Latest ICO News and Insights

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‘Made in China’ ICOs disguise to overcome the ban laid on cryptocurrencies in China

Central bank of China reports that domestic ICOs are disguising their activities related to cryptocurrencies to circumvent cryptocurrency ban.

5 Nov 2018 2 min read

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Gold-backed stablecoin Flashmoni goes offline post $72 million raising

Flashmoni self-announced a successful ICO round of $72 million in May 2018, fails to issue tokens and goes offline after 4 months.

4 Nov 2018 2 min read

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Largest ICO, EOS not cryptographically secure, says competitor

Consensys-sponsored research suggests that EOS is not secured by cryptography.

2 Nov 2018 1 min read

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ERC-20 Co-Author put forth a new model to shield financial investors from ICO scams

Core member of ERC-20 token development team put forth a new strategy to tackle ICO fraudulence and to overcome scams.

31 Oct 2018 2 min read

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ICO Regulation needs international coordination, states the German Financial Regulation

German Regulatory calls out for cooperation of international efforts, seeks help globally for the implementation of laws on digitalized tokens for investment purposes.

30 Oct 2018 2 min read

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5 Bitcoin ATM installed per day, amidst fear of governments

ATMs offer an easy one-step solution for cryptocurrency mainstream adoption. 5 kiosks open every day in the world, but major governments are still reluctant to opening them at scale.

29 Oct 2018 1 min read

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Japan allows self-regulation for exchanges amidst 2018 hack nightmare

After cumulative theft of over $580 million, Japan shift away from hard government regulation in crypto-trading.

25 Oct 2018 1 min read

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Unikrn ICO on the run, all set for crypto betting in Esports and Fortnite

Unikrn- the first licensed gambling server based on cryptocurrency and blockchain hits the cryptoverse.

24 Oct 2018 2 min read

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North Korea's Lazarus: most profitable cyber-gang hackers

After successful attacks on SWIFT, Sony and the British NHS, Lazarus is positioning itself as a global crypto hack gang.

22 Oct 2018 2 min read

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Bitcoin Foundation Founder shows skepticism about stablecoin boom

Stablecoins are currently the hottest asset class in crypto. Hype or hope?

17 Oct 2018 3 min read

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Top ICO and token sale innovations

Spotlight on tokenised sales that stood out from the crowd.

15 Oct 2018 7 min read

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ICOs made profit from Ether holdings and conversions to fiat.

BitMex and TokenAnalyst studies 222 ICOs and showcased the lot profited out of ETH price crash.

4 Oct 2018 2 min read

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ICO soft and hard capitalisation, why it matters

Investors can struggle to understand how ICOs evaluate their project and design their cap tables.

1 Oct 2018 3 min read

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Bitmain IPO documents showcase $400 loss in Q2

Blurry financial statements hide Q2 performance and reveal concerns over financial health.

27 Sep 2018 1 min read

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The future of the ICO market: securities offering and tokenised assets

Could it be the end of unregulated "utility" tokens? The ICO market is indeed shifting towards regulation and securities offerings.

25 Sep 2018 3 min read

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Crypto Exchanges: conflict of interest, no audit according to NY Integrity Report

Cryptocurrency trading platform can manipulate the market in a jiffy.

23 Sep 2018 2 min read

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Are crypto custodians the new banks for institutions?

BitGo, CoinBase and Goldman Sachs have announced their intention to open crypto custody, a service in high demand for institutions.

17 Sep 2018 3 min read

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Bitcoin mining consumes more power than New York State

After Ireland comes the Big Apple. Bitcoin is now consuming more electricity than NYC.

27 Aug 2018 1 min read

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Does having a product help in raising funds via an ICO? (No, it does not)

Following our data collection of ICOs and their stage of development, it seems "idea" projects are performing as good as those with a MVP.

25 Aug 2018 2 min read

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Is Bitmain worth $40 billion? (the IPO suggests so)

After unverified reports of $2 billion annual revenue, is Bitmain ready to become the crypto-tycoon?

14 Aug 2018 3 min read