Icos

Report: European ICOs have raised $637 million in 2017

Europe has raised $637 million through initial coin offerings (ICOs) this year, which lags behind amounts raised in North America, according to new …

Venture Capital

Quebec's Cheap Power Attractts Bitcoin Miners as Canada Monitors ICOs

Quebec is becoming a center for bitcoin mining due to the province’s low electricity costs and its cold winters.<p>Jonathan Bertrand, who runs …

Bitcoin

This is the tech bubble we have been waiting for

• <b>Smart people like VC Bill Gurley are beginning to worry that cryptocurrency ICOs are a bubble.</b>• <b><br>People are investing in Bitcoin and other digital coins even though they hold no equity value and offer no claims on any kind of underlying asset.</b>• <b><br>On that definition, ICOs are actually worse than dot-com</b> …

Bitcoin

Enough About ICOs, Enterprise Case Studies Show The Real Value of Blockchain Technology

“Blockchain” has become a buzzword commonly associated with “Bitcoin” and ICOs – Initial Coin Offerings. Yet with all the news circulating around money being raised from ICO token sales, the real value of blockchain technology has become blurred.<p>While most organizations are focused on creating a …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Search Trends on Google and Investopedia | Investopedia

Today, bitcoin is not only soaring in price; it's also one of the most trending topics on search engines and social media. One of the best proxies of …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin falters as hackers steal $30m from Tether Treasury

It’s a case of Jesus Heist Almighty and the shine taken from what should have been a golden week for bitcoin.<p>Bitcoin reached a landmark valuation of …

Bitcoin

Japanese Village Plans to Conduct ICO to Revive Its Economy

The local government of the Japanese village of Nishiawakura in Okayama Prefecture is planning to launch an initial coin offering (ICO) as a way to …

Bitcoin

A Guide to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Reading Time: 7 minutes<p><b>In the cryptocurrency world, 2017 has arguably been the year of the initial coin offering (ICO). Year-to-date, blockchain</b> …

Bitcoin

ICO Headstart Is A Fundraising Platform That Measures The Trust Or Scam of ICOs

As the world goes crazy through Bitcoin, Ethereum and ICOs, it is becomingly increasingly difficult to tell trapdoor from ladder.<p>Traditional financial regulators are rushing to add RegTech to the maelstrom and everybody in tech seems to have become a crypto-trader in 2017.<p>The blockchain, a ledger …

Bitcoin

Swiss Platform Launches ICO Engine to Host Start-ups

Switzerland headquartered Eidoo has today officially launched a initial coin offering (ICO) engine that allows companies and startups to host ICOs …

Banking

Triad Crypto Survey

Crypto Survey Results<p><i>Conducted by Triad Securities Corp. and DataTrek Research, LLC from November 6, 2017 to November 13, 2017.<br>If you have questions</i> …

Bitcoin

How Companies and Investors Can Clean Up ICO Marketplace

Unregulated crowdfunding is one of the major innovations introduced by Blockchain technology. This system of fundraising conquers the barriers of …

Bitcoin

Developers Begin Turning to Hard Forks for Fundraising Rather Than ICOs

<i>Companies who wanted to raise money for developing their projects in the cryptoworld traditionally did so through Initial Coin Offerings. Now another</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Survey: Institutional Traders Are Split on Bitcoin's Price, Wary of ICOs

A plurality of respondents to a new survey from brokerage firm Triad Securities said they believe bitcoin is in a bubble that's primed to crash.<p>The …

Bitcoin

Experts Caution Investors Against Cash Grab ICOs, Buterin Speaks Out

This week several prominent venture capital investors, experts and developers including Jason Calacanis and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin spoke …

Bitcoin

The Fundamentals of ICO: How to Set Yourself up for Success

Billions have been poured into ICOs already and the market continues to soar. The market cap for the top 20 cryptocurrencies combined exceeds an …

Bitcoin

The Gentrification of ICOs Is Underway

<i>Dr. Paul Ennis is an assistant professor at The Centre for Innovation, Technology & Organization at University College Dublin, specializing in</i> …

Bitcoin

Behind-The-Scenes: Reasons Why Crypto Market Cap Hitting $1 Trillion in 2018 Is No Joke

Since its birth in 2009, bitcoin has evolved from a far-fetched invention to the next big innovation that is poised to disrupt the fintech industry. …

Bitcoin

Useful tips for newbie Bitcoin investors

<b>By James Yeo</b><p>For the past two years, Bitcoin has been the talk of the town for its meteoric rise in value. Its price has soared around 1,000 per cent …

Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency start-up Confido disappears with US$375,000 from an ICO, and nobody can find the founders

By Arjun Kharpal<p>A cryptocurrency start-up that raised nearly $375,000 through an initial coin offering (ICO) has disappeared with the funds with …

Bitcoin

Just the Beginning? What the Tezos Lawsuits Mean for ICO Litigation

While startups launching initial coin offerings (ICOs) may be all too aware they're working in a legal gray area, that might not be enough to stop …

Bitcoin

5 Awesome ICO Success Stories

There’s a craze that is currently sweeping the startup world. You have probably heard of it. It’s called ICO.<p>ICOs are controversial, unregulated, and …

Bitcoin

Crypto News for The Rest of Us: 11/13/17

Big week in cryptocurrencies, decided to do a round-up for non-technical people. Enjoy.<p>ICOs and Regulations<p>Just in 2017, ICOs have raised $2.7B and …

Bitcoin

Crowdfunding 2.0 is Here and It Fixes the Gig Economy as Well

If you are someone who is interested in startups or small businesses, it is highly unlikely that you have not heard about initial coin offerings …

Bitcoin

Infographic: The Year of ICOs with Over $2 Billion Raised so Far

Between 2014 and 2016, ICOs raised just $295 million, a mere fraction of the total investment raised by start-up computer companies. 2017, however, …

Bitcoin

Singapore to regulate ICOs that resemble equity and debt offerings

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published a paper offering “general guidance” on the regulation of digital token sales – otherwise …

Bitcoin

This week’s Mutual Funds and ETF stories - MarketWatch

Don’t miss these top money and investing features:<p>Fears grow that popularity of ETFs is a ticking time bomb<br>• When you see how much luck goes into …

Finance

ICO and Crowdsale: A Legal Guide for Cryptocurrency Investors – Axon Partners | reimagining legal services

MasterCoin (currently known as Omni) raised nearly 5000 BTC in the first-ever cryptocurrency fundraising, which took place in summer 2013. A year …

Bitcoin

Multimedia Weekly Digest: Tax Reform

Every week, we compile some of the best podcasts and videos our authors have to offer.<p>We continue this week with Russell Investments and …

Business

Initial coin offerings are democratising finance, but unless the sector can bring about reform, the disruption may be short-lived.

Initial coin offerings are already democratising finance and disrupting Wall Street and the City. But unless the ICO sector can get its house in …

Bitcoin