In a complaint filed in US District Court in Manhattan on Monday,
Valerian Bennett is the founder and CEO of PopChest, a blockchain-based media distribution platform. Bennett is a veteran television producer/editor having worked on hit TV shows for E!, MTV, A&E, and many more. Valerian is a Silicon Valley native and graduated from the University of Southern California film school.
Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia will be converting its frequent flyer points into a proprietary cryptocurrency and is considering an initial coin offering (ICO).
Headquartered near Kuala Lumpur, AirAsia is the largest airline in Malaysia by fleet size and destinations. It operates scheduled domestic and international flights to more than 165 destinations spanning 25 countries.
Kees de Vos, CEO of MobileBridge and Momentum, has 15 years of leadership experience in digital solutions and products, specializing in retail and digital commerce globally. He has worked with leading retailers and brands like WalMart, Argos and Tesco, to help define and implement their digital commerce strategy.
Social messaging service company Telegram has raised an additional $850 million in its preliminary, non-public initial coin offering (ICO), pushing its cryptocurrency totals collected to $1.7 billion.
The first pre-ICO took place from January 29 to February 13, and managed to attract $850 million from 81 investors,
The government of Thailand will impose rules on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICO) starting next month.
Thailand Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong revealed that the new Royal Decree on regulating the transactions of digital assets was approved by the cabinet on March 27.
South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Upbit has launched a program to reward users for identifying fraudulent multi-level cryptocurrency schemes and initial coin offerings (ICO).
Upbit, which is backed by South Korean chat giant Kakao, said that the number of illegal multi-level and Ponzi fraud cases has been increasing and its new system will attempt to “prevent damage due to fraud.” It is encouraging its users to participate in the new reward program in order to create a sound cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Newly founded trade group Eurasian Blockchain Association (EBA) is planning to file a class action lawsuit against Internet corporations for banning crypto-related ads.
During a two-day blockchain conference (March 27-28) held in Moscow, representatives of the Russian Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Association (RACIB), the Korea Venture Business Association (KOVA),
Massachusetts’ top securities regulator has issued a series of consent orders pertaining to five different initial coin offerings (ICO) .
William Galvin, the secretary of the commonwealth in Massachusetts, ordered 18moons, Across Platforms, Mattervest, Pink Ribbon and Sparkco to cease their ICO campaigns Tuesday,
Streaming service Atomic Network has announced the launch of its initial coin offering (ICO) pre-sale.
Based in Dublin, Ireland, Atomic Network is an interactive and community-driven entertainment network for techies, trekkies, geeks, and gamers. With its ethereum-based cryptocurrency, Atomic Network Tokens (ATOMIC),