Tag Archives: ICO’s

Security Token Startup Templum Shifts to Private Blockchains

Security Token Startup Templum Shifts to Private Blockchains

Security token specialist Templum is shifting from public to private blockchains. Announced Monday, enterprise software vendor Symbiont is building a private blockchain and smart contracts system that Templum will use for future security token offerings (STOs) by its clients. Previously, the regulated broker-dealer left the choice of blockchain protocol up to the issuers, but this […]

State of Blockchains: Community Perspectives

State of Blockchains: Community Perspectives

Every quarter, CoinDesk Research surfaces the key data, trends, and events with its State of Blockchains reports. As our research efforts evolve and expand, we hope to provide amplification to perspectives within the crypto community. We reached out to analysts, builders, and lawyers to understand the industry from their unique vantage point. Let’s dive in: […]

Breaking: South Korea Reveals Plans to Tax ICOs, Cryptocurrencies

Breaking: South Korea Reveals Plans to Tax ICOs, Cryptocurrencies

The government of South Korea is reportedly planning on taxing initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies, according to a document submitted by finance minister nominee Hong Nam-ki. The incoming taxation plan came in a written answer submitted to the country’s National Assembly, and in it, Hong claimed it would be finalized according to the creation […]

Thailand to Legitimize First ICO ‘Portal’ via New Regulation, Says SEC Head

Thailand to Legitimize First ICO ‘Portal’ via New Regulation, Says SEC Head

Thailand’s securities regulator will clear “at least one” Initial Coin Offering (ICO) “portal” to operate legally in November, local daily news outlet Bangkok Post reported Nov. 8. Speaking to the publication, Rapee Sucharitakul, secretary general of the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said that ICOs themselves could also start seeing official approval to serve Thai markets as […]

Ukraine Plans to Legalize Cryptocurrencies by 2021

Ukraine Plans to Legalize Cryptocurrencies by 2021

The government of Ukraine is going to legalize cryptocurrencies within three years, in a move that’s reportedly being made as part of a new public policy developed by the country’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade. According to a press release published on the Ministry’s website, the government plans on creating clear conditions for cryptocurrency-related businesses in […]

Hodler’s Digest, September 2-9: Goldman Sachs Says ‘No Thanks’ to Crypto Trading Desk, While India Sends Officials to ‘Crypto College’

Hodler’s Digest, September 2-9: Goldman Sachs Says ‘No Thanks’ to Crypto Trading Desk, While India Sends Officials to ‘Crypto College’

Top Stories This Week Business Insider: Goldman Sachs Scraps Crypto Trading Desk Plans Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is halting its plans to open a cryptocurrency trading desk, Business Insider reported this week, but will focus on a custody product for crypto, which will allow it to hold cryptocurrency on behalf of large clients and track its price. […]

Bitcoin’s ETF could be the first case SEC approves; Coinbase secures $20 bl deal  Read more at http://globalcoinreport.com/bitcoin-etf-could-be-first-case-sec-approves-coinbase-secures-20-billion-deal

Bitcoin’s ETF could be the first case SEC approves; Coinbase secures $20 bl deal Read more at http://globalcoinreport.com/bitcoin-etf-could-be-first-case-sec-approves-coinbase-secures-20-billion-deal

Coinbase, which is one of the top exchanges in the world with a value of about $8 billion have achieved great feats. The company recently acquired a $20 billion prime client and got its ads back on Facebook(everyone has as Facebook resumed crypto ads). The crypto exchange put its intention to work on institutional money and as […]

Weekly Report: Bitcoin ETF, Blackrock Interest and Coinbase Listings

Weekly Report: Bitcoin ETF, Blackrock Interest and Coinbase Listings

Tune in for Weekly Market Updates from NKB Group. The NKB Group is a full-service investment banking platform focused on blockchain technology. The Bitcoin dominance increased from 42.7% to 45.6%, moving up due to Bitcoin’s increased trading activity and 19% price appreciation over the course of a week. The best performers among the top-40 crypto assets were Bitcoin Diamond (+117%), Stellar (+33%), […]

Ethereum May Be “as Broadly Adopted as the Internet,” Says Circle Co-Founder

Ethereum May Be “as Broadly Adopted as the Internet,” Says Circle Co-Founder

Jeremy Allaire, co-founder of crypto finance firm Circle, recently told CNBC that cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology may eventually be “as broadly adopted as the internet is today.” He added that digital currencies are “a really fertile space in terms of the fundamental, technical, and infrastructure.” Allaire noted the Ethereum platform currently “has an enormous amount of developer activity” and […]