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VCs hypothesize that ICOs are mainly driven by bitcoin millionaires trying to diversify

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Gibraltar’s Financial Regulator Takes Note of ICO Boom, Issues Warning

<i>Regulators across the world are waking up to the fact that there is a serious amount of money changing hands during ICOs. The latest to issue a</i> …

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Cryptocurrency Job Openings Double in Last 6 Months

It is no secret that the crypto world is booming. A recent report from AngelList, the online job postings in cryptocurrency related fields have …

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Shanghai Losing Cryptocurrency Trading Market

As reported by CCTV news, 17 trading platforms will stop cryptocurrency trading in Shanghai. BTCChina, Binance, SZZC, Lhang, ETCWin, Bitekuang, …

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Inside the Meteoric Rise of ICOs

Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”) have quickly grown to account for more startup funding in blockchain-based companies than all of Venture Capital. Nearly $2.3 billion has been raised to date in ICOs, with the large majority of that taking place in the first half of 2017.<p>In 2015 there was a smaller …

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Good, Bad and Ugly Side of ICOs

Our London correspondent Nick Ayton explores the darker and lighter sides of cryptocurrencies, the Blockchain and the emerging world of Initial Coin …

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Money Manager Josh Brown: 'ICOs Are Where The Frauds Will Take Place'

Josh Brown, the money manager and bitcoin bear-turned-bull, had some harsh words for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a new blog post: in his words, …

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Why You Can Ignore All Things Bitcoin--and the 4 Times You Can't

You're probably not going to use digital currency in your business. But you could personally invest in it, or fundraise using it.<p>Bitcoin. Blockchain. Cryptocurrency. ICOs. It's hard to ignore the frenzied, jargon-filled recent headlines around digital currency: China has banned trading it! JPMorgan …

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Eight Things Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Probably Won’t Tell You

<i>[Note: I neither own nor have any trading position on any cryptocurrency. I was not compensated by any party to write this. The views expressed below</i> …

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Y Combinator is helping people invest in startups using blockchain

Smart Investment<p>Y Combinator wants to give people another way to invest in the startups it works with, utilizing the blockchain and cryptocurrency to …

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YC wants to let people invest in its startups through the blockchain

ICOs — or initial coin offerings — are emerging as a route for startups to raise money from a wide pool of investors through cryptocurrency networks. Now, one of the biggest and best-known accelerators in the world is mulling a way to use cryptocurrency networks and the blockchain to help get more …

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6 Tips On Marketing An ICO

As cryptocurrency becomes increasingly popular among startups and established companies, alike, we’ll be seeing more companies positioning themselves for Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs. An ICO is essentially a fundraising process for startups building cryptocurrency businesses. Through a crowdsale …

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Japanese Billionaire: ICOs 'Democratize Venture Financing'

A Japanese billionaire and venture capitalist said this week that he believes initial coin offerings (ICOs) will become a significant source of …

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New Sources for News and Data on ICOs, Cryptocurrencies

It’s no secret that finding good cryptocurrency market data can be challenging. The recent increase in values and corresponding mainstream acceptance …

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Despite China’s Ban, People Are Still Eager to Participate in ICOs

Minimal launching costs and the ability to solicit crowdfunding from virtually anyone in the world with ease have been identified as the main reasons …

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The ICO craze, explained

The “Initial Coin Offering” has gripped Silicon Valley this summer. What is it?<p>The drive to discover alternate ways for a new company to raise money has birthed many experiments, but none more prominent than the 2017 rise of so-called Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs.<p>The decades-old, tried-and-true …

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Why China's ICO Ban Actually Helps Bitcoin

China’s ICO ban, backed up by news of exchange closures, hit the market hard. The latest financial directive to come from Beijing restricts ICOs from …

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The technology, benefits, risks, and regulatory measures that you need to know about ICOs now

Organizations have raised over $1.8 billion through initial coin offerings (ICO) since January 2017. For the first time this June, Blockchain entrepreneurs raised more money through ICO than traditional venture capital investment. If you haven’t heard of ICOs, it’s the new fundraising phenomenon …

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ICOs Are Hot, But Can They Change the Fundraising Game for Women?

Silicon Valley has “disrupted” entire industries in recent years– from transportation and travel to finance and food– but it has not been a fertile funding ground for female founders. Women-led startups made up just 4.94% of all venture deals in 2016, with an average deal size of $4.5 million …

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China's ICO Ban Prompts Other Nations to Reconsider | Investopedia

Cryptocurrency regulation has become more of a concern for governments around the world in 2017, as digital currencies have gained prominence and …

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SEC Warns Investors About Scam ICOs | Investopedia

For the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), ICOs have long been an area of caution. The SEC has remained skeptical of the initial coin …

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Is China's Bitcoin Ban Good News for Hong Kong? | Investopedia

The news that rocked the cryptocurrency world over the past week has come from China, where governmental regulators first issued a countrywide ban on …

Cryptocurrency

What's an ICO? Like an IPO But With Digital Coins

An IPO, or initial public offering, offers a chance to make big money quickly by getting in on the ground floor of the next new Google or Facebook. …

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How blockchain could fix a problem weed companies face

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), a new way for startups to get funded by selling digital tokens in lieu of shares, have exploded. ICOs have raised more …

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ICOs aren’t just about raising lots of money, say founders who raised lots of money from ICOs

It’s impossible to ignore the rush of ICOs in venture capital land. The new fundraising dynamic has helped companies raise more than $1.7 billion this year to date. Huge sums of money tend to catch the attention, but experts in the industry argue that there’s far more to ICOs, also known as token …

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FinTech – Too Big to Stay Unregulated

September 18, 2017  By : Nidhi Prabhu<p>Financial technology has been growing by leaps and bounds in the last few years, in terms of the technology …

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‘It’s war’ ... cryptocurrency advocate warns of looming conflict with sovereign governments

The battle lines have been drawn between sovereign governments and the legitimacy of crypto currencies, warned anti virus software pioneer John …

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China Seeks Greater Cryptocurrency Control, But Will Drive Capital To Privacy Tokens

In the last few weeks, China has moved against cryptocurrencies. First, they acted to ban funding for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). With immediate …

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Bitcoin scam alert: ICO fraud warning for investors from watchdog

GETTYInvestors have been over ICO scams amid the soaring popularity of bitcoin<p>The price of bitcoin has jumped from around $600 to almost $5,000 in …

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ICOBox Token Sale Tops 3933 BTC For New and Existing ICOs

Share with:<p>ICObox finished their ICO with 3933 BTC, to prepay for ICOs of projects interested in the no-money-upfront option.<p>Attracted funds – $14.8 …

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