Dogecoin Founder Gives Shiba Inu Metaverse A Thumbs Down
Meme project Shiba Inu recently announced the launch of its metaverse project titled SHIB: The Metaverse. It has been a long-awaited step for the digital asset but not everyone is pleased with what the project has been doing. One of those is Dogecoin co-founder Billy Markus, who has taken to Twitter to express his displeasure with the move being made by the meme coin creators.
Court Documents Reveal More Possible Investors in Telegram’s $1.7B ICO
Some big names that may have invested in Telegram’s token sale are surfacing in court documents as the company fights a case brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
US SEC Charges Convict and Associates for $30M Fraudulent ICO
The United States Securities and Exchange Commision has charged a group of criminals, who raised over $30 million through a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO).
Telegram Refuses to Share ICO Financials with the SEC
Encrypted messaging platform Telegram is hesitant to hand over financial details related to its initial coin offering (ICO) to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
SEC settles charges against ICO issuer, imposes $250k fine
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has settled charges against the issuer of an initial coin offering.
SEC Charges Shopin CEO With Fraud Over Unregistered $42M ICO
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Shopin and its founder Eran Eyal with fraud after a $42 million initial coin offering.
SEC Blasts Kik’s ‘Void for Vagueness’ Defense of 2017 ICO
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said Kik’s August defense of its $100 million initial coin offering (ICO) was “untenable” and is asking judges to toss it.
Colu May Buy Back ICO Tokens in Pivot Away From Blockchain
Blockchain startup Colu is eliminating blockchain from its business plan.
Analysis: Ether holdings of ICO projects gradually falling
Ether (ETH) holdings of projects that raised funds via initial coin offerings or ICOs have been steadily declining, according to research from The Block.
Telegram’s crypto tokens are (kind of) going on sale to the public for the first time
Telegram, the most hyped ICO in the history of ICOs, is finally making its tokens available to retail investors through a limited listing that will precede a full sale later this year — but there are a lot of catches.
Research: ICO Sector Signals Uptick After Crypto Winter
The initial coin offerings (ICO) sector is showing signs of an uptick due to positive investor sentiment, apparently spurred by the recent crypto market rally. The data was revealed in a new report from token rating platform ICObench, shared with Cointelegraph on May 25.
Report: Fewer ICOs Raised Funds in Q1 2019 Than in Q4 2018
The first quarter of 2019 saw fewer initial coin offerings (ICOs) raising funds compared to the fourth quarter of 2018, according to a recent report from rating site ICObench.
Crypto Daily: ICOs Raised $118 Million in Q1 2019
About $118 million has been raised via initial coin offerings (ICOs) in Q1 of 2019, over 58 times less than $6.9 billion, the amount raised during the same period in 2018, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports on March 31.
Spain’s Securities Regulator Says It Has Not Authorized Any Entities to Operate ICOs
The Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has affirmed that it has not authorized any entity to operate an initial coin offering (ICO) with the agency’s official sanction. The news was reported by Cointelegraph en Español on March 27.
Community-Led Pan-African Blockchain Standards Org Publishes Draft ICO Guidelines
The African Digital Asset Framework (ADAF) — a project that aims to establish compliance-focused, cross-border blockchain standards for the African continent — published the first version of its guidance for initial coin offerings (ICO) on March 25.
New Investment Trend - Exchange Tokens for Quick Profits
Binance Coin (BNB) is currently the leading exchange token however Huobi is following in its footsteps with their own exchange coin, Huobi Token with more than 100 percent price increase in 2019. Used as an alternative to trading fees on their respective exchanges, exchange cryptocurrencies are also commonly paired with other cryptocurrencies to form new markets and increase overall liquidity.
ICO Fundraising Trending To Zero A ‘Healthy’ Sign, Says Fundstrat
ICO fundraising figures continue to slide downwards in 2019. Cryptocurrency token sales are down almost 90 percent from the figures obtained 12 months ago.
Blockchain in Insurance Market is Expected to Grow up to 70% Year-over-Year for the Next Decade.
Blockchain can make a significant impact on the insurance industry. Claims processing management is an error-prone procedure that requires significant manual data entry and coordination between different parties. This takes time and money. By allowing policy holders and insurers to track and manage physical assets digitally, blockchain technology can codify business rules and automate claims processing.
Spanish Mining Startup to Return $68 Million Raised During ICO
Spanish cryptocurrency mining startup CryptoSolarTech will return $68 million raised during its initial coin offering (ICO). A screenshot of an official letter sent to investors was posted on Twitter Wednesday, Feb. 20 by Spanish IT lawyer Sergio Carrasco.
Current ICO Market Still Larger than 2017
Despite the drastic shift in cryptocurrency fortunes over the last twenty-four months, the current Initial Coin Offering (ICO) market is still up from where it was two years ago.