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Initial Exchange Offerings Are Showing No Sign of Slowing Down

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Six months in and initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are refusing to die. Following a year of ICO stagnation in 2018, it appeared that the crypto crowdfunding bubble had popped, sending tokenized projects back to the drawing board. Instead, the medium has been reborn under a different banner. In 2019, IEO token issuance …

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Everyone’s Talking About Security Tokens But No One’s Trading Them

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There’s a party happening right now and everyone’s invited. The music’s playing, the fridge is loaded and the bathtub’s full of ice. All the ingredients for the sickest soiree are in place. There’s just one problem: the guests have yet to arrive. Welcome to the world of security tokens, where you can …

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Moon Landing or Misfire? 2019’s Biggest Initial Exchange Offerings Analyzed

<strong>Whatever your feelings on initial exchange offerings (IEOs), there’s been no avoiding them this year. Nurtured under the wing of cryptocurrency exchanges before being unleashed onto liquid secondary markets, many tokens have mooned, while a few have fizzled out like damp squibs. To gauge the current market sentiment toward IEOs, news.Bitcoin.com has calculated the return …

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FOMO for Initial Exchange Offerings Is Getting Intense

<strong>The cryptocurrency industry gets older but does it get any wiser? Green candles have begun popping off across the board for the first time in a long time and suddenly it feels very 2017, complete with all the greed, FOMO, and manipulation that was synonymous with that era of excess. Never is this more evident …

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‘This Is Not an ICO, Just Barter’ – How Issuers Attempt to Evade Regulatory Scrutiny

<strong>Some issuers of initial coin offerings have started to change the terminology they use to refer to their token sale in a bid to evade the attention of regulators – the hawkish U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in particular. With research finding that fewer than half of ICO projects make it past the first …

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From Kucoin Spotlight to OK Jumpstart: Initial Exchange Offerings Analyzed

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Initial coin offerings haven’t died: they’ve simply rebranded as initial exchange offerings (IEOs). From Huobi to Okex and Bitmax to Bittrex, the number of crypto exchanges hosting token sales has proliferated. In a week where Kucoin has entered the ring with its Spotlight platform, we take a deep dive into IEOs: the …

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Crowdfunded Nanoloop synth doesn’t need a Game Boy to make beats

Nanoloop Nanoloop has been a cornerstone of chiptune music for years, but using one has meant either owning a Game Boy or making do with a mobile app. You won’t have to make those compromises for much longer. Developer Oliver Wittchow and crew are crowdfunding a dedicated, handheld version of the music-generating wunderkind. You’ll still …

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Funding Platform SeriesOne Partners With Polymath to Use Its Security Token Protocol

United States-based crowdfunding platform SeriesOne has partnered with security token protocol platform Polymath, according to a press release published on March 19. The new partnership intends to create a digital securities offering ecosystem via the SeriesOne platform. According to the press release, the partnership between SeriesOne and Polymath will let token issuers create and manage …

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Insurance Giant AXA XL Launches Security Token and Crowdfunding Insurance Service

Insurance giant AXA XL and insurance technology startup Assurely have jointly launched a new insurance product covering equity crowdfunding and Security Token Offerings (STOs), according to a press release published on March 6. The new product dubbed CrowdProtector is designed for issuers and investors, and purportedly protects new online capital formation strategies like equity crowdfunding …

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Pwc Report Finds STOs ‘Are Not Fundamentally Different From ICOs’

</header> <strong>Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) has published a report in collaboration with Crypto Valley seeking to provide “a strategic perspective” on the initial coin offering (ICO) and security token offering (STO) sectors. The report finds that security tokens “are not fundamentally different from ICOs,” estimating that their combined total raised almost $20 billion during 2018.</strong> Also …

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