Tagged: initial coin offering

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

Aspiring Crypto Bank Crypterium Appoints James Davies as CFO

Crypterium, the “crypto bank for everyone”, has hired James Davies as their Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Davies will oversee the payment partner and exchange integration and the all of the company’s finance functions. Crypterium launched an initial coin offering (ICO) last October for a crowdsale… Read More

Hope Liu: Eximchain’s Mission is to Become the Blockchain Infrastructure for Supply Chain Applications

From supplier credit to inventory management, Eximchain is developing a Blockchain that combines privacy, accessibility, and security to support enterprise-ready applications. Eximchain looks to leverage the power of Blockchain, so stakeholders within a supply chain can connect, transact, and share information more efficiently and securely…. Read More

Free ICO? Social Media site Empowr Says 500 Million Coins to be Airdropped Beginning April 15th

Empowr, a social media startup, says it will airdop 500 million digital coins beginning on US tax day, April 15th. Each month, empowr says it will distribute 10 million coins through its Bounty Program. This “free” initial coin offering (ICO) is said to be a… Read More

Russia Follows USA to Tighten Cryptocurrency Regulation

The Russian Parliament has started finalizing a draft bill on cryptocurrency and digital tokens recognising them as assets that cannot be used in exchange for goods and services. The draft aims to define the scope of the regulations of cryptocurrencies, not their prohibition, according to… Read More

Twitter Set to Join Google & Facebook in Banning Cryptocurrencies & ICOs Advertisements

Social media giant Twitter is set to ban almost all cryptocurrencies and initial coin offering (ICOs) advertisements. According to SkyNews, Twitter may release a new advertising policy in two weeks that will prohibit advertisements for ICOs, token sales, and cryptocurrency wallets globally. The media outlet also revealed that… Read More

Mr. Wonderful Says Big Name Hotel to Launch $400 Million Initial Coin Offering (Video)

Kevin O’Leary, one of the sharks on Sharktank who calls himself Mr. Wonderful, was visiting with the team at CNBC Squawk Box yesterday when he discussed a forthcoming initial coin offering for a “very prestigious hotel brand” with the security being offered to global investors. … Read More

KODAKCoin to Issue SAFT, Seeks $176.5 Million ICO

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, KODAKCoin indicated its intent to raise up to $176.5 million in an initial coin offering. The Reg D 506c filing also indicated that KODAKCoin will be using a SAFT structure or a Simple Agreement for Future… Read More

Vice Industry Token: Penthouse Launches Blockchain Platform & ICO for Adult Entertainment

Penthouse Global Media, publisher of the Penthouse magazine, has announced it will create a Vice Industry Token (VIT) for visitors to be able to pay and earn tokens across Penthouse’s original content, as well as comment on and vote for content. The Vice Token is a… Read More

Liquid M Capital Tells House Committee: We Believe it is Critical for Regulators to Foster the Value of Innovation in Fintech Without Stifling it Through Unclear Regulations

Last week, during a meeting of the House Financial Services Committee, subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, Members of the Committee peppered cryptocurrency / initial coin offering experts with questions regarding the emerging method of online capital formation. While the overall tenor of the discussion… Read More

France Poised to Become the European Center for Initial Coin Offerings?

While several countries have sought to stomp out crypto-innovation, and others have tried to accomplish rule making by enforcement action, France appears to be ready to embrace the cryptocurrency revolution. According to a report in Les Echos, the most prominent business publication in France, legislators… Read More

Here is the CFTC Document Outlining the Whistleblower Plan for ICO Pump & Dump Scams

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has a Whistleblower program in place regarding pump and dump schemes for virtual currencies and digital tokens. Virtual currencies would line up with Bitcoin, Ethereum etc. while digital tokens are from the thousands of initial coin offerings that blur… Read More

Bad News: SAFTs May Not Be “Compliant” After All

The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) has reportedly sent a wave of subpoenas and information requests to companies engaged in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The SEC scrutiny is perhaps not surprising, given that, as Crowdfund Insider writes, “if you invest in an ICO, the play… Read More

Ban Hammer: Google Blocks ICO and Cryptocurrency Ads including Exchanges

Following in the footsteps of Facebook, the worlds largest search engine and enormous advertising platform has banned all cryptocurrency advertising as of June 2018. Rumblings about a forthcoming ban had been circulating for some time now. Google periodically updates their advertising policies and crypto found… Read More

Crowd for Angels Updates on Initial Coin Offering Progress

Crowdfunding platform Crowd for Angels has shared that it is making progress in advancing its “Liquid Crypto Bond” issue and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) of its ANGEL tokens. As Crowdfund Insider previously reported, Crowd for Angels is looking to raise up to £50 million through… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Updates on March 14th Hearing on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings

As Crowdfund Insider shared last week, the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” The Hearing will take place at Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC but the proceedings will… Read More

Crowd for Angels Raises Money with £50 Million Liquid Crypto Bond ICO

Crowd for Angels has launched a “Liquid Crypto Bond” initial coin offering (ICO). The hybrid security is a mix between traditional debt and “Angel tokens.” Crowd for Angels expects to raise up to £50 million with the 5 year Liquid Crypto Bond paying 4% interest per… Read More

CERES Coin Files to Raise $20 Million ICO for Blockchain based Cannabis Transaction Network

CERES Coin has filed a Form D with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to raise up to $20 million to launch a “Blockchain based transaction network for the legal Cannabis industry.” Ceres’ initial coin offering (ICO) seeks to provide a solution… Read More

Even Doctors are Going Crypto: Intiva Health Launches Initial Coin Offering

Launched in 2006 as a medical staffing service, Intiva Health is doing a Blockchain upgrade. Last month, Intiva joined with Swirlds and announced the “first” “Ready Doc” career platform. This Hashgraphed based platform seeks to create the fastest placement and ongoing credentialing of doctors, nurses… Read More

Blockchain Gaming Platform BitGuild Announces Partnership With TRON & Prepares to Launch ICO

BitGuild, a new blockchain gaming platform led by gaming and virtual currency industry veteran Jared Psigoda, announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with TRON, a blockchain-based open-source global digital entertainment protocol. According to the duo, through this new partnership, BitGuild will release a set… Read More