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UK Financial Regulator Introduces Global Fintech Sandbox, ‘90%’ Success Rate Domestically

UK Financial Regulator Introduces Global Fintech Sandbox, ‘90%’ Success Rate Domestically

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is launching a global fintech regulatory sandbox, after the successful progress of their 2016 release of a UK sandbox, that allows for innovative fintech development without requiring a full, strict regulatory process for testing, TrustNodes reportstoday, March 19. At the Innovate Finance Global Summit in London, which is taking place March 19-20, FCA board member and […]

Chat App Giant Telegram Bans Sanctioned Individuals, Territories From ICO – Report

Chat App Giant Telegram Bans Sanctioned Individuals, Territories From ICO – Report

Persons on international sanctions lists, their relatives, and those from sanctioned territories are among those barred from Telegram’s closed token sale rounds, local Russian business journal RBC reports today, March 15. According to RBC, which claims to have a copy of the contract allegedly issued by Telegram to participants of its private presale, any person listed in the sanction […]

Crypt2Pos – Enabling POS Terminal to Accept Cryptocurrency & Transforming the Payment Industry

Crypt2Pos – Enabling POS Terminal to Accept Cryptocurrency & Transforming the Payment Industry

Crypt2Pos is a platform that allows shops to connect their POS terminal to accept payment in cryptocurrencies. The platform provides the much-needed solution for people by enabling them to spend their cryptocurrencies to purchase goods and services, just like the way they would otherwise do with fiat. With Crypt2Pos, it will be possible to exchange all […]

What is CRYPTO20 (C20)? | Beginner’s Guide

What is CRYPTO20 (C20)? | Beginner’s Guide

What is CRYPTO20? CRYPTO20 (C20) is the world’s first cryptocurrency tokenized index fund, allowing investors to get the diversification benefits of holding the market’s top twenty cryptocurrencies with the ease and simplicity of holding a single token. Less than a decade old, the cryptocurrency market is still early in its lifecycle relative to other asset […]

Forget Token Sales? The Father of the ICO Is All About Identity Now

Forget Token Sales? The Father of the ICO Is All About Identity Now

The developer who created core technology that has helped launch thousands of initial coin offerings (ICOs) isn’t all that impressed with the fruits of his creation. Looking ahead to 2018, Fabian Vogelsteller is interested in taking the model he pioneered with ethereum’s ERC-20 token standard, effectively a drop-dead simple way of creating your own cryptocurrency, and […]

Kik Might Just Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain

Kik Might Just Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain

Kik, the first mainstream company to complete an initial coin offering (ICO) on ethereum, is reportedly considering whether it might migrate its token network to a new blockchain. The social messaging platform, which raised $98 million in its token sale earlier this year, first broached the subject late last month on the Kin Foundation’s Telegram tech channel. There, […]

A More Equitable ICO? Why Blockstack Said No to a Token Pre-Sale

A More Equitable ICO? Why Blockstack Said No to a Token Pre-Sale

Blockstack isn’t going along with business as usual for its initial coin offering (ICO). As the new funding method gains momentum, token issuers have often allowed investors to access tokens in so-called “pre-sales” in advance of opening up to the public. The pre-sales, aimed at injecting money into projects early on, are often competitive, and […]

A high-profile ICO is touting its latest invention: a dividend

A high-profile ICO is touting its latest invention: a dividend

Since bitcoin was invented, its backers have pitched it as an innovation that will upend the financial world as we know it. Many believe that initial coin offerings (ICO), which typically blend aspects of cryptocurrencies and crowdfunding, are an important step in that revolution, a way to render the conventional routes of fundraising obsolete. But sometimes […]

Blockchain Journalism Platform Civil Receives $5 Million in Funding

Blockchain Journalism Platform Civil Receives $5 Million in Funding

Decentralized journalism marketplace Civil has announced $5 million in funding from blockchain development firm ConsenSys. The in-development blockchain-based news platform said in a blog post that it plans to set aside half the funds as capital, while the remaining half will go towards building out its services. According to Civil founder Matthew Iles, the platform aims to create a […]

Overstock’s TØ is Launching an Initial Coin Offering Next Month

Overstock’s TØ is Launching an Initial Coin Offering Next Month

Overstock.com subsidiary tØ has formally announced an initial coin offering (ICO), set to begin next month. Debuted at the Money2020 conference in Las Vegas, the ICO will be facilitated via the sale of Simple Agreements for Future Tokens (SAFTs), a model that was previously used in token sales like the one for filecoin, which raised more than […]