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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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Sale of Telegram’s Token GRAM on Exchange Liquid Is Not Official: Source

Liquid’s intention to sell encrypted messenger Telegram’s token, GRAM , is not connected to the company, a source close to Telegram told Cointelegraph in private comments on June 11. As Cointelegraph reported earlier Tuesday, cryptocurrency exchange Liquid had announced that on July 10, it would be the representative of sales of Telegram’s GRAM tokens for Gram Asia. …

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The Cryptocurrency Market Has Become a Casino

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Crypto trading has always entailed a blend of skill and good fortune, but in the frothy markets of 2019, that weighting is skewed heavily in favor of the latter. Fundamentals go out the window when there’s a surety that the latest token is going to pump at any moment. For traders with …

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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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New York Prosecutors Demand Transparency From Bitfinex and Tether

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The crypto community has been laser focused on the current dilemma between Bitfinex exchange and New York prosecutors over the alleged loss of $850 million of co-mingled customer and corporate funds. After the craziness last week, the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office has now demanded that Bitfinex must show transparency by …

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Binance, OKEx and KuCoin Are Using IEOs to Command the Spotlight

Token sales haven’t stopped since the 2017 boom. They’ve just changed names. Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) – where a cryptocurrency exchange offers a direct listing and launch campaign for a new startup token – are earning blockchain companies millions in 2019. Two sources, who both requested anonymity to avoid alienating exchange partners, told CoinDesk that …

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Bitfinex Shareholder Provides More Details About Potential $1 Billion Token Sale

Bitfinex may move to raise as much as $1 billion through a token sale as soon as next week. Zhao Dong, a Bitfinex shareholder who first revealed the exchange was thinking of doing an initial exchange offering (IEO) earlier this week, posted on WeChat Wednesday that individuals interested in participating should reach out to either …

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Blockchain Projects Bloom as Crypto Spring Fuels a Fundraising Boom

<strong>As crypto winter subsides, spring has sprung in the cryptosphere, ushering in green shoots of growth across the board. Attention has largely focused on the increase in digital asset prices, as cryptocurrencies have swelled by an average of 40% in 2019. But away from the frothy market action, there is far more tangible evidence that …

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The Number of Crypto Exchanges Offering Margin Has Multiplied

<strong>Until recently, Bitmex, Deribit and a handful of established exchanges were the only places where traders could get their leverage fix. This has now changed with the emergence of dozens of exchanges offering leverage and plenty more on their way. Binance and Kucoin – two platforms famed for driving this year’s other exchange trend, the …

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Blockchain Platform Believes It Is the ‘Golden Ticket’ for Saving the Live Events Industry

A new blockchain-based platform says it has bold plans to transform the events industry — eliminating middlemen to reduce costs for organizers, promoters, entertainers, suppliers and consumers alike. Evedo argues that the sector’s scalability has been dramatically affected by a “lack of innovation” in the way events are organized. A multitude of platforms are often …

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