Three mining producers from China officially called unicorns for first time

By | July 18, 2018

Three mining producers from China officially called unicorns for first time The rating of the Chinese unicorn companies for the first time included participants from the cryptocurrency industry. They are three Chinese companies that produce mining equipment. The Shanghai-based Hurun Research Institute published its Q2 Unicorn Index for the Greater China region, which lists 130 unicorn companies registered… Read More »

Most ICOs Retain Centralized Control, Break Whitepaper Promises, Academic Report Shows

By | July 18, 2018

Most ICOs Retain Centralized Control, Break Whitepaper Promises, Academic Report Shows Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) “failed” to provide protection against insider trading or stick to their whitepaper promises, a new report from the University of Pennsylvania Law School released July 17 reveals. The lengthy study of the ICO phenomenon, dubbed “Coin-Operated Capitalism,” begins with a frank appraisal of… Read More »

US Ranks as ‘Most Favorable’ Country for ICOs in Recent Report

By | July 14, 2018

US Ranks as ‘Most Favorable’ Country for ICOs in Recent Report The U.S., Switzerland, and Singapore were ranked as the top three “most favorable” countries for Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) in a recent report, according to a press release the researchers shared with Cointelegraph July 14. Analysts associated with the Crypto Finance Conference compiled the research based on… Read More »

Bermuda Government to Introduce New Regulations on ICOs, Address ‘Legal Ambiguity’

By | July 13, 2018

Bermuda Government to Introduce New Regulations on ICOs, Address ‘Legal Ambiguity’ The Premier and Minister of Finance of Bermuda David Burt introduced new regulations on initial coin offerings (ICOs) speaking before the House of Assembly, the Royal Gazette news reports July 13. The regulatory framework describes minimum required information for ICO projects and establishes compliance measures for companies… Read More »

Research: 78% of ICOs turned out to be a scam

By | July 13, 2018

Research: 78% of ICOs turned out to be a scam [unable to retrieve full-text content] According to the latest research, only 15% of the projects that attracted funding via ICO in 2017 managed to bring their tokens to cryptocurrency exchanges and continue to develop. Published at Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:58:41 -0400

New Study Says 80 Percent of ICOs Conducted in 2017 Were Scams

By | July 12, 2018

New Study Says 80 Percent of ICOs Conducted in 2017 Were Scams A recent study prepared by ICO advisory firm Statis Group revealed that more than 80 percent of initial coin offerings (ICOs) conducted in 2017 were identified as scams. The study took into consideration the lifecycle of ICOs run in 2017, from the initial proposal of a… Read More »

JSEcoin Browser Mined Blockchain ICO is Now Live

By | July 12, 2018

JSEcoin Browser Mined Blockchain ICO is Now Live 12 Jul2018 We are pretty conservative as far as ICOs go, based on our previous experiences, so we don’t often talk about Initial Coin Offerings, but we live to point out that the JSEcoin ICO is now live. It is a project that we have been following for almost a… Read More »

Less Than Half of ICOs Survive Four Months After Sale, Study Finds

By | July 11, 2018

Less Than Half of ICOs Survive Four Months After Sale, Study Finds New academic research has concluded that more than 50 percent of crypto projects raising capital through ICOs do not make it through to the fifth month after the token sale. The study also suggests that investors get the best return on their money if they sell… Read More »

Research: 56% of cryptocurrency projects die within 4 months after ICO

By | July 10, 2018

Research: 56% of cryptocurrency projects die within 4 months after ICO More than a half of cryptocurrency start-ups stop development and show no activities within 4 months after they complete initial coin offering. Four months is an average period for 56% cryptocurrency projects to scale down all their activities, a study of Boston College (USA) reveals. The authors… Read More »

South Korea’s Regulatory Evolution: Important Steps for Crypto Exchanges, ICOs and Blockchain

By | July 10, 2018

South Korea’s Regulatory Evolution: Important Steps for Crypto Exchanges, ICOs and Blockchain South Korea’s relationship with the cryptocurrency industry has ebbed and flowed over the years. There has been a blanket ban on ICOs, set in September 2017, as well as strong rumours in January — that were eventually dismissed — that cryptocurrencies in their entirety would be… Read More »