Tag Archives: ICO’s

Terminals For Exchanging Crypto Put To The Test By Institutional Industry Leaders

Terminals For Exchanging Crypto Put To The Test By Institutional Industry Leaders

A company which has created a terminal for exchanging cryptocurrencies, as well as state-of-the-art compliance technology, has started to roll out early versions of its hardware to industry leaders worldwide. Blockchain Terminal says several alpha terminals are already in use – and right now, 200 beta machines are being built in New York. Its hardware brings […]

Dear Students, Everything In Bitcoin’s Way Is Your $1 Billion Opportunity

Dear Students, Everything In Bitcoin’s Way Is Your $1 Billion Opportunity

“No one owns it, and no one uses it.” That’s how BlockTower Capital’s Ari Paul described bitcoin (and, really, cryptocurrency in general) multiple times during his keynote at PennBlockchain on Friday, the inaugural crypto conference by students at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School. While it might not sound like it, Paul emphasized bitcoin’s low adoption […]

Binance Fights Increasing Regulation

Binance Fights Increasing Regulation

Zhao Changpeng, founder of Binance, was able to grow his company into the world’s largest digital-asset exchange by traded value in less than eight months. The exchange, however, may face challenging times as regulators worldwide start clamping down on the cryptocurrency market. Zhao has described regulation as a risk for Binance. Binance Under Pressure as Regulators Clamp Down […]

Germany: National Tourism Center Adds Cryptocurrency Payments For Services

Germany: National Tourism Center Adds Cryptocurrency Payments For Services

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is now accepting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrenciesas a form of payment for its services, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported March 27. “Within our strategy for digitalization we continuously look at the most recent technologies and trends and see whether they can be implemented into our company,” said Petra Hedorfer, CEO of GNTB. The marketing organization said […]

Komodo Platform Partners With ValueNet Capital Ahead of First Decentralized ICO

Komodo Platform Partners With ValueNet Capital Ahead of First Decentralized ICO

Komodo Platform, a cryptocurrency project that focuses on providing anonymity through zero-knowledge proofs and security through a novel Delayed Proof of Work (dPoW) protocol, has entered a strategic partnership agreement with ValueNet Capital, Beijing-based venture capital fund. Komodo Platform To Launch World’s First Decentralized ICO With Help From ValueNet Capital Forked from Zcash by the SuperNET […]

Overstock: $250 Million tZero ICO Under SEC Review

Overstock: $250 Million tZero ICO Under SEC Review

A filing with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released Thursday has revealed new details about Overstock.com’s ongoing $250 million ICO for its tZero alternative trading system. However, most notable amid the stream of information on the sale structure and advisory board, is the public e-commerce company’s confirmation that the sale has been under review […]

Bill Gates’ ‘Nonsense’ Crypto Comments Draw Twitter Ire

Bill Gates’ ‘Nonsense’ Crypto Comments Draw Twitter Ire

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates took aim at cryptocurrencies during a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session Tuesday – much to the ire of some social-media commentators. Responding to a question about cryptocurrencies, the world’s second-richest man said the ability of governments to track money laundering or terrorist funds “is a good thing.” Gates continued, saying: “Right now cryptocurrencies are […]

EU Official Floats New Rules for Crypto Assets

EU Official Floats New Rules for Crypto Assets

New rules around cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based assets could be developed in the months ahead, a European Union official said Monday. In remarks made after the event, European Commission vice president Valdis Dombrovskis suggested that the bloc’s leadership could pursue additional oversight, though he said such an outcome “depends very much on the facts and circumstance around specific crypto-tokens” and […]

More Crypto Companies Are Consulting Compliance Advisors in Attempts to Avoid ‘Bad Actors’

More Crypto Companies Are Consulting Compliance Advisors in Attempts to Avoid ‘Bad Actors’

2018 has seen a surge in business for compliance advisors that help crypto services like exchanges and ICOs verify customer identities and make sure funds are legitimate. These advisors are helping crypto-related business determine if the individuals and organizations they are transacting in cryptocurrencies with are not ‘bad actors’ — exposed to illicit activities or […]