350 ICOs have been held for the l quarter of 2019 which is twice as less than it was for the III quarter of 2018. However, the difference between the total sums of the raised funds is not so significant.
The trading platform Bithumb get a financing support of the investment blockchain company ST, for gaining a geographical expansion and providing the cheaper cross-border transfers.
The Japanese cryptoexchange Liquid reports that after the end of C financing round, the valuation of the company has reached 1 billion dollars. It is the second company in the territory of Japan which became a unicorn, the trading floor Coinbase was the first in 2017.
The Chinese trading platform Gate.io which were in the origin of the cryptoexchanges is going to start a blockchain platform aimed at the return of the lost means and the recovery of the lost keys at the end of 2019.
Regulators constantly face the investments in the course of their work. Therefore, they have developed the point of view on the safe way to make investments in projects over time. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in association with the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) have prepared the recommendations for investors which will allow them to make effective and, which is more important, safe investments in projects.
On April 1, 2019, the cryptocurrency exchange EXMO and decentralized system for cryptocurrency payments Paytomat will run an initial exchange offering on which 85 million PTI tokens will be exposed to attract 100 BTC. The IEO will last until the sold out, but not later than April 3, with the asset price changing each day from 850 thousand to 750 thousand and to 650 thousand PTI for 1 BTC, respectively.