Tag Archives: ICO

How Malta Is Becoming the Blockchain Hub of the World: A Talk With Leading Law Firm

How Malta Is Becoming the Blockchain Hub of the World: A Talk With Leading Law Firm

On July 4, 2018, the Parliament of Malta approved a regulatory framework for blockchain technology, making Malta one of the most ‘blockchain-friendly’ countries in the world. Cointelegraph talked to Simon Schembri, a partner at Ganado Advocates — one of the leading Maltese law firms that was involved in drafting the legislation — about what it means for […]

Blockgeek’s Ameer Rosic: ‘Everyone Is Smart Enough to Lose or Make Money’ in Crypto

Blockgeek’s Ameer Rosic: ‘Everyone Is Smart Enough to Lose or Make Money’ in Crypto

Ameer Rosic, serial entrepreneur and founder of online blockchain hub Blockgeeks, goes into why he thinks investing in crypto should be open to the masses and what it will take to induce widespread blockchain adoption during an interview at this year’s BlockShow Europe 2018. Molly Jane: First off, how did you get interested in the crypto and […]

Hodler’s Digest, June 24-July 1: Facebook Brings Back Crypto Ads, the ‘Woz’ Calls Bitcoin ‘Just Amazing’

Hodler’s Digest, June 24-July 1: Facebook Brings Back Crypto Ads, the ‘Woz’ Calls Bitcoin ‘Just Amazing’

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Facebook Ends Cryptocurrency Ad Ban, Keep ICO Ban […]

Crypto Markets See More Red as Prices Slump Downwards

Crypto Markets See More Red as Prices Slump Downwards

The crypto markets continue their slump today, June 26, with most of the coins on Coin360seeing red. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading at around $6,205, down around 1 percent over a 24 hour period to press time. Bitcoin price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Index Stablecoin Tether’s release of 250 million tokens yesterday, June 25 had prompted some on Twitter […]

iechtenstein’s Blockchain Law, Crypto Banking and ICOs, Interview With Prime Minister

iechtenstein’s Blockchain Law, Crypto Banking and ICOs, Interview With Prime Minister

Adrian Hasler, the Prime Minister of Liechtenstein, is certain that blockchain technology will have an impact on a variety of areas and is preparing a new blockchain law to provide essential requirements in order to establish a regulatory base for blockchain businesses. The blockchain law — so called Blockchain Act — was announced by Adrian Hasler at this year’s Finance Forum on March 21. According […]

Chairman of Korean Gaming Giant Predicts Use of Blockchain in ‘All Industries’ in Future

Chairman of Korean Gaming Giant Predicts Use of Blockchain in ‘All Industries’ in Future

The chairman of Netmarble, one of the largest South Korean gaming companies, believes that blockchain technology will soon be applied across all industries, local news outlet EDaily reports June 20. Netmarble reported revenue of 1.5 trillion won (about $1.35 billion) in 2016, with a market cap of 12.86 trillion won (about $11.59 billion) today. During the 9th Annual Strategy Forum held in Seoul, chairman Bang […]

Bancor Launches Community Token Network to Combat Poverty in Kenya

Bancor Launches Community Token Network to Combat Poverty in Kenya

Bancor is launching a network of blockchain-based community currencies in Kenya aimed at combating poverty, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph June 18. Bancor, self-described as a “decentralized liquidity network,” secured a then-unprecedented $153 million in under three hours in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) June 2017. The company’s new project seeks to stimulate […]

Hodler’s Digest, June 11-17: A Regulatory Win for Ethereum and a Falling Market

Hodler’s Digest, June 11-17: A Regulatory Win for Ethereum and a Falling Market

Top Stories This Week Fundstrat’s Tom Lee Points To Bitcoin Futures As Reason For Price Declines Tom Lee released a report this week that posited that the reason for the falling price of Bitcoin can be linked to the expiration of Bitcoin futures contracts. According to Lee, Bitcoin’s price usually drops around 10 days before the expiration of the […]

Italy and Crypto: Naples Mayor Talks About City’s Focus Group to Promote Blockchain and Possible Municipal ICO

Italy and Crypto: Naples Mayor Talks About City’s Focus Group to Promote Blockchain and Possible Municipal ICO

A working group devoted to blockchain on the initiative of institutions, hundreds of volunteers from all over the world, a big and efficient plan for the future – it’s happening in Naples, the capital of the Italian region of Campania in the south of the country. The city, through a recent press release, announced the creation […]