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Deutschland: BaFin warnt vor Bitcoin-Hype

Die Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) ist eine rechtsfähige deutsche Bundesanstalt mit Sitz in Frankfurt am Main und Bonn. Sie untersteht der Rechts- und Fachaufsicht des Bundesministeriums der Finanzen. BaFin warnt Verbraucher vor Risiken bei Investments: Die BaFin nimmt die Kursentwicklung auf den Märkten für Kryptowerte zum Anlass, Verbraucherinnen und...

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Thailand Gets Its Sixth Official Crypto Exchange

Thailand is a growing cryptocurrency hub. The country has just approved six new cryptocurrency exchange licenses to permit the further growth of digital trading within the nation’s borders.Thailand Is the New Home of Crypto LoversAsian regions have long been huge cryptocurrency advocates. Despite a lengthy period of debate over whether to ban bitcoin and crypto mining, China eventually gave in and permitted the practice, citing that it’s effects on the environment were not as strong or as...

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The SEC Likely to Exempt Blockchain Companies from Current ICO Restrictions

The SEC commissioner Hester Pierce wants the blockchain space and the regulators to work on an eased juridical framework for ICOs in the next three years.During the recent industry conference in Chicago, the SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce proposed a new regulatory framework for ICO companies and unqualified investors.Current securities laws don’t allow numerous ICO startups and similar firms to collect money from U.S. citizens. According to the law, almost any cryptocurrency, coin or token is...

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Are ICOs Making An Unofficial Comeback in China?

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) may be coming back to China, but this isn’t necessarily a good thing.ICOs Are Making an Unwarranted ComebackChina has issued a statement saying there’s been a “resurgence” of bitcoin, crypto and blockchain-related activities within the nation’s borders. One thing that’s allegedly been happening, according to sources, is that ICOs are making a slow but triumphant return to the country, but this isn’t warranted or promoted by regulators. They just seem to be...

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Analyse: ICOs werden 2020 ganz verschwinden!

Für Unternehmen, deren Geschäftsmodell auf Kryptowährungen basiert, ist das Initital Coin Offering (ICO) lange Zeit eine interessante Methode des Crowdfundings gewesen. Die streng regulierte Kapitalvergabe durch Banken oder Börsen konnte damit umgangen werden. Analysten zeigen nun allerdings auf, dass die Zeit der ICOs bald vorbei sein könnte, wie das rennomierte Bitcoin-Magazin „The Bitcoinist“...

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There Are Only 10% Alive ICOs, How Did They Survive?

Out of the multitude of ICO projects, raising money, only a small part actually delivered something that could be called a product. Almost 90% of all ICOs failed. There’s a term in venture capital, “a death valley”, meaning the period from the receiving initial investments to the moment of becoming profitable.Usually, a very small percentage of projects manage to cross the death valley, because every unexpected obstacle can ruin their plans. It happens due to a lack of experience, bad...

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U.S. SEC Charges Block.one for Its $4 Billion ICO and It’s Not as Heavy as You Think

Photo: Block.oneThe EOS blockchain developer Block.one has been charged by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its 2017-2018 ICO which raised about $4.1 Billion during the process. The Commission charged the company with the relatively low sum of $24 Million which boils down to about 0.58% of the sum raised during the offering which is relatively light when comparing the amount raised to the amount charged.Following the DAO report which highlighted several types...

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Report: Token Offerings Depreciated By 81% YOY, But Here’s Why That Could Be a Good Thing

Photo: ShutterstockIt might come as a surprise to you that the Token Offering market is just a shell of its former self. Laden with all kinds of hurdles, from the regulatory front to the technological front. Only 69 token sales took place during the month of August, a staggering 81% reduction on a YOY basis, according to Blockchain and Crypto report August 2019. Photo: InWaraBut first, what actually caused the “crypto winter”?In 2017, Initial Coin Offering (ICOs) were gaining popularity as...

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