Initial Coin Offerings

New Zealand Regulator: Cryptocurrencies Are Securities

| Brady Dale

New Zealand's chief financial regulator has published new guidelines for local initial coin offerings (ICOs).

Survey: Younger Americans More Interested in Cryptocurrencies, ICOs

| Nikhilesh De

A new survey released today found that 31.6 percent of Americans have heard of ethereum, while only 22.1 percent have have heard of ripple.

Last Laugh? Dilbert Creator Scott Adams Talks Plans for Token Launch

| Brady Dale

Now we know why Dilbert comics have been poking fun at blockchain mania – creator Scott Adams has been right in the middle of it.

Japanese Financial Watchdog Issues Warning over ICO Risks

| Sujha Sundararajan

Japan's Financial Services Agency has issued a statement warning investors of the risks associated with initial coin offerings or ICOs.

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The Basics on FACTS: A New Model for Compliant ICOs

| Jaron Lukasiewicz

Must ICOs choose between a non-compliant utility token or a complaint security token that doesn’t work in commerce? Jaron Lukasiewicz proposes a…

D3 Unveiled: Russian Platform Would Turn Legacy CSDs into Crypto Custodians

| Michael del Castillo

Execs at Russia's National Settlement Depository have revealed new details about a planned blockchain-based cryptocurrency depository platform.

GMO ICO? Bitcoin-Friendly IT Firm Announces Token Sale

| Brady Dale

Japanese IT firm GMO is adding another twist to its ongoing cryptocurrency initiative: a plan for an initial coin offering (ICO).

French Regulator Launches ‘UNICORN’ ICO Support Project

| Stan Higgins

France's top finance regulator is moving to support early-stage ICOs as it develops new rules around the tech.

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Pantera Leads $5 Million Investment in Video Streaming Token Pre-Sale

| Pete Rizzo

A group of veteran blockchain VCs is funding a new token aimed at creating a decentralized video file exchange network.

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Templum Raises $2.7 Million in Bid to Launch Regulated Token Trading System

| Stan Higgins

New York-based blockchain startup Templum has raised $2.7 million in a new seed funding round.