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SEC Slaps ‘Fraudulent’ ICO Founder With $30K Fine, Lifetime Ban

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Tuesday that it had secured new prohibitions against the founder of a company behind an allegedly fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO). The agency said that it obtained officer-and-director and penny-stock bars against David Laurance and his company, Tomahawk Exploration LLC. Tomahawk, the SEC alleges, sought to raise funds…

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These 5 ICO Exit Scams Cost Investors $100 Million

ICO exit scams over the last two years have left people $96.8 million out of pocket, according to data compiled by blockchain intelligence firm Diar. However, this is only a drop in the ocean with regards to the influx of investment the cryptocurrency space is receiving. For context, blockchain start-ups have raised over $6.8 billion…

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Korea’s Jeju Island Seeks to Become ICO Hub Despite Domestic Ban

South Korea’s Jeju island is seeking to become a free zone for initial coin offerings (ICOs) – a plan that, if approved, would allow crypto projects to conduct token sales in the self-governing province despite the country’s tough stance on the issue. As reported by Korean news outlet JoongAng Daily on Monday, the governor of…

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Former S&P President Leads Seed Round for ICO Compliance Startup

Regtech and compliance startup iComply has just completed a seed funding round led by former Standard and Poor’s president Deven Sharma. The firm – which seeks to develop standard compliance tools and services for other blockchain startups and in particular those which launch initial coin offerings or ICOs – announced Monday that it raised a seven-figure…

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Soaring ICO Failure Rate Sees Investors Flock to ‘Bigger Players’

ICO failure rates are increasing. However, there seems to be a trend of fewer projects receiving bigger sums. Due to regulatory pressure, ICO bans, and a bear market, investors seem to be taking a new strategy to funding blockchain projects. ICO Failure Rates Surge There is new evidence to suggest that one in two Initial…

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Twitter Takes a Swing at Former Cricketer for ICO Endorsement

Another day, another celebrity-endorsed ICO. This time, it’s one of Australia’s most well-known cricketers, Michael Clarke. However, cricket fans on Twitter have their own take. Many believe that celebrities lend a certain degree of credence and authenticity to the brands that they endorse. This authority will, in theory, encourage the masses to whip out their wallets…

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Public Firm Becomes First to Launch an ICO in Singapore

An e-commerce platform that recently launched a token sale aimed to raise $50 million has become Singapore’s first public firm to hold an ICO. Y Ventures Group, which went public on the Stock Exchange of Singapore last year, announced a plan for creating a blockchain-based e-commerce system in July and sent the sale of its AORA token…

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Documents ICO Investors Often Overlook

The first thing blockchain enthusiasts engage with when they hear about a new blockchain startup is its landing page. Here, they should find links to all the important documentation that relates to the project, such as a white paper, a one pager, and a presentation. [Note: This is a guest article submitted by Nick Evdokimov]…

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50 ICO Projects Show Interest in Thailand’s New Crypto License

No fewer than 50 enterprises have indicated an interest in obtaining ICO licenses in Thailand. This comes after the enactment of a framework for licensing several aspects of the cryptocurrency market in the country. Clear ICO Regulations Encouraging Interest from Companies According to the Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), about 50 projects have expressed…

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Interest Increases in ICO and Digital Asset Operations Licenses

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says they have seen increased interest in licenses to operate initial coin offerings (ICOs) following the Finance Ministry’s announcement to introduce ICO regulations, the Bangkok Post reported August 8. The SEC secretary-general Rapee Sucharitakul told the Bangkok Post said that almost 50 ICO projects have expressed interest in…

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