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The ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ says ICOs are ‘the biggest scam ever’

Jordan Belfort knows a thing or two about frauds — and he says he spots one in ICOs, or initial coin offerings. The former stockbroker, who was portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street” movie, offered the following criticism of this increasingly popular approach to fundraising, according to a Financial Times report […]

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Confideal: Smart Contracts Made Simple

The blockchain is attracting a lot of attention and with good reason. In addition to its impressive security and reliability benefits, the development of blockchain-based smart contracts represents the future of transactions. From individuals to enterprises, smart contracts are changing the nature of the deal, and they are opening up new opportunities for business interactions. […]

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Canada Court Holds ICO Organizer in Contempt

The organizer of an initial coin offering (ICO) in Canada has been found in contempt of court following a new ruling from the Quebec Supreme Court. The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), Quebec’s financial regulator, published a statement on October 20 announcing that Dominic Lacroix and a related company, DL Innov inc., had allegedly ignored previous court orders […]

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Unikrn, an e-sports gambling site backed by Mark Cuban, raised $31 million through an ICO and everything about it is remarkable

Take out your tech buzzword bingo card. A new initial coin offering has launched, backed by a big-name tech investor, and it’s raised a vast sum of money based on an untested business model. Sound familiar? Here are the details this time: Mark Cuban initial coin offering startup missing a vowel (Unikrn) roughly $31 million […]

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7 Thoughts On Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, & Decentralization After Another Three Months Down The Rabbit Hole

Authored by Lou Kerner via HackerNoon.com, Everyone’s ADD, including me. I get attracted by shiny objects. I first noticed Bitcoin as a shiny object in mid-2013. I went down the rabbit hole far enough for The Wall Street Journal to call me “Wall Street’s Bitcoin expert” while they live blogged a Bitcoin conference call I […]

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HydroMiner Token Sale Started, Raised More Than Presale in 30 Minutes

HydroMiner, the Austrian eco-friendly mining company, started its token-sale just today (18th of October) and has raised more than 1874 Ether (~$562.200)in the first few hours. It even broke its pre-sale record of a 36 min sell out in less time. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article What is HydroMiner? HydroMiner is a mining operation […]

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