The world gold miner tokenizes assets and opens trading on the Simex and Coinsbit exchanges
In recent years we have seen a rush on the crypto market by investors large and small, drawn to the promise of colossal rewards by a plethora of emerging players. What followed was the widely publicized ‘Great Crypto Crash’ of 2018 that led many coins to either fail completely or struggle to recover fully.
AMF Approves France’s First Initial Coin Offering
French-ICO, which developed a platform for funding projects in cryptocurrency, was the first to be white-listed.
Ethereum’s Vitalik: ICO’s out of touch with spirit of blockchains
Toward the end of 2017 and 2018, apart from the Bitcoin boom frenzy, another factor that took over the crypto-space was the ICO boom, with projects raising millions and billions of dollars for their ‘blockchain solving real-world problems’ ideas. This, however, gradually faded away with the intervention of several regulatory bodies around the world; the SEC played a vital role in distinguishing several projects as securities offering and imposing a penalty on projects for violating rules.
Andreessen Horowitz launches crypto startup school
Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has announced the launch of a startup school for entrepreneurs looking to develop cryptocurrency projects.
First Tokenized IPO Launches on National Stock Exchange
Today marks the launch of what is most likely the first ever blockchain-based initial public offering (IPO), with the national stock exchange of the Seychelles selling tokenized shares in its equity to investors worldwide.
Acuitas, Arrington XRP Capital Back $14.5 Million Series A for CasperLabs
CasperLabs, a startup building an open-source blockchain platform aimed to achieve scale without sacrificing decentralization, has raised $14.5 million in a Series A funding round.
Dapp Data Site DappRadar Raises $2.33 Million From Naspers, Blockchain.com
Led by Naspers, Blockchain.com Ventures, and Angel Invest Berlin, dapp data analysis and discovery tool DappRadar announced yesterday the closing of a $2.33 million seeding round. The company said it will use the funds for R&D and to add new services to its site.
Binance Labs Leads $5.7 Million Series A for Blockchain Maker Dapix
Denver-based startup Dapix Inc. has raised $5.7 million in a Series A funding round led by Binance Labs, the company announced Thursday.
Coinbase, Ripple fall out of LinkedIn’s top 10 US startups list
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and payments firm behind XRP cryptocurrency, Ripple, are no longer in the LinkedIn's top 10 US startups list for 2019.
Perlin Smashes Record for Most Assets Staked in a Binance Launchpad Initial Exchange Offering
Perlin has managed to break all previous Binance Launchpad records for the amount of BNB assets staked by users to acquire PERLs in its Initial Exchange Offering (IEO). Just over USD $330 million in Binance tokens was staked for a chance to get Perlin’s PERL tokens at IEO.
Expert: There are too few interesting projects on IEO market
“Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) is losing popularity as few interesting projects appear on the market,”claims EXANTE analyst Viktor Argonov in his comment for LetKnow.News.
OPSkins Group and WAX Summoned to California Court Over 2017 ICO
The United States District Court for the Central District of California has issued a summons to video game virtual goods company OPSkins Group and Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) in response to a complaint filed by Crypto Asset Fund.
The end of the initial exchange offering is nigh
A recent report by TokenInsight says that Initial Exchange Offerings, which are definitely not like the 2017 ICO craze in any way, are falling out of favor.
Ripple Is Giving Away 1 Billion XRP in Massive Bid to Fund Online Content
San Francisco-based fintech company Ripple continues to pump XRP into a growing ecosystem of adjacent startups – despite an ongoing legal complaint alleging that XRP is an unregistered security.
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.
Blockchain Delegates to Trump’s ‘Peace to Prosperity’ Event Sue Each Other
As Israeli news site Globes reported on August 4, Orbs’ Elad Arad is suing his co-founders Uriel and Daniel Peled for having dispossessed him of his share in the firm, among other charges.
WINk IEO Starts Trading on Binance, Generating 800% ROI
The latest IEO held on Binance Launchpad was also a profitable one, despite the concerns of many that the new format would decrease investors’ returns. The WIN token began trading at 0.00000009 BTC while its IEO price was 0.00000001 BTC.
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.
Crypto-Focused Finance App Aximetria Wins License From Swiss Regulator
Aximetria, a firm offering a personal finance app for both fiat and cryptocurrencies, has been awarded a license from the Swiss Financial Services Standards Association (VQF).
Token Startup Founder Took Steps to Sue Lubin, ConsenSys for $13 Million
Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin could soon be sued by a former employee, according to court documents filed in New York.
CoinMetro Becomes the First Crypto Exchange to Offer Market Sentiment Data Used by Hedge Funds
Coinsbit Exchange has announced a partnership with Expo Pay
Switzerland Denies $103 Million of COVID-19 Relief for Crypto Valley
Bitcoin fork BTCU is scheduled for July 7
Monero Hacker Group ‘Outlaw’ Is Back and Targeting American Business
IOTA Foundation Suspends Network, Probes Fund Theft in Trinity Wallet
‘Full Transparency Not Ideal for Cryptocurrency’ Says Chainalysis Exec
Bitcoin mining hardware maker Canaan's stock price surges more than 80%
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