Browsing the "Kik" Tag

Blockchain Association Takes Over Kik’s ‘Defend Crypto’ Crowdfunding Effort

| Nikhilesh De

The Blockchain Association will now oversee Kik's "Defend Crypto" campaign, with the added goal of helping other startups fight legal cases.

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the…

The SEC Case Against Kik’s ICO Appears Strong, Experts Say

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC seems to have a strong case on the facts in its complaint against Kik and its 2017 token sale, according to legal experts.

The 8 Biggest Bombshells From the SEC’s Kik ICO Lawsuit

| Brady Dale

In a complaint filed Tuesday, the SEC laid out where Kik allegedly ran afoul of U.S. securities law with its $98 million ICO in 2017. It also…

The SEC Is Suing Kik for Its 2017 ICO

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed suit against Kik over its 2017 initial coin offering.

What to Expect at the SEC’s Blockchain Forum Friday

| Nikhilesh De

At a fraught moment for government-industry relations, the SEC and crypto insiders are sitting down for a public meeting.

Kik is Crowdfunding $5 Million in Crypto to Help Fight SEC

| Daniel Palmer

Messaging app firm Kik has launched a crypto crowdfunding campaign to support a likely court battle with the U.S. SEC over its ICO token, kin.

SEC Negotiations Have Cost Kik $5 Million, Says CEO

| Nikhilesh De

Kik's CEO says the company has spent more than $5 million talking to the SEC about whether its kin ICO was an unregistered securities sale.

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

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Apps for Kik’s Crypto Are Beginning to Appear on Apple and Google Stores

| Brady Dale

A common critique of crypto is that it lacks uses, but Kik has funded apps to churn out almost three dozen new ways to earn and spend its token.