Initial Coin Offerings

BitTorrent Token Is Already Nearly 6 Times Its ICO Price

| Sam Ouimet

The price of BitTorrent Token (BTT) is up nearly 600 percent from its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) which took place just one week ago.

South Korea Will Maintain ICO Ban After Finding Token Projects Broke Rules

| Yogita Khatri

South Korea has decided not to lift its ban on domestic initial coin offerings after a watchdog's survey found projects have been violating rules.

From Mar-a-Lago to Coinbase, Dubious Claims Follow Doc.com Token Sales

| Leigh Cuen

A CoinDesk investigation reveals that health startup Doc.com has used overstated claims to gin up investor demand.

Chat App Kik Says It Will Fight SEC Over Possible ICO Action

| Yogita Khatri

Messaging app company Kik says it will stand up to the SEC over an expected enforcement action relating to its 2017 initial coin offering

Don’t Throw the Crypto Tokens Out With the Bathwater

| Michael J Casey

We’re at a point where any idea associated with tokens struggles for legitimacy and money. It would be a shame if we ditched token economics…

Blockchain Predictions Market Stox and Founder Sued for $4.6 Million

| Daniel Palmer

Israeli blockchain prediction market Stox and its founder Moshe Hogeg are reportedly being sued for $4.6 million over alleged fraud.

Blockchain Project Polkadot Plans Second Token Sale to Raise $60 Million

| Yogita Khatri

Blockchain project Polkadot is planning raise $60 million via a second distribution of tokens.

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50 Cut as $60 Million Blockchain Project Nebulas Lays Off 60% of Staff

| Brady Dale

Once a top-100 cryptocurrency, Nebulas has laid off more than 60 percent of its staff since July 2018, CoinDesk has learned.

Aion Token Project Estimates 18-Month Runway After Bitcoin and Ether Sales

| Leigh Cuen

The Aion Foundation has sold off half of the bitcoin and ether raised in an October 2017 token sale, says its CEO.

Kik Selects Stellar Over Ethereum for Token Launch

| Brady Dale

"One Kin on one blockchain," said CEO Ted Livingston. "That's our vision."