Blockchain & Digital Currency

The Filecoin ICO Has Raised Over $200 Million. How Much Higher Can it Go?

The FileCoin Initial Coin Offering, listed on Coinlist, now stands at over $200 million invested. FileCoin is already one of the largest ICO’s ever having quickly raised this incredible sum. After a temporary pause and a bumpy start on Coinlist caused by excess demand, Filecoin… Read More

Credo ICO is at $8.3 Million, Organizers want to top $10 Million

The Credo Initial Coin Offering (ICO), listed on Bitbounce, is in full swing having currently raised over $8 million.  But Credo organizers want more. In less than 3 5 days, Credo wants to push that number to over $10 million. According to a note distributed by… Read More

Hive Project Raises $8.95 Million Through Token Sale to Build Blockchain-Based Invoice Finance Platform

The Hive Project announced on Tuesday it has secured $8.95 million (BTC 2,087) from 2,234 participants through its ICO to build its own blockchain-based invoice finance platform. As previously reported, the company boasts itself as the first cryptocurrency invoice financing platform. It notably provides new financial liquidity… Read More

Merger Ahead: BTCS Signs LOI with Blockchain Global Limited

BTCS Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS), a blockchain technology focused company, has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge with Blockchain Global Limited (formally Bitcoin Group), an Australian blockchain company, subject to a number of conditions . “As early movers in a rapidly developing industry, we’ve assembled… Read More

Dash Set to Host Its First Ever Global Conference in London

Dash, a payments-focused digital currency, announced on Tuesday it will host its first-ever conference, the Dash Conference, set for September 24th at the Oval Space in London, UK. According to Dash, the conference will serve as the precursor to the highly anticipated World Blockchain Forum… Read More

Blockchain-Powered MyBit Secures $2.8 Million Through Crowdsale for Renewable Asset Investment Platform

Mybit, a Switzerland-based Ethereum blockchain powered, renewable asset investment platform, announced on Monday it secured $2.8 million through its 30-day crowdsale, which ended on August 15th. According to Mybit, the platform connects investors from around the world with businesses and individuals seeking to fund revenue-generating Internet… Read More

Don’t Panic! US Securities Exemptions for Initial Coin Offerings

So you were ready to do an initial coin offering (ICO), and then the Securities Exchange Commission released an investigative report concluding that DAO tokens were securities.  Seasoned securities attorneys have always known that token sales could implicate securities laws if the tokens were treated… Read More

KyberNetwork ICO Reports “Massive Early Registration”

Singapore based KyberNetwork, a decentralized exchange for the instant trading of any cryptocurrency, informs us they will be closing their Initial Coin Offering (ICO) whitelist registration three days earlier than planned, “due to a massive number of registrations.” The KyberNetwork public token sale is scheduled… Read More

Full Steam Ahead: BlockMason to Offer ICO to US Purchasers Minus a Filing with the SEC

BlockMason is moving full steam ahead with their Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that will apparently be open to US purchasers. BlockMason is developing the Credit Protocol (CP) and associated Credit Protocol Token (CPT). With Credit Protocol, BlockMason says it has taken the “next logical step… Read More

Bitcoin Betting: You Can Now Gamble on the Year End Price of Cryptocurrencies

I guess I should not have been surprised when this one popped into my inbox. Today, a representative of BetDSI,  a wagering platform based in Costa Rica, shot over a note they were taking odds on the year end price of Bitcoin and Ethereum.  Yes,… Read More

Fred Wilson on Big Finance & Blockchain: Oh F**K, The Dumb Money Has Showed Up (Video)

  This one has been out there for a couple of weeks but it is simply too good to pass up. Fred Wilson co-founder of Union Square Ventures who is kind of a VC rock star having backed some of the biggest tech names around…. Read More

Waves & the National Settlement Depository Partner on Blockchain Project to Support Digital Assets

The National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia’s central securities depository, and Waves Platform, have partnered on the creation of a Blockchain based platform to support digital assets. The new platform architecture will be designed to securely host and store tokenised and crypto assets, settling transactions and… Read More

SEC Suspends Trading of CIAO Group in Advance of ICO

CIAO Group (formerly traded on the pink sheets under CIAU) has received a suspension notice from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  The enforcement division of the SEC stated; “The Commission temporarily suspended trading in the securities of CIAU because of questions regarding the accuracy… Read More

Filecoin ICO “Temporarily Paused” After Raising $187 Million on CoinList

Filecoin, the first Initial Coin Offering listed on CoinList, has apparently paused its offer. The ICO stands at over $187 million following an Advisor Sale for the Token sale that raised just $52 million. The Advisor Sale was backed by some biggest names in venture… Read More

NSD Teams Up With Waves to Develop New Crypto Assets Platform

Russia’s central securities depository, The National Settlement Depository (NSD) announced on Friday it is teaming up with Waves Platform to develop a new blockchain platform to support digital assets. The duo revealed that the new platform will securely host and store tokenized and crypto assets,… Read More

ICONOMI Names Columbus Capital First Asset Management Partner

ICONOMI, the globally licensed and regulated bitcoin exchange, announced on Friday it has named London-based Columbus Capital its first asset management partner. According to the company, Columbus Capital has been selected to main and grow three funds, comprised entirely of blockchain-based assets. The company also revealed the… Read More

Unicorn Alert! Coinbase Raises $100 Million

Digital wallet and crypto-exchange Coinbase has raised $100 million in a Series D funding round led by well known VCs including IVP plus Spark Capital, Greylock Partners, Battery Ventures, Section 32 and Draper Associates. Having now exchanged over $25 billion in digital coin, Coinbase is becoming… Read More

After Raising a $232 Million ICO, Tezos Gives Back with $50 Million Commitment to Companies Using Their Platform

Tezos shot straight through the stratosphere in the blink of an eye with their Initial Coin Offering several weeks back. Tezos raised an unbelievable $232 million in and ICO that took just two weeks. Simply incredible. But following the outsized success, the Tezos team has… Read More

Nippon Technology Venture Partners, FISCO Capitals & ABBA Pledge $9M+ Upcoming COMSA ICO

Tech Bureau Corp, a fintech and cryptocurrency solutions company, announced that leading Japanese VCs pledged over $9M investment in COMSA’s ICO. Nippon Technology Venture Partners, FISCO Capitals and ABBALab Inc will invest in COMSA ICO tokens and XEM. COMSA, a complete Initial Coin Offering fundraising… Read More

Rivetz Takes in $5.5M during Cypersecurity Token Private Presale; BnkToTheFuture & Tally Capital Buy In

Rivetz Intl, Inc. has secured $5.5 million USD (19,000 ETH) in a private presale of its Rivet (RvT) token, a cybersecurity token developed to provide verifiable security controls for cloud authentication, IoT, blockchain and legacy financial transactions.  Cofounded by CEO Steven Sprague and CTO Michael… Read More