ICOs

SEC’s CryptoMom Proposes Framework to ‘De-Securitize’ ICO Tokens

An ICO made in reliance on the safe harbor would have to comply with certain disclosure requirements. Hester Peirce, an SEC regulator dubbed “CryptoMom,” has floated the idea of offering a ‘safe harbor’ to ICOs so that some crypto tokens are not treated as securities. The relief, however, would be time-limited to guard against reliance […]

Crypto Valley and PwC Analyse ICO/STO Markets

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Strategy Switzerland, in collaboration with The Crypto Valley Association, have released their Spring 2020 edition of the ICO/STO Report, providing a perspective on developments within the initial coin offering (ICO) and security token offering (STO) markets. 6th ICO / STO Report, by @PwC @strategyand in cooperation with the Crypto Valley Association. Global crypto […]

List of Top Cryptocurrency and ICO supportive Countries in the World

Cryptocurrencies have delighted in some achievement; Bitcoin is presently the biggest cryptographic money, with the aggregate number of Bitcoins right now esteemed at around USD$70 billion. Research delivered by Cambridge University finished up this year that there are between 2.9 million and 5.8 million unique users actively using a cryptocurrency wallet. The year 2017 has […]

List of websites with ICO resources (in alphabetical order).

Despite some regulatory uncertainties and cautiousness, the ICO space is developing at a rapid pace. ICOs are just one application of the token-based models that blockchains enable. A flurry of websites and businesses are emerging to track, analyze, manage, and offer services to help market, plan, develop or launch ICOs. Article that might interest you… […]

ICOs vs. STOs vs. IEOs: A Simple Explanation

As blockchain continues to disrupt various global markets, it’s easy to see that this technology has revolutionized standard practices in the world of business. Along with the rise and popularity of blockchain come new ways for projects to raise money. Three of the most popular methods include ICOs, STOs, and IEOs. While these financial vehicles […]

Security Token Offerings (STOs) Could be Big For Korean Crypto Industry

If 2017 and early 2018 were seen as the year(s) of the ICO then 2019 could well be the year for the STO, security token offering, according to latest research from South Korea. Initial coin offerings were seen as a great way to launch a project by selling tokens for it in cryptocurrency, which was […]

Customer Advisory: Understand the Risks of Virtual Currency Trading

Promoting the integrity, resilience, and vibrancy of the U.S. derivatives markets through sound regulation. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is issuing this customer advisory to inform the public of possible risks associated with investing or speculating in virtual currencies or recently launched Bitcoin futures and options. Virtual currency is a digital representation of […]

Binary.com blazes a new path for ICOs with securities-backed token offering

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are the latest craze to sweep the world of finance and technology. Startups and blockchain enthusiasts have raised over USD 3.5 billion this year through ICOs. According to a report by CNBC, the amount of money raised by ICOs even surpassed early stage venture capital funding in the months of June […]

French Financial Regulator AMF has approved France’s First Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

The Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF), the French financial markets regulator, has approved its first Initial coin offering (ICO). Even though the token sales stay legal as an option of fundraising in France, those that had been approved by the AMF might be marketed directly to the general public. The AMF shows a whitelist of […]

The origins of Bitcoin: Ethereum and ICOs

Before cryptocurrency really started to take off, ICOs first saw daylight in 2013 when Mastercoin sought to raise money for its project. Ethereum also held its own ICO the following year, raising around $2.3 million in less than a day. The substantial injection of funds ICOs were receiving led to expanded interest in the activity, as […]

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