Security Token ICOs and Compliance: Regulations A, D and Crowdfunding

One of the most contentious issues in the burgeoning token community is how governmental agencies will ultimately decide to regulate the sale and transfer of tokens, specifically with respect to initial coin offerings (ICOs). At present, financial experts continue to go back-and-forth on whether tokens should be treated as currencies, property assets, securities, or their own novel classification for governing purposes. Recent guidance from the SEC suggests that the organization may consider all tokens and offerings of tokens as securities Read the Rest!

A Study of Blockchain Consumer Adoption: Cryptokitty and Steem

How do you bring blockchain directly to the consumer? Must speculation first be taken out of the equation? After all, even in the dot com boom, high degrees of trading and speculation occurred before mass implementation of the products and technologies were refined and launched. Furthermore, as we saw before the dot com explosion, was the development of the internet with business to business implementations long before there was an individual consumer focus.

 So, fast forward 20 years and here Read the Rest!