Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced today on its website that it will begin listing a select number of initial coin offerings, in yet another step by the company to move beyond perk-based crowdfunding. While ICOs will be listed on Indiegogo, interested backers will have to go to a portal called First Democracy VC to invest. First Democracy […]
I.C.O.s have been big this year, but few established names have touched them. Indiegogo, the crowdfunding site, is looking to change that.
In an official statement from yesterday, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton warned cryptocurrency investors to exercise “extreme caution” when backing initial coin offerings (ICOs) – especially the ones that claim to be registered with the SEC. Show More Summary
After months of tension over what, if anything, the US Securities and Exchange Commission was planning to do about cryptocurrencies and the billions of dollars people have sunk into initial coin offerings - a form of barely regulated...Show More Summary
A California company raising funds through an initial coin offering for a service promising to take on Yelp Inc. has refunded subscribers after the Securities and Exchange Commission launched an investigation into whether it was raising funds illegally. Show More Summary
To build a successful IPO (Initial Public Offering) and ICO (Initial Coin Offering) firms need to differentiate their product in the market. A company-issued whitepaper, the first key information about a firm, is often used as a marketing tool to raise capital. Show More Summary
If you are crypto-curious about investing, maybe you should save your real currency and just read this story. The Securities and Exchange Commission is shutting down an initial coin offering by PlexCoin. In its first enforcement action, the SEC's cyber fraud unit alleges the offering is fraudulent. It's a......
Traditional venture capital firms are trying to get a piece of the cryptocurrency action. One such firm, TMT Investments, is launching a new fund to invest in startups focused on blockchain technology before they hold initial coin offerings. The...Show More Summary
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has finally acted against dubious initial coin offerings by taking legal action against a company that raised $15 million from investors in August. In a statement, the SEC said that it hadShow More Summary
The Securities and Exchange Commission is stepping up its long-overdue crackdown on shady initial coin offerings that are churning out suckers at a record clip with one simple promise: Invest in our coin and you, too, can receive anShow More Summary
As a product, we may have just encountered the most brilliant Initial Coin Offering ever. As a marketing ploy meant to reach the broadest number of financially astute investors who are just dying to see a quadruple-digit IRR on their...Show More Summary
A brand new unit of the Securities and Exchange Commission has shutdown an initial coin offering scam. This is the first case filed by the new cyber unit, created in September to focus on nefarious activity in the world of crypto. US...Show More Summary
Ethereum passes $500 per coin for the first time on Wednesday. The cryptocurrency has risen over 5,000% so far this year. The rally has been supported by the popularity of "initial coin offerings" that use the Ethereum network. LONDON...Show More Summary
From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies...Show More Summary
Confido collected $374,000 in an ‘initial coin offering,’ then it collapsed. The founders’ supposed employers say they never heard of them.
GUEST: Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have raised a tremendous amount of capital in 2017. Filecoin raised $257 million. Tezos raised $232 million. Bancor raised $153 million. Status raised $108 million. And EOS raised $185 million in the first five days of a year-long ICO. These numbers seem absolutely absurd for projects that are essentially seed stage […]
DoJ looking for a case of "pure fraud" to prosecute, according to former crypto "tsar." SEC has already taken action and scrutiny of the initial coin offering space is intensifying globally. LONDON — The US Department of Justice (DoJ)...Show More Summary
PRESS RELEASE: CyberMiles, a new blockchain platform designed and optimized for commercial applications, has completed the crowd-funding phase of its initial coin offering in less than one day-among the fastest-moving ICOs in history. Empowering...
Confido was the light in the dark that promised better times ahead. After a string of Initial Coin Offerings that brought buyers nothing but grief (and lost money), the scrappy little startup become the darling of the crypto world. It was only raising $400,000. Show More Summary
In what could be the first of many cases to come, a dubious startup that raised money through an initial coin offering has gone dark with allegations that the company itself was nothing more than an exit scam to begin with. The company...Show More Summary