Tag Archive: ICO

  • Altcoin News, News, News teaser

    SEC Warns Investors About Celebrity Endorsements of ICOs

    Many celebrities are touting the possibilities of a number of crypto ICOs, and the SEC has now issued a warning to investors about being lured into spending money on an ICO solely based upon a celebrity endorsement. As long as there have been celebrities, they have used their fame and influence to promote certain products and services. The modern celebrity is no longer hawking a brand of cigarette or liquor; they’re now hawking the latest

    · November 10, 2017 · 7:00 am
  • Blockchain Technology, News, News teaser, Sponsored Article

    SportyFi Adds Charlie Shrem as Advisor Before ICO Launch

    SportyFi has added Bitcoin pioneer Charlie Shrem as an advisor shortly before the decentralized sports ecosystem begins its ICO on November 21st.  [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Sports is often a world of dreams. Young children dream of one day playing in the big game where they make the winning score, and this dream helps sustain them through their journey from youth to, hopefully, college and then professional sports. Fans dream of doing more

    · November 6, 2017 · 4:45 pm
  • The Large Numbers Effect: Cryptofunds Are Spreading Companies, News, News teaser, Op-Ed

    The Large Numbers Effect: Cryptofunds Are Spreading

    People have already made fortunes from crypto fever and cryptofunds, and many more will make money as well. But not everyone. The Cryptofund Lifeline Like any rapidly developing market, the cryptocurrency industry provides opportunities, but there are only a few who can really use them. A significant share of the cryptocurrency market is owned by the those who mined it but have no idea how to handle it. Almost all of these people are at

    · November 4, 2017 · 1:30 pm
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    Garzik to launch portable coin amidst SegWit2x ‘upgrade’ debacle

    Jeff Garzik, one of the original blockchain developers and co-founder of Bloq, will announce a new currency called Metronome later today. The “world’s first cross-chain currency” makes its debut at the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, as reported by Bloomberg. Cross-chain currency? Their words, not mine. The idea is that Metronome will be the first currency which is portable across multiple blockchains. The example case given in the Bloomberg article is rather confusing, and suggests that coins “used

    · October 24, 2017 · 11:15 am
  • 7 Rules of Savvy ICO Investors: How To Pick The Right Project To Participate In Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    7 Rules of Savvy ICO Investors: How To Pick The Right Project To Participate In

    An ICO, otherwise known as an Initial Coin Offering, are creating millionaires across boards from Africa to Asia, Europe to Australia and the Americas. What is an ICO? An ICO is an unregulated way of raising funds for a new cryptocurrency venture. It is used by startups to avoid the scrupulous and highly regulated process of raising capital via banks or venture capitalists. 7 Steps for ICO Analysis Now that you know what an ICO

    · October 19, 2017 · 1:00 pm
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    ‘We’ll help you launch a successful ICO’ – Will they?

    The ICO is still booming; there’s a new way for companies to attract investment, while crypto holders know their “new money” now offers one more way to increase profits. Feeding the Dream Where there is demand, there is supply. The so-called “ICO full-range service” agencies promise the best quality, speed, and results with little or no input from the client’s side. All you need to do is pay. I can personally vouch for the high interest

    · September 28, 2017 · 2:10 pm
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    UK Issues a Warning on ICOs But Some Are Already Immune

    Less than a year after the industry began, running a Blockchain business using a digital token has suddenly become a lot more complicated. ICOs Float Between A Rock And A Hard Place The free-for-all of the first six months of 2017 when Blockchain startups and ‘projects’ created and sold tokens at will, often for hundreds of millions of dollars, has changed thanks to snap regulatory decisions. The context of regulator reactions continues to dictate digital

    · September 12, 2017 · 8:00 am
  • Bitcoin Politics, Bitcoin Regulation, Blockchain Technology, News, News teaser

    China’s ICO Clampdown Possibly Only Temporary Says China Expert

    The deputy director of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a top think tank based in Beijing, says that China’s ICO ban is likely a temporary stop rather than a permanent decision. Wang Jifeng at The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, which is closely affiliated with the PRC’s State Council, argued that the decision concerning the ICO ban is not likely to be permanent in a CCTV interview. The initial stop move was taken by the government

    · September 7, 2017 · 1:15 pm
  • China ico Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Regulation, Emerging Markets, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    IC-No! China bursts Initial Coin Offering Bubble

    Chinese regulators have today taken the unprecedented move of banning all ICOs. This follows news last week that authorities intended to implement stricter regulations to protect investors from fraud. The People's Bank of China released a statement saying that all ICO's should be stopped immediately. $ETH #Bitcoin https://t.co/x3Ip2nJffY — WhalePanda (@WhalePanda) September 4, 2017 That’s one way to protect them There’s more… According to the joint statement issued by the People’s Bank of China and several regulatory commissions: Organizations

    · September 4, 2017 · 8:42 am
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    Chinese Regulators are Targeting ‘Pyramid Scheme’ ICO’s

    After initiating withdrawal controls on Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges, Chinese regulators are now shifting their focus to Initial Coin Offerings. China to Crack Down on ICOs? According to a new draft legislation, Chinese regulators have expressed their intentions to implement stricter regulatory measures for Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs. China Securities Regulatory Commission is currently in talks with a few Blockchain enterprises. The Commission has expressed their particular concern with pyramid schemes in the form of

    · August 29, 2017 · 10:00 am
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    Propy Raises Nearly $8 Million on First Day of Crowdsale, Partners with Ukraine Government Entity

    San Francisco and Kiev-based blockchain startup Propy, launched its Token Sale this week and it has already seen a great response. The crowd sale started at 6 AM PST on August 15th and had already raised over than $7.7 million. The project is being well supported by real estate innovators and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. The development support of these individuals has been instrumental in allowing Propy to start towards its goal to release the decentralized Propy Title

    · August 27, 2017 · 10:00 am
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    AIMwise takes on challenges of unregulated ICO market

    Aimwise, a company based in China, is aiming to develop a platform with which companies can launch their own ICOs, and give the community a higher level of trust when it comes to these funding techniques. ICOs Break Record After Record 2017 has truly been the year of the ICOs, with dozens of decentralized blockchain based projects using the method to crowdfund their companies. Some of the more popular ones have been able to raise millions and millions of dollars for

    · August 27, 2017 · 7:00 am
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    Legal Experts: Investors May View SEC’s Statement as Validating ICO’s

    Bitcoinist decided to dig deeper into the SEC’s newly issued guidance on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and its implications for investors. We chatted with three legal experts, namely Alfredo Silva, Joshua Ashley Klayman and Daniel Kahan. Joshua Klayman is a founding member and the head of MoFo’s Blockchain + Smart Contracts Group. Her practice focuses on finance and corporate matters including advising on leveraged finance transactions, commercial transactions, and corporate governance matters. Daniel Kahan is an

    · August 2, 2017 · 8:00 am
  • RasputinOnline Bitcoin PR Buzz, Press releases

    Live Broadcast Entertainment Hub RasputinOnline Announces ICO Crowdsale

    Estonian online entertainment platform, RasputinOnline has announced that it will be launching an ICO to give people an opportunity to invest in the company. Investors will be encouraged by the profit that they will be eligible to receive for holding the start-up’s native ROC crypto tokens.   RasputinOnline is a live adult entertainment hub in which members can interact and connect with live models, living inside a custom-built studio house. The ICO is set to

    · July 18, 2017 · 7:00 am
  • globe IMMLA Press releases

    IMMLA: Multimodal Transportation ‘UBER’ to Raise $500k in Crowdsale

    IMMLA’s mission is to provide multimodal deliveries service with decentralized control system of transportation, document flow and payments. Its authors say, that new technology allows dramatically reduce trust deficit, information barriers and legal costs. This is to be achieved due to interaction of cargo owner and the transporter through IMMLA working on the base of Etherium blockchain and smart contracts. It will allow monitoring of cargo damage, time of delivery, cargo location, selection of suitable

    · July 17, 2017 · 4:48 am
  • Bitcoin PR Buzz, Press releases

    DIMCOIN Pre-ICO Offers a 10% Additional Bonus for XEM Contributions

    Blockchain equity startup DIMCOIN recently announced that it is going offer investors an additional 10% ICO bonus for contributions made in XEM tokens during the ongoing crowdsale. The participants in the ICO purchasing the tokens during the crowdsale will receive DIM TOKENs and DIMCOINs in their XEM wallet addresses. The blockchain platform’s crowdsale is currently in the Pre-ICO state, set to end on July 15, 2017, at 23:59 (CET). It will be followed by the

    · July 14, 2017 · 11:00 am
  • Ziber Press releases

    ICO Ziber – What’s Worth Special Attention?!

    From a bunch of knowledge and information that we get every day, it is difficult to single out something useful. Why is this happening? Because the most of ICO conducted today is a pure fraudulence. And most investors understand it perfectly well. The investment approaches of Warren Buffett or Paul Graham don’t work here. First of all, these gurus considered the profit that the business can give and tried to buy such a business at an

    · July 14, 2017 · 3:26 am
  • ATB Coin Bitcoin PR Buzz, Press releases

    ATB Coin Raises over $14 Million in 2 Weeks from over 1000 Investors, in Ongoing ICO

    New York-based cryptocurrency startup, ATB Coin has announced that its one month long ICO, that started on June 12, 2017, has already raised over $14 million from over 1000 investors. With almost a week left, the ICO presents an opportunity for investors to support the project. The ATB Coin platform has been developed using SegWit, Lightning Network, Smart Contracts, ATB Offline Codes and other advanced protocols. The platform also has the ability to record borderless

    · July 12, 2017 · 9:00 am
  • Aventus Bitcoin PR Buzz, Press releases

    Aventus Announces Blockchain Ticketing Technology Platform’s ICO to Tackle Ticket Touting

    London-based startup Aventus has announced its development of a blockchain-based alternative to the current event ticketing system. The new system aims to prevent unregulated touting and counterfeit tickets through the implementation of blockchain technology. Aventus has already attracted the attention of various investors as it prepares to launch a week-long token sale running from July 19, 2017, until July 24, 2017. The bulk buying and reselling of event tickets at inflated prices, by ticket touts

    · July 7, 2017 · 8:00 am
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    Eros: The ‘OpenBazaar of Sex’ of ‘Backpage 3.0’ to Launch ICO

    July 5, 2017 – Eros is proud to announce world’s first marketplace for adults willing to sell sexual offerings and those looking to pay for those. Dubbed as the “OpenBazaar of Sex” of “Backpage 3.0”, the company intends to solve one of the biggest issue linked to prostitution: the lack of accountability when this activity happens on the street, leading to inconveniences for both buyers and sellers. Thanks to a top-notch technological stack – Zeronet

    · July 5, 2017 · 12:00 pm
  • Hcash Press releases

    Hcash ICO Public Offering Launches

    Hcash ICO reaches 68% of the crowd sale raise within a week.  Blockchain has grown tremendously in a short few years with a global market value of more than US$110 billion. About 90% of the global market value are spread among 40 kinds of blockchain out the hundreds kinds that can be found in the market. The increasing amount of participation and development in public, private and alliance chains have created this wide variety of

    · July 5, 2017 · 9:00 am
  • DIMCOIN Bitcoin PR Buzz, Press releases

    DIMCOIN Offers Equity Through Blockchain Ecosystem, Proudly Announces ICO

    Tech startup DIMCOIN has recently announced the dates for its upcoming pre-ICO and ICO crowdsale. The crowdsale will offer investors a chance to support a digital ecosystem that enables individuals and businesses to conduct encrypted transactions, including trading and management of company shares and assets through online wallets. The DIM blockchain-based ecosystem allows altcoin stock trading and equity tokenization on all devices and/or password-encrypted paper certificates. The ecosystem also gives users a plethora of financial

    · June 27, 2017 · 5:04 am
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    Flippening Flop? Ethereum Price is Crashing Amid Bubble Fears

    Ethereum price is crashing at an alarming speed. Could the Ether bubble be real? If so, has it finally popped? Ethereum Price Drops Over 15% Ether, the underlying currency in the Ethereum blockchain, is losing value on the price charts, having dropped $47.44 (-15.51%) in the last 24 hours. Currently sitting at $259, Ether continues to drop at an alarming rate, causing investors to wonder if the bubble mentioned by several members of the community is now

    · June 26, 2017 · 7:30 am