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Binance CEO Says ICOs Are ‘Necessary,’ Most VCs ‘Have No Clue’

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The CEO of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, believes that initial coin offerings (ICOs) are set to supplant traditional venture capital as the primary method through which early-stage startups finance their growth. Writing in a blog post titled “ICOs — Not Just ‘Good-to-Have,’ But Necessary,” ...

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Crypto Assets Offer New Opportunities for VCs on a Global Scale

As institutional capital in the crypto space increases regularly, the need for blockchain technology and related enterprise support is at an all-time high, and several companies are working hard to provide both as the arena expands. One of those companies is Coefficient Ventures, a crypto fund set on financing blockchain systems worldwide. Thus far, the company has made over 25 ...

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Silicon Valley VCs Want the SEC to Back off on Cryptocurrency Regulation – The Merkle

Even though things looked rather dire for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies throughout the first few months of 2018, things are changing in favor of this growing industry. Silicon Valley backers are showing an increasing appetite for volatile cryptocurrencies. As such, they are demanding that the SEC not label this form of money as securities. That is a pretty interesting endeavor, albeit ...

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Silicon Valley VCs Ask US Regulators to Go Easy on ICO Regulations

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A duo of heavy-hitting Silicon Valley venture capital firms has asked US regulators to take an industry-friendly approach to initial coin offering (ICO) regulations. The Wall Street Journal reports that representatives from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures met with high-ranking officials at the US Securities ...

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A Trio of VCs Pledge Millions to Telegram Pre-ICO: Reports

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. If it’s any indication, the ambitious $1.2 billion Telegram ICO could be oversubscribed. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Benchmark and Sequoia Capital have each committed $20 million the blockbuster deal, according to the FT citing people close to the token sale. Telegram, a privacy-focused encrypted messaging app, ...

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