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Tag Archives: Initial Coin Offerings

How to Defend Yourself Against Pump-and-Dump Crypto Scams

Until regulators come up with rules to curb pump-and-dump schemes, investors need to be extra cautious so they don’t get taken for a ride.

What If They ICO? Investors Seek Veto Power Over Future Token Sales

Venture capitalists are grappling with the complexity of initial coin offerings, adding language to their term sheets and hoping for the best.

SEC Publishes Warning Against Unlawful Crypto Exchanges

On Wednesday, March 7, the U.S. regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a letter concerning the potential of unlawful online platforms that trade digital assets. The SEC is concerned with platforms operating without permission and advises investors to use entities that are registered with the SEC as an alternative trading system (ATS). Also […]

US Officials Praise Blockchain Amid ICO Concerns

Crypto regulation and government applications of blockchain were hot topics at day two of the D.C. Blockchain Summit.

8 Ways Telegram Thinks Its Own ICO Could Go Wrong

From tech flaws to regulatory interventions, a document sent to prospective investors in Telegram’s $2.5 billion token sale spells out the risks.

Cryptoruble Delayed – Russian Central Bank Worried It Could Bypass Regulations

Russia’s national cryptocurrency, the cryptoruble, is unlikely to be created in the foreseeable future, according to the Bank of Russia. The central bank believes that it could be used to bypass regulations. Meanwhile, the finance ministry wants to use the cryptoruble for cross-border payments. Also read: South Korean Officials Caught Trading On Insider Knowledge of Crypto […]

3 Web Giants That Could Be Decentralized on a Blockchain

Blockchain-based startups, many of which are using their own crypto tokens, are taking aim at the centralized monopolies on the web today.

2018’s Challenge: What Are Crypto Assets Really Worth?

We’ve bought in, but how much are these assets really worth? Turing Group’s top quants talk about a major token challenge ahead.