Archive for the ‘ICO’ Category

Brazilian Football Club Avaí to Launch Cryptocurrency, $20 Million ICO

Avaí FC has partnered with blockchain-based sports investment ecosystem SportyCo and football investment platform Blackbridge Sports to raise funds worldwide through the ICO, aiming to raise $20 million in the sale. The coin, dubbed Avaí FC Token, is said to be available for sale in October, with the ICO ending in early November. Football fans […]

Daniel Zakrisson, CEO at Cofound.it: ICO is not a way to raise funds. It’s a way to start your network

Startupers should initially treat an ICO as a tool for growing their business rather than just raise funds. It is the opinion of Daniel Zakrisson, CEO at Cofound.it Startup Accelerator. In the interview, he shares his perspective on the blockchain industry development in Sweden and gives tips for startupers aiming to launch ICOs. Read the […]

Judge rules cryptocurrency ICO scam case falls under securities law

A New York judge ruled that the US SEC can proceed with its legal case against the RECoin and DRC ICO organizer Maksim Zaslavskiy, who currently stands accused of defrauding investors. Zaslavskiy tried to have the SEC’s case thrown out by claiming that ICOs can’t be categorized as “securities” but as “currencies,” hence there’s no legal […]

Russia’s Central Bank Completes Test ICO

The Central Bank of Russia has successfully held experimental ICO within the framework of its testing platform also known as a sandbox. According to Ivan Semagin, the deputy director of the Development Department for the Financial Markets, the experiment was a success from a technical point of view, though a lot of legal questions remained open. The Russian […]

Investoo Group Expands Into the ICO Industry by Launching Comparison Site Tokensales.com

Investoo Group announced the launch of its latest fintech product, Tokensales.com, which is aimed at potential investors, digital service companies using blockchain technology, and those keen to learn more about the booming cryptocurrency industry. Users are invited to browse the catalogue of listed ICO’s and discover further details about each one. Accepted currencies, verification status and trading […]

How To Spot Fraudulent ICOs… And Avoid Them [ANALYSIS]

How can you tell if an ICO is a legitimate investment or a scam that just aims to steal your money? There are several things to look out for.  If you’re seriously considering a particular ICO right now, here are some questions you should be asking before handing over your cold, hard cash, based in […]

Former Crypto Lawyer and ICO Advisor Julian Zegelman: Investing in ICOs Is a Risk on Dynamite

Julian Zegelman, a lawyer with many years of experience, has turned into a VC — he’s now a general partner at TMT Blockchain Fund, a venture capital fund investing in blockchain technology projects. But why did he end his legal career? Read the interview

How to check for verified ICO advisors before investing

Navigating the ICO market can be difficult for both amateur and seasoned investors alike, given that the knowledge required to make adequate assessments stems from fields as diverse as cryptography, game theory, economics, and law. More so, due diligence processes require inquiries that are not done easily online. The existing knowledge gap and the amount […]

US Regulators Give Update on Crypto Crackdown

The North American Securities Administration Association (NASAA) updated its progress on ICO- and cryptocurrency-related investment product investigations. NASAA, operated by American and Canadian securities regulators, launched “Operation Cryptosweep” in May 2018 to investigate over 200 ongoing cases of ICO- and cryptocurrency-related investment products’ regulatory compliance. Since the operation’s launch, NASAA has issued 46 enforcement actions. […]

How To Launch An ICO In The Current Crypto Climate

Many crypto companies try to raise money first and worry about consequences later. But, like Maury Povich confronting a runaway dad, it’s only a matter of time before the Securities and Exchange Commission tracks the deadbeat to a bar in Thailand and sentences him to eighteen years of repayments. However, there are several forms of […]