Tag Archives: token

LinkedIn Co-Founder Is Raising $20 Million for Token Project

LinkedIn Co-Founder Is Raising $20 Million for Token Project

Newly published public documents indicate that one of the co-founders of employment data platform LinkedIn is raising as much as $20 million in a Simple Agreement for Future Tokens (SAFT) sale. The Form D published on June 1 shows that Eric Ly – LinkedIn’s first chief technology officer and one of its founders – is raising funds for the […]

SEC, CFTC, IRS And Others: A Guide To US Regulating Bodies

SEC, CFTC, IRS And Others: A Guide To US Regulating Bodies

On May 22, 2018  the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an advisory statement for listing virtual currency derivative products. The statement is aimed at providing clarity for exchanges and clearing houses. Previously this week, major US cryptocurrency exchange and wallet Coinbase spoke to regulators about obtaining a federal banking charter. Those events came in the midst of […]

OPEN Presents Innovative Protocol Blockchain for Interoperability*

OPEN Presents Innovative Protocol Blockchain for Interoperability*

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain, undoubtedly, will disrupt companies and entire industries in the near future. OPEN Platform has been working hard from day one to push this vision forward by creating the tools that allow any developer anywhere to accept cryptocurrencies in a plug-and-play manner. This has the potential to tap into the $400 billion of cryptocurrencies, the […]

ICO Project Polymath Is Trying to Buy a Stake In a Real Stock Exchange

ICO Project Polymath Is Trying to Buy a Stake In a Real Stock Exchange

If one announcement summarizes the ambitions of crypto project Polymath, it might be Wednesday’s acquisition of the domain “Tokens.com” One of its several this week, it cuts to the heart of the project’s aims to dominate the issuance of tokenized securities. But the plans go beyond just the acquisition of potentially popular domain names. In the […]

Large Global Payments Processor Unveils Airdropping Campaign Among Users

Large Global Payments Processor Unveils Airdropping Campaign Among Users

CoinPayments, a global cryptocurrency payment processor, has announced an airdrop  launch of its own utility token – the CPS Coin. The company also plans to lower its transaction and conversion fees for token holders and enhance its user interface in 2018. Founded in 2013, CoinPayments is a global cryptocurrency payment processor with a reach of over 1,000,000 […]

Major Investors Met with SEC to Discuss Crypto Exemption

Major Investors Met with SEC to Discuss Crypto Exemption

Major crypto industry investors Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures reportedly held a private meeting with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials to discuss the exemption of blockchain-based tokens from the agency’s oversight. The Silicon Valley-based venture capital firms and their special counsel met with senior officials from the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance […]

Big Tech Are Banning Crypto And ICO Ads – Is There A Reason to Panic?

Big Tech Are Banning Crypto And ICO Ads – Is There A Reason to Panic?

Major social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have recently banned advertising for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs), whilst Google will introduce similar regulations in June 2018. Facebook came first saying that such ads are related to ‘deceptive promotional practices’ and setting a precedent for other social media giants that have taken similar […]