Tagged: consensus

SEC Again Urges ICO Issuers to Make Contact About Compliance

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairperson Jay Clayton told an audience in Washington Tuesday that companies seeking to raise funds via digital tokens in an Initial Coin Offering should be proactive in contacting the agency regarding compliance, Law360 reports. “We’re open for business,” said Clayton…. Read More

Crypto VCs at Consensus Envision Token-Based Future

Seasoned reporter Paul Vigna, who covers cryptocurrencies and blockchain at the Wall Street Journal and who also co-authored a fine book on the subject, The Age of Cryptocurrencies, sat down at Consensus with VCs Balaji S. Srinivasan and Fred Wilson to discuss the business realities that may… Read More

President of St Louis Fed, James Bullard, Critiques the Economics of a Glut of Cryptocurrencies

    In a morning talk Monday at the massive cryptocurrency conference Consensus, economist James Bullard, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, challenged the vision of a muliti-coin paradise espoused by ICO (Initial Coin Offering) marketers. His thesis in a… Read More

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says He Hopes Bitcoin Becomes the Internet’s Native Currency

The CEO of Square and Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has seemed to intimidate the importance of an imminently functioning fast settlement layer for Bitcoin if it is to become the Internet’s native currency. Dorsey was interviewed at the Consensus Conference May 16th in New York by… Read More

US Regulators on Consensus Panel Claim Their Doors Open and Rules Clear Regarding ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings)

Representatives from the three bodies policing securities in the US and the Chief Strategy Officer from the Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange spoke on an “Enforcement” panel May 15 at the Consensus conference in New York. Citing an “open door” policy, the regulators- James McDonald, Director of… Read More

Blockchain Week New York In Full Swing and Crowdfund Insider is There

New York City takes a shot at being the blockchain capital of the world this week as it hosts a string of massive blockchain and cryptocurrency events. Crowdfund Insider’s JD Alois is there. “New York Blockchain Week” kicked off this past weekend in a breezy… Read More

Coindesk Livestreaming Enormous Consensus 2018 New York Conference Now

You can pretend you are there alongside 8000 in-the-flesh attendees and watch live streaming talks at Consensus New York, today through Wednesday, at Coindesk’s live streaming web portal. Coindesk’s 4th annual Consensus conference early this week features more than 250 presenters from private and public… Read More

Vitalik Buterin will Boycott Consensus 2018, Slams CoinDesk

In a series of Tweets, Vitalik Buterin – the creator of Ethereum – said he was boycotting the Consensus conference this year while encouraging others to do the same. At the same time, Buterin hammered CoinDesk calling the site “recklessly complicit in enabling giveaway scams.”… Read More

New York City Schedules First Ever Blockchain Week for this May

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and CoinDesk have partnered up to sponsor the inaugural Blockchain Week to be held in New York City from May 11-17.  The event is designed to showcase New York as a rising hub for the hot Blockchain sector. The mission… Read More

Blockchain Leaders Aion, Wanchain & ICON Create Alliance to Unite on Interoperability

Several Blockchain leaders have joined together in a push to establish an interoperability standard.  Aion, Wanchain, and ICON have announced the formation of the “Blockchain Interoperability Alliance”. The Alliance will create industry standards, collaborate on research, and work towards promoting broader adoption of blockchain technology…. Read More

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