Yuan. The conference was to formally introduce GITA, the Global ICO Transparency Alliance, an ICO transparency platform to the public and the Taiwanese government. It was done along the ...
A Major Regulatory Effort Is Brewing to Revive the US ICO Market ...
A Major Regulatory Effort Is Brewing to Revive the US ICO Market ...
ICO threatens fines for outstanding fees
All organisations that process personal data must pay a fee to the ICO unless they are exempt under new UK data protection regulations, replacing the need to notify or register with the ICO. The fees, set by government, are aimed at funding the ICO's ...
Where's my money?! UK Info Commish squeezes data controllers while brandishing £4350 fine
The ICO can tack on extra charges for aggravating factors, taking the total fine up to £4,350. Under the UK's previous regime, controllers had to register with the ICO and pay a fee of £35 or £500 depending on the firm''s size and turnover. Failure to ...
Bring Back The ICO: A Contrarian View
A similar trend can now be observed in the ICO market. The crowdfunding instrument was hailed as the savior of entrepreneurs and killer of VCs. In 2017, ICOs were going to change the game. Now, three quarters through 2018 teams are turning back to ...
Aussie financial regulator tightens reins on ICO projects
Australia's financial regulator is taking a hardline stance to protect initial coin offering (ICO) investors. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is tightening its reins and has plans to shut down ICOs that are “misleading or ...
Healthbank announces ICO to accelerate ecosystem development
Healthbank, the health data hub built for the 21st century, officially announced today an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) to finance the further development of the healthbank ecosystem. Healthbank, based in Switzerland, was founded in 2013 by a team of 28 ...
From the September issue: ICO Age
So, what is an ICO? Simply put, it is a digital token-based fundraising mechanism through which companies create and sell their own virtual currency in exchange for cash or widely accepted cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin. The buyer of the token can ...
How To Promote Your ICO On Reddit – Useful Tips For Successful Advertising
It's been quite a while since the crypto-related concepts have been introduced to the industry and right now a lot of subdomain concepts have been brought into practical applications. One of them is the ICO, the Initial Coin Offering which boasts a ...
Global ICO Transparency Alliance
A press conference was held on September 21, 2018 in the Legislative Yuan (the legislature of the Taiwanese government, based in Taipei) to formally introduce the Global ICO Transparency Alliance (“GITA”) and ICO Transparency Platform to the Taiwanese ...
Successful ICO Roundup – Third Week of September
We are coming back with the third installment of this September ICO success tracking series. It's been a fun time, and with only one week left, soon we will need to make a decision regarding the continuation of the ICO series. If you haven't read the ...
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