Initial Coin Offerings

Rapper to Welcome Bitcoin Lightning Payments on Clothing Website

Rap icon Lil Pump has announced that his clothing brand “Unhappy” will accept Bitcoin Lightning payments.

Puerto Rico Launches Integrated Trading and Banking Platform for Crypto Traders

Puerto Rico-based crypto trading platform San Juan Mercantile Exchange (SJMX) has officially commenced operations and facilitated its first client deposit through its banking subsidiary, the San Juan Mercantile Bank & Trust International (SJMBT).

Canadian Police Freeze Assets of Vanbex Founders

Canadian police have frozen the assets of Vanbex founders as part of a fraud investigation into a 2017 ICO that secured $22 million.

African Digital Asset Framework Releases First Guidelines for ICOs and TGEs

The African Digital Asset Framework, the first open-source software platform for setting transnational standards for digital assets, has released its first guidelines for Initial Coin Offerings.

Proposed Crypto Laws in Mexico Form Barriers for Exchanges

Mexico’s proposed cryptocurrency laws could form new barriers for exchanges and adoption.

Blockchain Lawyer Drew Hinkes Joins Carlton Fields

Crypto lawyer Drew Hinkes has joined Carlton Fields to help token sellers fight back.

ICOBox Announces the Culmination of Its ICOS Program

ICOBox, one of the global leaders in ICO marketing, has chosen to culminate its ICOS program, which intended to assist promising but underfunded new projects to have access to the tools created by ICOBox.

Thailand’s SEC Gives Green Light to Country’s First ICO Portal

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand has approved the first portal for scrutinized initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the country.

Bhurj Khalifa Owner to Develop Ethereum-Based Token

Emaar Group, the United Arab Emirates’ real estate giant behind Burj Khalifa, has partnered with Switzerland-based crypto startup Lykke AG to develop an Ethereum-based digital currency.

Thai SEC Prohibits Three Cryptocurrencies to Be Used for ICO Investments, Trading Pairs

Thailand’s Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has prohibited several cryptocurrencies to be utilized in ICO investments and as a base in trading pairs.

South Korea’s ICONLOOP Denies IPO Plan Reports

The firm behind the blockchain project ICON has denied claims that it is considering to conduct an initial public offering (IPO).

Crypto Startup Gladius Settles Unregistered ICO Charges with SEC

Gladius will send back funds to investors who request a refund under the settlement.

SEC Commissioner Calls for Regulation Amendment to Govern Bitcoin ETFs and ICOs

Blockchain-based decentralized networks do not fit “neatly” within the Securities and Exchange Commission’s existing regulatory framework, said Commissioner Hester Pierce.  

Binance Launchpad Announces New Project After Three Successful ICOs

Binance Launchpad has announced a new initial coin offering after having three successful previous ICOs including BitTorrent (BTT) ICO.

Overstock’s Medici Signs MOU to Create Local Digital Land Registry in Mexico

Medici Land Governance has inked a partnership with a local government in Mexico to develop a system for digital land records.