Tagged: ico

Coinme Skips the Presale and Goes Straight to the Public Initial Coin Offering for UpToken

Coinme kicked off its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) today minus the presale that has become typical of tokenized crypto sales.  UpToken  went on sale as a new crypto asset designed to accelerate the deployment of the largest crypto ATM network in the world. Coinme reports the ICO… Read More

Geostellar is Republic’s Most Funded Reg CF Campaign Yet. Plans ICO

Geostellar successfully crowdfunded on Republic last week and became the most funded campaign on the platform to date. According to the campaign page, Geostellar attracted the support of 729 investors who invested $325,308 on a minimum goal of $50,000. Geostellar is a platform that is… Read More

Prior to Public ICO, Grid+ Signs MOU with the Tokyo Electric Power Company

Earlier this month, Grid+ announced the results of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) pre-sale that brought in about $27 million. The forthcoming public sale is scheduled to kick off just before Holloween on October 30th. Grid has now raised about half of its 90 million… Read More

CoinLaunch Unveils New End-to-End Initial Coin Offering Platform

CoinLaunch announced on Thursday the launch of its end-to-end Initial Coin Offering (ICO) platform, which allows anyone to build, deploy and monetize compliant ICOs through an easy-to-use web-based service. According to CoinLaunch, the new platform focuses on three groups of cryptocurrency users, ICO creators, funders,… Read More

Eidoo ICO Raises €20 Million, Publishes Advert Throwing Shade at Jamie Dimon

Eidoo has launched a new “blockchain asset experience,” designed with the goal to create a secure way for the masses to buy, sell, store, transfer and exchange blockchain-based digital assets. Eidoo’s integrated multi-currency wallet, hybrid exchange and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) engine is said to… Read More

Ontario Securities Commission Keen to Support ICOs, Cryptocurrency in General

While some financial regulators have simply stopped Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) or slowed activity in the cryptocurrency space, others have been more receptive towards embracing change and recognizing the fact you need to be more innovative. The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is one of the… Read More

Peer Mountain Launches Identity Solution, Preps for Forthcoming ICO

Announced at LendIt Europe, Peer Mountain says it is launching the “world’s first peer to peer self-sovereign identity, compliance and commerce delivery solution”, designed to allow consumers to maintain ownership of their data and control over who they trust to access it without the need… Read More

Blockchain & Fintech Startup MicroMoney Launches ICO on KICKICO

Lending app MicroMoney has launched an ICO round on KICKICO. As previously reported, MicroMoney describes itself as a company that is focused on micro-financing in the online money lending industry and states that it aims to provide the “best professional” solutions to consumers’ financial needs across Asia… Read More

Suretly Launches Beta App Less Than Two Months After Attracting $2.9 Million in ICO

Crowdvouching platform Suretly announced on Monday it has launched the beta version of its app and will start projects with several microfinance companies from CIS regions. This news comes less than two months after the platform secured $2.9 million in ICO. As previously reported, Suretly’s exchange… Read More

ADGM FSRA Posts Aproach on ICOs and Virtual Currencies: One Size Does Not Fit All

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has set out in Guidance its approach to Initial Coin/Token Offerings (ICOs) and virtual currencies under the Financial Services and Markets Regulations (FSMR). The FSRA’s full approach to ICOs and virtual currencies is clarified here…. Read More

Swiss Authorities Create “Juridical Certitude” for ICOs

The Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) in Switzerland commented on the initial coin offerings (ICOs) market in Switzerland last month. FINMA issued Guidance 04/2017 on this topic just as it announced it was investigating a number of ICOs to determine if laws had been broken…. Read More

BlockMason Public ICO Kicks Off Today

The BlockMason Initial Coin Offering (ICO) starts today following a private, white listed funding round. The ICO is expected to close on November 1st. Since the private offer opened, BlockMason reports having sold roughly $2 million of Credit Protocol tokens According to the BlockMason web… Read More

Report: Taiwan Sees Crypto & Blockchain as an Opportunity for Growth

Taiwan appears to be taking a different approach than its neighbor China when it comes to distributed ledger technology and cryptocurrency. In a report from the Newslens, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) Chairman Wellington Koo told a joint meeting of Parliament and the cabinet that… Read More

StartEngine Starts Accepting Submissions for Initial Coin Offerings

StartEngine has announced it has started to accept applications to list an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on its crowdfunding platform. The full stack crowdfunding platform publicly announced in August its intent to incorporate tokenized security offerings alongside more traditional types of securities. StartEngine enables companies… Read More

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Tells House Committee that Fewer Public Companies is a Troubling Trend, Shares Insights on ICOs

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton spent much of today visiting with the House Financial Services Committee. This was his first hearing before the Committee since he took the helm of the regulatory agency. Much of Clayton’s prepared remarks echoed his visit to the… Read More

Glenn Ballman, Former CEO of Onvia, Plans ICO to “Transform Cannabis Industry” with düber Technology

  Glenn Ballman, an internet entrepreneur from the DotBomb days, has launched a new company called düber Technologies. Düber is described as a SaaS provider for the Cannabis industry, an emerging sector of business that has been ready to boom for years. Düber recently announced… Read More

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton says ICOs Have Some Good But Also New Avenue for Fraud

The Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, visited with the House Financial Services Committee today. In his prepared remarks and along with subsequent questioning, Clayton aptly defended the importance of capital formation and the need to have a robust Initial Public Offering… Read More

Japanese Fintech Firm QUOINE Launches ICO to Build Global Crypto Economy Liquidity Platform

Japan-based fintech firm QUOINE announced on Wednesday the launch of its global Initial Coin Offering (ICO) to build a global crypto economy liquidy platform. This news comes just a few months after the company launched its full digital cryptocurrency exchange and trade platform. Speaking about the ICO, Mike… Read More

SMSCHAIN Wants to Use Blockchain to Turn Unused Text Messages into Money

SMSCHAIN has announced the launch of the blockchain based application that is said to connect everyone willing to sell their unused SMS to aggregators, providing A2P (application to person) SMS delivery services to businesses on a global decentralized platform. Andrey Insarov, CEO of SMSCHAIN, also… Read More

Toronto Stock Exchange VP Joins Blockchain Firm AION’s Advisory Board. ICO Pre-sale Launches Tomorrow.

AION tokens will be available in public pre-sale on October 3, 2017 Blockchain company Nuco has announced the advisory board for Aion, a blockchain network and framework allowing communication between blockchains. Aion’s 11 new advisors include some pretty impressive executives including a VP from the Toronto… Read More