‘Crypto Mum’ gets Presidential Nomination to the SEC till 2025

Hester Peirce who has been affectionately as “Crypto mum” for a while now has been nominated to sit in the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission for a second term. The nomination by president Trump means that the lady who has…

SEC wants Funds to Remove the word ‘Blockchain’ from their ETFs

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission is cracking down on products that could mislead investors that are eager to understand and gain exposure to Bitcoin- or its underlying technology. So serious is the securities watchdog that it is now pressurizing…

The SEC is Set to make yet another Crypto Appointment

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly on the hunt for a crypto specialist attorney, who will be tasked with providing more clarity as the agency seeks to navigate the choppy crypto market scene. So is this a sign…

WSJ Report: ICO’s have raised 58 times less in the First Quarter of 2019, compared to last year

About $118 million has reportedly been raised via initial coin offerings (ICOs) in Q1 of 2019, over 58 times less than $6.9 billion, the amount raised during the same period in 2018, the Wall Street Journal WSJ reports on March…

Crypto Securities Years Away from the Mainstream According to Industry Innovators

There has been a growing interest in crypto assets and blockchain lately. Despite this, some of the earliest innovators in the crypto and blockchain space say the high expectations currently being placed on the industry may not be in line…

US Regulator moves to Stop Operations of Three Suspicious Crypto Promoters

The crypto community has had to deal with its fair share of legal and regulatory action lately the latest being North Dakota Securities Commissioner Karen Tyler issuing cease and desist orders against three firms for allegedly offering unregistered and fraudulent…

The SEC Intensifies its Crackdown on ICO’S Despite Protests of Regulatory Ambiguity

The SEC continues its scrutiny on cryptocurrency projects by expanding their crackdown on initial coin offerings (ICOs). The watchdog’s heavy involvement in crypto by way of scrutiny is putting a lot of crypto projects at risk according to a study…

The SEC Closes in on an Alleged “pump and Dump” ICO Scheme

Pump and dump schemes have been the order of the day for months now, with unscrupulous characters trapping investors then making a killing after managing to pull money into a digital asset. This horrible malpractice has caught the attention of…

Michael Arrington threatens to Halt US Investments after Second Subpoena

Worrying news for crypto startups this week as prominent investor Michael Arrington threatens to stop investing in the United States based startups. In an era where business startups are mushrooming all over the globe, none are more common and prevalent…

Ripple Leads Coalition to Drum up Support for the Crypto Industry by Government

Crypto giants Ripple whose token is ranked third by market capitalization is at it again. This time leading a group of crypto startups to lobby lawmakers and financial regulators in the United States capital to throw their weight behind blockchain,…