Sunday, April 21, 2019

Thailand’s Securities Watchdog Approves Country’s First ICO Portal

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given the green light to the country’s first portal for scrutinized initial coin offerings (ICOs). As reported by...

Security Token Startup Templum Shifts to Private Blockchains

Security token specialist Templum is shifting from public to private blockchains. Announced Monday, enterprise software vendor Symbiont is building a private blockchain and...

Brazilian Bank Aims to Raise $15 Million Through Security Token Offering

A Brazilian investment bank is planning to raise millions of dollars through the offering of a security token. In an announcement Thursday, Banco BTG...

BitTorrent Token Is Already Nearly 6 Times Its ICO Price

The price of BitTorrent Token (BTT) is closing in on six times the price of its initial coin offering (ICO), which occurred...

South Korea Will Maintain ICO Ban After Finding Token Projects Broke Rules

South Korea’s top financial regulator has said it will not lift the ban on domestic initial coin offerings (ICOs) after finding that...

VC Investment in Blockchain Startups Is Up 280% So Far This Year

As the crypto industry sees a decline in initial coin offerings (ICOs) amid regulatory concerns and major losses across token markets, traditional...

South Korea’s Policy Chief Calls for Legalization of ICOs

The chairman of Korea’s National Policy Committee has called for the legalization of initial coin offerings (ICOs), provided that a regulatory framework...

From Mar-a-Lago to Coinbase, Dubious Claims Follow Doc.com Token Sales

A health startup tied to a public cryptocurrency is using overstated language about some of its industry relationships and its affiliation with...

Chat App Kik Says It Will Fight SEC Over Possible ICO Action

Canada-based messaging app company Kik is planning to fight a likely U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement action over its 2017...

Don’t Throw the Crypto Tokens Out With the Bathwater

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The...