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France Set To Outline Positioning On ICOs

by Samuel Raeon October 9, 2017
The global response to the using of cryptocurrency and a blockchain to raise funds for a startup (or growth within an existing entity) by way of an initial coin offering (ICO) has been mixed. China has banned ICOs outright. Other nations, Canada for example, have decided to take a step back and let the market […]
Fintechist Jamie Foxx ICO Endorsement

Jamie Foxx is the Latest Celebrity to “Endorse” a Cryptocurrency ICO

by JP Buntinxon September 19, 2017
Celebrities have started to endorse cryptocurrency ICOs in droves as of late. Floyd Mayweather is perhaps the biggest “promoter” in this regard. Actor Jamie Foxx is now following suit by hyping an upcoming cryptocurrency exchange ICO. It is evident this situation is getting out of hand by quite a margin. Especially when considering how the […]

Fintechist Thailand ICO Regulation

Thailand Carefully Evaluates its Stance on Initial Coin Offerings

by JP Buntinxon September 14, 2017
Nearly every country in the world is focused on ICO regulation right now. China has fired the first shots, with other countries likely to follow. SEC Thailand securities regulators are also taking a closer look at this new way of fundraising. Token sales may be considered to be securities offerings in the country. If that […]
Fintechist China ICO PBoC

PBoC can now Freeze Bank Account Funds of Illegal ICO Projects

by JP Buntinxon September 6, 2017
Now that China is banning all ICOs, things are in a state of flux. However, it appears banning initial coin offerings is only the first step. A new statement by the PBoC explains how bank accounts of ICO platforms and participants may be targeted. This move will effectively allow the PBoC to “freeze assets” of […]

First China Now South Korea; What’s Next For Bitcoin In Asia?

by Samuel Raeon September 4, 2017
The cryptocurrency space had a pretty rough weekend out of Asia. First, we learned that China has banned initial coin offerings (ICOs) and that, subsequent to the ruling, all entities that raised money through the issue of digital tokens as part of an ICO will need to refund those who bought the tokens in question. […]
Fintechist Starta Accelerator Blockchain NY

Starta Accelerator Brings Blockchain Startup Lab to New York

by JP Buntinxon August 31, 2017
Cryptocurrency and blockchain enthusiasts know New York state is not the place to be. More specifically, it’s not a great region for innovation and ¬†Bitcoin-related projects. That may soon come to change, as Starta Accelerator has launched the Token Rockets program. This is specifically tailored to startups embracing blockchain technology. Every trained company will also […]