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The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) announced yesterday, Feb.13, that they will soon launch a securities clearing and settlement platform based on the Ethereum (ETH) Blockchain that lets companies raise capital with security tokens. According to the CSE announcement, companies using the Blockchain-based platform can issue Security Token Offerings (STO) to investors as a means to …

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A house on a blockchain? That’s the future a number of initial coin offering (ICO) issuers envision, one in which tokenized pieces of the property could be tracked and traded via a shared database. In this way, the tokens would allow for what entrepreneurs are calling “fractional ownership,” or the ability for a real estate …

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Russia’s Ministry of Communications and Mass Media (Minkomsvyaz) has published a document establishing the licensing rules for ICO projects, Forklog news outlet reported Monday, Feb. 12. Some of the key requirements presented to digital token issuers require nominal capital of about 100 mln rubles – approximately equal to $1.7 mln – and a license for …

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The term dark pool might sound ominous, but investors think building one could prove to be a boon for the crypto market. Announced today, Republic Protocol has officially completed an initial coin offering (ICO) for its REN token, raising 35,000 ether (roughly $30.5 million at current prices) from lead investors Polychain Capital and FBG, as well …

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In the corridors of Davos Cointelegraph has got a chance to catch up with Yobie Benjamin, co-founder and CTO Emeritus of Token.io with the background in mainstream banking (Citigroup). In five minutes, Benjamin shared his thoughts on regulation, huckster ICO’s and the potential of Blockchain. Cointelegraph: We are here with Yobie Benjamin. Could you introduce …

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Sure, there were white papers, prototypes and theories, but in the land of ICOs, 2017 was largely about one thing – money – and lots of it. Entering 2018, those closest to the sector, the area of the industry that’s actively applying learnings from cryptocurrencies to startup models, see a bit of a different story. …

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On New Year’s Day, Giselle Palmer, scantily clad, turned on her webcam, and started her sexy show. Offhandedly she told her hundreds of viewers that she had studied computer science and math in college, and from that moment on the chat room was filled with questions about non-sexy topics from computer science to calculus. If …

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No matter which sci-fi story we choose, let it be the galactic adventures of Star Trek or the dark side of Darth Vader in Star Wars, all of them include something humanity has always been dreaming of – controlling things with our mere thoughts. Nowadays with mind-controlled drones races and prosthetics limbs with fingers bending …

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It might have started simple, printing small objects, but in the last couple of years, 3D printing technology has really outgrown itself. Now, it is both possible to 3D print tiny structures using living cells or print a whole house in 24 hours. The idea behind 3D manufacturing isn’t new, but 3D-TOKEN, a project of …

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It wasn’t so long ago that scraping a flat fee off of a user’s transaction was a reliable revenue model. But with the advent of cryptocurrencies, a new wave of startups is beginning to set its sights on something different, with mainstream brands like Telegram and Kik pivoting to embrace an alternative model that wasn’t …

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Stephen Palley is a lawyer in private practice in Washington, D.C. with the firm of Anderson Kill. The views expressed are his alone. You can find him on Twitter at @stephendpalley. One day you’re a crypto-millionaire, the next you’re a crypto-defendant. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) made crypto-news throughout 2017. Announcements of new offerings became a …

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A new project aims to create a community-driven, tokenized and cryptocurrency-enabled banking ecosystem in a regulated environment that lives up to the expectations of mainstream users and could help to simplify crypto-money usage. Following South Korea’s decision to allow crypto trading, but conditioning exchanges to share their data with the banks, it seems the country’s …

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The on-chain governance protocol Tezos, long stalled by its own crisis of governance, lurched forward in several notable ways this week. To begin, Johann Gevers, president of the Swiss-based Tezos Foundation kicked off events by publishing a blog post outlining his intent to use the project’s proceeds to hire operational staff (before later deleting it). Then …

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Online hair and beauty bookings system JOLYY plans to build a Blockchain-powered platform, in a bid to increase its efficiency and lower costs for salons and clients alike. The company believes that the beauty industry is one of the noticeable few markets yet to tap into the enormous potential of digital technologies. Many professionals still …

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One of the internet’s more controversial social media brands is getting into the crypto-powered fundraising game. Revealed in an SEC filing on Tuesday, the alt-right-leaning Gab let slip it intends to raise $10 million in a forthcoming initial coin offering (ICO). But perhaps most notable about the company’s plan is its decision to take a compliant route …

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Turns out too much money can be a bad thing. Speaking at the Blockchain Connect conference in San Francisco last week, investors struck a surprisingly nervous note on the recent wave of initial coin offerings (ICOs) and the eye-popping funding rounds they’ve secured. In fact, while ICOs and token-based blockchains have been touted as a way …

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Jason Calacanis is an angel investor in 150 startups including Uber, robinhood, Abra, thumbtack, Wealthfront and Talla. He’s also the author of ANGEL.  “If you are right, that 90 percent of crypto projects are scams or incompetent, what do you gain by taking that position publicly?” asked a close friend. I took a moment to …

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The number of job postings on LinkedIn related to Blockchain, cryptocurrency and Bitcoin, increased at least fourfold in 2017, according to data provided by Bloomberg Law. As the source says, the number of such jobs is expected to grow in 2018 as well. Needless to mention, skillful developers are few now and in high demand. A …

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Dr. Pavel Kravchenko holds a PhD in technical sciences and is the founder of Distributed Lab. For many years, people used to believe that the Earth consisted of an amalgam of four elements – earth, fire, water and air. It took until nearly 1750 for scientists to realize that fire isn’t an element, but the result …

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Kyle Samani is co-founder and Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital, a thesis-driven crypto fund that invests exclusively in crypto assets. Today, blockchain interoperability is virtually non-existent. If you want to move value across chains, you must do so by moving tokens into a centralized exchange, trade on the exchange’s in-house ledger and then withdraw the …

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