The Sage of Shoreditch, after chairing Blockchain Expo in the heart of Silicon Valley, assess the state of ICOs and the near-term prognosis appears to suggest in 75 percent of cases we are losing the patient.
Nick designs Blockchain Operating Models, has spent 35 years in technology services and 8 start ups behind him the last Fintech self service pensions platform. A frequent speaker and writer on all things Blockchain he is expects to publish a book on Blockchain Implementation Strategies in 2017.
ICOs Have Entered Intensive Care According to Key European Regulator, ICOs Could be Derivative Activities
European regulator ESMA warns about ICOs that offer securities masking as mere “tokens”; ICO platforms come under fire.
Why ICO Landscape Has Shifted From ‘Bootstrapped’ Projects
ICO landscape is shifting, and founders must be aware of securities laws or face the consequences.
The Movement Economy: How Appcoins Will Change Traditional Industries
App tokens, or utility tokens could change traditional industries. Food, travelling, services, sustainable development - Blockchain solutions could make them more accessible, transparent, secure.
What Lessons Can Be Learnt From Tezos ICO Debacle
Some suggest the SEC might demand Tezos’ founders refund investors’ money...all $232 mln of it.
Why Bitcoin and Crypto Market Cap will Hit $1 Trillion in 2018
All ICO advancements in 2017 would appear tiny compared with what is waiting for the crypto market in the year to come. New regulatory, financial and other factors play their role.
ICOs Can’t Skirt Rules Forever, Must Become Compliant to Attract Big Money
The ICO boom is a good thing, but ICOs have to start complying with regulations; it’s not enough to merely post disclaimers and ban certain jurisdictions from participating.
London Scene RoundUp: Bitcoin, ICOs, and Sustainability
London Correspondent Nick Ayton is back with the latest in digital currency news from across the pond.
Good, Bad and Ugly Side of ICOs
ICOs are all the rage these days, but they come in all flavors. Like a Clint Eastwood movie, here are the good, the bad and the ugly.
Great Time to Buy Bitcoin as “Unreliable Sources” from China Spook Markets
Whether China actually bans ICOs and exchanges or not, this news may actually be doing everyone a favour as it is likely to be the last time you can buy Bitcoin as cheap.
Why Choosing Wrong ICO Platform Could Lead to Knock on Your Door at 3 am
Our London Correspondent Nick Ayton explores the darker side of the ICO phenomenon.
ICOs Take Centre Stage, But Current Crop of ICO Platforms Unsuitable
ICOs have taken center stage in the crypto media, but the current batch of ICO platforms leave much to be desired.
London Scene RoundUp: Filecoin Gets Noticed, SpartaCoin Helps You Battle, Sweatcoins Make You Workout, and Trezor Gets Hacked
Nick Ayton is back with another report from the London Scene. ICO mania, new coins, and Trezor hack. See inside!
The Real Story Behind Bitcoin Price Volatility
As some in the Bitcoin community suggest, we could see at least four Bitcoin networks or even five, and then there are overlays such as Lightning.
London Scene Round Up: Ethereum Meetup, Criminal Coin ICO & Satoshi in Wimbledon
Our London Correspondent Nick Ayton aka the Sage of Shoreditch interviews a professional scammer, comments on the latest Ethereum meetup, new Criminal Coin ICO, and Satoshi spotted in Wimbledon.
Are Boys With Midas Touch About To Make Move On ICO Market?
Our London correspondent Nick Ayton aka The Sage of Shoreditch explores the recent maneuvering by the billionaires into the world of Initial Coin Offerings, AI and Blockchain.
Stop Trying To Kill My ICO: Nick Ayton
Nick Ayton aka the ‘Sage of Shoreditch’ looks at why there are so many people trying to damage Initial Coin Offerings.
Why Does America Hate Crypto So Much To Become No Go Zone For ICOs?
Nick Ayton our London Correspondent aka the ‘Sage of Shoreditch’ having just completed his own ICO 21Million looks at the phenomenon of why the US is rapidly becoming a ‘no go’ area for ICOs.
Blockchain Will Drain Hollywood Swamp, Breaking Glass Ceiling
Our London Correspondent Nick Ayton on why the Hollywood swamp is long overdue for draining, and how it’ll happen.
WannaCry Ransomware: US-Led Ploy to Discredit Bitcoin?
Our London correspondent Nick Ayton reports on what really is behind the WannaCry ransomware outbreak and why things don’t entirely add up.
Gibraltar Now Most Progressive Center in EU: London Scene Roundup
Nick Ayton reports on another exciting week in London, with Gibraltar rapidly becoming the most progressive center in EU, SpaceCoin going to Planet-1F, the real Satoshi appearing again.
London Gets Hacked, Banks Up To Stuff: Nick Ayton Reports
Our London Correspondent Nick Ayton reports on another exciting week in London where hackers are up to off planetary stuff, the first coin synced to Moon cycles released and Satoshi spotted close to UK Government.
Crypto Capital Markets To Save Mankind From New Global Financial Storm
Feel the imminent collapse of the world’s rigged financial system? Our future is crypto capital markets, says Nick Ayton the Sage of Shoreditch.
Ethereum Smart Contracts At Heart of Next TV Revolution: 21M Story
Nick Ayton explores the impact of Blockchain technologies and his own motivation to get involved in a new concept for funding a blockchain TV.
Blockchain Mormons, ICOs, Aliens, Football: London Scene Round Up
Our London Correspondent on new ICOs, Mormons seeing the light in Blockchain, Satoshi, Blockchain entrepreneur abducted by aliens and CityChain 2017.
Bitcoin Unlimited, Hard Fork, New ICOs, Satoshi in London Scene Roundup
Our own correspondent Nick Ayton on the Turing Award, Bitcoin hard fork, new ICOs and tokenization during a rather somber week in London.
London Scene Roundup: Japanese investors, ICO snapshots, Satoshi Moving Bitcoin Price
Nick Ayton on the Japanese buying more Blockchain, ICO snapshots, MotherCoin for your mom and Satoshi spotted at Tate Modern.
London Scene Round Up: PutinCoin vs. TrumpCoin, Satoshi’s Pedicure & More
Our London Correspondent Nick Ayton, the sage of Shoreditch summarizes another great few weeks in the fintech capital.
Ethereum-Based Humaniq To Deliver Banking 4.0 to 2 Bln Unbanked
Our London correspondent caught up with Humaniq founder Alex Fork, who has an ambition to help eliminate poverty by delivering new banking options to emerging markets.
Gaming Meets Ethereum To Deliver Zero House Edge, Trust to Online Casinos
Our London Correspondent Nick Ayton looks at how Blockchain technologies will play a key role in making online gaming open, fair and trusted.