South Korea to Prolong ICO Ban

Watchdog believes investments in ICO are “extremely risky” and isn't going to lift the ban
01 February 2019   636

The Financial Services Commission of South Korea (FSC) has announced its refusal to lift the ban on conducting campaigns on initial coin offers (ICO) conducted by cryptocurrency projects. This is reported by CoinDesk.

Representatives of the regulator said that investments in ICO are “extremely risky” and called on the public to exercise extreme caution when investing in projects that offer tokens.

It is reported that the decision was taken on the basis of a survey conducted by the Financial Supervision Service of South Korea.

It's data show that some ICOs that were conducted outside South Korea illegally attracted funds from local investors.

Huobi to Launch Prime Lite IEO Platform

Huobi Prime Lite is a “niche project” with some tokensale differences from Prime platform and the first project on it will be ThunderCore
24 April 2019   104

Huobi will launch an improved initial exchange offer (IEO) platform called Prime Lite.

Representatives of the company note that Huobi Prime is a “niche project”. Listing requirements for this platform are the same as for the main IEO site. However, tokensale on the new platform will have several differences from Huobi Prime:

  1. Shorter listing cycle and more flexible listing schedule
  2. Trading allocations for users are more flexible
  3. To facilitate the development of HT (Huobi Token), all HT exchanged will be burnt

The launch of the new platform is scheduled for May 9th. The first IEO on Prime Lite will be ThunderCore, which develops a blockchain with a bandwidth of more than 1,200 transactions per second. The project plans to raise about $ 500 thousand.