Tag: telegram

  • VC
    Industry

    VC Firm Raises $1.8 Billion for Startup Investments Including Cryptocurrency

    Lightspeed Venture Partners, a venture capital (VC) firm and early investor in Snap Inc., has raised $1.8 billion for startup investments including cryptocurrency projects. As it eyes a business expansion to Southeast Asia, where the digital currency ecosystem thrives like no other region, the VC player is likely to...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 12, 2018 | 4:00 am
  • kakao
    Industry

    Korean Messaging App Kakao to Raise Funds for Crypto Move

    The company behind Kakao, the most popular messaging app in South Korea, has suggested it will do a private placement next month to raise money for a crypto platform. The platform will be separate from the messaging app due to concerns over the lack of ICO regulations, Bloomberg...

    tim copeland | July 2, 2018 | 2:30 am
  • ICOs
    ICO

    ICOs Have Generated $13.7 Billion in 2018 So Far, Nearly Doubling 2017 Numbers

    In the first five months of 2018, cryptocurrency sales from initial coin offerings (ICOs) jumped to $13.7 billion — almost double the amount raised for the whole of 2017, according to a report released yesterday by PwC’s strategy and consulting division Strategy& and Switzerland-based Crypto Valley Association. 2018’s...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • telegram
    ICO

    Telegram Cancels ICO After Raising Nearly $2 Billion in Private Money

    Telegram has scrapped ICO plans after record-breaking private fundraising, and plans a new form of digital payment system on their own network. ICO isn’t needed after raising $1.8 billion in private funds Telegram Group Inc. announced that it is ending plans for public fund raising since it has raised so...

    John McMahon | May 3, 2018 | 7:30 am
  • Altcoins

    Telegram Copycat Company Exposed as Fraud

    Someone has registered a company in the UK that has plagiarised the global instant messaging app Telegram’s ICO project name. According to reports in Quartz, the Telegram Open Network Limited was incorporated in late February. UK Company Listing an Obvious Fraud According to documents from Companies House, the...

    Rick D. | April 11, 2018 | 11:49 pm
  • Exenium, binance
    Sponsored

    Exenium: Revolutionary Exchange on a Messaging Interface

    The cryptocurrency world has gone through various notable improvements in the recent past. These improvements in infrastructure and platforms have been so far designed to appeal to the niche market of serious crypto-users. However, it would be notable that even with these efforts in place, there is still...

    Guest Author | April 7, 2018 | 9:29 pm
  • telegram
    ICO

    Telegram Completes Second ICO, Raising $1.7 Billion, a Third ICO May Be on the Horizon

    Telegram Group Inc., the encrypted messaging platform, has completed its second initial coin offering (ICO) — the world’s largest — bringing the amount raised to $1.7 billion. The ICO was held to help establish the Telegram Open Network (TON), a “fast, scalable, and user-friendly” cryptocurrency and blockchain platform....

    Thomas Delahunty | March 30, 2018 | 7:41 pm
  • China
    Industry

    China Targets Crypto Chat Groups Ahead of Possible Further Regulation

    It has been a while since any positive news came out of China regarding cryptocurrencies. That trend is likely to continue as the People’s Republic ramps up its censorship machine to include cryptocurrency chat groups and messenger services. This zero tolerance policy is also expanding to international crypto...

    Martin Young | March 1, 2018 | 6:00 am

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