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French Regulator Launches 'UNICORN' ICO Support Project
"Called UNICORN (for "Universal Node to ICO Research & Network"), this one, in parallel of the reflection on the possible tracks of regulation, aims at offering to these carriers of projects a frame allowing the development of their operations and to ...
NSAV ANNOUNCES JANUARY ICO FOR THEIR MJCOIN DIGITAL CURRENCY
CRESCO, PA, Oct. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Net Savings Link, Inc. (OTC: NSAV), announced today that the Company will commence the Initial Currency Offering (ICO) for its MJCoin Digital Currency in January 2018. MJCoin will provide payment ...
What Tezos' crisis could mean for the ICO space
Tezos, a Swiss-based company aiming to build a new type of blockchain-based platform that enables automatic upgrades, raised a record $232 million in a July initial coin offering (ICO), a booming form of fundraising. Investors bought into the project ...
Patrick Byrne Reveals tZERO ICO Details
Overstock chief executive Patrick Byrne has revealed details about the initial coin offering (ICO) for tZERO's SEC- and FINRA-compliant token exchange. Byrne expects the tZERO ICO to “raise a fortune” and potentially set a new record for token sale ...
Overstock rides cryptocurrency craze as ICO drives latest surge
(Bloomberg) -- Overstock.com Inc., the first major retailer to accept bitcoin, has found the antidote for sluggish stock performance: more bitcoin. Shares of the discount e-commerce company have more than doubled since the start of August, when the ...
Worldcore's ICO Quickly Approaching $9 Million
This already presents a major potential synergy for Worldcore as they are an already existing and established company entering into the ICO space— a good amount with already $9 million raised with 24-days left until the end of the crowdsale. Worldcore ...
Before investing in that ICO, look for these four key things
While the numbers are out of date, it's still the case that at current prices, an ICO like Qtum could be deemed a short term “success” as it has made 2x gains since launch, while Bancor could be deemed by some a “failure” since its price sits at 0.9x ...
Did Ethereum ICO? Founder Joe Lubin Gives Uncertain Answer
There, Quartz editor-in-chief Kevin Delaney asked one of the protocol's co-inventors, Joseph Lubin: When ether first went on the open market in 2015, "Was that technically an ICO?" Perhaps a nod to the increasing scrutiny around the funding model ...
TokenFunder Wins Approval to First OSC Regulated ICO Launch
In Canada, steps are being taken to bring Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) within the regulatory framework. TokenFunder, a Toronto-based startup that helps other startups launch and manage ICOs, is the first company to win approval for an ICO by the ...
Overstock Reveals Plans for Equity Token Exchange and ICO
To raise funds to develop that exchange, the online retail giant is launching an initial coin offering (ICO) for T0.com ( tZero ), the company's blockchain-focused subsidiary and trading platform that supports equity tokens. Byrne announced details of ...
PR: Smartlands – the Platform for Agriculture to Be the First ICO on Stellar
Smartlands is both pleased and excited to announce that its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) will be first hosted on the Stellar network on November 2nd, 2017. This development marks the beginning of a new era for cryptocurrencies. It demonstrates the ...
UQUID Raises $9.3 Million USD with 15 Days Left in ICO
By any definition, the UQUID ICO has been a success right from the get-go. With 15 days still left to go, over 5.5 million tokens have already been sold, raising over $9.3 million USD. What makes this especially impressive is that it was done without ...
How to survive your first ICO
Looking into investing some of your cash in an ICO (initial coin offering)? The crowdfunding events that let you purchase companies' digital tokens can be lucrative, but they're also incredibly risky. One risk involved is the very real possibility that ...
A high-profile ICO is touting its latest invention: a dividend
Since bitcoin was invented, its backers have pitched it as an innovation that will upend the financial world as we know it. Many believe that initial coin offerings (ICO), which typically blend aspects of cryptocurrencies and crowdfunding, are an ...
The Legal Status of Cryptocurrency
Putin Mandates Cryptocurrency and ICO Regulation Be Finalized by July 2018 Interest in mining has grown substantially in Russia. Google research shows that searches for mining related terms in the country were up 560% in the first half of 2017 ...
Ontario Securities Regulator Approves TokenFunder ICO
Though not the first ICO in Canada to receive the blessing of a regulator, it is the first for the province of Ontario. It's also one that comes months after the OSC issued a public statement on the blockchain use case, declaring that that some ...
Investors Called to Action as Bank4YOU Group ICO Prepares for October 26 Launch
London, UK – Bank4YOU Group will launch an ICO campaign during the last week of October in order to accelerate the goal of scaling its service rollout across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. An indicative estimate for the total funding requirement is ...
ICO Analysis: Gatcoin
Blockchain has the potential to radically transform the merchant industry. This extends far beyond just accepting bitcoin and altcoins to include a system where merchants can actually issue their own digital tokens for use as discounts and other ...
Tezos Founders on ICO Controversy: 'This Will Blow Over'
The situation has turned the couple into poster children for the controversies surrounding the ICO market – a hot topic given the amount of money raised via the offerings and the broader legal questions about whether some token sales may constitute ...
Overstock.com launches massive ICO
Background: Overstock.com might seem like an unlikely ICO issuer, but the company has been an early adopted of cryptocurrencies. It was one of the first companies to accept payment via Bitcoin, and has formed a subsidiary called tØ that is creating the ...
Token Report: Under 1 in 10 Post-ICO Tokens Are Actively Used
Token Report, a large, transparent database of ICO verified information, today released data on the number of cryptocurrencies actively in use. Of the 226 ICOs in Token Report's database that have completed, 20 of those tokens, or just under 1 in 10 ...
Blockchain-based UK Bank Fiinu Launches Pre-sale Ahead of ICO
While some are still researching, Fiinu, which aims to be a UK-based, blockchain-friendly bank has recently launched its token pre-sale, ahead of its full Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in November. Once it launches, Fiinu will represent the UK's very ...
Is an ICO an Investment or A Donation?
For many investors in red-hot coin offerings, where startups raise capital by selling a new, virtual token, a popular strategy has been to send money first and ask questions later. Now, the questions are piling up. This past week, one of the largest ...
Klenergy Announces Launch of The Pylon Network ICO – A Self-Governed Economy Built Around The True Value of ...
Klenergy Announces Launch of The Pylon Network ICO – A Self-Governed Economy Built Around The True Value of ...
Lawsky: ICO Fever Could Bring Cryptocurrency Backlash
The rise in popularity of the initial coin offering (ICO) funding mechanism, and potential for associated fraud, could lead regulators to come down hard on cryptocurrencies broadly. That's according to a former regulator, one who, as the first-ever ...
Alttradex ICO – A Professional Grade Cryptocurrency Trading Platform
The new kid on the block in terms of cryptocurrency exchanges, Alttradex, has announced its ICO will take place on the 25th of October. The innovative platform, which will include many of the features present in the traditional FX market, has a heavy ...
NEBEUS Brings to a New Level Its Cryptocurrency Platform for P2P Banking Services with the Help of the ICO
To achieve the above goals Nebeus founders chose the ICO mechanism. Due to the funds raised from pre-ICO and ICO Nebeus is going to bring its platform to a new level. The creators of the project plan to send most of the received funds for launching the ...
MBCH Announces ICO
MBCH coin announces its ICO (Initial Crypto currency Offering) for its self-evolving crypto currency platform. The MBCH coin ICO starts on OCT 11th, 2017 (GMT). The ICO will last for 30 days. In total, 300000 MBCH coins will be distributed. During the ...
Tories spared fine after being told off by ICO for election telemarketing
Phone calls made on behalf of the Conservatives in the run-up to the UK general election "crossed the line" into unlawful direct marketing – but the party has escaped regulatory action. The Tories hired Welsh-based firm Blue Telecoms to carry out ...
'ICO for Sheikhs' Will Be Presented in Dubai
The attention of specialists was also attracted by the information on the ICO of the new DebitCoin cryptocurrency from the authors of the financial messenger Telegraf.Money - the exclusive ICO in Dubai on Oct. 24. Sales of DebitCoin will be carried out ...
Smartlands to be the first ICO on Stellar
Smartlands is both pleased and excited to announce that its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) will be first hosted on the Stellar network on November 2nd, 2017. This development marks the beginning of a new era for cryptocurrencies. It demonstrates the ...
ICO Analysis: Quantstamp
The core ethos of blockchain technology revolves around the idea of trustlessness. Transfer of value does not need the supervision of centralized authorities, making the technology trustless. When Ethereum introduced the revolutionary concept of smart ...
A 'Definite Possibility' for ICO Ban in Japan Can't be Written Off
During his visit to Seoul last week, Koji said: “Japan's not really ICO-friendly. [Regulators] are just more tentative. They're just trying to figure out if it's going to be good or bad. It doesn't mean they won't start regulating more heavily in the ...
Canada Court Holds ICO Organizer in Contempt
The organizer of an initial coin offering (ICO) in Canada has been found in contempt of court following a new ruling from the Quebec Supreme Court. The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), Quebec's financial regulator, published a statement on ...
Top ICO List Launches New Design to Improve ICO Discovery Process for Investors
Top ICO List has released new website design (version 2.0) to aid investors discover the best initial coin offerings. The release aligns with it's mission to become the world's most popular ICO listing website. Key improvements include: ICO overview ...
Crypto-Friendly Japan Mulling ICO Ban?
A surge in fraudulent ICO cases is also placing more pressure on regulators to protect investors. Japan is considered one of the most market-friendly nations for cryptocurrency. Earlier this year, the government accepted bitcoin as legal tender. Since ...
Pundi X appoints ICO industry veterans including Miko Matsumura ...
Pundi X appoints ICO industry veterans including Miko Matsumura ...
Pundi X appoints ICO industry veterans including Miko Matsumura and David Ben Kay as board advisors
"Our new team members bring an incomparable blend of knowledge and experience in the blockchain industry and this will play a major role in sustaining our growth curve as we navigate the dynamic ICO marketplace," said Zac Cheah, CEO of Pundi X. "I ...
Professional Grade Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Alttradex is Launching an ICO
Promising new cryptocurrency trading platform, Alttradex, has announced its ICO will take place from the 25th of October to the 5th of December. A state of the art platform built by traders, for traders and with upcoming regulation in mind, Alttradex's ...
UK Blockchain-Friendly Bank Fiinu, Offers Money Back Guarantee with ICO
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have become one of the most popular crowd-funding mechanisms in recent memory. In an effort to help incentivize individuals looking to invest in its ICO, Fiinu is taking a dramatic step from the competition to offer a ...