Tag Archives: ICO

A GUIDE TO KOMODO COIN

A GUIDE TO KOMODO COIN

The rapidly expanding world of cryptocurrency is currently home to over 1000 blockchain projects and platforms. As users increase, newer platforms emerge to accommodate them. However, the industry remains turbulent in the face of regulatory uncertainty, cybercrime and incredibly volatile markets. Although investors flock in hoping for a repeat of the fantastic prices that several cryptocurrencies like Bitcoinrose […]

OKEx Named “Crypto Exchange of the Year” at Malta’s Cryptocurrency Conference

OKEx Named “Crypto Exchange of the Year” at Malta’s Cryptocurrency Conference

Popular cryptocurrency exchange OKEx, which recently started setting up operations in Malta, has recently been named “Crypto Exchange of the Year,” during the Malta Blockchain Summit’s Blockchain Awards. According to a recently published press release, the awards were organized to recognize businesses, experts, and leaders in the sector that have made an “outstanding contribution to the blockchain […]

Baya’s Jason Freedman on Superpowering Commercial Real Estate with Blockchain

Baya’s Jason Freedman on Superpowering Commercial Real Estate with Blockchain

When it comes to the commercial real estate, many often find themselves locked outside an esoteric community and forced to deal with imperfect information in a constantly changing landscape. Baya is offering an open exchange platform for commercial real estate information that showcases everything from properties, availabilities, leases, and transactions. It utilizes blockchian to record […]

Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler: ICOs Should be Considered Securities

Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler: ICOs Should be Considered Securities

Former chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler said that most tokens sold through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) should be classified as securities, Bloomberg reported Oct. 15. Should cryptocurrencies be considered securities, they would fall under the regulatory purview of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Issuers of coins would have to comply with certain laws, […]

SEC Asks Court to Enforce Subpoena in ICO Inquiry

SEC Asks Court to Enforce Subpoena in ICO Inquiry

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that it has asked a U.S. district court to enforce a subpoena as part of a probe into alleged pump-and-dump tactics that involved claims of a $100 million initial coin offering (ICO). According to the October 9 statement, officials at the U.S. regulator are investigating Saint James Holding and Investment […]

Indiegogo’s First Security Token ICO Raised $18 Million

Indiegogo’s First Security Token ICO Raised $18 Million

The owner-operator of the St. Regis Aspen Resort has concluded its security token offering (STO), raising $18 million in the first equity ICO hosted on the Indiegogo platform. Asset management firm Elevated Returns, the owner of St. Regis Aspen, on Tuesday announced that accredited investors had purchased all $18 million worth of Aspen Coins made available through […]

BitMEX Research: ICOs Have Sold ‘Almost All’ Ether (ETH) They Raised, Also ‘Sitting On Unrealized Gains’

BitMEX Research: ICOs Have Sold ‘Almost All’ Ether (ETH) They Raised, Also ‘Sitting On Unrealized Gains’

BitMEX Research, the research arm of cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform BitMEX, recently published its findings on “Ethereum Holdings In the Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Treasury Accounts.” The research paper’s abstract notes that BitMEX worked with UK-based crypto asset intelligence firm, TokenAnalyst, to determine the amount of Ether (ETH) raised and the “gains and losses” incurred by ICO startups […]

Cryptocurrency Prices Will “Slowly Recover” Due to “Real Utility,” Blockchain Professional Says

Cryptocurrency Prices Will “Slowly Recover” Due to “Real Utility,” Blockchain Professional Says

Josh Fraser, co-founder at Origin Protocol, an Ethereum-based peer-to-peer (P2P) solution for enabling economic transactions without intermediaries, recently told MarketWatch he thinks cryptocurrency prices will “slowly recover.” Fraser explained in an email to the financial information website that the “shift towards development” will “see real utility, versus speculation” in the volatile crypto ecosystem. The Clemson University computer science graduate wrote […]