Investments

  According to a new Boston College study, 56% of ICOs fail within four months after their token launch. Researchers Hugo Benedetti and Leonard Kostovetsky investigated 2,390 ICOs that launched prior to May 2018. With results like that, it’s...

  A new report from Positive.com says ICOs have an average of five or more vulnerabilities to hackers. Positive Cyber Security Resilience Lead Leigh-Anne Galloway said an estimated 7% or $300 million of ICO funds raised last...

  A new report by Crypto Fund Research shows that 34 new cryptocurrency hedge funds launched in 2018 so far and the boom looks like it will continue despite virtual coin volatility. “While crypto hedge funds constitute...

  Daniel Masters is Chairman of UK digital investment bank CoinShares and in charge of $800 million invested in crypto assets with Global Advisors.   Recently on CNBC, he talked about the cryptocurrency market and how challenging it...

  In Manhattan, JPMorgan Chase & Co has been sued for charging surprise fees when it cut off customers buying cryptocurrency with credit cards in late January and started treating digital coin purchases as cash advances.   The...

  Massachusetts’ top securities regulator ordered five state-based companies undertaking ICOs to stop selling what it calls “unregulated securities.”   Mattervest Inc, Pink Ribbon ICO, Across Platforms Inc, Sparkco Inc and 18 Moons Inc were each conducting initial...

  While ICOs are hitting turbulence, venture capital seems to be voting for blockchain with a three-month record of $434 million raised in Dec 2017 through Feb 2018 according to Coindesk data.     Bloomberg reports the VC support...