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Crypto Exchange Bankrupt After Blockport STO Ends in Utter Disaster

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By CCN: Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) flamed out in disastrous fashion. Blockport launched a token sale between April 16 and May 15, in which the crypto exchange sought to raise €5 million ($5.62 million). But it didn't work out as planned. Crypto Exchange Token Crashes 93% After STO Announcement In a blog post...

What is an STO (Security Token Offering) & 10 Reasons Why It Will Have a Massive Impact

The world of startup financing took a major turn in 2017 as initial coin offerings (ICOs) burst onto the scene. In 2017 and 2018, more than $14 billion flowed into blockchain projects as investors looked to capitalize on crypto euphoria and the low barriers to entry made possible by the ICO funding model. It has been less than a year since the market for ICOs went bust, but the impact of the new...

Not Just ICOs -- Why Traditional IPOs are Also on the Way Out

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2018 left some very clear signs about the way the businesses (crypto or otherwise) raise funds. ICOs have all but died out, disguised as token sales launched from lightly-regulated tropical islands. The great move to allow investors of all backgrounds and creeds to be in with a chance of funding early innovation has been curtailed. And now, upon analyzing data from CB Insights, it looks like IPOs...

'Illegal Financial Activity’: PBoC Deputy Governor Warns Against STOs in China

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Security token offerings (STO) - essentially initial coin offerings which are backed by tangibles such as a company’s revenues, profits or assets - are now officially banned in China. This emerged after the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) deputy governor, Pan Gongsheng, warned those issuing STOs that they were violating the law. “The STO business that has surfaced recently is still essentially an...

Opinion | What is a Security Token Offering (STO) and Why You Need an Advisor

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About the Author: Jaron Lukasiewicz is the CEO and founder of Influential Capital. Jaron has been an executive in the industry since 2012, previously serving as CEO of Coinsetter, one of the first bitcoin exchanges in the US, and Cavirtex, a leading exchange in Canada. Both companies were acquired by Kraken in 2016. He runs a YouTube channel focused on blockchain and STOs.  What is a Security...

AnyPay: An End to End Solution for Security Token Offerings

This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Companies around the world have almost always relied on traditional methods of fundraising, including venture capital and initial public offerings. The past few years has been rather disruptive in comparison, with initial coin offerings...

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