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YouTube is testing paid online hangs with influencers

Sponsored Links TARIK KIZILKAYA via Getty Images Google is expertimenting with an events-focused crowdfunding service for YouTube creators, according to a recent report from Variety. The new effort, called Fundo, allows YouTubers to set up online meet and greet sessions and other events that fans can pay to access. Several YouTube personalities have reportedly been …

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Large Regulated Token Sales Indicate ICOs May Be Coming Back

</header> <strong>Initial coin offerings have seen a significant decline in popularity, but they are not to be written off completely. Although you don’t hear the term “ICO” so often nowadays, some recent regulatory developments indicate they have a place in the digital economy realm. Crowdfunding through token sales has a chance of becoming a mainstream …

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Sony is crowdfunding a wearable air conditioner

Sponsored Links Sony Are you struggling to cope with the heat outdoors? Sony might have a solution, if not as soon as you might like. The company’s First Flight program is crowdfunding a wearable air conditioner, the Reon Pocket, that slips into a pouch in a special t-shirt. The stealthy device sits at the base …

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Gab Seeks $10M to Decentralize and Use ‘Free Speech Money’ Bitcoin

Social media platform Gab has made a bid to seal $10 million in a Series A crowdfunding round that will enable it decentralize its infrastructure and integrate bitcoin (BTC) and Lightning Network payments.  Founded in 2016, Gab has risen to notoriety due to a perception that it serves as an “echo chamber” for “extremist,” alt- …

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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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