As reported by CCTV news , 17 trading platforms will stop cryptocurrency trading in Shanghai. BTCChina, Binance, SZZC, Lhang, ETCWin, Bitekuang, 51SZZC, Hanbiwang, Bitbill, 19800Net, FreeWillex, ICOAGE, 91ICO, ICOrace, […]
Ethereum users may soon be getting a much-needed privacy boost.
Long a shortcoming for all public blockchain networks, the world’s second-largest blockchain is nonetheless aiming for big improvements in its […]
ReMeChain, an innovative trading platform for sale and purchase of secondary metals uses smart contracts to provide a safe and fast means of conducting transactions. By doing so, it […]
Publica’s ereader apps, for all common platforms, will do double-duty as digital wallets to make their adoption easy and transparent for the public. The platform is designed to bring […]
When presenting the concept of the decentralized gaming platform a year and something ago, the team behind Kibo Lotto also announced their decision to make Ethereum smart contract technology […]
One of ethereum’s most highly anticipated scaling projects is preparing to launch a token sale.
To be held this October, the initial coin offering (ICO) for Raiden Network will seek […]
Spheris is a blockchain development startup working on a new platform that will allow software developers to distribute their apps without the need to deal with third parties like […]
Y Combinator, the Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator, is looking at blockchain as a possible way to boost access for investors.
Sam Altman, who serves as president of the accelerator, highlighted […]
It seems that the concept of tokenization is taking the world by storm. Decentralized networks allow people to invest through the pooling of funds in assets that are tangible, […]
LavkaLavka, an international eco-farming and retail network, has announced a crowdsale of integrated crypto platform BioCoin. Presale will start on Septempber 25 and last for two weeks. The main […]
UTRUST , the world’s first cryptocurrency payments platform to implement consumer protections on a mass scale, is pleased to announce it has so far raised $3.5 Milion USD in […]
Contributors are able to purchase POLL tokens with a 40% bonus. The tokens are likely to be in high demand once the full ClearPoll service is launched. They will […]
So far, Blockchain based payment gateways are succeeding where conventional ones have failed; transferring money fast at significantly lower fees. However, even these advanced gateways haven’t ironed all the […]
China launches a research lab with the goal of promoting advances in blockchain technology that do not involve ICOs or cryptocurrency trading. China’s Ministry of Industry and […]
The ICO market
For the past few months, the rise of ICOs has challenged the venture capital industry in its ability to finance early stage companies and projects.
As shown […]
Despite the growing adoption of cryptocurrencies all over the word, there is still a large part of the population that doesn’t use any type of digital currency. Nowadays, only […]
ICOs — or initial coin offerings — are emerging as a route for startups to raise money from a wide pool of investors through cryptocurrency networks. Now, one of […]
According to sources in Kuala Lumpur , at the Global Symposium on Development Financial Institutions , the governor of Bank Negara Malaysia announced the central bank’s intention to issue […]
In what seems like a never ending stream of bad news for cryptos coming out of China, a new statement condemning cryptos within the Chinese financial system has been […]
A major state-owned telecommunications provider in Switzerland has created a new business entity centered around blockchain
Swisscom, according to new reports, has established "Swisscom Blockchain AG" to focus on a […]
Stellar , a nonprofit decentralized financial network, and the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT), the country’s dedicated fintech platform, have published a joint report on Initial Coin Offerings […]
Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxtB01iPK6w The Crypto market is gaining lots of steam.
Gravity-defying price rallies… Bitcoin Price Chart (1 year) Ethereum Price Chart (1 year) Top 8 Cryptocurrencies Price Chart (excluding Bitcoin […]
The way we shop online is going to change by leaps and bounds in the years to come. As the Internet is becoming more widespread, the number of online […]
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Despite a mostly positive news flow, the outlook for the ICO token with the largest market capitalization is decidedly mixed.
The OmiseGo-US dollar ( OMG/USD ) exchange rate has witnessed […]
Money Psychology How Cryptocurrency Makes Us More Compassionate (Part 1) One of the prominent buzzwords in the cryptocurrency and bitcoin space is “ disruption .” We all constantly hear […]
After smashing the pre-ICO and raising a sum of 650,000 USD Confideal’s team has announced the launch of their smart contract constructor that simplifies the contract creation process, making […]
Minimal launching costs and the ability to solicit crowdfunding from virtually anyone in the world with ease have been identified as the main reasons why startups are embracing the […]
News law and legislation
Early next month, the US SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee will meet to discuss blockchain and distributed ledger technology. With the rise of these groundbreaking innovations, […]
Reserve Your Place in the Crowdsale
Over the years, the world of online content has become increasingly convoluted and disjointed.
The best articles get lost beneath an avalanche of biased […]
The early days of ICOs are even more speculative than the dot-com bubble and Google ads clearly aren’t your friend.
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No matter how you measure it, the real estate market is massive. Recent estimates say that the real estate market was worth $217.1 trillion in 2016, and has increased […]
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Centra Tech , the company behind the first multi-cryptocurrency debit card, will launch the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) of the CTR token on September 19th, 2017 at 12:00am EST […]
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s investor advisory committee is set to discuss blockchain at an event next month.
According to a newly published notice , the meeting – […]
Yet another celebrity has entered the cryptocurrency promotion fray, with Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx promoting an upcoming initial coin offering (ICO).
In a post on Twitter, Foxx promoted the […]
On September 18, 2017, The Chamber of Digital Commerce announced the formation of the Token Alliance, created to guide companies through the process of crowdfunding with token offerings.
Providing leadership […]
Lately, eyes have been on OmiseGO, which recently curried community favor by airdropping OMG tokens . Meanwhile, cryptic tweets from team members insinuate backroom meetings with Google, and none […]
Everybody noticed the booming of cryptocurrency market and many of them want to earn on that. How to enter the crypto market quickly and at a fair price? On […]
The Danetonbit platform is a digital content sharing service which allows for the fusion of both social and business networking. A thorough analysis of the market and people’s lifestyle […]
The president of the European Central Bank has criticized the Estonian government’s plan to launch a national cryptocurrency. The statements have implied that the European Union (EU) states will […]
HomeToken Announces ICO After Raising $3 Million in Pre-ICO Investment, Crowdsale Starts October 1, 2017 HomeToken has already raised over $3 million in investment during its Pre-ICO fundraising round […]
Many ICO’s are actually startups with no infrastructure, only hopes and dreams. Mingo , who recently announced their soon to launch Token Pre-Sale already has part of their infrastructure […]
Do you believe in ghosts? The seventh month in the traditional Chinese calendar is celebrated as a ‘Hungry Ghost Festival’. In Mandarin Chinese, this festival is called 中元普度, or […]
For the most part, cryptocurrencies see the majority of their enthusiasts in Asia, Europe, and North America. However, the rest of the world could benefit from blockchain technology as […]
Photo: Avi Mizrahi Share this article The Dash cryptocurrency is now listed on London-based cryptocurrency exchange CEX.IO , and is available to buy and sell online using a linked […]
There are no hard and fast rules in place yet for the selection of ticker symbols to represent a tokenized asset in the crypto space.
However, the ability to avoid […]
The chief of Russia’s central bank has reportedly spoken out against regulation that would classify cryptocurrency as a traditional financial instrument.
In comments last week at an event in Sochi, […]
Auctions can be very complex, no matter how they’re handled. There are a number of moving parts that must be considered, and auction houses need to control them. For […]
There’s a new party interested in initial coin offerings (ICOs): global governments.
This time, though, they aren’t just out to warn citizens or regulate the new mechanism. Instead, at least […]
Getting support of famous people is a great opportunity for startups looking to get additional attention to their projects. Luis Suarez and Paris Hilton are among the latest celebrities […]
Blockchain implementation is a broad subject when applied to matters of innovation and development. Using the Blockchain to achieve developmental goals is a phenomenon that is gaining popularity among […]
The technological solution of the instant transfer of human movements VRCoin is a breakthrough in the industry of VR-games. The originality of the development lies in the fact that […]
Blocklancer , a new blockchain-based job platform, has announced it managed to reach its ICO pre-sale target in the first few hours since the launch.
The startup began pre-sale on […]
ICOBox , a premier provider of fixed-price SaaS ICO solutions, conducted its ICO to bring in the funds which will cover the cost of ICOs of promising but underfunded […]
Amidst the current crackdown on initial coin offerings (ICOs) in China and around the globe, some cryptocurrency fans are holding strong.
International boxing star Floyd Mayweather, for one, posted yet […]
Headquartered in the heart of Siberia — Irkutsk, Russia, home to one of the world’s largest cryptomines and a vibrant blockchain community, DSPlus is a rapidly growing provider of […]
Interview with Dmitry Plushchevsky, the founder of the blockhain-based lending platform GoldMint which wants to revolutionize the microloan market and give people a second chance. When Dmitry Plushchevsky, the […]
Happy Friday, Term Sheet readers.
Term Sheet reported yesterday on the wild goose chase to answer the simple question: How much money did unicorn Rubicon Global raise and at what […]
Some of the world’s leading economies are taking a fresh peek into how the cryptocurrency market should be regulated in their respective regions.
Rather than banning ICOs outright like in […]
On September 14, 2017, reports surfaced that BTCChina (BTCC), a Shanghai-based cryptocurrency exchange, had announced that, effective September 30, it would suspend trading in China. 1/ After carefully considering […]
On September 14, 2017, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published its viewpoint on token offerings (ICOs). Some digital assets may be subject to securities laws, the regulator […]
Securities regulators in Thailand have issued a new statement on initial coin offerings (ICOs), advising that some token tales may fall under the country’s definition of a securities offering.
Yesterday, three-year-old, NFX Guild , a Silicon Valley-based, invite-only accelerator program that has now worked with 80 companies, hosted its newest demo day before 200 venture investors at the […]
In a land of ICOs that have no tangible product and only a white paper to show, raising millions in investments, a real company that has funded real projects […]
The ether-US dollar exchange rate fell to a six-week low below $250 today as the mood in the markets soured and fears of a broader exchange crackdown in China […]
Metacert is a company that hunts down and kills fake news. Created by Paul Walsh , it can assess whether or not a link is trustworthy and warn you […]
Bitclave launches its highly anticipated ICO tomorrow, September 15th, following an incredibly successful presale conducted in July. Today businesses are forced to pay exorbitant amounts of money to middlemen […]
Chinese media and technology firm Tencent and Intel announced at the 2017 World Internet of Things Exposition in Wuxi, China on September 10 their signing of a letter of […]
A financial services regulator in Dubai has issued a warning on initial coin offerings (ICOs) to investors.
The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), in a new statement, became the latest […]
ICOBox , a premier provider of fixed-price SaaS (software as a service) ICO solutions, announced its plan to introduce a brand new unique feature to its ICOS platform : […]
Social messaging platform Kik has launched its ICO with an aim to raise $75 mln – but not from investors in its own country.
As sales of its remaining 512 […]
Businesses and ordinary people can suffer from cash crunches, and the need to borrow money may take them to various financial institutions, but it’s not necessarily guaranteed that they’d […]
The analysis of 107 ICOs of 2017 to help projects rationally plan the ICO marketing budget and reached the following conclusions. “Half of my advertising costs are wasted. But […]
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released new guidance on ICOs, urging consumers to be “conscious of the risks.”
In one of the more moderate responses to the growing […]
The SEC’s chief accountant is cautioning businesses involved with initial coin offerings (ICOs) to be mindful of their financial reporting obligations.
Wesley Bricker, who has served as the regulator’s top […]
ICOs are proliferating everywhere. Even accounting for the Chinese government ICO ban , the number of ICOs continues to rise with many continuing to forge ahead .
Further, as cryptocurrencies […]
Mainstream ICOs may have finally arrived.
The much anticipated token sale for social messaging giant Kik, which is today offering buyers the chance to purchase tokens that will power future […]
On September 12, 2017, the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority issued a warning to consumers about the risks associated with investing in token offerings (ICOs). The independent financial regulatory […]
Following an upcoming launch later this year, Ethbet will become the world’s first Ethereum-based dicing platform allowing users to bet against each other. Online gambling is one of the […]
The People’s Bank of China recently announced its decision to introduce a complete ban on ICOs, a stunning move that sent shockwaves throughout the world. The global blockchain is […]
Photo: 12019 / Pixabay First, Protostarr had to shut down its ICO on August 24, 2017 in response to the SEC’s demand. On Monday, September 4th, 2017, the breaking […]
Imagine if Apple or Microsoft allowed their domain names to lapse. What would the value of domain names like those be for their respective companies?
The answer is nearly priceless.
The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is the latest in a wave of regulators around the globe to issue a formal warning on initial coin offerings (ICOs).
The FCA states […]
Cryptocurrencies appear to be regaining poise following last week’s news from China, with the ether-US dollar exchange rate (ETH/USD) rising to a four-day high of $316.73 today.
Such a move […]
The UK’s markets regulator has added its voice to warning calls from across the world around the dangers of ICO investing. ICOs, also known as token sales, have brought […]
The standard that governs how new cryptographic tokens can be launched on top of the ethereum blockchain has been been finalized.
Revealed today by the open-source project’s developer team, […]
On September 10, 2017, Tencent and Intel announced a cooperative effort centered on blockchain technology, according to local media . The announcement was made at the 2017 World Internet […]
Image credit: The Palace of Westminster in London, the meeting place of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, Wikimedia As countries such as the US, China and Hong Kong […]
A conference expected to focus on token sales has been cancelled following news that regulators in China have formally outlawed the use case.
Organizers of the forthcoming Token Economy Summit, […]
Project CIRCLE is a movement to develop the most fun and exciting gaming platform using blockchain. Users will not only be able to wager on predicting various future events, […]
Civic CEO Vinny Lingham has released his personal guide to ICO management, telling prospective businesses to “eat their own dogfood.”
Following the entrepreneur’s previous blog post on digital tokens “eating […]
Blockchain tech entrepreneur and innovator Vitalik Buterin says that the current wave of cryptocurrencies may eventually become a part of the centralized financial systems that they were supposed to […]
A Smart Ticketing platform for the future of decentralized events, EventChain has announced the dates for its upcoming token sale. The crowdsale involving the platform’s EVC tokens is scheduled […]
David M. Adlerstein is counsel at New York law firm Wachtell, Lipton Rosen & Katz, where he focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate, securities law and regulatory matters.
ICOs , which are generally deployed by startups for fundraising, have seen an unprecedented growth over the past year raising over $1.6 billion globally, surpassing early venture capital (VC) […]
Matchpool , a decentralized dating and matchmaking platform, has announced a partnership with the first blockchain assets hedge fund Token-as-a-Service to facilitate the creation of investor communities.
Based on the […]