LGBT Token Aims To Harness The Power of the Pink Economy

Blockchain, ICO News, Innovation, Investing, News | April 26, 2018 By:

The LGBT Foundation, which aims to use the power of blockchain technology for the benefit of the global LGBT community, has published what it calls the LGBT Pink Paper. The document outlines opportunities and strategies for blockchain technology to leverage the so-called “Pink Economy,” improving equal rights and acceptance for all LGBT members worldwide.


Considering Investing In an ICO? Look Out For These 5 Red Flags Before You Buy In

Blockchain, ICO News, Investing, Opinion, Regulation | April 23, 2018 By:

There are hundreds of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) to choose from when considering investment options. Unfortunately, due to the rise in popularity of cryptocurrency, some bad apples have entered the space, and many of these ICOs are fraudulent. A recent ICO called Prodeum raised $6.5 million to build a database of fruits and vegetables on the Ethereum blockchain,


A Wave of Lawsuits Looms For ICO Version 1.0 – Are You Prepared?

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law, ICO News, Regulation | April 20, 2018 By:

Initial coin offerings, or ICOs, have become a ubiquitous and much-discussed way for companies in the blockchain and digital currency space to fund themselves.  To date, by some estimates, more than $3 billion has been raised in ICOs, outpacing all venture capital raised in the United States in 2017.


Silicon Valley Crypto Investors Asked SEC To Not Categorize ICO Tokens As Security

ICO News, News | April 20, 2018 By:

Silicon Valley venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures have reportedly urged the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to take an industry-friendly approach to initial coin offering (ICO) regulations.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the venture capital firms met with top officials of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance on March 28.


The Legal Requirements For A Compliant ICO In The US Are Unclear – Dror Futter

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law, Blockchain, ICO News, Investing, Regulation | April 13, 2018 By:

Rimon Law partner Dror Futter runs The Blockchain Patent Chronicle, a blog which provides timely summaries of developments in blockchain/distributed ledger technology patents. The patents are the earliest public indication of research and development in the blockchain ecosystem.

Naturally, that bully pulpit provides a vehicle for some strong opinions on the state of blockchain and cryptocurrency.


ICO Market: “More Regulators Will Become Active In The Space” – William Pao

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law, ICO News, Investing, News, Regulation | April 9, 2018 By:

The Securities and Exchange commission and other government regulatory bodies in the US and elsewhere are turning an increasingly critical eye on initial coin offerings (ICO), the investment vehicle that allows fundraising without surrendering equity. Recently, the SEC charged the two owners of Centra, a company endorsed by boxing champion Floyd Mayweather,