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SEC: Celebrity ICO Endorsements Could Be Illegal

| Stan Higgins

Celebrities who endorse initial coin offerings may be in violation of the law, the SEC said today.

DJ Khaled Is the Latest Celebrity to Promote an ICO

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Music producer DJ Khaled has become the latest in a line of celebrities promoting initial coin offerings on social media.

Hotel Heiress Paris Hilton Is the Latest Celebrity to Promote an ICO

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Following in Floyd Mayweather's footsteps, Paris Hilton has announced her participation in a token sale for a project called called Lydian.

Celebrity Investor Mark Cuban is About to Participate in His First ICO

| Michael del Castillo

Celebrity investor Mark Cuban has revealed he intends to purchase tokens as part of an ICO launched by one of his portfolio startups, Unikrn.

SEC Fines Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled for ICO Promotions

| Nikhilesh De

Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled settled charges with the SEC, which said they promoted ICOs without disclosing payments from token issuers.

Public Firm Becomes First to Launch an ICO in Singapore

| Wolfie Zhao

An e-commerce platform that recently launched a token sale aimed to raise $50 million has become Singapore's first public firm to hold an ICO.

This $575 Million ICO With Royal Backing Is So Crazy, It Might Be Real

| Brady Dale

A video-on-demand service that shares ad revenues with viewers and creators has raised more than half a billion bucks in a private token sale.

Pink Taxis, Red Flags: A Deep Dive Into a Sketchy ICO

| David Floyd

No team, plagiarized white paper, McAfee pump, promises of bitcoin-like returns, brand hijacking, a fake blog. Welcome to ICO-land.

NBA Superstar Steph Curry Is Now the First Celebrity CryptoKitty

| Nikhilesh De

NBA star Stephen Curry is launching the first celebrity-branded CryptoKitty, with two more on the way.

$6.3 Billion: 2018 ICO Funding Has Passed 2017’s Total

| David Floyd

Even without Telegram, ICOs are on pace to raise much more in 2018 than last year.