Most Common ICO Mistakes

  ICOs have now become the new way to fund start-ups and projects related to blockchain development. ICOs are a new rage vs the more established venture capital route. Cryptocurrency projects and initiatives are now booming, thanks to ICOs. Correctly formulated ICOs coupled with well-executed plans, a logic for the smart contracts, in addition to reliable token economics are some of the features of a well-executed coin offering.   However, all is not a pretty picture when it comes to raising funds through an ICO. There are some common ICO…

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Satoshi United’s UnConference in Dubai – USD100k in prizes for Blockchain Innovation

GET A CHANCE TO PITCH YOUR INNOVATION TO THE RIGHT TARGET AUDIENCE AND WIN UP TO 100K USD After a successful First edition in Singapore, Satoshi United –  “The biggest UnConference in the blockchain world” – Is hosting its second edition in the Middle East, taking place on 22-23rd October 2018 in Dubai.     In order to encourage innovation in blockchain, Satoshi United hosts a segment called “Pitcher Perfect”, where the participating ICO‘s and blockchain startups have a chance to win 100,000 USD prize money in investment by pitching…

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CoinDesk’s Q2 ‘State of Blockchain’ Report Shows Project Funding Holds Strong as Markets Remain Flat

  Bitcoin on-chain transactions have fallen 28 percent following the Lightning Nework’s beta launch in late Q1   New York, NY — CoinDesk, the world’s leading digital media company focused on crypto assets and blockchain, today released its Q2 2018 State of Blockchain Report, widely considered the leading authority on blockchain trends research and analysis since its inception in 2014. The quarterly report covers market interest in public blockchains with a snapshot of the ten largest cryptocurrencies compared to Bitcoin at the end of each quarter.   The Q2 2018…

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The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Announces Official Launch To The Public

  Gibraltar the first jurisdiction to introduce a regulatory framework for DLT in January 2018;  The exchange will allow for public onboarding through fiat and cryptocurrencies   Gibraltar – 23 JULY, 2018 – The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), which aims to position itself as a world-leading institutional-grade token sale platform and Digital Asset Exchange, has undergone its official full-scale launch today. The newly launched exchange is now open to members of the public and will feature fiat onboarding for customers, as well as a number of trading pairs, which it…

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Bermuda’s Virtual Currency Business Act passes through the House of Commons, UK

Late last Friday, April 27th, Bermuda’s Virtual Currency Business Act passed through the House of Commons in the United Kingdom. This week, the bill will go through the Senate and should the bill pass, it will be the most comprehensive regulation of its kind, covering the issuing, selling or redeeming tokens and cryptocurrencies, ICOs, crypto exchanges, crypto wallets and other crypto service vendors.     Joseph Weinberg, OECD Think Tank Special advisor and Chairman of Shyft, a blockchain KYC/AML solution, and Loretta Joseph, OECD Think Tank Leader, Shyft advisor and…

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What is an ICO?

What is an ICO? With the success of Bitcoin, there are many cryptocurrency projects popping up. ICO’s, known as Initial Coin Offerings, is a way that these projects gain funding.  ICO’s are similar to an Initial Public Offering ( IPO ) in which investors purchase shares of a company.   Related reading – 11 Of The Biggest ICO ROIs Of 2018   Since the ICO explosion began in 2017, over 800 ICOs were launched, raising a total of approximately $20 billion. Where Did The Money Go? Inside the Big Crypto ICOs of 2017 – Forbes investigated…

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