Singapore Sets STO Regs

An automated Delivery versus Payment (DvP) platform has been jointly developed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX). Its purpose is to allow the settlement of tokenized securities across various blockchain platforms. Read the entire Read More …

US Congress Finally Moving to Prevent “Heavy-Handed” Approach Toward Regulating US ICOs

U.S. Congressman Warren Davidson (OH-08), member of the House Financial Services Committee, hosted a bipartisan roundtable discussion, “Legislating Certainty for Cryptocurrencies” with Members of Congress and nearly 50 stakeholders from Ohio and across the country to gather input on Congress’ effort to Read More …

Upcoming ICO Summit to Discuss ‘Light-Touch’ Regulation

I just got off a call with Ronald Hammond. He’s a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Warren Davidson (OH-8). Representative Davidson recommended a “light touch regulatory framework that provides certainty for the ICO market”. The premise of the call was regulations Read More …

Coinbase Back To Wyoming

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reopened its services to residents in the US state of Wyoming. In June 2015, Coinbase suspended its services in the state due to banking regulatory policies. At the time, the Wyoming Money Transmitter Act required Coinbase Read More …

Are Reg D 506c’s/Reg S/Reg A+ successful in raising funds for an ICO?

While most of my competitors say “Reg D/Reg S/Reg A+ are only good for “consumer products”, and have proven unsuccessful for blockchain”. We’d say they are TOTALLY WRONG. You see, my competitors have no clue what they are doing in Read More …

Malta Signs Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Bills into Law

The government of Malta confirmed last week that it had approved three crucial bills that provide the necessary regulatory framework for the blockchain and cryptocurrency market. According to Malta Today, the three laws were namely the Innovative Technological Arrangement and Read More …

Switzerland’s stock exchange builds trading platform for crypto assets

SIX, the company behind the Swiss stock exchange, plans to launch a digital asset trading, settlement and custody service in 2019. SIX is regulated as an operator of Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI) by Swiss Authorities and intends that the “SIX Read More …

Malta Becomes The World’s First “Blockchain Island”

Malta’s Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation, Silvio Schembri, noted that the passing of the new laws in Malta mark an important milestone in which companies will be provided with the necessary tools to operate in a Read More …

Reg D, Reg S, Reg A+ — Which One to Choose?

I suggest a hybrid approach: -Start with the Reg D and raise up to $2 Million. These will be your traditional investors (VCs, angels etc). You’ll probably have to raise on a Convertible note+Token sale agreement. So, you’ll be giving Read More …

To All STO Issuers in USA Who Want a Successful Fundraise

One of the most effective methods for a successful STO is community building on Telegram, Bitcointalk, Reddit etc. Airdrops are a critical aspect to gaining community and crypto investor momentum. I would go as far as saying that without airdrops Read More …