VOCO Token (VCT) ends its ICO, in the midst of a very quiet time for initial coin offerings… December saw a 2018 monthly low in the number of initial coin offerings being completed, with – according to figures from CoinSchedule – 46 different ICOs reaching conclusion. By way of comparison, back in January 2018, the […]CryptoNewsReview.
01/07/2019 / 05:51:40
Micah Winkelspecht is CEO and founder of Gem, a crypto portfolio app company based in Los Angeles, The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review. If 2017 was the year of irrational exuberance, 2018 became the year of reality checks when the market sputtered and crashed. I predict that this year will […]
12/31/2018 / 05:25:47
Though 2018 was for the most part an exciting time for the crypto community, there has been one notable cloud over proceedings in the form of the SEC’s involvement… As cryptocurrencies continue to rise, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been trying to implement regulations on the industry any way it can. In […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/31/2018 / 03:51:47
In 2018 there was a rapid decline in initial coin offerings, a slowdown in blockchain business launches, and a bearish crypto market. During this period, companies with good liquidity have been scaling up and strengthening by acquiring startups. Also Read: Global Cryptocurrency M&As Rise M&A Deal Frenzy in 2018 In 2017 the number of cryptocurrency and […]Bitcoin News.
12/26/2018 / 18:45:06
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After an intense 2017, filled with cryptocurrency market spikes, the following year was loaded with letdowns as a great majority of digital assets plunged well over 80 percent in value since their all-time highs. 2018 was also filled with lots of headlines about digital currency regulations, exchange hacks, and postponed exchange-traded funds. Also read: Feed 7 […]Bitcoin News.
12/25/2018 / 19:15:45
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We continue our look at 2018 with John McAfee, who has been making headlines all year… Often providing some light relief for the crypto community, John McAfee has been around all year to comment on the industry’s ups and downs, while also adding fuel to his campaign to bring crypto into the mainstream via a […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/25/2018 / 06:00:02
Crypto has had a very rough time in 2018. After reaching all-time highs between December of last year and February, several major currencies like bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple’s XRP and Litecoin have all experienced significant, ongoing drops that have brought them down to only a fraction of where they were roughly 10 to 12 months ago....Live Bitcoin News.
12/24/2018 / 08:00:27
Crypto education is growing by the day, and now Seoul, South Korea has become the latest center for a degree in bitcoin. The Seoul School of Integrated Sciences and Technologies – known as Assist – has announced that it will be offering a new master’s degree program devoted to both blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The degree...Live Bitcoin News.
12/24/2018 / 05:19:28
In this edition of The Daily, Belgium’s financial regulator has expanded its list of fraudulent platforms offering cryptocurrency investments, while UAE has announced it’s working on new ICO regulations. We also look at the plans for a common digital currency in the Eurasian Economic Union and Abkhazia’s intentions to regulate its growing crypto mining industry. […]Bitcoin News.
12/22/2018 / 13:15:19
Unless you’re Spencer Bogart, most people would agree that 2018 has been a dismal year for crypto–even if they don’t say it on their Twitter feeds. If you want to sum up the year in four words, you could try using these: ICOs and Ethereum are dead. Forums, Telegram groups, Slack chats, there’s no shortage ofCCN
12/19/2018 / 23:21:14
The monthly peak for ICO revenues in 2018 was over $5bn. Right now? Numbers are far, far below that level… As it turns out, June was as good as it got for initial coin offerings – ICOs – this year. Back in June, we saw 99 ICOs launched, and the total raised in just one […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/19/2018 / 05:52:49
Russian lawmakers have revised another bill regarding the regulation of the industry built around cryptocurrencies. In its latest version, the draft law on crowdfunding sets the maximum amount of money ordinary Russians will be permitted to invest in projects such as ICOs at less than $9,000 per year. Also read: Lawyers to Help the […]The post Russians to Be Allowed ICO Investments up to $9,000 per Year appeared first on Bitcoin News.
12/19/2018 / 01:55:45
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New draft regulations in Japan surrounding cryptocurrency and ICOs have gone down surprisingly well… The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan is pressing ahead with its plans for cryptocurrency regulation, something that it’s been mooting for much of this year. The plans have been outlined in a framework draft report document that’s now been published. […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/18/2018 / 05:42:16
Published on CoinnounceOver the last year, there has been considerable discussion over the tokenization of physical assets. That is, having something tangible, like a bar of gold, represented by a token on a blockchain, like Ethereum or Bytom, so that there is an immutable record of ownership of the asset. This asset can then be traded or […]The post Do We Really Want To Tokenize Everything? And Can We? appeared first on Coinnounce.
12/14/2018 / 17:05:48
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According to new data, initial coin offerings (ICOs) aren’t as popular as they once were in the crypto arena, and prices of respective ICO projects have fallen by approximately 95 percent or more. From Crypto Riches to Rags There was a time when the crypto space was wrought with ICOs, and their popularity was at...Live Bitcoin News.
12/14/2018 / 08:00:25
Dovey Wan is a founding partner of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain. You can follow her on Twitter at @doveywan. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review. While emerging assets are always turbulent, 2018 has been an especially violent year for the crypto markets. Many […]
12/14/2018 / 05:06:22
Two French legislators have made a number of proposals aimed at turning France into a leading force in the development of the industry built around cryptocurrencies. One of the ideas is to allow crypto mining companies to take advantage of preferential electricity prices. Also read: Ukrainian Village Distributes Dividends From Crypto Investment ‘France Must Have […]Bitcoin News.
12/14/2018 / 00:45:12
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James Greaves is the co-founder of Glyph, an identity service built for the blockchain era. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review. I’m completely out of crypto and I’ve been selling my bitcoin and ether all year. Does that disgust you? Disappoint you? If you just met me, I’m guessing […]
12/13/2018 / 05:00:34
Charles Hoskinson – one of the creators of Cardano and head of the organisation guiding its development, IOHK, has warned that he believes the US Securities Exchange Commission will be looking very closely at its rival, EOS. Speaking at the Cardano-centric PlutusFest, a get-together for the Cardano community that offers it the chance to showcase […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/11/2018 / 23:18:09
Taking a step back to look at what blockchain technology might do for our civilization, we can see that history is about to take a turn towards the truth. It’s often said that “winners write the history books,” but with a decentralized and immutable ledger accessible worldwide, objectively recording history has officially become possible. The […]How OriginTrail Can Disrupt the Supply Chain Industry was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.
12/11/2018 / 14:00:07
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Steven Peikin, co-director of the enforcement division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), recently described international cooperation as playing a critical role in facilitating investigations in the initial coin offering (ICO) sector. Also Read: Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling Prices ‘Daunting Task’ of Identifying Misconduct Speaking at Harvard Law School, […]Bitcoin News.
12/07/2018 / 09:10:18
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Exclusive: in the latest of our women in cryptocurrency series, ICOBox’s Daria Generalova talks to us about her story, and the tendency for the industry to ‘overcorrect’… When discussing the position of women in crypto from the outside, it’s tempting to look at any incremental changes as a seismically positive moves but, for those working […]The post Women in crypto: Daria Generalova – ''I’m not optimistic enough that we’ll learn from history” appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
12/06/2018 / 06:00:19
Three Ukrainian companies have developed an English-language chat bot that provides consulting services to businesses and investors in the crypto industry. The AI-based platform, Ailo, offers a range of automated services but it can also deal with cases that require human intervention and professional legal advice. Also read: Russian Marketplace Allows Users to Sell Items […]Bitcoin News.
12/05/2018 / 19:45:54
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The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published new guidelines pertaining to digital token offerings. The document provides additional clarity on the regulatory requirements for intermediaries that facilitate them, while highlighting the reporting obligations of entities offering capital markets products that are not classified as securities. Also Read: P2P Markets Report: Dumping Drives Record Volume Across Latin […]Bitcoin News.
12/05/2018 / 18:00:38
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Regulators in the US have suffered a setback in their push against ICOs… In America, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been winning few friends in the cryptocurrency industry. It’s failed to ratify a series of Bitcoin-basked exchange traded fund (ETF) applications, and more recently has been ruling against a bunch of ICOs, imposing […]The post The cryptocurrency industry lands a blow against the SEC (for a change) appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
12/04/2018 / 05:41:35
Published on CoinnounceIn accordance with a document presented by Hong Nam-ki, the finance minister nominee, the government tax authorities of South Korea are planning the taxation on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings. Document submitted to the National Assembly of South Korea According to Hong Nam-ki, the document shall be concluded by the creation and advancement of tax […]Coinnounce.
12/03/2018 / 14:16:38
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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to crack down on blockchain and cryptocurrency-based projects – and it’s earning a little money in the process. Some Early Examples Two of the biggest problem we’re witnessing in the crypto space involves phony initial coin offerings (ICOs) and fundraising efforts, and companies that seemingly fail to register...Live Bitcoin News.
12/02/2018 / 17:30:27
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Over 30,000 investors were affected, according to FINMA… Environmentally-aware mining company Envion has been shut down by a Swiss court after a series of back-and-forth lawsuits between its partners. Envion was created in early 2017 by Michael Luckow and Matthias Woestmann, whose original plans were to use renewable energy to mine cryptocurrency in shipping containers. As reported […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/02/2018 / 07:19:24
As the crypto market has cratered over the last month, ICOs responded by withdrawing 170,000 Ethereum from their coffers. To say that 2018 has been a brutal year for cryptocurrency is an understatement. The massive hype that fueled a massive bull run to all-time highs in late 2017 has morphed into cryptocurrencies losing a large...The post ICOs Withdraw $17 Million in ETH During November appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
12/01/2018 / 23:00:18
Jay Clayton, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), recently discussed the current regulatory climate surrounding initial coin offerings (ICOs). Clayton emphasized that all ICOs must register with the SEC to ensure compliance with U.S. law. Also Read: Estonia to Tighten Rules for Licensed Crypto Companies Requirements for Regulatory Compliance The SEC chairman […]Bitcoin News.
12/01/2018 / 12:00:05
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Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and music producer DJ Khalid have both settled charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for failing to disclose that they were paid to promote initial coin offering (ICO) projects to the public. The charges against the two celebrities came about after they both used various social media outlets to...The post What Does Floyd Mayweather’s Crypto ICO Settlement with the SEC Imply? appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/30/2018 / 20:00:37
The pro boxer and the music producer have been charged by the regulator for promoting ICOs without disclosing payments received. Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather and American DJ and music producer Khaled Mohamed Khaled had used their influence to pump up initial coin offerings (ICOs) without revealing to investors that they had been paid a promotional...Live Bitcoin News.
11/30/2018 / 14:00:56
Turns out if you have thousands in your bank account, you can buy a positive review of an ICO… Whilst the number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) has declined a little in line with the falling value of cryptocurrencies across 2018, they’re far from an endangered species. Furthermore, a good ICO can still financially fuel […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/28/2018 / 05:39:49
Ethereum (ETH) may have lost almost 90 percent of its value in 2018, but this has not fazed projects that raised funds via ICOs, data shows. Aragon Withdraws Over 51,000 Ethereum In its latest edition focused on ICO balances, Diar reveals that ETH withdrawals by developer teams trailed off as the year has progressed (with the exception of September), with November nonetheless marking a slight U-turn in withdrawal habits. Conspicuously bucking the trend this monthRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/27/2018 / 22:00:00
Lim Guan Eng, the finance minister of Malaysia, has warned individuals and companies planning to issue new cryptocurrencies with a stern: “don’t do it”. Addressing parliament on Nov. 26, Guan Eng advised to wait for legal guidance from Bank Negara Malaysia, the southeast Asian country’s central bank. Also read: Law Firm: South Africa’s Draft Law Could […]Bitcoin News.
11/27/2018 / 09:43:01
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The 100 coins that have undergone the largest value drops in the last six months, even before the last ten days, tend to have some key factors in common… In the wake of a market correction in the cryptocurrency sector, it’s tempting to blame outside influences on prices. But when you take a longer view, […]The post Exclusive investigation: what do the top 100 losing coins all have in common? appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
11/27/2018 / 06:49:49
There’s a new ''sexy” in cryptoville and it goes by the name of STO. So if you want to avoid enormous fines, a lengthy stretch in the slammer, or an outright ban, here’s what you need to know. The rundown: ICOs are banned in some parts of the world and getting clamped down on in others; STOs are emerging as a safer alternative for companies who want to raise funds compliantly; Regulators are warming toRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/26/2018 / 20:00:50
Is an ICO the answer for Portugal’s Sporting Club? A big name in Portuguese football has fallen upon tough times, and is now looking to cryptocurrency as a possible way out of its financial problems. Sporting Clube de Portugal has been, in recent times, trying to raise money via a bond issue. But things haven’t […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/23/2018 / 07:44:40
In recent regulatory news, the U.S. deputy attorney general has called for international cooperation on cryptocurrency regulation. Separately, the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) has prepared a draft advisory that could allow political donations in the form of mining power, while the Alabama Securities Commission has estimated that the state has brought forward 20 percent […]Bitcoin News.
11/22/2018 / 23:40:30
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The U.S. authorities appear to have greatly increased their focus on initial coin offerings (ICOs). In addition to the big federal bodies that are going after them on a national level, projects are also being targeted by regulators in states such as Colorado, where another another four were put on notice on Tuesday. Also Read: […]Bitcoin News.
11/22/2018 / 14:25:34
More than a century since they first opened their doors, Kodak announced the launch of their blockchain platform, KodakOne. However, it seems as if the platform has not been paying the contractors tasked with building it. As a company founded in the 1800s, 2018 saw Kodak excitedly step into the disruptive future and announce its...Live Bitcoin News.
11/22/2018 / 08:00:50
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