Tag: Initial Coin Offerings

Are People Losing Faith in ICOs?

We’re almost halfway through 2018, and it has already been a rough year for crypto enthusiasts. High-profile scams and other issues seem to have stopped the markets from reaching the highs we saw toward the end of 2017. Add to this the criticism and FUD being spread by financial authorities and the mainstream media, and it’s easy to see why even the most optimistic of us might be rattled. This seems …
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LinkedIn Co-Founder Launches ICOHub Platform to Weed out Scammers

Even though initial coin offerings remain a very popular industry, there are some concerns over how things are evolving as of right now. Especially given the growing number of scams and fraudulent ICOs out there, it is evident that something will need to change sooner rather than later. LinkedIn co-founder Eric Ly claims he has the solution to this pressing problem. Can ICOHub get rid of the Scammers? Over the …
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Korean and Japanese Officials: Virtual Currencies Are Not Proven

Yesterday, top financial officials in both Japan and South Korea came to a similar conclusion: as they stand now, cryptocurrencies cannot be considered legitimate currencies. The statements come from countries where Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are quite popular in the public sphere, and they come from governments that have been relatively proactive in establishing a clear legal framework for the digital assets. An Alternative to Fiat? Not Yet As originally …
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Morgan Stanley Banker’s Brother Stole $300K Through Two Fraudulent ICOs

Bankers have no love lost for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies these days. That’s been proven a few dozen times in recent years. However, family members of prominent bankers are entirely different creatures. Maksim Zaslavskiy, the brother of a Morgan Stanley banker, was arrested earlier this week. Apparently, Zaslavskiy had run an illegal cryptocurrency project and defrauded investors for over US$300,000 in the process. Initial Coin Offerings Remain a big Risk If there is …
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