ICO News

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is a means of crowdfunding the release of a new cryptocurrency. Generally, tokens for the new cryptocurrency are sold to raise money for technical development before the cryptocurrency is released. Unlike an initial public offering (IPO), acquisition of the tokens does not grant ownership in the company developing the new cryptocurrency. And unlike an IPO, there is little or no government regulation of an ICO.

Report: ICO Projects are Exploring Diverse Verticals
May 11th, 2019

While it’s widely-believed that Initial Coin Offerings are chosen as a fundraising strategy only by blockchain startups, Gregory S Mathew, blockchain expert and professional tech researcher, shares how other sectors explore opportunities presented by ICOs.

Facebook Reversing Crypto Ad Ban as They are Establishing Their Own Cryptocurrency
May 9th, 2019

Facebook has announced that they are relaxing their advertising ban on companies promoting products and services relating to crypto. The move comes as the company is talking about its efforts to create a stablecoin to use within some of its apps.

5 Important Tips to Launch a Successful IEO
April 26th, 2019

Andrey Sergeenkov, an IEO Adviser and experienced digital entrepreneur, shares most essential principles you should keep in mind when launching an Initial Exchange Offering.

Tennis Legend Serena Williams Has Been Secretly Investing in Crypto Exchange Coinbase
April 22nd, 2019

In 2014, Serena Williams launched her own investment firm – Serena Ventures, which, boasting quite an impressive portfolio of $12 billion, has quietly been investing in tens of companies including Coinbase.

Blockstack Set to Raise $50M Via World’s First SEC-Approved Crypto Token Sale
April 12th, 2019

Blockstack is likely to set a new precedence in the ICO Industry to be the first company to conduct its token sale under the SEC Regulation A+ framework.

Pinterest Lowers Down Expectations of Their IPO, Uses Unpopular Share Structure
April 9th, 2019

After Lyft and TradeWeb went with their IPOs, another big company decided to do the same. Pinterest has already begun to prep for this by slashing its IPO target by billions of dollars.

3 Ways a Multilingual White Paper Can Boost ICO Visibility
April 6th, 2019

As it’s impossible to imagine today’s rapidly evolving crypto space without the ever-growing number of startups, teams behind them have to severely compete for funds. Here’s how multilingual white paper could help win the competitive advantage.

South Korea Will Reportedly Re-evaluate Existing Regulatory Frameworks for Cryptos
April 5th, 2019

South Korean authorities will re-evaluate the existing crypto rules with a view to support the growth and development of the crypto industry.

SEC Issues Historic First ICO ‘No-Action’ Letter to TurnKey Jet
April 4th, 2019

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a “no-action” letter to TurnKey Jet, Inc., in whick it agrees that tokens that are used by the business-travel startup are not securities.

SEC Introduces Long-Awaited Guidance for Token Issuers
April 4th, 2019

The guidance released by SEC includes examples of both networks and tokens that fall under securities laws and outlines projects which do not.