Decentralized Domain Registry Raises $4 Million From Draper, Boost VC
A blockchain startup is bringing the fight for free speech to the domain level.
Payments Startup Uphold to Use Ledger Vault
French crypto hardware firm Ledger will provide its technology to American payments startup Uphold to improve security, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 13.
Bitfinex Token Sale Has Lined Up $1 Billion in Commitments, Shareholder Says
Bitfinex’s parent company has received $1 billion in hard and soft commitments for its exchange token sale, according to a shareholder involved in the process.
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.
Bitfinex Shareholder Starts Pre-orders for Exchange Token’s Public Sales
Even though iFinex, the parent company of Bitfinex, has not published an official white paper for its exchange token offering, one of its shareholders has already kicked off pre-orders for the token sale.
Binance, OKEx and KuCoin Are Using IEOs to Command the Spotlight
Token sales haven’t stopped since the 2017 boom. They’ve just changed names.
IEO Market Crosses 50 Offerings Globally, 90% of IEO Launches in 2019
2017 was the year when the world saw the bust in the Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) Market and the world found a new way to raise capital. But with the drop in crypto markets of 2018 saw the ICO’s vanishing from the market. But the advent of 2019 bought a new hope and the world saw a sudden spike in Initial Exchange Offering IEO’s market and the number of IEO’s has soon crossed 50 in no time.
Blockstack Files With SEC to Raise $50 Million in Reg-A+ Crypto Token Sale
Blockstack, the New York-based blockchain software provider launched in 2017 to create the infrastructure for a decentralized internet, has announced it intends to raise $50 million in a token sale that would leverage the SEC’s Regulation A+ crowdfunding exemption.
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.
OKEx announced the conditions for participation in IEO on its platform
OKEx cryptocurrency exchange disclosed the rules for participation in the initial exchange offerings (IEO) on its own OK Jumpstart platform. This is according to its official website.
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.
Speculations and Manipulations: Why Crypto Exchanges are in need of IEOs
After successful launch of Binance Launchpad, Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) trend for have been picked up by at least 5 more crypto exchanges. This new tool allows projects to raise millions in just a few minutes. But what is there behind ICOs of a new generation?
Hong Kong’s Securities And Futures Commission Releases STO Guidelines
Hong Kong's securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), has released a statement outlining and clarifying the regulatory requirements for those looking to hold or invest in a security token offering (STO). The SFC provides a walkthrough of the necessary steps to be taken before holding an STO and also reminds investors "to be wary of the risks associated with virtual assets."
Head of Huobi Russia: For the Exchange, IEO gives an influx of new users and trading volumes
The majority of potential investors were unhappy with the results of IEO at Huobi Prime, as they could not buy coins due to technical problems. This is what the head of Huobi Russia, Andrey Grachev shared withLetKnow.News.
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.
New Era for BitTorrent as Live App Launched
BitTorrent, a leader in peer-to-peer technology, today began offering early access to its new BitTorrent Live streaming service, which lets consumers create live content and connect on mobile devices to people who share common interests.
FINMA Declares Envion AG’s $91 Million Crypto Mining Initial Coin Offering Illegal
By now, it is apparent that traditional financial regulators hold a lot of power over the crypto industry, particularly when it comes to passing regulations that are compatible with the growing market.
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.
Tron Launches $20M Giveaway
TRON Stablecoin Early Adopters to Receive Attractive Interest Rates Justin Sun, founder of TRON, announced a new incentive plan to reward USDT-TRON holders who have adopted Tether's newest stablecoin into their portfolios.
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.
Galaxy Digital Founder Michael Novogratz: One of the Social Media Cryptos Will Succeed
$778 LTC transaction costs user $17,500 in transaction fees
Maltese Government Awards 19 Blockchain Scholarships Using DLT Fund
Thailand’s oldest bank hints at new blockchain app powered by Ripple
Bitcoin Cash Miners Undo Attacker’s Transactions With ‘51% Attack’
LocalBitcoins Bans Bitcoin Buying in Iran in Blow to Rising Crypto Commerce
Expert: Ledger wallets are not 100% safe
E-Commerce Giant Alibaba to Integrate Blockchain Into Intellectual Property System
Lawyer explained why the US authorities are concerned about FB Coin release
Panic Attack: How Ledger Earns on Crypto-Exchange Hacks
The Six Challenges Facing Crypto CEOs
Parabolic growth or bullish rally: what’s happening to the BTC exchange rate?