Wednesday, January 16, 2019

S Korean Regulator Unmoved by Parliamentary Call to Lift ICO Ban

South Korean financial regulators have poured cold water on calls from a parliamentary committee that wants to lift the country’s ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs). Per Money Today, the...

Headphone Manufacturer Planning USD 300 Million ICO

Monster Products, an American company that manufactures and markets about 6,000 products, but is best known for headphones, is planning a USD 300 million initial coin offering (ICO) that...

Research: ICOs Are Lucrative Endeavors for Investors, Too

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are often severely underpriced: compared to the price of the token on its first day post-release, returns for holders average at around 179% over a...

EOS Mainnet Launch: Fixing Bugs and Learning to Vote

After almost a year, the EOS initial coin offering (ICO) is approaching USD 4 billion as it nears its conclusion and the mainnet launch, set for June 2nd, and...

Bitcoin, ICOs Slowing Down and Looking For New Narrative

Both Bitcoin and initial coin offerings (ICOs) are showing signs of slowing down, experts claim. In the case of Bitcoin, Nicholas Colas, co-founder of DataTrek Research, a provider of a...

Ex-NBA Commissioner Dips Into Crypto

David Stern is a former NBA commissioner who is credited with the increasing popularity of the NBA in the 1990s and 2000s. Now he’s backing a cryptocurrency called FanChain. Admitting...

ICOs, Exchanges “Basically Cleared Out” – Chinese Central Bank

Chinese regulators have “basically completed” clearing out initial coin offerings (ICOs) and crypto exchanges from the country, after a year of robust efforts to crack down on the platforms,...

Inside the ICO Pitch Competition: Rock ‘n’ Roll and Deafening Gong

Blockchain is an amazing technology that has already given birth to some breathtaking projects that promise to change the way we live and work. But what's even more mind-blowing...

Nasdaq CEO: “ICOs Are Taking Advantage of Retail Investors”

Participating in initial coin offerings (ICOs) opens retail investors up to serious risks, says the CEO of Nasdaq, operator of a stock exchange. This comes especially since they are...

In Five Months ICOs Raised More Than In Five Years

Over 537 initial coin offerings (ICOs) conducted in the first five months of this year raised a combined total of USD 13.7 billion - more than the sum of...

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Two Congressmen Propose a Special Exemption for Crypto

Two members of the United States Congress have made a bid to change securities legislation dating back to the early 1930s, reclassifying cryptocurrencies and...

Why You Shouldn’t Care About Bitcoin’s Flash Crash

It was another rough week for Bitcoin and the rest of the crypto market, as Bitcoin plunged 5.7% last Thursday, dropping below the $6,300...

Bithumb, Upbit, Korbit and Coinone Eclipsing Smaller Rivals

A significant gap is opening up between the haves and have-nots in South Korea’s ultra-competitive cryptocurrency exchange market – with the biggest players passing...

Belarus: High Tech Park Releases ‘Complete Legal Regulations’ for Cryptocurrencies

Belarus High-Technologies Park (HTP), a national special economic zone contributing to the IT business, has established the rules for the operation...

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong: 1 Billion People Will Be in Crypto Ecosystem in 5...

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong predicts the number of  people in the cryptocurrency ecosystem to grow from the current 40...