Blockchain for Beginners: Key Terms You Should Understand

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Blockchain Technology is the recent buzzword that has spread like wildfire across all industries; be it financial systems, healthcare or the ICO startups. However, there are specific blockchain key terms which a user needs to know to keep abreast with the Blockchain revolution. As per some estimates, this blockchain revolution can surpass the internet revolution … Continue reading “Blockchain for Beginners: Key Terms You Should Understand”

Four ICOs Shut Down in Colorado Crackdown

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In an ongoing  Initial Coin Offering (ICO) crackdown in the United States, the Colorado State Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) has ordered the closure of four ICOs. These ICOs are not compliant with the rules of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Therefore, the SEC suspended their operations. Regulators from all over the … Continue reading “Four ICOs Shut Down in Colorado Crackdown”

SEC Continues to Pursue PlexCorps Injunction

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) presses on for restitution against the allegedly fraudulent ICO from PlexCorps. Last summer, crypto startup PlexCorps raised $15 million from thousands of investors for its ICO.  The company quickly went under, and the SEC uncovered several problems in an investigation. The main points that the SEC found fraudulent or … Continue reading “SEC Continues to Pursue PlexCorps Injunction”

ICO Fraud: Why it Pays to do your Own Due Diligence

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If you’re unwilling to do proper research, don’t invest in an ICO. There are far too many scams that can cost you quite a bit if you’re not careful. For example, the North Dakota Securities Commission issued a cease and desist order against three firms which were offering unregistered and fraudulent securities under the guise … Continue reading “ICO Fraud: Why it Pays to do your Own Due Diligence”

Cryptocurrency: How to Screen for the Best Investment

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When it comes to any investment, it’s important to understand the underlying fundamentals, and in many cases the technical side of the trade, too. Both can help determine what to buy, when to buy, and when to sell. Let’s start with the fundamentals.  We want to answer five questions: Target market / Purpose of the … Continue reading “Cryptocurrency: How to Screen for the Best Investment”

Blockvest ICO Sued for Fraud by US SEC

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As explosive as cryptocurrency is, fraud is prevalent, which can often be found in initial coin offerings (ICOs). That’s why due diligence is essential. Without it, you could lose a lot of money.  Because let’s face it – scam artists don’t care about you. US SEC Halts Planned Blockvest ICO In early October 2018, the US … Continue reading “Blockvest ICO Sued for Fraud by US SEC”

Alleged Pump and Dump ICO Halted by SEC

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The initial coin offering (ICO) space is constantly growing. In fact, since 2017, its popularity has exploded. It became a tenable vehicle for fundraising. Startups could raise funds without dealing with traditional venture capital funds. However, as it was such a new sector, there were a lot of teething problems. Due to the lack of … Continue reading “Alleged Pump and Dump ICO Halted by SEC”

CoinSpectator.com: The One-Stop Shop for Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News

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News aggregator, CoinSpectator.com has quickly emerged as the one-stop shop for real-time cryptocurrency and blockchain news.  It allows investors like me to monitor hundreds, if not thousands of news sources in real-time anytime. Even better, an investor can act on investment tips, initial coin offerings (ICOs) launches, and the latest blockchain news.  All from respected … Continue reading “CoinSpectator.com: The One-Stop Shop for Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News”

French Regulator AMF Blacklists more Scams

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The financial regulator of France, AMF, just blackballed more crypto-investments for fraudulent activities. Updates to Crypto Scams List According to AMF It recently updated 21 new websites to its blacklist of businesses that provide services that mislead  investors through fraudulent schemes. A majority of the 21 new names belong to the grey area of the … Continue reading “French Regulator AMF Blacklists more Scams”

Token Classification and ICO Compliance Discussed At Crypto Roundtable

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More than 45 delegates from major crypto companies and Wall Street firms participated in a meeting held in Washington D.C. on September 25. The panelists discussed issues surrounding Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency regulations. The Crypto Roundtable Congressman Warren Davidson hosted the “crypto roundtable,” in the last legislative session week before the elections. The … Continue reading “Token Classification and ICO Compliance Discussed At Crypto Roundtable”