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TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN: WHY IT FAILED – An Article

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On May 22, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint against Titanium Blockchain, an Israeli start up in the middle of its ICO at the time. According to the SEC, the firm had violated the commission’s registration and anti-fraud regulations in the process of raising funding from investors. Charged with securities fraud, company founder, Michael Stollaire stands accused of falsifying information. Allegedly, the company was caught claiming false ties to large firms like Boeing, Disney, and PayPal. WHAT IS TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN? According to their official website, Titanium Blockchain is a research, development and consulting company that…

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WHAT IS AN INITIAL EXCHANGE OFFERING (IEO)? – an article

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In recent times, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become a popular way of raising funds within the crypto ecosystem. Small startups with fully formed teams can convince the public to invest in their projects by buying their tokens, which act as shares. In the past six years, there have been more than 1,500 ICOs within the cryptocurrency space, and more than $100 million has been raised in the first month of 2019. Due to the hype presented by this form of crowdfunding, many people are unaware of other methods of raising money for blockchain projects. One such method is the Initial Exchange Offering (IEO). IEOs are a…

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SEC Cracks Down on ICO Social Media Influencers – An Article

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The Full Article was Originally Posted on CoinCentral.com authored by ALEX MOSKOV In news that might send a chill down the spine of most cryptocurrency influencers, the SEC is starting to drop the hammer on social media influencers that promoted Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in the past. The first charges were against one of the best boxing welterweights of all time, Floyd Mayweather, and a heavy weight, DJ Khaled. The SEC found that Mayweather didn’t disclose promotional payments from three ICOs including a $100,000 payment from Centra Tech Inc. ($300,000 in total), and Khaled failed to disclose a $50,000 payment…

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