investment in ICOs

Hong Kong to Educate Public on Crypto and ICOs

Hong Kong authorities have launched a campaign to educate the public on the risks associated with ICO and cryptocurrency investment. Kicking off yesterday, the campaign started on Jan. 29 and was launched by the government’s Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) and the Investor Education Centre (IEC), a subsidiary of the Securities and Futures Commission […]

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 […]

What is a Ponzi scheme?

With the price of Bitcoin recently taking a turn in the wake of the collapse of a crypto Ponzi scam, investors should take note of the signs so they do not fall into a similar trap The price of Bitcoin was recently hammered after news that the ill-gotten gains from a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme have […]

India’s Cryptocurrency Dilemma

Cryptocurrency is a highly disruptive technology, with a high carbon footprint, that can affect many stakeholders in today’s trust based financial system. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), its currency issuing power and its supervisory role in the payments system domain are first casualty because blockchain is completely decentralised and anonymous. But if we place […]

Enhancing consumer and investor protection in Initial Coin Offerings

The hype over Initial Coin Offerings needs to be accompanied by regulations enhancing the protection of consumers and investors The emergence of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in recent years has opened up a new, exciting way of financing economic activity. In a typical ICO, a company or entrepreneur issues cryptocurrencies in the form of “tokens”, […]

Japan Reveal Plans for Regulating Initial Coin Offerings

Japan’s Financial Services Agency has held different meetings to discuss how to best regulate ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings). Japan’s Financial Services Agency has held different meetings to discuss how to best regulate ICOs (Initial CoinOfferings). Additionally, to enlistment prerequisites, the controller allegedly plans to change two existing laws which can be connected to token deals. […]

Top 10 Biggest ICOs (by Return on Investment)

Initial coin offerings are on fire. By issuing their own digital tokens to investors who want to back their idea, product, or service, blockchain projects have raised more than $13 billion. Many of these new digital tokens then start to increase in value when they trade on digital currency exchanges. While not all ICO tokens […]

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