Tag: ICOs

NEO Climbs as Concerns Raised

NEO Climbs as Concerns Raised, many Claim FUD

This was a really strong weekend for NEO (Antshares). The “Chinese Ethereum” had some really strong performance over the weekend as the price rallied on news and speculation. As NEO was rising over the weekend, there was some criticism that...

/ November 20, 2017
Blockchain Name Change Price Rally

Company’s Share Price Soars as it adds “Blockchain” to its Name

What’s really in a name? It was often touted as one of the clearest signs of irrational exuberance during the tech bubble of 2000. Stories of companies that were able to rally in price merely by adding “.com” to their...

/ October 31, 2017
Crypto Pump-and-Dump Scams

Pump-and-Dump Scams: What Crypto Traders Should Look Out For

So-called “pump-and-dump” schemes are understandably illegal in traditional markets, but in the still majorly un-regulated crypto space, they occur seemingly on a daily basis now. The thing about these nefarious moneymaking ploys is that a few get rich while the...

/ October 30, 2017
Coinfirm Aims to Make ICOs Safer

Coinfirm Aims to Make ICOs Safer

There has been quite a bit of scepticism around for ICOs recently. People are of the view that they are sometimes used for dubious means by companies that cannot fully vett the individuals who are funding the projects. Indeed, there...

/ October 20, 2017
Japan Endorses Bitcoin Exchanges

Japan Becomes a Crypto Friendly as 11 Exchanges are Endorsed

With so much dissapointing news coming out of Asia from China’s ban on ICOs to South Korea’s moves to do the same, it is great to see one large Asian country taking positive steps. Japan’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) made...

/ September 30, 2017
South Korea Implements ICO Ban

South Korea Announces Ban on all ICOs

South Korea is now the next Asian country that has decided to outlaw Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). This follows from the move by China to do the same earlier this month and raises many questions about what the ban will...

/ September 29, 2017
Russian Deputy FM Ban Bitcoin

Russia Deputy FM Claims Bitcoin Payments may be Banned

When it comes to Russian regulation of Bitcoin, it is indeed a one of the most uncertain. Every week brings a new story about the potential regulations that are being considered by the numerous state agencies. Today, Russia’s deputy finance...

/ September 29, 2017
Overstock Launching ICO Platform

Overstock Shares Spike on ICO Exchange News

Overstock, an online retailer, had its shares jump by over 20% today. This was on the back of news that it will develop an alternative ICO token trading platform for investors. This is also the highest that the shares have...

/ September 28, 2017
Vitalik Buterin Interview

Vitalik Buterin on ICO flaws and Ethereum’s Scaling Issues

The founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, gave an interview with two of the largest newspapers in South Korea. He discussed many topics and was open about some of the contentious of those at the moment. He talked about the potential...

/ September 28, 2017
Canada ICO Regulation

Are ICOs Getting a Big Break in Canada?

It seems as if global regulators were taking aggressive steps against ICOs this week. On Monday we had the news that the Chinese authorities were banning ICOs for the general public. Then the day after there was word that South...

/ September 6, 2017