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NFT Game Axie Infinity Raises $860K in Governance Token Sale

A new game mode will also be launching on the platform in early 2021, where players can own pieces of land and farm governance tokens.

Business  ·  19 November 2020

Filecoin Miners Go On Strike One Day After Mainnet Launch, Prompting Early Reward Release

Some of the largest Filecoin miners stopped mining on Saturday, complaining the project’s mining incentive scheme has made it impossible for the miners to start operations.

Policy & regulation  ·  19 October 2020

Open-Source DeFi Data Platform DIA Raises $15M Through Token Sale

Marketed as an open-source data aggregator for DeFi markets, DIA announced on Friday that the $15 million were raised through selling the firm’s governance token.

News  ·  21 August 2020
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US Court Freezes Assets Linked to Alleged $9M ICO Scam

A federal court has frozen assets raised from investors in the Meta 1 Coin token sale.

News  ·  28 May 2020

Polychain and a Chinese Bank Are Betting Millions on This Token Sale

Investing in a token offering for the Nervos Network could help China Merchants Bank International tap into the DeFi ecosystem.

Business  ·  8 October 2019

‘Gold-Backed’ Crypto Token’s Promoter Investigated by Florida Regulators

Karatbars, issuer of a purportedly gold-backed crypto token, is under investigation by Florida regulators over links to a Miami “crypto bank.”

Policy & regulation  ·  4 October 2019
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How Celsius Turned Its Crypto ICO Into a Billion-Dollar Lending Business

Lending startup Celsius went from a $50 million token sale to $1 billion in crypto deposits.

Business  ·  7 September 2019
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Algorand Raises $60 Million in Token Sale

The company sold 25 million tokens in less than four hours.

Markets  ·  19 June 2019

Australia’s Securities Watchdog Has Halted 5 ICOs Since April

Australia's securities regulator said late last week that it has halted five initial coin offerings (ICOs) in as many months.

Markets  ·  24 September 2018

SEC Slaps ‘Fraudulent’ ICO Founder With $30K Fine, Lifetime Ban

The SEC has issued a cease-and-desist along with a $30,000 penalty to the founder of a token sale it called "fraudulent."

Policy & regulation  ·  14 August 2018
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Overstock Blockchain Spin-Off Raises $134 Million – With Millions More Committed subsidiary tZero raised $134 million in its security token offering, the company said Thursday.

Business  ·  9 August 2018
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A16z Leads $45 Million Raise for Blockchain Startup Oasis Labs

Cloud computing startup Oasis Labs has raised $45 million in a private token pre-sale to develop its blockchain platform.

Business  ·  9 July 2018

US Judge Says Boxer-Backed ICO Token Is a Security

A Florida district court has published an analysis explaining how Centra Tech's CTR token is a security. 

Policy & regulation  ·  28 June 2018

$125 Million: Orchid Is Raising One of 2018’s Biggest Token Sales

A startup with the aim of building a private, peer-to-peer browser using cryptocurrency has told the SEC it plans to hold a $125 million SAFT.

Policy & regulation  ·  23 April 2018

Justice Department Charges Founders of Mayweather-Backed ICO

Federal authorities have charged the founders of Centra Tech with securities and wire fraud, shortly after their ICO was shut down by the SEC.

Policy & regulation  ·  3 April 2018