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Crowdfunding pioneer Indiegogo is embracing initial coin offerings (ICOs). The startup revealed today that, through an existing partnership with MicroVentures, it will begin offering services to projects seek to use the blockchain funding model. The first sale is for the Fan-Controlled Football League which, according to its website, is seeking to create...
Cryptocurrencies have proven to be a unique challenge for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), according to the agency's chairman. In a statement made yesterday, J. Christopher Giancarlo, remarked on the risks posed by cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). His comments were a response to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman...
Pakistan's central bank issued a statement barring money corporations in the state from working with cryptocurrency companies, getting the most recent establishment of its variety to bar the action. In a statement posted to its web-site (and circulated by means of social media), the State Lender of Pakistan (SBP) claimed: "...all...
Aruba is looking to blockchain to take power from travel monopolies and keep tourism revenue on its sandy shores. No small matter for the Caribbean island, Aruba relies heavily on tourism – with a...
Overstock subsidiary tZERO is adding several new business verticals as part of its forthcoming initial token offering (ICO). Specifically, the tZERO token holders are now being offered the ability to buy blockchain-enabled digital...
Willy Woo sounds like a high stakes altcoin gambler. He's often looking for insane 100x to even 1,000x gains, and he's willing to stomach the kind of volatility that could wipe out three-quarters...
Ben Lawsky, the former New York Superintendent of Financial Services who spearheaded the BitLicense regulatory framework while in office, has joined startup Ripple's board of directors. According to a press release from Tuesday,...
The company licensed by Kodak to use its name in conjunction with a new cryptocurrency has already begun pre-selling it ahead of a public initial coin offering (ICO). Vancouver-based Global Blockchain Technologies Corp. announced today that it is investing $2 million in KodakCoin, the initiative announced yesterday by Kodak and...