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SEC’s Hester Peirce Proposes 3-Year Safe Harbor For Cryptocurrency Token Sales

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce has publicly announced her proposal for a safe harbor for cryptocurrency token sales within the United States. Often referred to as “Crypto Mom”, Hester Peirce was first appointed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in early 2018 and has been a strong advocate for crypto ever since. And while this...
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IEOs Are Not Dead: Binance Launchpad’s WazirX (WRX) Soars Over 600% The IEO Price

Binance completed its latest Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) recently, and it brought faith back to those who invest. Even though there have been talks that IEOs are virtually dead because of the low returns that the last few of them brought, WazirX’s sale seems to have turned things around once again. WazirX Soars Over 600%...
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Another One Bites The Dust: SEC Brings Charges Against Another ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the US is tightening the noose around initial exchange offerings (ICOs). In yet another step against them, the Commission has brought charges against one more allegedly fraudulent ICO of unregistered digital asset securities. The SEC Is Getting Serious About ICOs The SEC has pressed charges against defendants Sergii...
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Crypto Fundraising Is Changing Again in 2020

Funding is a prerequisite for any new crypto project, but with IEOs likely to play a reduced role in 2020, where will the all-important capital come from? While minted entities like Ripple, Tezos, and Tron certainly have the means to plow tens of millions into their chosen ventures, they can’t be expected to finance an...
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LAToken’s Daily Crypto Volume and Holdings Figures Don’t Match

CoinMarketCap, one of the central crypto price listing websites, has been used as a vehicle to present newly arrived exchanges. Usually, those new markets show up with immense volumes, rising to the top while aiming to become industry names. LAToken’s Crypto Volumes Once Again in Spotlight LAToken, one of those exchanges, has caught attention for...
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Most IEO Projects Don’t Provide Positive Returns, Research Claims

It would appear that the ICO industry has ground to a complete halt. Instead, the IEO business model now takes center stage, albeit the returns aren’t always guaranteed. Most people who invest in an IEO do so for the potentially high returns. Not Every IEO Guarantees Returns After all, it is an easy and quick...
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Matic Crypto Pump and Dump Reminder of How Dreams Can Turn To Nightmares

Last night, the altcoin cryptocurrency known as Matic was the talk of the crypto community, as the asset had spent the week going on a circa-2017 Bitcoin-like parabolic run, only to drop over 70% in less than an hour, destroying investors who got caught up in price action.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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Are IEOs Safer to Invest in Than ICOs?

After the ICO bubble popped in late 2018, projects scrambled to find new ways to raise money. After briefly courting the Security Token Offering, markets settled on a ‘new’ concept: the Initial Exchange Offering. Is this new model really an improvement over the original? Though the ICO market quickly grew to billions of dollars in...
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BitOrb Exchange Raises $6.4 Million

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The BitOrb Exchange has successfully secured its funding round, raising a total of USD 6.4m. The round was...
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Can BLOCKTV Transform Content Monetization Models with the BLTV Token?

BLOCKTV has come up with a new monetization solution. It’s created a token, called BLTV, which will soon be listed for trading on Bittrex.  “Content is king” and has been since Bill Gates first wrote those words in 1996. Nevertheless, online media publishing is a highly competitive space. News outlets all over the world struggled...
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Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao: Pac Token Set for IEO on GCOX

Pac Token — the cryptocurrency token launched by Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, is set for its maiden initial exchange offering (IEO) on GCOX. The Singapore crypto exchange is known for offering support to altcoins linked to celebrity figures. Initial investors and the core team for the altcoin will be hoping Pacquiao’s star power will...
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Can Binance Launchpad Maintain Its Edge When It Comes To IEOs?

Binance Launchpad pioneered the IEO, but it’s not the undisputed leader. Can high ROIs keep it on top? Binance Launchpad is single-handedly responsible for popularizing Initial Exchange Offerings, or IEOs. This new type of crowdfunding has a lot of promise since it allows crypto startups to offload the challenges that come with token sales to...
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Good Luck 3, Creator of Japan’s First Blockchain Game, Announces Upcoming RAKUN IEO on Liquid Exchange

Bitcoin Press Release: The Japan-based developer behind popular games such as Sanrio’s (i.e. Hello Kitty) Gudetama Quest, Aerial Legends and Japan’s first blockchain games, Crypt-Oink and CryptoIdols will roll out their initial exchange offering on November 18th, 2019. October 28th 2019, FUKUOKA, Japan – Good Luck 3, the Japan-based developer behind popular games such as...
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ICOs Are Dead But ICO Scammers Are Immortal

The initial coin offering may have all but died, but the ICO scammer marches on regardless. Whereas legitimate projects have to wrangle with all kinds of challenges including the strength of the market, generating value for investors, creating a real product and actually delivering on the promises they make, the soulless scammer is unencumbered by...
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IEOs took off, exhibited positive dynamics during 2019 bull run

IEOs have been a trend in 2019 and so far, they have been viewed as a lucrative investment opportunity by many in the cryptospace. IEOs peaked in Spring this year, around the same time when the bulls made an official exit from the relentless crypto-winter. The latest Messari research report highlighted the same. The report,...
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Kuverit – Changing the Narrative of P2P Trading Platforms

For the most part of Bitcoin’s existence, centralised exchanges served as the primary gateway into the cryptocurrency world. Some consider it to be a redundant approach if a decentralised entity is being traded under a centralised environment.    Of late, Peer-to-Peer trading has been gradually gaining admittance.  Many platforms that are operating as centralised exchanges have...
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NIXT – Nexinter Launches Exchange Offering Using SLP

Today, NextHash and Bitcoin.com have entered a technical partnership to design and structure the NIXT utility token. NIXT token is being listed in its fully operational exchange Nexinter on top of Bitcoin Cash, using the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) framework. The Simple Ledger Protocol whitepaper was published last July and the project launched in August...
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2019’s Token Sales Have Produced a Handful of Winners

2019 has proven a challenging year in which to launch a crypto startup, with the most successful tokens recording only modest returns. Investors chasing the sort of double-digit returns that were one commonplace have been mostly frustrated by a markedly more conservative market in which picking a winner has called for a combination of shrewdness...
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ICOs ‘Will Disappear In 2020’ As Data Shows 95% Funding Decline

The initial coin offering (ICO) is all but dead, new data covering the past two years of the crypto fundraising phenomenon has concluded. ICO Proceeds Drop To $338M Collated by cryptocurrency analytics firm LongHash and published on October 1, the depressing figures confirm what many have long suspected: ICOs are no longer profitable.  Their original...
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Binance Announces Market Maker Program to Bring More Liquidity to the Platform

According to Binance, market makers participating in the program can enjoy trading fee reductions as well as higher API limits, and fees will be assigned based on their score rankings. Binance, one of the fastest-growing and most popular cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is making efforts to bring more liquidity to its platform. With this...
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Kim Dotcom Project Launching on New Bitfinex Token Sales Platform

The first project that will go live on Bitfinex Token Sales IEO platform will be K.im, a P2P digital content and monetization blockchain network overseen by Kim Dotcom. Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex announced the relaunching of its Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) platform Tokinex that will now become Bitfinex Token Sales and will offer the token of...
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Bitfinex Reboots Its IEO Platform: Kim Dotcom’s Token Is First Up

Initial exchange offerings (IEOs), in which cryptocurrency exchanges facilitate public token sales, have become increasingly popular in 2019 upon the rise of the redesigned Binance Launchpad earlier this year. Now, cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has done some redesigning of its own, as the British Virgin Islands-based platform has rebooted its Tokinex IEO platform into Bitfinex Token...
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Can Coinbase Capitalize On Binance Becoming Less Attractive To US Crypto Investors?

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has revealed that it is evaluating potentially launching its own initial exchange offering or security token offering, akin to the Binance Launchpad program.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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The Changing Shape of Crypto Funding in 2019

2019 was meant to be the year of the IEO. Or was it the STO? Whatever the case, it’s had its share of both, with mixed results. While the number of successfully completed token sales and the number of IEO launchpads has increased significantly, secondary market demand has been underwhelming. As emerging projects study the...
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Binance Announces Completion of Band Protocol Lottery And Launches Three New BAND Pairs

The lottery draw for the earlier announced Band Protocol has been completed with more than 9% of winning tickets. The Binance announcement also states that BAND trading pairs have been launched, and also includes airdrop details. Binance has announced the completion of the Band Protocol Lottery Draw which was first announced a week ago. The...
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Roobee Announces Third IEO for AI and Blockchain Investment Platform

Photo: Roobee / Twitter The Roobee platform is a blockchain based investment service that gives everyone an equal opportunity to make smart investment decisions in an otherwise unequal terrain, thereby “disrupting the investment world”. For as little as $10, interested investors can participate in several opportunities even where the investment threshold is higher than average....
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Report: Token Offerings Depreciated By 81% YOY, But Here’s Why That Could Be a Good Thing

Photo: Shutterstock It might come as a surprise to you that the Token Offering market is just a shell of its former self. Laden with all kinds of hurdles, from the regulatory front to the technological front. Only 69 token sales took place during the month of August, a staggering 81% reduction on a YOY...
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Coinbase Eyes Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs) & Security Tokens

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) were all the rage during the 2017 cryptoeconomy bull run. Similarly, initial exchange offerings (IEOs) have surged in popularity in 2019 as bullish momentum has returned to the ecosystem once more. Now, U.S. cryptocurrency exchange giant Coinbase is admittedly interested on capitalizing on the new trend. That’s per Kayvon Pirestani, the...
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Coinbase Ready To K.O. Binance With New IEO Platform

Binance is crossing the Atlantic, but Coinbase is ready for the showdown. The San Francisco-based wallet and exchange provider hopes that strong relationships with U.S. regulators will give their proposed IEO platform a competitive edge over Binance Launchpad, and any other rival. Speaking at an event in London today, Zeeshan Feroz, CEO of Coinbase UK,...
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Coinbase’s Head of Institutional Sales in Asia hints at IEO platform in the works

Kayvon Pirestani, Head of Institutional Sales in Asia for Coinbase, made news after during a conference he said that the exchange may soon launch a proprietary token of its own. Pirestani added that an IEO platform is one of the many tools being explored by Coinbase for capital formation. He said, “We think there’s a...
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