Browsing the "Initial coin offering" Tag

SEC Slaps ‘Fraudulent’ ICO Founder With $30K Fine, Lifetime Ban

| Stan Higgins and Nikhilesh De

The SEC has issued a cease-and-desist along with a $30,000 penalty to the founder of a token sale it called "fraudulent."

abacus, math

Overstock’s tZero Wraps Up Months-Long Token Sale

| Nikhilesh De's token platform subsidiary tZero is officially closing its security token offering (STO) Monday night.

Japanese Research Group Calls for ‘Appropriate’ ICO Rules

| Annaliese Milano

A research group led by members of Japan's private and public sectors called for ICO regulation and published its recommendations in a report today.

dutch, bitcoin

Dutch Finance Minister Calls for ICO Regulations

| Leigh Cuen

The finance minister of the Netherlands has called for new regulations around cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings.

Kodak’s Cryptocurrency Is Already Being Presold

| Stan Higgins

The company licensed by Kodak to use its name in conjunction with a new cryptocurrency has already begun pre-selling it ahead of a public initial…

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Crowdfunding Giant Indiegogo Opens to ICOs

| Stan Higgins

Indiegogo is getting into the initial coin offering (ICO) game, seeking to become the "go-to" platform for the emerging market.

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Alleged ICO Fraudster Pleads Not Guilty in New York Court

| Stan Higgins

A New York businessman charged with defrauding investors in two initial coin offerings (ICOs) plead not guilty in court last week.

Germany’s Securities Regulator Warns ICOs Pose ‘Numerous Risks’

| Stan Higgins

Germany's top finance regulator has issued an investor warning on initial coin offerings (ICOs).

New Zealand Regulator: Cryptocurrencies Are Securities

| Brady Dale

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

Jaguar-Backed Blockchain Startup Completes $6 Million ICO

| Stan Higgins

Blockchain data startup DOVU has raised roughly $12 million in an initial coin offering (ICO).