Category Archives: Banks

CF Portal Now Accepting Crypto-Currency

StartEngine, a FINRA registered crowdfunding web portal, announced that it will take Bitcoin as a payment method for investing in equity offerings hosted under the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Regulation Crowd Funding. The cryptocurrency is transferred directly to the issuing … Continue reading

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Can’t Keep The Winklevoss Twins Down

The press is just too nosey in this politically contentious state. The New York Post says that the Facebook famous Winklevoss Twins ponied up $100,000 in campaign contributions to Gov. Cuomo of New York and less than a month later … Continue reading

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Raffle Company Crowdfunding Equity

How would you like to buy a house worth £650,000 for £5? Raffle House, a UK company, that raffles off homes is crowdfunding its company on Seedrs. Raffle House is currently showing a home appraised at £650,000 and wants  to … Continue reading

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Artist Crowdfunding Platform Suspending Adult Content

It’s well known that federally insured banks have been hands-off with respect to the legal cannabis trade. Now, apparently, payment processors are starting to deny service to content creators who crowdfund on the artist subscription web platform Patreon. A number … Continue reading

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SEC Evolving On Bitcoin

It appears that the Securities and Exchange Commission’s view of crypto-currencies is “evolving.” It is now apparently distinguishing between what it deems to be securities offerings (i.e., initial coin offerings) and tokens that are supposedly “assets.” In a recent speech, … Continue reading

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The Crypto-Craze Continues Apace

Would you invest in a company: with no articulated business plan, that wants to build a “platform” for hosting web applications, but won’t develop any software after releasing it (hoping others will do it), and won’t build any public network … Continue reading

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Crypto-Currency For Film Financing

Notwithstanding regulators’ warnings, cryptocurrencies continue to proliferate with another film-oriented token premiering at the Cannes Film Festival. According to the promoters, “Hubii film provides film projects with a blockchain based decentralized marketplace focused on changing two key processes for film … Continue reading

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