ICOs Tag

  We forgive you if you’re confused about whether the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) considers bitcoin or other altcoins a “security.” Today in an interview on CNBC, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said some cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are...

  In the first five months of 2018, 379 ICOs have raised nearly $9.5 billion according to the latest stats from CoinSchedule. The market value of more than 1,600 cryptocurrencies now trading may be suffering downward pressure and growing...

  Love them or hate 'em, initial coin offerings (ICOs) are a cryptocurrency fact of life. If you want a really fast introduction and overview of ICOs, BTXchange.io has produced an infographic with a handy collection of well-researched...

On a very busy news day, sometimes it's useful to grab a roundup of valuable cryptocurrency and blockchain news and share it. We feature breaking daily news on our Cryptocurrency Newsreader and Blockchain Newsreader feeds,  which are updated each...

  Tim Draper was a featured speaker at Crypto Summit 2018 in Zürich on March 27. We’ve got highlights of his presentation about some of the lessons he’s learned in investing and supporting development of cryptocurrency and blockchain...

  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 coin offerings...

  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 indicates the...

  More than 80 cryptocurrency firms received US Securities and Exchange Commission subpoenas last week as the SEC gathers information to build a comprehensive regulatory framework.   The SEC has kept close eye on ICOs as concerns grow about protecting...

  [caption id="attachment_5475" align="alignleft" width="247"] Hunter S Thompson[/caption] I feel like the ghost of Gonzo journalist Hunter S Thompson just joined me to take a tour of the latest ICO.   It's hard to know whether to laugh or cry with...

  Dan Morehead, CEO of hedge fund Pantera Capital is big on bitcoin. So big in fact that his hedge fund invests solely in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology assets.   Founded in 2003, Pantera launched its first cryptocurrency fund in...

  It could be just part of the Texas Ranger heritage, but Texas certainly is cracking down on cryptocurrency cowboys.   Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) regulators issued their fourth emergency cease-and-desist order in the past month, this time targeting...