Michael is a news reporter for Bitrates with a central interest in international regulations and their effects. Business-minded and a major sports-enthusiast, he broke into writing through data analysis and eventually derivative futures. A firm believer in altcoins and the impact of a market-wide push for development, his attention to the development of blockchain and cryptocurrencies continues to grow. Michael is a resident of the United States.
Börse Stuttgart Furthering Crypto Presence with New ICO Platform
German stock exchange Börse Stuttgart is expanding its role within the crypto environment, announcing the development of a new ICO platform.
Latest ICO Study Reveals Extensive Concerns for Hopeful Investors
University of Pennsylvania professors have released a new report outlining the many shortcomings of the present ICO funding model.
Reverse ICOs and How They Provide a Profitable Alternative for Proven Companies
Reverse ICOs and the blossoming cryptocurrency environment are opening the door for profitable alternatives to standard fundraising methods.
How ICOs Can Replace the Traditional Venture Capital Funding Model
Continued ICO success puts pressure on investors to reconsider the traditional venture capitalist funding model that rules the market today.
CryptoBrick ICO Adds Another Wrinkle to Private Smart Contracts
CryptoBrick is throwing its name in the ring of private smart contract providers. Its ICO will be a necessary step in jumpstarting progress.
SEC Prompts John McAfree to Back Down from ICOs, for now
Crypto enthusiast and potential Presidential nominee John McAfee announced a coming neutral stance with ICOs following threats from the SEC.
Monster To Launch Record $300 Million ICO for New E-Commerce Platform
Monster is planning a record $300 million ICO in an effort to implement its new e-commerce platform, the Monster Money Network.
Sberbank Spearheading Russian Pursuit of Blockchain Platforming
Russia's Sberbank $12 Billion smart contract was followed by an announcement they will join government bodies to create an ICO platform.
Wall Street Journal Reports Hundreds of Millions Invested in Fraudulent ICOs
The Wall Street Journal's study of initial coin offerings showcased severe red flags, adding to the call for regulation within the market.
May 2018: Quadrupling Last Year's ICO Volume Despite International Bans
Total ICO volume in May has doubled last year's monthly total. International bans on ICO's are having only a limited effect on investor faith.