Tag Archives: ICO

CRYPTO FAQ: HOW TO CREATE A CRYPTOCURRENCY

CRYPTO FAQ: HOW TO CREATE A CRYPTOCURRENCY

Creating a cryptocurrency is a good way to put a unique spin on how things are generally done. For example, Bitcoinis changing how money is transferred from one place to another, Ripple is focusing on banks and Stellar is aimed at the unbanked. Other platforms like Ethereum and EOS are providing different options to host applications. Cryptocurrencies tackle existing problems and are […]

TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN: WHY IT FAILED

TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN: WHY IT FAILED

On May 22, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint against Titanium Blockchain, an Israeli start up in the middle of its ICO at the time. According to the SEC, the firm had violated the commission’s registration and anti-fraud regulations in the process of raising funding from investors. Charged with securities fraud, company founder, Michael […]

SEC Official Who Oversaw Crypto Cases Leaves for Law Firm Jones Day

SEC Official Who Oversaw Crypto Cases Leaves for Law Firm Jones Day

Shamoil T. Shipchandler, a former regional director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) who oversaw several high-profile crypto cases, has left the agency for the global law firm Jones Day. Shipchandler led a team of around 140 enforcement attorneys, accountants, investigators and compliance examiners in the SEC’s Fort Worth, Texas office, the regulator […]

Crypto Hedge Fund Manager Disputes Augur Metrics of $2 Mln, Claims Only $100,000 at Stake

Crypto Hedge Fund Manager Disputes Augur Metrics of $2 Mln, Claims Only $100,000 at Stake

Blockchain-based prediction market Augur is reportedly significantly overestimating its usage, a founding partner of cryptocurrency hedge fund Tetras Capital claimed on social media on Jan. 10. The latest criticism of the project, Alex Sunnarborg took Augur to task following publication of its most recent weekly report showing the amount of money circulating within its markets. Specifically, the report claims around $2 million is […]

What Is Binance Coin (BNB)? | A Guide to the Crypto of the Famous Exchange

What Is Binance Coin (BNB)? | A Guide to the Crypto of the Famous Exchange

What Is Binance Coin? Binance is currently the world’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange, with around $6 billion in assets traded in an average seven day period. Binance’s rise to the top has been swift. Since its launch in July of 2017, Binance has grown at a rapid rate. Even in the current bear market users continue to sign up with […]

Crypto ICO Price Continues to Fall, Likely Due to Growing Regulatory Pressure

Crypto ICO Price Continues to Fall, Likely Due to Growing Regulatory Pressure

Blockchain and crypto projects that raised millions of dollars via tokenized crowdfunding means are now lining up to return their capital to their original investors. Because apparently, they were not allowed to raise funds in the first place. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has gone after these startups for reportedly violating existing securities laws. The US regulator found irregularities […]

Ethereum (ETH) Risks A Retest Of Yearly Lows Amid Rising Bearish Momentum

Ethereum (ETH) Risks A Retest Of Yearly Lows Amid Rising Bearish Momentum

Ethereum (ETH) is at a risk of retesting its previous yearly lows as the price action looks extremely weak. The bears are too confident whereas the bulls are completely demoralized when they should be pushing for a trend reversal after an extended correction. The RSI for ETH/USD seems to have formed a rudimentary version of a bullish […]

Barry Silbert: Bitcoin Cash Fork Is a Distraction, Confusing for New Investors

Barry Silbert: Bitcoin Cash Fork Is a Distraction, Confusing for New Investors

Barry Silbert, founder of Digital Currency Group, has weighed in on the current state of the cryptocurrency industry. Amongst other topics, the early Bitcoin investor and proponent commented on the recent Bitcoin Cash hard fork. Silbert: BCH Fork Was a “Disservice” to the Industry One of cryptocurrency’s early proponents and the founder of blockchain startup […]