Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

08 Oct: 2019’s Token Sales Have Produced a Handful of Winners

2019’s Token Sales Have Produced a Handful of Winners2019 has proven a challenging year in which to launch a crypto startup, with the most successful tokens recording only modest returns. Investors chasing the sort of double-digit returns that were one commonplace have been mostly frustrated by a markedly more conservative market in which picking a winner has called for a combination of shrewdness […]

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04 Oct: The $100m Karatbars ICO Raises Questions Which Can’t be Answered

TheMerkle_Scma WarningA growing list of cryptocurrency-themed projects has turned out to be complete scams. Most of those ventures are no longer around, although there are some exceptions. In the case of Karatbars, it seems things have begun to unravel in quick succession. The project is under investigation for a variety of reasons.  Karatbars and its Gold Reserves Regulators in the US have taken offense to the Karatbars project. Not just because of its upcoming crypto bank venture, but also because there are a lot of factors which simply do not add up. The company behind this venture raised $100m through an

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28 Sep: SEC Commissioner Speaks Positively About Digital Assets Despite Recent Enforcement Flurry

SEC Commissioner Speaks Positively About Digital Assets Despite Recent Enforcement FlurryThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regularly draws the ire of crypto proponents who are frustrated at its failure to support innovation and entrepreneurship. Despite this, some have warmed to the agency’s opinionated commissioner Hester Peirce, who has adopted the moniker of “Crypto Mom.” At a compliance conference this week, Peirce spoke positively about […]

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24 Sep: Messaging App Kik’s Legal Battle Shines Light on Past ICO Scams

Messaging App Kik's Legal Battle Shines Light on Past ICO ScamsPopular messaging app Kik is shutting down due to a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit regarding ICO activity for the company’s cryptocurrency, kin. Ted Livingston, Founder and CEO of Kik and Kin, denies the allegations and maintains that the SEC’s case is based on mischaracterizations, but that shutdown for Kik is necessary to focus on […]

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24 Sep: Crypto CEO Optimistic Over US Regulatory Outlook

In a recent interview, Blockstack boss Muneeb Ali said he was cautiously optimistic about the US regulatory environment for crypto. The comments follow further hearing from US regulators on the crypto space and its emerging players. Cautiously Optimistic on Crypto The co-founder and CEO of decentralized computing network Blockstack, joined CNBCs ‘Squawk Box’ to discuss

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