Archive | crowdfunding

The Many Ways to Crowdsale Your Ideas

The global market of crowdfunding has been on the rise ever since the beginning of Kickstarter era. Surprisingly enough there was not too many big platforms for crowdfunding campaigns before blockchain and there isn’t too many even now when the reign of ICO has begun. Over the last decades crowdfunding became an indispensable tool for […]

The End of the ICO Wild West? Blockchain Advocates Weigh In On SEC Report

This week’s the U.S. regulatory agency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), announced in a report the organization conducted research on the current state of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and last year’s DAO debacle. From the letters perspective, the days of all these token sales and the “Wild West” ICO period is likely coming to […]

Malta Entrepreneur Installs Nation’s First Cryptocurrency ATM

A Malta entrepreneur has installed the country’s first cryptocurrency ATM. The installation has occurred just days after local media reported that a start-up had launched a crowdfunding campaign to finance the country’s first bitcoin ATM.  Also Read: Malta Approves National Strategy Draft to Embrace Bitcoin The Cryptocurrency ATM Has Been Installed Days After a Crowdfunding Campaign Was […]

Pantera Capital Files With SEC for ICO Hedgefund

United States-based bitcoin investment firm, Pantera Capital, has filed with the U.S Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) for an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) hedgefund. Also Read: SEC Eyes Initial Coin Offerings for Regulatory Oversight If Successful, Pantera ICO Fund LP Will Be the World’s First ICO Hedgefund Pantera Capital is hoping to become the first […]

Six Legal Issues Bitcoin Faces in South Korea

South Korea currently has no regulations regarding bitcoin, even as the digital currency has gained immense popularity following its recent price spikes. Lawyer Kim Kyung Hwan outlines the six most important legal issues surrounding bitcoin in the country. Also read: Why South Korean Bitcoin Adoption Could Outpace Most Other Countries This Year Regulations Expected in the […]

Mycelium Employee Quits After ICO Funds Was Used for Spanish Vacation

In a recent interview former backend developer for Mycelium, Daniel Drawisz, has detailed his reasons for leaving the company. Daniel cites deceptive sale terms and conditions and misuse of ICO funds as his primary motivation for leaving the company, including shockingly the financing of a vacation to Spain for the development team. Also Read: Australian […]

Legality of Basic Attention Token and Other ICOs Called Into Question

At the start of June, Brave Software raised $35 million USD in 30 seconds, selling out their Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in record time. With recent reports indicating that the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission will be taking steps toward developing regulations for ICOs, questions have surfaced as to whether or not pre-sale token distribution […]