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Filecoin Readies Mainnet Launch, Publishes Report in Advance of Go-Live

Filecoin, a project initiated by Protocol Labs seeking to create the world’s largest decentralized storage network, has published a crypto-economics report outlining how Filecoin will work for its users. Entitled Engineering Filecoin’s Economy the document outlines the initial parameters of the protocol as well as future… Read More

Researchers from Protocol Labs Explain how the Drand or Distributed Randomness Project can Help with Cybersecurity, Election Audits

David Dias, research engineer at Protocol Labs and the drand project lead, along with Nicolas Gailly, research scientist at Protocol Labs and the original author of drand, recently explained how they’re developing randomness solutions that are able to generate random numbers. This is important because… Read More

An “Investor Revolt” and Legal Dispute Might Further Delay Filecoin (FIL) Launch, Anonymous Investors Claim

An “investor revolt” and legal dispute might further delay the launch of Filecoin, a highly-anticipated cryptocurrency project that broke the all-time record of capital raised via controversial initial coin offerings (ICOs) when it secured $257 million+ by September 2017. (Filecoin’s record was later shattered by… Read More

Crypto Exchange: CoinList Pro Wants to be the One Place to Buy Hold & Trade Crypto

  CoinList, a top primary digital asset issuance platform, has announced the launch of CoinList Pro – a full-stack crypto exchange designed to challenge established incumbents. While CoinList commenced basic digital asset trading earlier this year, CoinList Pro is described as a fully-featured crypto spot… Read More

ConsenSys Labs Is Accepting Applications for Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator, will Develop Open, Interoperable Tools

ConsenSys Labs, an organization that aims to solve real-world problems with Ethereum blockchain-based solutions for enterprises, announced on July 30, 2020 that it’s accepting applications for the Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator, which is being powered by Tachyon, an accelerator program by ConsenSys Ventures that takes early-stage… Read More

Digital Asset Token Sales Platform CoinList to Distribute Filecoin (FIL) Tokens Following August 2020 Mainnnet Launch

CoinList, a platform for conducting digital asset token sales, is planning to distribute Filecoin (FIL) tokens after the initiative’s mainnet goes live at some point in August 2020 or later this year. At the time of the mainnet launch, FIL tokens will be sent directly… Read More

Facebook’s Libra Stablecoin Project, Ethereum (ETH), Near, Bitcoin Cash are Currently Most Active Development Projects: Report

  The controversial Facebook-led Libra project is reportedly the most active project in terms of developer activity, according to CoinCodeCap data. There are 41 active developers working on Libra, meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, has 36 active developers, the data site… Read More

Filecoin Testnet Launch Includes Incentives to Boost Participation

Filecoin, a digital asset issuer that raised a whopping $205.8 million in 2017 in a Reg D coin offering, has announced an “incentivized testnet” designed to boost participation prior to the launch of its mainnet. Filecoin said a collaborative competition will run over a three… Read More

Filecoin Seeks to Boost Mining with Filecoin Discover

Filecoin, a decentralized storage network that raised over $200 million in a coin offering, has announced Filecoin Discover – a push to encourage miners to join the Filecoin network. According to the company, the Filecoin Discover store is a “continuously-growing catalog of several petabytes of… Read More

Filecoin, a Decentralized Storage Network, Delays Project Launch Again After Reviewing Recent Code Security Audit Results

Filecoin, a highly-anticipated decentralized storage network (under development), announced that there will be more delays before its mainnet can be officially launched. Filecoin’s developers have postponed the release date for their mainnet to between late July and late August 2020. As mentioned in a recent… Read More

Police Arrest Crypto Promoter Who Threw Cash off Hong Kong High Rise

Wong Ching-kit, 25, known on social media as ‘Coin Young Master,’ and a 20-year-old accomplice, have been arrested in Hong Kong by officers from the Commercial Crime Bureau, South China News reports. They have reportedly been charged with conspiracy to defraud for selling cryptocurrency ‘mining… Read More

ICO Platform CoinList Raises $9.2 Million Series A

CoinList, an initial coin offering (ICO) platform for accredited investors and quality Blockchain projects, has announced a $9.2 million Series A funding round. CoinList previously raised funding from VC Accomplice and Protocol Labs, a research, development and deployment lab for network protocols. This additional funding… Read More

Crowd Machine ICO: Like Filecoin but with Functional Technology in Place

Crowd Machine is gearing up for their public crowd sale on April 1st. The private sale is ongoing with minimum participation of $100,000. Accredited investors only. Same holds true for the public sale for US investors – you must be accredited. But the FAQ appears… Read More

An Estimated $4.9 Billion Went into ICOs During 2017, Two Tokens Accounted for Nearly $1 Billion

In the land of initial coin offerings (ICO), a world that is starting to look a bit like Xanadu, an estimated $4.9 billion was raised. This number was buttressed by several sources. WSJ.com reported in December that ICOs had topped $4 billion. Crunchbase augmented that… Read More

Heads Down: Filecoin Distributes Significant Update on Progress to Date

Filecoin, one of the largest initial coin offerings ever, has distributed a significant update on platform process since raising over $200 million on CoinList last fall. Having raised such an incredible sum means Filecoin has a big war chest with which to develop their vision of… Read More

First Republic ICO Sees Strong Demand as Platform Introduces New Securities Structure “Token DPA”

Republic, a Reg CF crowdfunding platform, listed its first Initial Coin Offering (ICO) this past week. Republic Crypto offered the security in conjunction with CoinList that is hosting the offer for accredited investors under Reg D (506c). Both CoinList and Republic are the creation of… Read More

Supercharged Crowdfunding: CoinList Plans Future of One Stop Funding with Compliant ICOs

CoinList, a marriage between AngelList and Protocol Labs, has big plans for the future of early stage funding using digital tokens. Following the blowout success of Filecoin, an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that saw an astounding $200+ million raised, CoinList quickly regrouped and revamped its… Read More

The SEC, the ICO and Avoiding the ICU: A Call for Leadership and Action

As a securities lawyer and a sometimes advocate for smart regulation of capital formation, I must confess: When it comes to addressing the current state of the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) marketplace, I believe that market participants face a crisis of growing proportions. No Hype… Read More

Next Up on CoinList is Blockstack Initial Coin Offering

Following the blowout Initial Coin Offering (ICO) by Filecoin that raised an incredible $205 million, CoinList has partnered with Blockstack for its forthcoming token sale. CoinList was launched by the team behind AngelList and Protocol Labs. Recently, the funding platform announced a revamping as it… Read More

CoinList Revamps: Platform Behind $205 Million Filecoin ICO Targets Hot Tokenized Funding Market

CoinList, the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) platform behind the incredible success of the Filecoin ICO, has announced a new leadership team as the company revamps as an independent platform designed to dominate the ICO market. CoinList, a partnership between AngelList  and Protocol labs, launched their… Read More

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