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Nik Evdokimov: “Investments must be protected”

Blockchain expert Nick Evdokimov has launched a comprehensive video series on his YouTube channel that demonstrates investment techniques to navigate Initial Coin Offerings successfully. Nowadays, blockchain is not just a mere trend. It is a factor that affects established economics. An increasing number of startups are pivoting to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in hopes of […]

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US Chamber of Commerce Calls for Clarity on ICOs

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is interested in initial coin offerings as a way for companies to tap capital – but only if they’re regulated, that is. The influential business lobbying group launched its FinTech Innovation Initiative last Wednesday, highlighting development in cryptocurrencies and token sales as one of its eight “FinTech principles” aimed at […]

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Massachusetts Regulators Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five Firms Offering ICOs

The Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Securities Division has stopped five firms — Mattervest, Pink Ribbon, Across Platforms, Sparkco, and 18moons — from conducting initial coin offerings (ICOs) for cryptocurrencies. William Galvin, the state’s top securities regulator, has ordered the firms to stop the sale of the “unregistered securities.” The developments represent the latest steps taken […]

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Telegram Completes Second ICO, Raising $1.7 Billion, a Third ICO May Be on the Horizon

Telegram Group Inc., the encrypted messaging platform, has completed its second initial coin offering (ICO) — the world’s largest — bringing the amount raised to $ 1.7 billion. The ICO was held to help establish the Telegram Open Network (TON), a “fast, scalable, and user-friendly” cryptocurrency and blockchain platform. In addition to the $ 850 […]

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South Korea Lifting Ban on ICOs? Regulations Coming

According to The Korea Times, South Korean financial authorities are discussing plans to re-introduce ICOs into the country. Last September, the South Korean government banned ICOs, not trusting cryptocurrencies and their lack of regulation. However, this didn’t deter South Korean startups. Instead of running ICOs in their own country, they simply turned to foreign investments […]