Toxic ICO Taxes: Thailand Stock Chief Slams Regulators for Crippling Crypto-Friendly Startups

By CCN.com: Thai startups raising funds by issuing digitized equities/stocks pay more taxes than an average business, according to Prinn Panitchpakdi. The governor of the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) said initial coin offering (ICO) startups typica...

What is an STO (Security Token Offering) & 10 Reasons Why It Will Have...

Startup financing took a dramatic turn in 2017 as initial coin offerings (ICOs) burst onto the scene. In 2017 and 2018, more than $14 billion flowed into blockchain projects as investors looked to capitalize on crypto euphoria and the low barriers to e...

Sirin Labs Finney Review: Does This Crypto Smartphone Stand a Chance Against the Samsung...

By CCN: The developers of the Sirin Labs Finney have created for themselves a monumental task. Not only do they desire to break into the fiercely-competitive smartphone market, but they also aim to spearhead cryptocurrency’s transformation from a niche...

France Flaunts ‘Right’ Crypto Model as EU Members Feel the Heat

By CCN: France is pushing the boundaries with its new crypto regulatory framework, which it unveiled a week ago. Now the government plans to pressure other EU states to take the “right” approach to crypto regulation. French officials are acutely aware ...

California’s Thor Blames Regulators for its Own $21 Million Demise

Regulators can be blamed for just about everything. The team behind the Thor token is pointing the finger at them for the shuttering of their own operations. However, given Thor raised an impressive $21 million for its crypto project just last year, th...

Mismanagement and Misdirected Funds: The ’21 Million’ Chainstarter ICO Story

A couple years ago, a person named Nick Ayton and his partner, David Lofts, launched an ICO to fund a television show. They then went on to found Chainstarter, which helps ICO-backed projects get off the ground. Chainstarter’s Use of 21 Million I...

Crypto Lawyer: SEC’s ICO Guidance Just a Legal ‘Nothingburger’

When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission publishes anything related to the cryptocurrency space, the industry immediately pays attention. However, a highly-touted guidance document from the regulator in regards to blockchain and ICOs is shaping...

Crypto Lawyer: SEC’s ICO Guidance Just a Legal ‘Nothingburger’

When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission publishes anything related to the cryptocurrency space, the industry immediately pays attention. However, a highly-touted guidance document from the regulator in regards to blockchain and ICOs is shaping...

37,000 Investors Await Refunds from ‘Illegal’ $90 Million Envion ICO

The Envion scandal was one of the most dramatic sagas to unfold in the cryptocurrency space, and it’s not over yet. Swiss regulators have ruled that the crypto mining firm behind the $90 million ICO in 2018 participated in illegal activity. Speci...

21-Year-Old Eastern European ICO Founder Asks $60,000 on eBay for Failed Crypto Project

Sponsy is a failed ICO that attempted to launch in the summer of 2018, according to the Financial Times. The proprietor of the crypto project currently has it listed on eBay for a price of $60,000 and says the firm’s biggest mistake was building a prod...