ICOs

CoinList’s Fifth ICO Is a $61 Million Bid to Tokenize All the Assets

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The website aiming to be the gold-standard for token sellers has been picking up the pace. Since spinning off from venture capital giant AngelList last October, New York-based CoinList has been able to make a spot on its website a coveted place for serious projects, even in a crowded market for compliant coin offerings. So, on Monday, Read More

Thailand SEC Reveals Date for Enacting ICO Licensing Rule

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Thailand SEC Reveals Date for Enacting ICO Licensing Rule
Thailand’s financial market regulator has said a new rule governing local initial coin offerings (ICO) will take effect on July 16. The Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an announcement on Wednesday that outlines when the new rule kicks in, making Thailand one of the first countries to allow ICOs in a regulated environment. Read More

Why Companies Need to Get on the Tokenization Train

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Why Companies Need to Get on the Tokenization Train
Paul Brody is a principal and the global blockchain leader at EY.  The following article is the second in a series. Read part one here. One of the most compelling uses of blockchain technology is the ability to reliably record information and verify when and where it was added to the network. This feature, combined Read More

Execs at Payments Giant Qiwi Launch Crypto Investment Bank

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Execs at Payments Giant Qiwi Launch Crypto Investment Bank
Executives at the blockchain arm of Qiwi, one of the largest e-payment providers in Russia, are launching a crypto investment bank, called HASH, to advise investors and help domestic companies tokenize their assets once appropriate regulations are in place. The new enterprise is being launched by senior staff at Qiwi Blockchain Technology – a Qiwi subsidiary formed in Read More

Neo’s Next Act? $700 Million Crypto Ontology Is About to Go Live

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Neo’s Next Act? $700 Million Crypto Ontology Is About to Go Live
If all goes well, $700 million worth of cryptocurrency is about to find a new home. That’s because Shanghai-based Ontology, a project closely tied to the “smart economy” blockchain Neo, is expected to launch its live blockchain on June 30, a step that will find one of the top 20 crypto assets finally releasing its Read More

Crypto Tourism Is Growing – For Better or Worse

4 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Crypto Tourism Is Growing – For Better or Worse
Cryptonation. Blockchain Cruise. CryptoCribs. These are just several of the names of tourism programs focused on the blockchain industry, from luxury cruises to Middle East startup tours, that are part of a growing trend targeting crypto-curious travelers. The Blockchain Cruises, organized by the tourism arm of Edinburgh, Scotland-based crypto wallet provider CoinsBank, have garnered a Read More

This $575 Million ICO With Royal Backing Is So Crazy, It Might Be Real

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on This $575 Million ICO With Royal Backing Is So Crazy, It Might Be Real
Crypto loves Lamborghinis. So much so it seems that a startup looking to release movies – early offerings include a biopic about the founder of the car company and his feud with the founder of Ferrari – has raised a whopping $575 million off its private sale of TTU crypto tokens from investors including BlockTower Capital and Read More

Securities: Ethereum, ICOs & Traditional Financial Regulatory Framework

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Securities: Ethereum, ICOs & Traditional Financial Regulatory Framework
In what continues to be a fascinating journey, the legislative process is slowly but surely being applied to cryptocurrencies, with the US regulatory authorities extending what appears to be a reasonably well thought out and measured approach to engaging with the emerging crypto-asset space, in particular with regards to the application of securities legislation to Read More

Thailand’s SEC Expects to Approve 5 ICOs This Month

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Thailand’s SEC Expects to Approve 5 ICOs This Month
Thailand’s securities regulator is reportedly expecting to approve five initial coin offerings (ICOs) later this month. According to the Bangkok Post on Wednesday, the Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that, while 50 ICOs in the country are currently applying for regulatory approval, five of them are already in a position to move ahead. Read More

Crypto Startup Wala Is Reaching Real Africans with Ethereum Micropayments

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Crypto Startup Wala Is Reaching Real Africans with Ethereum Micropayments
In several countries throughout Africa, citizens are spending an average of 27 cents to top up their mobile airtime, and they’re using a crypto token to do it. That might sound strange to many in the crypto industry, since the vision of today’s blockchains allowing the movement of millions of microtransactions across the globe has Read More