Tokens

An XRP ICO? It’s Happening Whether Ripple Likes It or Not

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It turns out, you can launch crypto tokens on Ripple’s XRP Ledger, and a small group of coders are seeking to be among the first to do it. Stepping back, that might seem strange on multiple levels. For one, there’s XRP Ledger’s association with Ripple, the San Francisco startup that has largely tried to distance itself Read More

Kik App To Partner With Unity Technologies To Spread Token To Mainstream Gaming

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Kik App To Partner With Unity Technologies To Spread Token To Mainstream Gaming
Canadian mobile chat Kik App recently revealed its plans to partner with Unity Technologies video gaming company in a move towards mainstream adoption of its Kin cryptocurrency by the gaming industry. As a Kik spokesperson told Cointelegraph, the upcoming partnership with Unity will “bring cryptocurrency to millions of gaming developers,” enabling token integration into games Read More

Three Definitions of Tokenomics

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Three Definitions of Tokenomics
Dr. Paul J. Ennis is an ICO advisor and lecturer in the College of Business, University College Dublin. James Waugh is an ICO adviser and director at Blueblock consultancy. William Weaver is a committee member of the Blockchain Association of Ireland and a host on CrytoAM. The crypto economy continues its relentless expansion, encompassing the traditional world of Read More

Wyoming Bill Passes In State Senate, Aims To Exempt Tokens From Security Regulations

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Wyoming Bill Passes In State Senate, Aims To Exempt Tokens From Security Regulations
Wyoming state legislature has passed House Bill 70 yesterday, March 6, exempting certain Blockchain tokens from securities regulations and money transmission laws. The bill, which already unanimously passed in its third reading Wyoming’s House of Representative on Feb. 19, passed in the Senate 27-3, also after its third reading yesterday. “Open Blockchain tokens” offered through Read More

Overstock: $250 Million tZero ICO Under SEC Review

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Overstock: $250 Million tZero ICO Under SEC Review
A filing with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released Thursday has revealed new details about Overstock.com’s ongoing $250 million ICO for its tZero alternative trading system. However, most notable amid the stream of information on the sale structure and advisory board, is the public e-commerce company’s confirmation that the sale has been under review Read More

The Legal Risk to ICOs That No One’s Talking About

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on The Legal Risk to ICOs That No One’s Talking About
Jared Marx is an attorney at the Washington, D.C. law firm Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis. He represents companies and individuals in civil and criminal proceedings.  With the rise and rise of initial coin offerings (ICOs), much attention has been paid to how the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and federal prosecutors view this innovation. Read More

German Regulator Pledges ‘Precise’ Oversight of ICOs

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on German Regulator Pledges ‘Precise’ Oversight of ICOs
Germany’s financial markets regulator has issued new guidance on how it will classify tokens sold during initial coin offerings (ICOs), including those it will consider securities. On Feb. 20, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) issued a letter of advice, announcing the move in light of an influx of inquiries from businesses looking to host token Read More

Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Drop Tokens That Suffer From Overtokenization

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Drop Tokens That Suffer From Overtokenization
Op-Ed It’s said that 90% of all startups fail, and that we should expect nothing more from ICOs. 10% success rate is still overly optimistic for ICOs, but perhaps not for the reason you may think. You’re probably aware of examples of ICO “founders” who turned out to be a bunch of made up Linkedin-profiles. Read More

Why Crypto Needs to Start Taking SpankChain Seriously

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Why Crypto Needs to Start Taking SpankChain Seriously
On New Year’s Day, Giselle Palmer, scantily clad, turned on her webcam, and started her sexy show. Offhandedly she told her hundreds of viewers that she had studied computer science and math in college, and from that moment on the chat room was filled with questions about non-sexy topics from computer science to calculus. If Read More

7 Trends Shaping the Evolving ICO Economy

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on 7 Trends Shaping the Evolving ICO Economy
Sure, there were white papers, prototypes and theories, but in the land of ICOs, 2017 was largely about one thing – money – and lots of it. Entering 2018, those closest to the sector, the area of the industry that’s actively applying learnings from cryptocurrencies to startup models, see a bit of a different story. Read More