Tag: ICO

ICO Due Diligence

ICO Due Diligence – What to Look For in an Investment

The controversy surrounding Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) is still in full swing and showing no signs of dying down. Following in the wake of the Peoples’ Bank of China’s (PBoC) decision last month to impose a total ban on ICOs,...

/ October 3, 2017
ICO Regulation in Asia after China

How the ICO Regulatory Framework May Change in Asia

When China implemented a ban on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) at the beginning of September, cryptocurrency markets across the globe took a heavy tumble. This prompted many to speculate that the game was very much up for these rogue new...

/ September 26, 2017
NEO CEO possible collaboration China Regulators

NEO is Rising on Comments by the Founder on Possible Collaboration

NEO seems to have been making quite a bit of headway over the past few days. This was on some news that the founder of NEO, Da Hongfei advised the Chinese government on a possible “collaboration”. The comments were made...

/ September 26, 2017
Celebrities Get in on the ICO Fever

Celebrities Get in on the ICO Fever

There’s an unmistakable buzz around Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) at present that is proving hard to ignore. For many, they represent an exciting new financial frontier with high rewards available to those willing to brave the risks. Now, some of...

/ September 19, 2017
Kik Messaging App Raises $75m in first ICO

Kik Messaging App Raises $75m in first ICO

Kik, the Canadian messaging app operator, raised a total of $125 million by way of an initial coin offering that took place on September 12. Prior to this, the company had raised $50 million from earlier investors, and was looking...

/ September 15, 2017

No Ban After All as China will Likely not Ban Bitcoin Exchanges

Was it all FUD? Was China ever really considering banning Bitcoin exchanges or was it just people who were spreading rumours based on insufficient information. There were conflicting reports by exchanges, government officials and others. These rumours were also perpetuated...

/ September 14, 2017
FCA Makes Statement ICOs

UK’s Financial Regulator Wades into ICO Debate

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has just joined the list of regulators giving their opinion on the legality of ICOs. They have released a statement that outlines their thinking of how ICO issuers should consider regulation. They did, however, mention...

/ September 12, 2017

The Chinese ICO Ban May Only be Temporary

As you may know, China banned ICOs last week Monday. They claimed that these ICOs were a breach of the country’s securities laws and hence should not be allowed to issue any more tokens. They also said that all of...

/ September 10, 2017
Russian Central Bank Crypto

Russian Central Bank Wades into Crypto Currency Discussion

Russia is indeed a coutnry which can give out mixed signals when it comes to regulations. The crypto currency space is no exception. It was only a few weeks ago that we heard that the Moscow stock exchange was considering...

/ September 9, 2017
$257m ICO Record Filecoin

A New ICO Record with $257m Filecoin Funding

It seemed only a few weeks ago when we were talking about the historic ICO of Tezos which managed to pull in an unprecedented $232 million raise in July. This has now been overtaken by the Filecoin ICO which managed...

/ September 7, 2017