Smart Valley launches an ICO

Smart Valley - a decentralized platform for project assessment and development - has announced the start of its ICO. The token sale, which started on May 14, is the first ICO of a Russian project conducted in full compliance with Swiss law. Switzerland is the first Western European country to develop a clear legal framework for ICOs. The token sale…

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ICO Funding for May up 200%

The month of May has already seen over $560 million in ICO funding, despite having less overall deals taking place.  While the figure may seem pretty puny when compared to the $3 billion raised in March 2018, we still have a couple of weeks to go in the month. In addition, ICO funding for May 2018 has already seen a raise…

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Founders of Centra Tech ICO Indicted for running Fraudulent ICO

The three co-founders of the ICO Centra Tech have been formally indicted for running a fraudulent ICO, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of Justice. All three are facing charges of securities fraud, wire fraud and two conspiracy counts. The defendants, Sohrab Sharma, Robert Farkas, and Raymond Trapani,  raised $32 million from investors in 2017. They apparently misled investors by falsely claiming that their company…

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SEC Launches Fake ICO to Educate People on Fraud

You have to give them credit, the SEC is at a minimum becoming more entertaining. The Office of Investor Education and Advocacy at the US Securities and Exchange Commission has launched a fake ICO site,  according to a press release on May 16. The fake site, HoweyCoins.com, is supposed to represent a fraud ICO which even comes with a fake whitepaper and guaranteed investment returns.…

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ICODASHBOARD.IO ADDS STOX AS AN INTEGRATED MARKETING CHANNEL FOR ICO CLIENTS

Stox and ICODashboard have formed a partnership which brings sponsored predictions to the ICODashboard platform as an integrated marketing channel for ICO clients. Stox, the blockchain prediction markets platform, raised 148,000 ETH in 34 hours during their own ICO in 2017. With this partnership, ICOs using ICODashboard for their token sale will have the ability to leverage the wisdom of the crowd and in the…

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Two ICO Companies Under Investigation in Colorado for Illegal Promotion

The Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) in Denver, CO, is currently investigating two companies for offering illegal ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) to the resident of Colorado. These two companies, Broad Investments LLC which is based in Washington and Linda Healthcare Corporation (based in Silicon Valley,  California), might possibly have violated the local Colorado securities law through their ICOs promotion. The…

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Fluzcoin.io ,  a cryptocurrency With NO Transaction Fees And NO Excess Volatility

  A new coin called Fluzcoin, is trying to simultaneously solve four issues that current cryptocurrencies have not been able to solve: speed, cost, compliance and excess volatility, thereby creating an intelligent digital currency ready for mass adoption. Avoiding these downsides of cryptocurrencies and at the same time the lack of value increase of fiat currency pegged stablecoins, Fluzcoin prevents excess volatility by…

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