Pavel Durov

Telegram CEO Donates 10 BTC to Pandemic Relief Effort

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov reportedly donated about $90,000 worth of bitcoin to help alleviate the financial burden of COVID-19 pandemic in Russia.

Business  ·  28 May 2020

Aggrieved Investors Mull Suing Telegram Over Canceled TON Blockchain Project

Some backers of the now-shelved TON blockchain project are in talks to sue Telegram over their refund structure.

Business  ·  14 May 2020

SEC Asks for Telegram ICO Financials Ahead of CEO’s Deposition

Telegram has been ordered by a judge to explain why it should not have to turn over bank documents relating to its $1.7 billion initial coin offering.

News  ·  3 January 2020
Token Sales

SEC Reveals Telegram’s Communications With Investors, Seeks to Question Advisor

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wants Telegram’s former chief investment advisor to testify and hand over documents related to the company's $1.7 billion 2018 token sale.

Policy & regulation  ·  6 December 2019

Telegram’s CEO Is Using Bitcoin to Bypass Russia’s App Ban

Pavel Durov is paying network administrators in bitcoin to bypass a Russian ban on Telegram.

Business  ·  17 April 2018