Saturday, August 19, 2017

Is there such a thing as a SEC Compliant ICO?

The recent SEC ruling that Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) must comply with securities registration laws had resulted in apprehensions that ICOs may dry up in the US. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Why SEC’s ICO guidance isn’t enough

Finally, the SEC has published guidance for its stance on ICOs, but the vague concepts may not be enough for a new breed of financial professional. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Bitcoin exchange Poloniex change terms of use, trigger alarm

Bitcoin exchange Poloniex changes terms of use on the eve of Bitcoin split, which could allow the exchange to keep users' forked coins legally. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Bitcoin is forking, but Bitcoin Cash hasn’t been created yet

A planned split of the bitcoin blockchain began on schedule on Tuesday, but at press time, no new blockchain had been created as a result. Read more: www.coindesk.com

HKEX to launch blockchain-powered market in 2018

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is planning to launch a blockchain-powered private market aimed at helping smaller firms obtain financing. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Cryptocurrency exchange BitcoinFundi allows to trade Dash

Zimbabwe-based cryptocurrency exchange BitcoinFundi has started to incorporate other cryptocurrencies beyond Bitcoin including Dash and Litecoin Read more: cointelegraph.com

Tierion raises $25m through ICO

Blockchain data management platform Tierion has reportedly raised $25m through its ICO, which had an initial closing date of August 10th. Read more: fintech.global

SBI, South Korean startup reveal Blockchain remittance venture

South Korean bitcoin exchange Coinplug has announed a new joint remittance venture with the fintech subsidiary of Japan-based investment group SBI. Read more: www.coindesk.com

20-year-old Americans retirement savings in Bitcoin despite risks

Growing number of American 20-year olds are investing in Bitcoin for their retirement plans despite the higher risks. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Venture capital-backed startups are also starting to run ICOs

Venture capital-backed startups that have raised millions of dollars are also starting to conduct initial coin offerings (ICOs). Read more: cointelegraph.com