Colorado ICOs: Regulators Stop Another 18 ICOs
by Maria Ohle on November 22, 2018 at 8:10 pm
The US federal authorities are strict against ICOs, or initial coin offerings. Projects are being shut down before they can even get started and this is now happening at State level. Colorado ICOs Shut Down Four more ICOs in Colorado were put on notice on Tuesday. This brings the total number of […]
Another Fraudulent ICO Shut Down By the SEC—Here We Go Again!
by Maria Ohle on October 11, 2018 at 11:06 pm
Wow. It is a solemn day for cryptocurrencies everywhere! According to CoinMarketCap, the market is experiencing a big crash with most coins seeing double-digit losses. I wish I could be bringing a lighter tone to this grey picture, but another fraudulent ICO has been shut down by the SEC earlier […]
Statis Group Finds That Nearly 80% of ICOs in 2017 Were Scams
by Chelsea Roh on July 13, 2018 at 5:53 pm
ICO scams: The ICO advisory firm, Statis Group, just announced its recent study that showed that nearly 80 percent of initial coin offerings (ICOs) held in 2017 were scams. The study took into account the lifecycle of ICOs, from the initial proposal of sale to the most mature phase of […]
SEC Chairman Distinguishes Cryptocurrency from ICO’s, Traders are Confused
by Siraj Sarwar on June 7, 2018 at 6:43 pm
What is the difference between an ICO and a cryptocurrency? Well, according to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton, Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) shouldn’t be considered a security, however, the agency chairman believes that an ICO is a security. Why is this though? Basically, it […]
The SEC Launched a Fake ICO – Did You Fall for It?
by Samara Malkin on May 17, 2018 at 8:14 pm
The SEC launched a fake ICO website called HoweyCoins to educate the public on how to keep an eye out for fraudulent initial coin offerings. The SEC Launched a Fake ICO, but Why? HoweyCoins is meant to be an “all too good to be true investment opportunity” that shows how easy it is for […]
Telegram ICO Plans Come to a Halt – What Happened?
by Caroline Harris on May 3, 2018 at 8:59 pm
The London-based company – Telegram, has halted its plans to broaden its ICO. This news is significant, considering this was the largest crypto fundraising effort in the world. What has caused the Telegram ICO plans to stall? Telegram ICO Plans News broke this week that Telegram has shut down […]
Savedroid “Scam-But-Not-A-Scam” PR Stunt Faces the Consequences of a Terrible Idea
by Jose Antonio Lanz on April 19, 2018 at 8:53 pm
Savedroid has been a promising ICO since its inception. Founded in 2015, the project sought to develop algorithms based on artificial intelligence that would allow users to manage their expenses more efficiently through a carefully designed savings and investment system. The project was so […]
Japan Legalizing ICOs? Guidelines Proposed
by Samara Malkin on April 5, 2018 at 8:37 pm
Is Japan Legalizing ICO’s? Japan has now proposed guidelines with the view of legalizing ICOs in the country. The proposal comes from the ICO Business Research Group, a Japanese government-backed group that’s part of the Center for Rule-making Strategies (CRS). The group released a […]