The HoweyCoins satire was great, but clarity on policy would be better…

With the creation of the HoweyCoins website, the SEC proved both that they have a sense of humor AND that they understand many of the issues surrounding crypto-asset issuance.  Now comes the hard part, however, which will be to provide companies and/or distributed projects with clarity on how they can issue crypto-assets to the public.   … Continue reading The HoweyCoins satire was great, but clarity on policy would be better…

Brief History of Crypto Market Structure

Earlier this week, Ian Weisberger, Co Founder of CoinRoutes, presented the following to the Alpha Kappa Psi chapter at UC Berkeley: [CoinRoutes] Alpha Kappa Psi (1) The presentation covers the basics of market structure and demonstrates, with data from CoinRoutes, how the market has evolved over the past several months.  

SEC Sweep Might Herald Progress in the ICO Market

There was a lot of coverage of the SEC sweep on ICOs this morning, starting with the WSJ’s article:  “Cryptocurrency Firms Targeted in SEC Probe”.  This was followed by many others, including  crypto-community coverage from CoinDesk.   let’s try to separate fact from fiction. Most important, I do not believe that the SEC is taking issue … Continue reading SEC Sweep Might Herald Progress in the ICO Market