Tag "ICOs"

ICO Regulation In Asia: An Overview

The cryptocurrency and initial coin offering (ICO) craze has put pressure on regulators around the world as the number of scams and cases of fraud keeps on growing in the space. Countries in Asia have had varied stands on cryptocurrencies

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2017, An Incredible Year For Cryptocurrencies: Report

2017 was an incredible year for the cryptocurrency space which saw the creation of more than 100 crypto-based hedge funds, a market capitalization that surpassed half a trillion dollars and billions of dollars raised through initial coin offerings (ICOs), according

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ICO Report: Singapore, Hong Kong and Switzerland are leading

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), a fundraising method used by an increasing number of blockchain startups, have surged in popularity in 2017 with investment volumes growing exponentially. More than US$4.5 billion was raised through ICOs in 2017, or nearly 20 times

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Vietnam’s Spacoin Shows ICO Craziness

A new blockchain project is emerging in Vietnam that’s looking to develop a crypto token specifically for the beauty and spa industry. And it’s launching an ICO for it. Called Spacoin, the project is being developed by self-proclaimed “the biggest

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Vietnamese Startups, Entrepreneurs Warm Up To ICOs

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have become the preferred fundraising method for players in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, enabling entrepreneurs and projects to raise over US$2 billion in 2017 alone. While ICOs have proven to be a successful way for

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The Crypto Wild West: Scam Coins, ICOs And The Crypto Bubble

Cryptocurrencies have surged in popularity as an increasing number of investors are turning to the new asset class, attracted by the high potential returns. In particular, initial coin offerings (ICOs) have proven to be a successful method for blockchain and

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SEC Thailand’s Viewpoint on ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand (SEC Thailand) has been following the development and the growing popularity of initial coin offerings (ICO). ICO refers to a digital way of raising funds from the public.  In an ICO process, ICO issuer will offer digital tokens in

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BlockShow Asia: Revealing Blockchain Sensations

BlockShow Asia 2017  is one of the largest conferences showcasing Blockchain solutions, bringing the hottest startups, ICOs and unconventional sensations. The event will take place November 29-30, 2017 in Singapore – a prime global business hub and country which has taken

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Experts, Regulators Warn Of Risks Associated With ICOs, Token Sales

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have become a popular way for tech startups to raise funding and a lucrative investment opportunity for investors. Yet, regulators are warning the public about the risks associated with ICOs and cryptocurrencies, reminding investors that scams

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ICOs in Singapore: an Overview

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), or token sales, are becoming an increasingly popular method for blockchain and cryptocurrency startups from around the world to raise funding. In the past year, ICOs have raised over a billion dollars for early stage startups.

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