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HOQU – the Future of Marketing

It was said that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. The monumental strides in technological development and advancement are changing the lives of billions on a daily basis. Commerce is one of the key sectors affected by the encroaching changes. Businesses are moving online, and as a result, the digital marketing industry is […]

Aptoide AppCoins: A New Cryptocurrency for App Stores

Aptoide is set for its ICO to raise US$18 million for AppCoins. The blockchain based protocol will be integrated into Aptoide’s App Store to serve its 200 million users, and can be adopted by app stores using any operating system. To fund the project, the company launched an ICO pre-sale on November 6th, opening its […]
  • by Alex Lightman
  • November 19, 2017
  • 73

The Trillion Object Opportunity: BLOCKv Completes Token Sale and Prepares to Offer An Interface Upgrade To The Blockchain Ecosystem.

Reeve Collins is CEO of BLOCKv AG, a Swiss corporation. (AG is like “Inc.” in English) and had a conversation in Santa Monica, California outside in 98-degree heat on Oct. 24, 2017 with Alex Lightman representing ICO Crowd. How long have you worked in the Blockchain space? A little over 4 years ago I immersed […]
  • by Alex Lightman
  • November 19, 2017
  • 43

The Internet of Tokens: Gibraltar and The New Wealth of Nations

As this column was written, Nov. 2, Bitcoin just reached the $7,000 milestone. Bitcoin was unleashed upon an unsuspecting world in January 4, 2009, when Hal Finney received 10 Bitcoin, then worth nothing, now enough to buy 10 houses in Detroit. The time in days between the different US $1,000 prices for Bitcoin give us […]
  • by Alex Lightman
  • November 19, 2017
  • 148

Gibraltar​ ​Stock​ ​Exchange​ ​Plans to Create World’s​ ​First​ ​​Tokenised Stock Exchange Ecosystem

In October, at the Hong Kong FinTech Summit, the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) launched the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), aiming to be the world’s first regulated and licensed cryptocurrency and blockchain based token exchange. The GBX is uniquely positioned, with the new Distributed Ledger Technology Regulatory Framework introduced by the Government of Gibraltar, coming into […]
  • by Matthew Margetts
  • November 7, 2017
  • 640

FuzeX

The Ultimate All-in-One—credit, debit, rewards, and cryptocurrencies—Smart e-Card for all of your payment needs. Vision: Make spending all forms of currency (fiat, rewards, cryptocurrency) both user and merchant friendly. You open your wallet and there they are: BTC, ETH, DASH, NEO, SALT etc. So nice to own, but so difficult to spend. The real-world usability […]
  • by Lu Song
  • October 25, 2017
  • 983

HAZZA Off The Starting Block To Democratize Payment

Token Public Sale Starts October 3rd What is HAZZA Network? HAZZA is a payment network that aims to solve big problems in today’s payments ecosystem. The founders of HAZZA believe that today’s payments market is highly fragmented and complex. There are too many intermediaries who take high fees along the way. This creates unnecessary friction for […]
  • by Donovan Obosi
  • October 5, 2017
  • 1274

Publica​ ​To​ ​Use​ ​Ethereum​ ​Blockchain​ ​For​ ​New​ ​Publishing Ecommerce​ ​Platform

Aleks​ ​Hodakovskis Publica +1​ ​(561) ​ 666-2833​  ​ USA​ +371​ ​28​ ​346​ ​764​ ​Europe info@publica.io https://publica.io FOR ​ IMMEDIATE​ ​ RELEASE 28.09.2017 Delray Beach, Florida: Publica Ethereum is building blockchain a newand smartecommerce contracts. platform for the publishing ecosystem using the Marc Kenigsberg, founder of BitcoinChaser, also announced his role as Publica’s advisor. “Blockchain will […]

TideBit

火熱的中國內地ICO景象 近期,來自香港的Tidebit加密貨幣交易平台在幫助XPlay–全球極限娛樂技術和代幣生態在其平台進行ICO的過程中了解到許多中國內地的ICO項目情況,希望與各位一起分享Tidebit觀察到的景象。 首先,ICO是(Initial Coin Offerings)首次代幣發行的間稱,這是一種融資模式,與證券發行的IPO(首次公開募股)類似。不同之處在於ICO是籌集虛擬貨幣例如比特幣和以太坊等(2017年在中國內地兩者合計占比90%以上), 可避開一些現行法律規定。ICO異常火熱亦存在諸多潛在風險,如項目失敗或跑路導致的資金損失風險、價格居烈波動引起的金融風險、借ICO進行的詐騙、非法集資等違法犯罪風險等。 根據《2017上半年國內ICO發展情況報告》的數據顯示,2017年上半年,中國國內已完成的ICO項目共計65個,其中2017年以前共上線完成5個,今年1~4月上線8個,5月上線9個,6月上線27個,累計融資規模折合人民幣26.16億元,累計慘與人次達10.5萬。從用護性別來看,經抽洋分析,男性用護占八成,明顯高於女性用護。從用護年齡來看,用護年齡主要分布在20-49歲之間,其中20-29歲用護數量最多,占比32.1%,其次是30-39歲用護(占比31.2%)和40-49歲用護(占比16.7%)。另據金融科技分析研究機構Autonomous NEXT統計,內地慘與ICO的人數達到200萬人。 ICO平台方面,國內的ICO平台一般分為四種模式:一、專營第三方平台,該類平台專門為各種項目提供ICO服務,如ico365,ICOAGE;二是傳統眾籌與ICO的混合模式,即同時提供傳統產品眾籌/股權眾籌和ICO服務,部分眾籌平台開始向ICO平台轉型,如幣眾籌;三是虛擬貨幣交易+ICO模式,借助用護充值、充幣和代幣上線交易的便利性,該類平台同時提供虛擬貨幣交易和ICO服務;四是其他模式,例如虛擬貨幣錢包服務商、導航門護網站提供ICO等。 由于ICO井噴式的爆發增長,透明度太低,管控這種融資行為的法規又太少。內地監管部門人民銀行、中證監及中銀監等已就ICO亂象多次召開內部會議,並於8月25日在央行旗下《金融時報》上在發表題為《比特幣與ICO火爆全球,價格風險「雙高」,綜合監管勢在必行》文章,強調這當的、綜合性的監管, 應隨著行業發展而逐步完善。

LAToken

The goals that LAToken sets are ambitious: they want to completely transform access to capital, and enable cryptocurrencies to be widely used in the real economy by making real assets tradable in crypto. “We decentralize capital markets, making them more transparent, efficient and sustainable, while removing the cost of traditional middle men and “too big […]
  • by Donovan Obosi
  • August 31, 2017
  • 1850
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The Inevitable Rise of The Token Economy

Financial collapses, most recently the 2008 crash, have left a long lingering mistrust of traditional financial institutions, which in turn spawned Bitcoin’s origin in 2009 and the associated Blockchain, with the explicit purpose mentioned in the first paragraph of the original Satoshi Nakamoto white paper, to allow two people to send money to each other […]
  • by Ismail Malik
  • October 24, 2017

Blockchain Secrets Unmasked: Was This Accidental?

I never believed people who said technology disruption could be prone to attack, but while analysing the facts, I realized that it is true. To uncover the security vulnerability was like venom from a snake bite. In the rat race we often forget the basics and that leads to disaster. The views, expressed in this […]
  • by Prakash Prasad
  • August 10, 2017

Robots Are Not Mere Tools, They Contribute to Shape What We Are

Robots are everywhere. We think they are mere tool under our control, while in fact, as any other technology, they contribute to the shaping of our behavior by slowly influencing the way we think. Indeed, we love thinking that robots are mere technological tools we use to relieve us from what we call “4D tasks,” […]
  • by Emmanuel Goffi
  • July 14, 2017

AdEx: Disrupting the State of Online Advertising through Blockchain

AdEx is a decentralized advertising exchange aiming to solve the key issues that the advertising industry faces today: violation of end user privacy; misleading reports for advertisers; ad fraud; increasing ad blocker use; etc. Our mission is to create an ad network that enables trustless consensus and creates an ecosystem that is beneficial for all […]
  • by Vanina Ivanova
  • July 13, 2017

What to Look For in the Security Features of Underlying Blockchain Systems Before Investing in Them

According to PwC investment in Blockchain start-ups was about $1.4 billion in the last nine months of 2016. Distributed ledger technology – commonly referred to as Blockchain – has emerged as a candidate for financial institutions to reform their business and investment has started to flow. New cryptocurrencies are popping up almost every day now- for […]
  • by ENISA
  • July 10, 2017
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HOQU – the Future of Marketing

It was said that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. The monumental strides in technological development and advancement are changing the lives of billions on a daily basis. Commerce is one of the key sectors affected by the encroaching changes. Businesses are moving online, and as a result, the digital marketing industry is […]

Aptoide AppCoins: A New Cryptocurrency for App Stores

Aptoide is set for its ICO to raise US$18 million for AppCoins. The blockchain based protocol will be integrated into Aptoide’s App Store to serve its 200 million users, and can be adopted by app stores using any operating system. To fund the project, the company launched an ICO pre-sale on November 6th, opening its […]
  • by Alex Lightman
  • November 19, 2017
  • 0

The Trillion Object Opportunity: BLOCKv Completes Token Sale and Prepares to Offer An Interface Upgrade To The Blockchain Ecosystem.

Reeve Collins is CEO of BLOCKv AG, a Swiss corporation. (AG is like “Inc.” in English) and had a conversation in Santa Monica, California outside in 98-degree heat on Oct. 24, 2017 with Alex Lightman representing ICO Crowd. How long have you worked in the Blockchain space? A little over 4 years ago I immersed […]
  • by Alex Lightman
  • November 19, 2017
  • 0

An Incubator for Blockchain Startups: A Conversation between Greg Gilman, Science Blockchain and Alex Lightman, ICO Crowd.

Science started with a $10 m fund four years ago. What happened with that fund? The initial funding was used to found or fund a great group of companies, including Dollar Shave Club, DogVacay, and HelloSociety, among many others. Each of those three were acquired – most notably Dollar Shave Club for $1 billion cash […]
  • by Alex Lightman
  • November 19, 2017
  • 0

The Internet of Tokens: Gibraltar and The New Wealth of Nations

As this column was written, Nov. 2, Bitcoin just reached the $7,000 milestone. Bitcoin was unleashed upon an unsuspecting world in January 4, 2009, when Hal Finney received 10 Bitcoin, then worth nothing, now enough to buy 10 houses in Detroit. The time in days between the different US $1,000 prices for Bitcoin give us […]
  • by Alex Lightman
  • November 19, 2017
  • 0

Affine Global LLP Multi-Lingual ‘Blockchain Declaration’ Meets Deadline of 2 November, 2017

Affine Global LLP and the Affine Network together with ALTX Africa Group Ltd. confirmed today that at 23:54 on 2 November the last ‘Note of Consensus’ was posted by a node in Tel Aviv onto a private blockchain. The validation of the final message marked the successful completion of a 43-hour international test across four […]
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