Press releases

Seed round funding of $2 million gained for The Joy, the world’s...

Seed round funding of $2 million gained for The Joy, the world’s first global beauty and wellness platform. Based on a platform-specific cryptocurrency, an ICO will begin in January...

Bitcoinist | Dec 07, 2018 | 04:03
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Max Keiser Interview: Bitcoin Will ‘Gobble Up All Fiat’...

Bitcoinist once again caught up with the one and only Max Keiser, Wall Street veteran and host of the Keiser Report. He explains why he isn’t fazed about the Bitcoin price drop...

Allen Scott | Nov 30, 2018 | 12:00
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SEC Settles Charges Against DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather for ICO...

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges against DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather Jr for unlawful ICO promotion. Both celebrities have agreed to pay the...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 30, 2018 | 02:30

STOs Are Now Much ‘Sexier’ as The ICO Party Ends

There’s a new “sexy” in cryptoville and it goes by the name of STO. So if you want to avoid enormous fines, a lengthy stretch in the slammer, or an outright ban...

Christina Comben | Nov 26, 2018 | 15:00

Is The ICO Party Over in the US?

Earlier this month on November 16th, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instructed two crypto startups — Airfox and Paragon Coin — to register their tokens as...

Bitcoinist | Nov 22, 2018 | 21:00
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Blockchain VC Investment Surged 316% in 2018, New Study Finds

Venture capital investments into the blockchain industry have surged in 2018 as retail speculation faded away, a new report reveals. Sign of Maturation? According to a press release...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 21, 2018 | 21:00
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Bitcoin Regulation

SEC Slaps Paragon, Airfox ICOs With $250,000 Fine

US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeated calls for ICO token issuers to comply with securities laws November 16 as it enforced penalties against Paragon and...

Esther Kim | Nov 19, 2018 | 21:00
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Bitcoin Regulation

Isle of Man Tightens Requirements for Cryptocurrency Businesses...

The Isle of Man recently updated its Designated Businesses Registration policy concerning cryptocurrency companies operating in the British Crown dependency.  Isle of Man Posts New...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Nov 13, 2018 | 18:00

Pure Bit Bamboozles Investors in $2.7 Million ICO Exit Scam

Pure Bit lured investors in with promises of a rewarding ICO then mysteriously vanished, taking 13,000 worth of ETH with them. There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute The South Korean...

Eustace Cryptus | Nov 13, 2018 | 10:00
Raising Questions: How Much Have ICOs Raised this Year?

Raising Questions: How Much Have ICOs Raised this Year?

This time last year ICOs were massive news, raising funds totaling over $6 billion throughout the whole of 2017. Despite the downturn across the crypto market, ICOs have continued to...

Emilio Janus | Nov 06, 2018 | 00:00

New Research: Large-Raise ICOs ‘Never’ Deliver Returns

If an ICO raised “large” amounts during its token sale, it means the returns to investors are “never high,” according to new research published October 25. Big Investment...

Wilma Woo | Oct 26, 2018 | 16:00

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