Third Centra Tech Founder Pleads Guilty to ICO Fraud
U.S. prosecutors have secured a guilty plea from Sohrab Sharma, a co-founder of the Centra Tech initial coin offering (ICO) fraud.
Blockchain Firm Settles With SEC Over Unregistered $6.3 Million SAFT
A healthcare-focused blockchain firm has settled charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its 2017 ICO.
A Post-Mortem On The ICO Bubble: At Least 89% Of ICOs Are In The Red
It’s now clear that initial coin offerings (ICOs) were a massive bubble. The median ICO return in terms of USD is -87% and constantly dropping.
Prison for bitcoin: why India wants to prohibit cryptocurrencies
The authorities of the countries all over the world react towards cryptocurrencies differently. Japan, for example, creates its own blockchain analogue of SWIFT, and in China, citizens are prohibited from trading tokens and participating in ICO. Soon, India may also replenish the camp of haters. There they propose up-to 10 years imprisonment for the use of crypto.
How to hold a "mini-IPO" and raise $ 50 million
After a prolonged collapse of the crypto market in 2018, many experts started saying that the ICO market had died. However, that’s not the case, and startups continue to raise millions through the initial offers of their coins.
ICO is on the brink: what is killing the cryptocurrency crowdfunding
Since the beginning of 2018 a significant crisis has existed in the ICO market. The amount of funding being raised has fallen by almost 90%; regulators around the world are on the lookout for crypto startups; and experts are calling this market a “dead” one.
Report: Thai SEC Approves Country’s First ICO Portal
Thailand’s securities regulator has approved the first initial coin offering (ICO) portal in the country, local daily news outlet the Bangkok Post reported on March 12.
What Is an IEO And What Differs It From an ICO?
An Initial Exchange Offerings, IEO or a Launchpad Flash Mob. A new trend that is about to replace the outdated Initial Coin Offering grabs hold on the Crypto World.
Report: What’s in store for the Security Token Market in 2019?
Kepler Finance’s comprehensive report indicates that the market will begin to mature, with more professionals entering the ecosystem.
Gleb Kostarev: Exchanges To Copy Binance Experience And Launch Their Own Launchpads
Gleb Kostarev, a representative of the Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange in Russia and the CIS, reveals in his interview with LetKnow.News how to launch an ICO on the Binance Launchpad, what criteria the company uses in selecting the countries for launching their fiat-to-crypto platforms and about the main reasons for the creation of Binance’s DEX.
Thai SEC Bans Three Cryptocurrencies from ICO Investment, Trading Pairs
Thailand’s financial markets regulator has banned several cryptocurrencies as a means to invest in ICOs and as a base in trading pairs.
Why ICO-projects sell off stocks in Ethereum
ICO, as a tool for attracting investment, has completely exhausted itself. While in past years, most startups collected millions easily, now blockchain projects massively sell off their reserves and balance on the verge of bankruptcy.
SEC Settles Unregistered Securities Charges Against ICO Issuer Gladius
Crypto startup Gladius Network LLC has settled charges of running an unregistered securities offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the regulator announced Wednesday.
FBI Outline Key Features of Scam ICOs, Warns Investors to Be Vigilant
The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has outlined what it believes to be the consistent threads running through fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) schemes. The Bureau’s perspective was shared in an interview with Netherlands-based financial news site the Paypers on Feb. 19.
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.
Current ICO Market Is Bigger Тhan at the Start of 2017, Data Shows
While the initial coin offerings (ICOs) market is currently smaller than it was in 2018, it is still larger than it was at the beginning of 2017, data on crypto analytics website CoinShedule reveals as of Feb. 13.
ICOs Sold 750,000 ETH Since November, 2.6 Million in the Past Year
Some 39,000 eth was sold by Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) on December 11th 2018. A few days later, 45,000 eth was sent to the market on the 14th of the same month. Then 33,000 eth on the 17th.
Blockchain Project Polkadot Plans ICO to Raise Another $60 Million: Report
Blockchain project Polkadot is reportedly seeking to raise up to $60 million through another initial coin offering (ICO).
‘Decentralized Airbnb’ Starts Charging Fees as ICO Model Falters
Bee Token – a crypto startup seeking to create a decentralized home-sharing platform – has begun charging fees for some customers as part of a pivot meant to boost revenues.
Binance CEO Lambasts News Giant CCN for Fake Data Breach News
Undoubtedly, no one’s data is completely secure. A leading news giant CCN reported another such data breach. It mentioned that a hacker has gained access to 100,000 know-your-customer documents from crypto exchanges Binance, Bittrex, Bitfinex and multiple ICOs. But the story has a completely different angle to it.