Markets

Google is banning all bitcoin, ICO, and cryptocurrency ads starting in June

Google is banning ads for cryptocurrencies and binary options from June. The search giant is also cracking down on adverts for other financial products such as CFDs, spread bets, and foreign exchange products. Facebook has also banned cryptocurrency adverts. Google’s crackdown comes amid sustained pressure on the tech giant over […]
Google is banning all bitcoin, ICO, and cryptocurrency ads starting in June
Markets

Overstock plunges after reporting the SEC asked for information about its ICO

Overstock shares took a nose dive Thursday morning after a filing showed regulators asked for information about the company’s cryptocurrency operations. The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a wave of subpoenas to companies in the crypto space. Shares of online retailer Overstock dived Thursday morning after a regulatory filing […]
Overstock plunges after reporting the SEC asked for information about its ICO
US

Smart Valor CEO says you can ‘tokenize’ everything, even her coat

Feldmeier thinks tokenization is most valuable in illiquid asset classes because it can provide a cheaper alternative for investors in to more expensive investment vehicles like venture capital and private equity. Switzerland will become a hub for crypto talent, because of the ambiguity of security laws, which will create more […]
Smart Valor CEO says you can ‘tokenize’ everything, even her coat
Tech

Startup founders say getting your company funded has never been easier

In a recent study by Silicon Valley Bank, startup founders said 2018 will be a promising year for new businesses. Entrepreneurs said it was easier to secure funding than ever before, especially through traditional avenues like raising venture capital. Silicon Valley Bank’s findings also show the top difficulty for new […]
Startup founders say getting your company funded has never been easier
News

Crypto exchange Bittrex warns traders against ‘pump and dump’ scams

Bittrex emails users to “discourage any type of market manipulation, including pump groups.” Email follows BI investigation that exposed widespread “pump and dump” scams in parts of the $US300 billion cryptocurrency market. LONDON – The world’s third-largest cryptocurrency exchange has written to users warning them against market manipulation, a week […]
Crypto exchange Bittrex warns traders against ‘pump and dump’ scams
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The US Department of Justice is reportedly considering action against rogue ICOs

DoJ looking for a case of “pure fraud” to prosecute, according to former crypto “tsar.” SEC has already taken action and scrutiny of the initial coin offering space is intensifying globally. LONDON – The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is considering taking action against “initial coin offerings” (ICOs), according to […]
The US Department of Justice is reportedly considering action against rogue ICOs