WSJ: Three ICO Startups Missed

Three firms that collectively raised about $40 million through unregulated ICOs in 2017 missed the deadlines set forward in their settlements with the SEC. Several firms that collectively raised about $40 million through unregulated initial coin offerings (ICOs) in 2017 missed their deadlines to repay investors following charges by the United States Securities and Exchange […]

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China Walks Back Hardline Media Rhetoric Toward Crypto and Blockchain

With Chinese President Xi Jinping recently showcasing support for blockchain, local media is seemingly changing its sentiment toward crypto. Earlier this week, a story published by Chinese state-run media outlet Xinhua featured some pro-Bitcoin comments that referred to the flagship digital currency as being the world’s “first successful application of blockchain technology.” This latest endorsement […]

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Softbank-Backed Blockchain Firm OneConnect Eyes $100M Nasdaq IPO

Softbank-backed Chinese fintech OneConnect has filed for an Initial Public Offering with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Softbank-backed Chinese fintech OneConnect has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As Bloomberg reported on Nov. 13, OneConnect is the blockchain- and AI-focused fintech arm of […]

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Canaan Creative Sets Terms, Plans to Rake in $100 Million in Upcoming US IPO

Chinese cryptocurrency mining giant Canaan Creative aims to raise $100 million in its United States initial public offering planned for this month. Chinese cryptocurrency mining giant Canaan Creative has announced terms for its United States initial public offering (IPO) planned for later this month. On Nov. 13, Renaissance Capital reported that Bitcoin (BTC) mining giant […]

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Russian Crypto Plot, China Mining U-Turn, Lottery Winner’s BTC Gamble: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 4–10

Russia plans new law that would allow police to confiscate BTC, and China scraps plan to ban cryptocurrency mining. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week […]

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Binary Options Scams Spread Into Crypto, Time for US Lawmakers to Act

U.S. regulators seek to curb binary options scams as they are entering the crypto sphere and becoming more clever. Mainstream finance and cryptocurrency are becoming more closely intertwined with each passing day. Just over a year ago, the idea of centralized financial behemoths trialing blockchain or crypto solutions would have been unthinkable.  Currently, cryptocurrency is […]

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