Browsing the "Kin" Tag

Kik Sells Messaging App, Reaffirms Kin Crypto Integration

| Nikhilesh De

Kik has sold its messaging business to a holding company called MediaLab but plans to continue enabling Kin on the platform

WATCH: Join CoinDesk LIVE With Kik CEO Ted Livingston

| John Biggs

After rocky interactions with the SEC, Kik CEO Ted Livingston will join us on CoinDesk LIVE.

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 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 Launches ‘Crypto-Economy’ With Kin Token Integration

| Nikhilesh De

Messaging app Kik's users can now begin earning and spending its kin token with the launch of its "crypto-economy," the company said Wednesday.

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Game Giant Unity to Work With Kik’s ICO Token

| Annaliese Milano

The Kin Foundation, which governs the cryptocurrency developed by Kik, announced a partnership with Unity Technologies on Thursday.