Initial Coin Offerings

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the story. Watch more here as three lawyers discuss the case, its merits and its potential impacts for the crypto industry as a whole.

Messaging Giant Telegram’s ICO Token Is at Last Going on Public Sale

Telegram's gram token, previously sold to accredited investors in one of the biggest-ever ICOs, is at last to be offered to the public.

$1 Billion Valuation May Elude Ethereum Co-Founder’s New Blockchain Polkadot

Polkadot’s bid for unicorn status has hit a snag, with three Chinese funds buying into the token sale at valuations below $1 billion.

The 8 Biggest Bombshells From the SEC’s Kik ICO Lawsuit

In a complaint filed Tuesday, the SEC laid out where Kik allegedly ran afoul of U.S. securities law with its $98 million ICO in 2017. It also revealed a lot more.

Bitfinex’s Private Token Sale Raised $1 Billion in 10 Days, Exec Says

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex raised $1 billion via a sale of its exchange token LEO in just 10 days, according to the firm's CTO.

Binance, OKEx and KuCoin Are Using IEOs to Command the Spotlight

So far, initial exchange offerings are the hottest token fundraising trend of 2019.

Ocean Tries New Token Sale After CoinList Offering Misses Target

After a token sale on CoinList failed to reach its target, data marketplace Ocean is trying again on crypto exchange Bittrex International.

Gate.io Raises $64 Million for Launch of New Exchange Cryptocurrency

Crypto exchange Gate.io has raised $64 million in seven days for its exchange cryptocurrency that is yet to be launched on a blockchain.

‘This Is Not an ICO, Just Barter’ – How Issuers Attempt to Evade Scrutiny

"This Is Not an ICO, Just Barter” - ICO Issuers Alter Terms to Evade Regulatory ScrutinySome issuers of initial coin offerings have started to change the terminology they use to refer to their token sale in a bid to evade the attention of regulators – the hawkish U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in particular. With research finding that fewer than half of ICO projects make it past the first […]

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Swiss Watchdog Rules Crypto Miner’s ICO ‘Seriously Violated’ Laws

Switzerland's finance regulator has found that crypto mining firm Envion's $90 million ICO took deposits from investors unlawfully.

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