Despite Korea’s Inhibitions, Jeju Island Pushes for ICO Regulations

Spearheading development to establish Jeju Island as a blockchain and cryptocurrency hub, Governor Won Hee-ryong issued a formal request to the Korean government, Aug. 14, to designate the island as a special economic zone for the burgeoning digital asset sector. ICO Regulations Pitched to Government According to Korea Joongang Daily , Hee-ryong held a meeting with… Continue reading Despite Korea’s Inhibitions, Jeju Island Pushes for ICO Regulations

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High-Profile Thai Crypto Case: Bitcoiner Lost Over 5,500 BTC – Ringleader Fled to US

A high-profile crypto case involving a well-known actor and model has come to public attention in Thailand following the enforcement of the country’s crypto regulations. Over 5,564 BTC were reportedly stolen from a bitcoin millionaire. The alleged ringleader has fled to the U.S. Thailand’s main crypto regulator is cooperating with the police on the case.… Continue reading High-Profile Thai Crypto Case: Bitcoiner Lost Over 5,500 BTC – Ringleader Fled to US

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Goldman Sachs, Wall Street Banks Sink $32 Million into Enterprise Blockchain Startup

We may, as Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark said earlier this year, be entering a “bitcoin not blockchain” world, but the global banking cabal isn’t ready to capitulate on its support for enterprise blockchain products just yet. Indeed, Axoni, an enterprise blockchain startup founded in 2013, has just concluded a $32 million Series B funding… Continue reading Goldman Sachs, Wall Street Banks Sink $32 Million into Enterprise Blockchain Startup

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SEC Smacks ICO Fraudster with $30,000 Fine, Lifetime Trading Ban

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued an officer and director bar, a penny stock bar, and a penalty of $30,000 to a fraudulent ICO founder today. According to the official press release, David T. Laurance was previously found guilty for taking part in deceitful security offerings. Laurance’s LinkedIn profile shows that he is the president… Continue reading SEC Smacks ICO Fraudster with $30,000 Fine, Lifetime Trading Ban

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Binance Launches Education Platform for Blockchain, Crypto

One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance, has unveiled a new educational platform that will provide free resources for the burgeoning cryptocurrency and blockchain industries. A Hub for All Things Crypto? Binance has revealed a new educational initiative and open-access platform, called Binance Academy, with the goal of fostering a wider understanding of blockchain… Continue reading Binance Launches Education Platform for Blockchain, Crypto

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