Tag: ICO

  • Uncategorized

    Crypto Regulation: SEC Staff Publish Guidelines on Digital Assets

    Two commissioners at the US SEC have published digital asset guidelines to help those launching or investing in various cryptos decide whether they fall under existing securities legislation. Whilst not an official SEC ruling, the commissioners behind the guidelines hope that they will aid market participants in determining...

    Rick D. | April 3, 2019 | 9:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Swiss Regulators: Crypto Firm Unlawfully Received Money from 37,000 Investors

    The Swiss Financial Market Authority (FINMA) has stated that a crypto firm that accepted around US$90.5 million in deposits from more than 37,000 individual investors did so illegally. The company in question, Envion AG, is currently undergoing liquidation proceedings by the Zug bankruptcy authority. The upshot of the...

    Rick D. | March 27, 2019 | 9:00 pm
  • VC

    Depressed Crypto Markets Make Great Buying Opportunities for VCs

    When the first two crypto hedge funds came on the scene in December 2017 the entire market and industry was in a completely different place. Bitcoin was trading in five figures and on a seemingly unstoppable upward surge so shorting it, as these funds allowed for the first...

    Martin Young | February 1, 2019 | 8:00 am
  • Bitcoin

    Wall St Exec: Expect More Crypto Exchange Shutdowns and Ragequits

    The ongoing “crypto winter” would lead more cryptocurrency exchanges to their deathbeds, predicted Travis Kling. The former Wall Street portfolio manager issued his statement after Kiev-based Liqui, a cryptocurrency exchange, closed down its operations citing illiquidity. He asserted that the ongoing implosion of the cryptocurrency industry was a...

    Davit Babayan | January 29, 2019 | 1:05 pm
  • ICO

    Why is Kik Challenging The SEC In Anticipated Crypto ICO Court Case?

    Ever since initial coin offerings (ICOs) became mainstream, regulators, especially the U.S.’ governmental agencies, have sought to make moves against this newfangled form of funding. The crypto assets from these sales are touted as utility-centric, but incumbents have argued that they resemble securities. Jay Clayton, a commissioner at...

    Nick Chong | January 28, 2019 | 12:00 am
  • airdrop

    BitTorrent Announces BTT Airdrops for Tron TRX Holders

    The BitTorrent token sale is one of the largest and most talked about ICOs of the year. In an effort to boost sales for the new token and the price of Tron, the company has announced a series of airdrops. Incoming BTT for Tron Hodlers Starting on February...

    Martin Young | January 21, 2019 | 8:00 am
  • bittorrent

    eToro CEO: BitTorrent ICO With 100M Users is Smart, May Invest

    When the bosses of huge trading firms start paying attention to ICOs they are usually worth a second look. The offering of the moment will be BitTorrent’s BTT token as its 100 million users are also likely to be paying attention. BitTorrent Speed and BTT Token Launch The...

    Martin Young | January 18, 2019 | 8:00 am
  • Crypto

    Malaysia to Jail Illegal ICO and Crypto Exchanges Operators for 10 Years

    Running an unregistered crypto exchange or an initial coin offering (ICO) in Malaysia could land the operator in jail for a maximum of 10 years. $2.43 Million in Fines Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), the country’s top financial watchdog, has announced that it would categorize cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin as...

    Davit Babayan | January 16, 2019 | 4:33 pm

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