The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has given the green light to the country’s first portal for scrutinized token sales.
Ami Ben David argues that the security token sector is not about replacing trusted middlemen. Rather, it needs them to support trust in the assets.
Thailand’s financial markets regulator has banned several cryptos as a means to invest in ICOs and as a base in trading pairs.
South Korea-based ICONLOOP, the firm behind blockchain project ICON, has denied reports it’s moving to go public.
The FBI is reaching out to those who invested in the now-worthless BCC token offered by the defunct crypto exchange BitConnect.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission plans to clarify when securities laws might apply to crypto token sales, an official said Friday.
“STO” was coined to distinguish a compliant token offering from ICOs, but the term fails to capture all the types of security tokens.
It’s time for the crypto world to adopt the best practices of the traditional public securities exchanges, including rules on ethics and fair dealing.
South Korea has decided not to lift its ban on domestic initial coin offerings after a watchdog’s survey found projects have been violating rules.
While the bear market has sparked layoffs at some firms, a survey conducted by CoinDesk found that many companies find the slowdown to be “a blessing.”
Messaging app company Kik says it will stand up to the SEC over an expected enforcement action relating to its 2017 initial coin offering
We’re at a point where any idea associated with tokens struggles for legitimacy and money. It would be a shame if we ditched token economics altogether.
Blockchain project Polkadot is planning another ICO that would bring in $60 million, says the WSJ.
Airbnb competitor Bee Token, founded by alums of Uber, are pivoting in an effort to boost revenue after conducting an ICO last February.
Once a top-100 cryptocurrency, Nebulas has laid off more than 60 percent of its staff since July 2018, CoinDesk has learned.
BlockEx, a London-based platform for launching and exchanging tokens, was beset by a series of setbacks that led to downsizing.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development thinks ICOs may be a beneficial fundraising tool, but not yet for “mainstream” firms.
Malaysia’s securities watchdog will have powers to regulate digital asset offerings and crypto exchanges from tomorrow.
Hashed CEO Simon Seojoon Kim looks at the inherent limitations of ICOs, in particular the belief that “anyone can invest in an initial project.”
Micah Winkelspecht is CEO and founder of Gem, a crypto portfolio app company based in Los Angeles, The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review. If 2017 was the year of irrational exuberance, 2018 became the year of reality checks when the market sputtered and crashed. I predict that this year will […]