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Bitcoin Regulation

Russia is Realizing It Has No Clue How to Regulate Cryptocurrency

The proposed ‘digital assets’ law aims to “legalize ICOs” in Russia and is expected to be reviewed in May. But lawmakers are slowly realizing the futility of...

Allen Scott | Apr 19, 2019 | 07:00
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Altcoins

You Can Now Buy An Entire ICO Project for $60,000….on EBay

Timing, so they say, is everything. Certainly if you want to cash in on an investment bubble it is. And once the bubble bursts? You’re already too late. So you might as well try...

Emilio Janus | Mar 26, 2019 | 05:00
News

ICO Fundraising Trending to Zero a ‘Healthy’ Sign, Says...

ICO fundraising figures continue to slide downwards in 2019. Cryptocurrency token sales are down almost 90 percent from the figures obtained 12 months ago. Investor Interest in Token...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 18, 2019 | 10:00
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News

Binance Set The Stage With Launchpad, Other Major Exchanges Quickly...

Binance Launchpad has proven to be an effective platform for pitching new blockchain-related projects. Now, other well-known cryptocurrency exchanges are also jumping on the same...

Georgi Georgiev | Mar 12, 2019 | 22:00
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News

Kakao Follows $90M ICO With Fresh $90M Funding Goal

South Korean internet giant Kakao Corp has seen major success during its private initial coin offering (ICO) and will raise more funds this week.  Kakao Doubles Down As Bloomberg...

Esther Kim | Mar 11, 2019 | 07:00
Altcoins

SEC Obtains Preliminary Injunction Against Blockvest For Fraudulent...

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced a preliminary injunction granted against Blockvest LLC for unlicensed security offer. This overturns a previous court order...

Emilio Janus | Feb 15, 2019 | 21:00
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Interviews

ICO Raised With ‘No Strings Attached’ Led to Massive...

Bitcoinist spoke with Shelly Hod Moyal, Founding Partner and Co-CEO of iAngels, on why the ICO market popped and where the cryptocurrency industry is headed next.  Goldman Sachs alumn...

Allen Scott | Feb 10, 2019 | 10:00
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News

BitTorrent ICO Raises $7.1M in 15 Minutes

The initial coin offering of the popular torrent client BitTorrent has been completed successfully in less than 15 minutes on Binance Launchpad. However, some users complain about not...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 29, 2019 | 10:00
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Op-Ed

The Future of the ICO Hangs in the Balance

The US Securities and Exchange Commission took a fairly harsh view on ICOs, judging almost all to be undeclared securities. But isn’t that response just...

Emilio Janus | Jan 29, 2019 | 04:00
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Altcoins

Floyd Mayweather-Backed ICO Stox Sued For Misappropriating $30...

A Chinese investor has sued Stox.com and its owner Moshe Hogeg, for allegedly misappropriating funds raised during an ICO. Boxer Floyd Mayweather famously backed the Stox ICO, and has...

Emilio Janus | Jan 26, 2019 | 09:00
News

ICOs Raked in $13 Billion Despite 90% ETH Price Drop, New Research...

ICOs made almost $13 billion in profits from their token sales despite the 2018 cryptocurrency bear market, new research from BitMEX reveals. BitMEX: ICO Issuers ‘Gave Themselves...

Esther Kim | Jan 16, 2019 | 12:00
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Altcoins

Ethereum ICO Treasury Withdrawals Hit 2018 High in December

Projects which had their initial coin offerings (ICOs) on the blockchain of Ethereum have quickly liquidated their ETH holdings since June of 2018. Treasury withdrawals hit a year-high...

Georgi Georgiev | Dec 27, 2018 | 06:00

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