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The SEC is warning against a new twist on an old crypto scheme

The SEC is warning against a new twist on an old crypto scheme

The US stock market regulator worries that investors may fall prey to initial exchange offerings, a reimagination of ICOs.
Smashboard app is using blockchain to help victims of sexual abuse in India

Smashboard app is using blockchain to help victims of sexual abuse in India

There are also plans to launch a cryptocurrency, SMASH, to fight patriarchy.

Cryptocurrency’s bad day continues as the SEC blocks Telegram’s $1.7 billion planned token sale

Cryptocurrency’s bad news day continues to get worse as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has said it has filed an emergency action and received a restraining order for the $1.7 billion

Why the Marshall Islands Is Doing a Pre-Sale for Its National Cryptocurrency

Revealed at Invest: Asia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands is launching a token pre-sale for its sovereign cryptocurrency, the SOV.
Crypto-bro Justin Sun represents everything Warren Buffett “can’t even” about crypto

Crypto-bro Justin Sun represents everything Warren Buffett “can’t even” about crypto

It’s hard to imagine a lunch where the guests contrast as starkly as this pair.

A Wannabe Netflix Raised $575 Million on Ethereum – Then Ditched Crypto

From yachting with Selena Gomez to doling out TaTaTu tokens to movie stars, one producer's road to Hollywood was paved with ICO excess.

How Facebook’s Libra is similar in concept and motivation to Kik’s Kin cryptocurrency

Facebook unveiled its Libra cryptocurrency initiative today, which is part of an alternative financial system (including new subsidiary and wallet Calibra) it aims to build alongside industry and
Navigating the ground rules for building a blockchain business

Navigating the ground rules for building a blockchain business

Navigating the regulatory landscape is tricky. Attorney Meghan Spillane can help.

NEO Releases Detailed Financials Ahead of Cryptocurrency Relaunch

Many of the companies associated with NEO have proven to be a lucrative boon for token cofounders Erik Zhang and Da Hongfei.
Kik was the first social media company to offer a cryptocurrency—but now the SEC has questions

Kik was the first social media company to offer a cryptocurrency—but now the SEC has questions

Despite raising $100 million for its cryptocurrency in 2017, Kik has turned to crowdfunding for its legal defense against the regulator.
For bargain hunters, this is the best way to buy bitcoin

For bargain hunters, this is the best way to buy bitcoin

The cryptocurrency's global price obscures individual markets, where it often trades for a substantial discount or premium.
Initial exchange offerings are crypto’s next fundraising fiasco

Initial exchange offerings are crypto’s next fundraising fiasco

Cryptocurrency exchanges have appropriated the fundraising model pioneered by initial coin offerings. That's not good.
What the Rise of Blockchain can Teach the Regulatory Environment

What the Rise of Blockchain can Teach the Regulatory Environment

There’s a lot of speculation around whether blockchain technology will fundamentally transform the regulatory processes and requirements for companies raising money on public markets — but that may
Polychain lost $400 million investing in crypto and still beat the market

Polychain lost $400 million investing in crypto and still beat the market

Slow-and-steady Andreessen Horowitz offers a very different paths for investing in cryptocurrencies than high-flying Polychain
Fess Up: SEC Goes Easy on Cryptocurrency Companies That Cooperate

Fess Up: SEC Goes Easy on Cryptocurrency Companies That Cooperate

Regulators have granted "ICO" peddlers a chance to come clean.
Why India should not treat cryptocurrencies like Ola and Uber

Why India should not treat cryptocurrencies like Ola and Uber

An international legal firm has sought to allay the Indian government’s fear of cryptocurrencies. As with any emerging technology, their potential benefits will eventually outweigh…
The strange case of Hush: French cryptocurrency banking startup disappears after failed ICO

The strange case of Hush: French cryptocurrency banking startup disappears after failed ICO

While France's Hush was never the biggest cryptocurrency banking startup, its failed ICO and subsequent disappearance makes it a cautionary tale.
5 Types of Cryptocurrency Entrepreneurs Should Know About

5 Types of Cryptocurrency Entrepreneurs Should Know About

Cryptocurrencies are both investment opportunities and new financial instruments of increasing importance to investors and business owners.
5 Types of Cryptocurrency Entrepreneurs Should Know About

5 Types of Cryptocurrency Entrepreneurs Should Know About

Cryptocurrencies are both investment opportunities and new financial instruments of increasing importance to investors and business owners.
Ohio Congressman: We can fund border wall with “WallCoin”

Ohio Congressman: We can fund border wall with “WallCoin”

Author of proposal for regulating ICOs thinks one could help secure border.