Monthly Archives: December 2017

Indiegogo Enters The ICO Market

Posted on 15th December, 2017

In a blog post released on Tuesday, crowdfunding giant Indiegogo announced plans to create a “reliable, global platform for ICOs” through their site. The new platform appears to be modeled on Indiegogo’s existing Equity Crowdfunding model, providing a curated selection of token sales and pre-sales that meet current SEC guidelines for ICOs. The new initiative […]

Interview with Travis Molloy – the c of Xeophin

Posted on 13th December, 2017

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South Korean Regulators: No Exchange Ban, But ICOs Still In Limbo

Posted on 12th December, 2017

Last week, rumors began to surface that South Korean financial regulators were on the verge of announcing major changes in the country’s current policies on cryptocurrencies. Given the skeptical tone taken by many South Korean leaders — only a few weeks ago, Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon suggested that bitcoin and related projects might “corrupt the […]

Swiss Banking Giant UBS To Launch New Ethereum-Powered Platform For Banks

Posted on 11th December, 2017

While it might not have the headline-grabbing appeal of bitcoin’s recent price surge, a new Ethereum-powered bank-to-bank data-checking platform may just be the start of a major innovation in blockchain technology. Swiss financial services giant UBS recently announced the project, known as Madrec (Massive Autonomous Distributed Reconciliation platform), which aims to streamline data verification processes […]

Blockchain Review

Posted on 8th December, 2017

      Blockchain is a transformational technology with the potential to extend digital transformation beyond a company’s walls and into the processes it shares with suppliers, customers, and partners. At its core, a blockchain is a data structure that’s used to create a digital transaction ledger that, instead of resting with a single provider, is shared […]

SEC Moves To Take Down “Scam” ICO PlexCoin

Posted on 6th December, 2017

Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint with the Federal Court in New York seeking to freeze all U.S. assets of Quebec-based cryptocurrency startup PlexCoin, including the personal assets of founders Dominic Lacroix and Sabrina Paradis-Royer. The company’s Canadian assets have already been frozen by Quebec’s regulatory agency, the Autorité […]

Venezuela Announces New Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency

Posted on 4th December, 2017

On his weekly television address on Sunday, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced plans for the country to develop a state-backed cryptocurrency. Apart from revealing the proposed digital currency’s name — the Petro — and claims that it will be backed by the country’s oil, gas, gold and diamond wealth, Maduro provided few details about the […]

Gameflip’s ICO Revolutionizes the Digital Goods Marketplace

Posted on 3rd December, 2017

Digital goods are the gaming industry’s trillion-dollar opportunity. Here’s why. Each year, the gaming industry generates more than $100 billion in revenue. Around 87% of that annual revenue—$94.4 billion—comes from the digital gaming industry. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Why? Because that digital gaming figure only includes publisher-purchased goods, not the ones […]