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What’s The Difference Between Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings? The answer may surprise you. Listen to Blockchain compliance expert Diana Adachi before turning your money into ether!
Can you balance a check book? Then you have used a ledger.
Blockchain is a ledger that is copied to many different computers, and uses cryptography to make it easy to see fraudulent changes.
Originally, blockchain was for cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin.
More recently, companies started us Blockchain (tokens, NOT cryptocurrencies) to raise money INSTEAD of selling stock.
in 2017, SEC stepped in; earlier in 2018 staring issuing subpoenas to ICO companies. Source: https://www.ccn.com/sec-subpoenas-80-cryptocurrency-firms-including-techcrunch-fund/
Definition of an “accredited investor” according to SEC: https://www.investor.gov/additional-resources/news-alerts/alerts-bulletins/investor-bulletin-accredited-investors
SEC guidelines for guidelines on ICO’s: https://www.sec.gov/ICO
BRIEF BIO: Diana Adachi
Diana is the CEO of Pegasus Fintech- a blockchain, technology and token accelerator that supports regulatory compliant public initial blockchain offerings (PIBCO).
Previously Diana was at Accenture where she served as a Global Blockchain Solutions Lead and she has co-authored several papers on the subject. Diana was recognized as one of for her work in Blockchain.