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.
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,
The US Securities and Exchange Commission today announced additional fraud charges stemming from an investigation of Centra Tech Inc.’s $32 million initial coin offering.
In an amended complaint filed today, the SEC charged one of Centra’s co-founders, Raymond Trapani, in a fraudulent scheme related to Centra’s 2017 ICO,
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 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.
Joel Robideaux, the mayor-president of the Louisiana city of Lafayette, has urged the parish government to build their own cryptocurrency and to launch an initial coin offering (ICO).
In his annual speech at the Heymann Center, Robideaux said he wants to position Lafayette,
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.
8base provides a no-code technology platform, toolset, and ecosystem to help companies change the way they develop and run software. It is an open blockchain platform that brings together software authors, contributors and users to work together to create and launch new software applications.
Modern Tech, a Vietnamese IT firm, has gone silent after allegedly deceiving 32,000 people into investing an estimated VND15 trillion ($660M USD) into two fake initial coin offerings (ICO).
Ifan and Pincoin were allegedly multi-level marketing Ponzi schemes under the control of Ho Chi Minh City’s Modern Tech.
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,