The primary placement of tokens (ICO) beats all ratings in terms of attracted capital. Investors want to significantly increase their capital, and project teams to translate their ideas. ICO is an excellent tool that helps to find mutually beneficial terms of cooperation between investors and project teams. ICO is quite a new technological product and not all investors are able to competently evaluate a particular project. With all its pluses, ICO also attracts scammers who want to "profit at someone else's expense." To help investors to learn how to correctly evaluate the project and the team is one of the goals pursued by the new interactive project CryptoRing, which takes place in the telegram chat.
The largest in Latin America, the Argentine Mercury de Termino de Rosario (Rofex) derivatives exchange is considering the possibility of launching bitcoin futures. Rofex has previously developed a plan to provide services for storing a digital asset and using bitcoin as collateral in futures trading for its customers. According to the head of the company Diego Fernandez, the proposal is still at the "laboratory stage", and the official announcement of Rofex will do "before the end of this year."
Lloyd Blankfein, chairman of the board of one of the largest investment banks in the world - Goldman Sachs - said that although he is not very comfortable with bitcoin, in general he is open to cryptocurrency. At the Goldman Sachs Sustainable Finance Innovation Forum held in New York, the bank's head said that he felt "some discomfort" with respect to bitcoin, as well as with regard to everything new. So he answered the question about the attitude to bitcoin futures offered by the CME Group, a new exchange operator.
This week, the Czech company Satoshi Labs released a preliminary batch of Trezor 2 hardware purse called Model T. Although the Model T is a completely new device, it guarantees the same secure storage of electronic access keys as in the previous version. Satoshi Labs has opened pre-order for the first batch of hardware wallets Trezor Model T with updated functionality. One of the most noteworthy updates is the large RGB touchscreen display that uses the ARM Cortex-M4 processor. Like the first Trezor model, to perform actions related to confidential information, a new device requires the use of commands from the display.
The value of shares of the Canadian online bank Mogo rose to the highest level in the last eight months after the company decided to allow its customers to store in digital wallets bitcoins and other crypto-currencies. "In fact, we are creating the experience of a digital bank for the next generation of customers," said online financial director Greg Feller, "we are going to integrate a crypto-currency account into the Mogo account." The Canadian financial Internet company Mogo Finance Technology provides its customers with "access to credit, prepaid Visa cards and loans through mobile applications or a computer. The next step will be the integration into the digital wallet platform for crypto currency. "
On November 4, 2017 starts pre-ICO of cryptotoken Titan Coin, which is provided with the goods of industrial production. For the first time in history, the ICO will be conducted on the Byteball platform, accordingly, the possibility of investing in the project is available only to holders of coins and tokens. Start pre-ICO Titan Coin will be held simultaneously with the day of the free distribution of Airdrop Byteball Bytes.
The Ukrainian Cryptocurrency exchange Kuna on its official Facebook page reported an erroneous charging of bitcoins to the accounts of some users because of the failure of the bitcoin purse. Some users managed to use the formed "hole" and withdrew the funds. All operations on the exchange were stopped until the moment when the programmers fix the bug. According to preliminary data, this can last until the end of the day. At the same time, the administration of the exchange said that the rest of the users' funds were not harmed and are in complete safety.
The tokensale of the platform of the payment channels of the Etherium Raiden, launched on October 18 and organized on the principle of the Dutch auction, ended November 1 at a rather moderate amount of 109 532 ETH (about $ 32.75 million). Of course, such an amount seems to be moderate only by the standards of 2017 - especially if we recall that in August 2014 only 31,500 BTC was collected at the Ethereum ICO itself, or about $ 18.4 million at the exchange rate for that period.