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Why generous ICO bonuses may indicate scam
As Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum and co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine, has put it: “If an ICO does volume bonuses (“buy at least $50000 of coins, get 20% more”) then they don't understand the first thing about the egalitarian spirit of crypto ...
Knowledge.io Introduces Blockchain Platform and ICO for Revolutionizing the Valuation of Knowledge
This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. The value of knowledge is underrated — even today when it advances at an ...
CEO of cryptocurrency firm that disappeared with $375000 of investor money lied about his employment
The CEO of a cryptocurrency start-up that raised nearly $375,000 through an initial coin offering (ICO) and then disappeared, lied about his employment history on the company's website, CNBC has learned. Confido billed itself as a blockchain start-up ...
ICO could fine Uber over mega-breach cover-up
THE INFORMATION COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE (ICO) has confirmed that it's investigating the mega-breach at Uber that the crapsicab company kept hidden from customers. In a statement given to the INQUIRER, the ICO said: "It's always the company's ...
ICO Analysis: Envion
One investigator in the ICO's bitcointalk pointed out he may not be as successful at financing things as he suggests because he couldn't get anybody to come in with him on Envion. The story goes that in 2015 Matthias had an epiphany and convinced the ...
BlockShow Announces Token Sale - End of the ICO 1.0 Era
BlockShow, an international Blockchain events franchise powered by the Cointelegraph, has announced the Token Sale 2.0 launching, bringing an end to the era of ICO 1.0 with its dozens of bonuses and schemes, which sometimes are difficult to understand ...
Slow-ICO vs Ninja-ICO: Combating Speculations
This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Raising money is no more fast and nonetheless furious. While the whole ICO ...
BlockEx Looks to Clean up ICO Market Place
BlockEx launches BlockEx ICO Market - the place to list and participate in compliant, high quality ICOs. It will provide a full end to end compliant ICO product offering to companies wishing to launch an ICO. BlockEx will bring the governance and legal ...
CyberMiles Successfully Completes ICO With Record Token ...
CyberMiles Successfully Completes ICO With Record Token ...
Triple Alpha's ICO Makes High-yield Stock Investing Available to Everyone
Triple Alpha, which is built on unique trading algorithms previously available only to hedge fund clients, today announced an ICO and the creation of a capital fund. An algorithm for picking the best stocks combined with a unique market-neutral ...
Uber could face an investigation and fines in the UK after concealing huge data breach, watchdog says
In a separate statement posted online, ICO Deputy Commissioner James Dipple-Johnstone said Uber's actions to conceal the data breach "raises huge concerns around its data protection policies and ethics." "If U.K. citizens were affected then we should ...
Confido ICO Raises $340K, Vanishes
The ICO apparently was a scam, and while tokens were issued, no actual work ever took place on the platform. Rather, due to legal issues, the company simply disappeared and all trace of its founders has vanished. As a result of the disappearance, the ...
NAGA Coin revolutionises the ICO market with its Token-Sale
Trade and investments are controlled by banks. Our money and data change hands without our knowledge. The complexities involved in financial systems along with the billions of unbanked and the underbanked population are today's major Fintech ...
Gibraltar Set to Become the First Jurisdiction with a Regulated ICO Market
The ICO market share is growing day-by-day as blockchain firms are finding it to be the easiest way to raise substantial funds. But with the boom, illicit activities have also increased. Moreover, the market is still unregulated as DLT technology makes ...
Etherecash Launches ICO, Focuses on the Unbanked
Following a successful pre-ICO, Etherecash has announced a public ICO that launched November 15th and will end December 19th. Focusing on the 2.5 billion unbanked, Etherecash looks to excel in both spending and sending, as well as providing a ...
ICO Analysis: Restart Energy
Restart Energy will issue the ERC20 RED MegaWatt token during the ICO. The RED MegaWatt tokens act as virtual batteries for energy access; they store access of up to 2 MWh/token of energy. In the token distribution, each RED will come equipped with ...
International Mining Consortium Makes Gold Coins Available to Everyone in its First ICO
Mining is an ancient trade that has not only survived to modern times, but thrived. It remains one of the major industries whose structure cuts across continents and cultures. The economic impact of the mining industry is so huge that it has been an ...
ICO Headstart Is A Fundraising Platform That Measures The Trust Or Scam of ICOs
As the world goes crazy through Bitcoin, Ethereum and ICOs, it is becomingly increasingly difficult to tell trapdoor from ladder. Traditional financial regulators are rushing to add RegTech to the maelstrom and everybody in tech seems to have become a ...
It's never been easier to launch an ICO—just outsource your whitepaper on Fiverr for $100
It's cheaper than ever to launch a tech startup, thanks to cloud computing, ubiquitous smartphones, and open-source codebases, or so the truism goes. Now add to that list the critical ingredient of any multi-million dollar initial coin offering, or ICO ...
Company raises $347K ICO, vanishes | TechCrunch
A company called Confido raised a small ICO by selling special CFD designed to allow "safe and trustless cryptocurrency payments. According to ICODrops they ...
Company raises $347K ICO, vanishes
A company called Confido raised a small ICO by selling special CFD designed to allow “safe and trustless cryptocurrency payments. According to ICODrops they raised their goal of about $400,000 and quickly disappeared, taking the cash with it. The site ...
One company raised $375000 in cryptocurrency—then disappeared from the internet
But as the price of Bitcoin dropped mid-September, ICOs too started to underperform, with tokens often dropping in value compared to ICO prices. Many projects tried to raise tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars, which investors started ...
Hagens Berman Investigates Tezos (XTZ) Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and Notifies Participants of Class Actions
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is alerting crowdfund investors to the Tezos class action and the firm's investigation into recovering the bitcoins (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) or other consideration paid ...
What To Consider In An ICO
... they were the same. But regardless of the similarities, tokens have an underlying utility on a specific platform and coins do not. If that is confusing to you, just imagine how much attorneys charge just to help you decide between doing a token ...
PickcioChain picks up $6 million funding ahead of ICO
PikcioChain, the Blockchain-based exchange for personal data, has secured over US$6 million in funding ahead of its ICO launch on 24 November, 2017. The pre-ICO funding has come from a variety of investors including private individuals, family offices ...
Boosteroid Token ICO Starts on November 27th: Investors Can Get Up to 20% Bonus
When the ICO is completed the team will start scaling Boosteroid in Georgia free industrial zones and they also plan to locate computing facilities in Iceland. So this is a real business but not just an unclear idea. Moreover every BTR token ...
Japanese Village Plans to Hold ICO to Revitalize Local Economy
In order to continue investing in such sectors and realize a sustainable community development, we have started research on the introduction of a municipal ICO in collaboration with private enterprises, and how it is possible to use a municipal ICO as ...
This ICO Could Improve Schools By Giving Tokens To Top Performers
When students excel in their homework, they are given all kinds of certificates and trophies by teachers and coaches. Straight As on a report card can lead to praise and privileges, and are often a source of bragging rights among friends. But good ...
Cryptocurrency start-up Confido disappears with $375000 from an ICO and nobody can find the founders
A cryptocurrency start-up that raised nearly $375,000 through an initial coin offering (ICO) has disappeared with the funds with nobody able to track the founders down. Confido billed itself as a company that is developing so-called "smart contracts ...
Japanese Village Plans to Conduct ICO to Revive Its Economy
The local government of the Japanese village of Nishiawakura in Okayama Prefecture is planning to launch an initial coin offering (ICO) as a way to boost its economy. The government will be working with a Blockchain technology provider as its partner ...
PR: Flux Gaming Platform Introduces First of Its Kind ICO Investment Plan
FLUX, a global decentralized gaming platform, introduces a one of a kind ICO investment plan — Special Investments Control System. The market is full of blockchain based platforms and farsighted investors from all over the world try to find ways to ...
Venture Capitalists Use SAFTs to Tap $4 Billion ICO Market
Simple Agreements for Future Tokens (SAFTs) are a new way for venture capitalists (VCs) to enter booming initial coin offering (ICO) markets, which will near 4 billion USD in revenue this year. SAFTs mean VCs invest in startups for ICO tokens. As ...
How Companies and Investors Can Clean Up ICO Marketplace
Unregulated crowdfunding is one of the major innovations introduced by Blockchain technology. This system of fundraising conquers the barriers of class and ...
Trustless Payment Startup Confido Makes Off with $375k of ICO Funds
Confido, an ICO startup whose name means “I trust”, has done a bunk with 1,235 ETH. The company was supposed to have been creating a trustless payment system using smart contracts. Instead, it was the project's founders who have proven themselves ...
Swiss Platform Launches ICO Engine to Host Start-ups
In a statement, Eidoo group recent concerns and says users needn't worry about repeats of the CoinDash ICO, where a hacker stole $7 million because the Ethereum address used to solicit funds was altered to a fake one. Eidoo says it will never show the ...
An Ethereum Startup Just Vanished After People Invested $374K ...
An Ethereum Startup Just Vanished After People Invested $374K ...
Trendy cryptocurrency startup pulls an exit scam after raising $375K in ICO [Update]
It seems yet another fledgling cryptocurrency startup has pulled a Houdini. Distressed traders are flocking to Reddit to warn fellow cryptoenthusiasts that up-and-coming startup Confido, which recently raised $374,477 in an ICO, has vanished out of ...
Confido ICO Turned Into a Scam as Developers Cash out
Cryptocurrency ICOs pose a very real threat to the overall ecosystem. It only takes one or two nefarious projects to give this industry an even worse name. Confido, a recent ICO, has seemingly thrown in the towel for some unknown reason. Considering ...
Karpeles Scraps Idea for Possible ICO to Fund Mt. Gox Revival
articleStartImage. Mark Karpeles, controversial ex-head of now-bankrupt Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, who recently proposed an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in a desperate bid to revive the defunct exchange, has scrapped the idea after a consultation with ...
Covesting Incorporates in Gibraltar, One of the Most ICO Friendly Jurisdictions
The move comes at a perfect time for Covesting, who just recently completed their Pre-ICO, receiving over 1,700 different investors and raising over 3,100 ETH in the presale. Initial Coin Offering is scheduled for November 24th and will run of first ...