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Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 24–30: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Bitcoin Private confirmed the secret creation of an additional 2 million coins, and South Korea rules in favor of Bithumb in investor lawsuit. Top Stories This Week Nvidia Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Losses After Lower GPU Mining Demand Graphics processing unit (GPU) producer Nvidia is currently facing a class action lawsuit over losses that […]

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Why Bitcoin, Ethereum and the Entire Crypto Market Are Down in Value

An opinion article on why the market is falling down The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com. The way I see it, investors in 2017 — and specifically in Q4 — wanted to buy Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) for the sole purpose of exchanging […]

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ICOs Continue To Liquidate Ethereum (ETH) War Chests Amid “Crypto Winter”

Since 2018’s cryptocurrency “winter” came into existence, tokens generated via initial coin offerings (ICOs) have severely underperformed their macro cap counterparts, namely Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). This has led a multitude of projects, who formerly relied upon their ICO-funded war chests, to take drastic measures in a bid to stay afloat. ICO-funded Projects Sell 416,000 Ethereum […]

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ICO Funding Continues to Plummet Amidst Crypto Bear Market

The latest statistics regarding ICO funding in recent months shows that investors continue to turn away from investing in ICO projects amidst the persisting crypto bear market. The statistics, which were reported in the latest issue of the Diar digital asset newsletter, show that ICO fundraising in November plummeted to the lowest level of 2018. The […]

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German Financial Watchdog Warns Public About Unauthorized Crypto Offering

BaFin, the German financial watchdog, has warned the public about a crypto offering that was allegedly operating without permission or oversight from regulatory authorities. The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) issued a warning Nov. 29 that a firm called Platin Genesis DCC is not authorized or approved by the proper authorities. In the warning, […]

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Report: Zug Court Shuts Down Swiss Off-Grid Mining Firm Envion AG

The cantonal court of Zug, Switzerland has reportedly shut down and ordered the liquidation of mining firm Envion AG, that uses clean energy to mine cryptocurrency. The cantonal court of Zug, Switzerland has shut down cryptocurrency mining firm Envion AG for an alleged unauthorized Initial Coin Offering (ICO), German news outlet Handelsblatt Global reported Nov. […]

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Study: ‘Compliance Trilemma’ Limits Potential of ICOs

A recent study funded by the Canadian government has revealed that ICOs are facing regulatory compliance challenges that limit their potential. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are facing a regulatory “compliance trilemma,” according to a recent study funded the government of Canada and the University of British Columbia (UBC). To prepare the report, the research team […]

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SEC Orders Airfox and Paragon to Return Millions to Investors on ICO Registration Violations

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges against two cryptocurrency companies which were accused of violating ICO securities offering registration rules. Both firms, Carrier EQ (Airfox) and Paragon Coin sold digital tokens in ICOs in 2017 after the regulator’s official stance on the ICO. Some crypto fundraisers can be considered securities offerings, according to […]

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Hodler’s Digest, November 5-11: Star Trek’s Captain Kirk Defends ETH Decentralization, While Fake Elon Musks Overrun Twitter

The central bank is China comes out against crypto air drops, while a flood of fake Elon Musks take Twitter promising crypto giveaways. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, […]

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Four Crypto Firms Ordered to Cease and Desist by Colorado Securities Commissioner

The Colorado Securities Commissioner has ordered four initial coin offerings to immediately cease and desist in connection with offering unregistered securities. Colorado State Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has issued a cease and desist order to four Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) for allegedly offering unregistered securities, according to an official notice published Nov. 8. The orders […]