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Morgan Stanley lands coveted Uber IPO role – TechCrunch

Morgan Stanley lands coveted Uber IPO role – TechCrunch Uber has reportedly picked Morgan Stanley to lead its upcoming initial public offering, news of which became public last week when the ride-hailing giant filed confidentially with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an IPO expected in the first quarter of 2019. …

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Coinbase abandons its cautious approach with plan to list up to 30 new cryptocurrencies – TechCrunch

Coinbase abandons its cautious approach with plan to list up to 30 new cryptocurrencies – TechCrunch Coinbase is the most conservative exchange in cryptoland, largely because it operates in the U.S. under the watchful eye of the SEC. The $8 billion-valued company trades fewer than ten cryptocurrencies to consumers but …

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Uber files confidentially for IPO – TechCrunch

Uber files confidentially for IPO – TechCrunch Two days after Lyft submitted paperwork to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an early 2019 initial public offering, Uber has done the same, per The Wall Street Journal. The company filed confidentially for an IPO on Friday, marking the beginning a race …

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Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled to pay SEC fines for flogging garbage ICOs – TechCrunch

Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled to pay SEC fines for flogging garbage ICOs – TechCrunch Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled have agreed to “pay disgorgement, penalties and interest” for failing to disclose promotional payments from three ICOs including Centra Tech. Mayweather received $100,000 from Centra Tech while Khaled got …

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Coinbase leads $12.75M investment in project to create ‘digital security offerings’ – TechCrunch

Coinbase leads $12.75M investment in project to create ‘digital security offerings’ – TechCrunch Coinbase, the $8 billion crypto exchange giant, is one of a bevy of big name crypto investors backing a project aimed to revolutionize the U.S. securities industry using blockchain technology. Brian Armstrong, Coinbase CEO, told the audience at …

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WTF is happening to crypto? – TechCrunch

WTF is happening to crypto? – TechCrunch Four days ago the crypto markets were crashing hard. Now they’re crashing harder. Bitcoin, which hasn’t fallen past $6,000 for months, has dumped to $4,413.99 as of this morning, and nearly everything else is falling in unison. Ethereum, flying high at $700 a …

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SEC says tokens are securities – TechCrunch

SEC says tokens are securities – TechCrunch Crypto news got a little boost last week after a dark month of crashes, stablecoins, and birthdays. The SEC ruled that two ICO issuers, CarrierEQ Inc. and Paragon Coin Inc., were in fact selling securities instead of so-called utility tokens. “Both companies have …

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Tesla picks telco executive Robyn Denholm to replace Elon Musk as chairman – TechCrunch

Tesla picks telco executive Robyn Denholm to replace Elon Musk as chairman – TechCrunch Elon Musk’s replacement as the chair of Tesla has been named and it is Robyn Denholm, an Australian executive who has been a director with the electric vehicle firm since 2014. Denholm is currently CFO of …

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Tesla subpoenaed by SEC over Model 3 production forecasts – TechCrunch

Tesla subpoenaed by SEC over Model 3 production forecasts – TechCrunch Tesla said Friday in a regulatory filing that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice are investigating projections made last year about Model 3 production rates. The SEC has issued subpoenas for information related to Model …

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Minds, the blockchain-based social network, grabs a $6M Series A – TechCrunch

Minds, the blockchain-based social network, grabs a $6M Series A – TechCrunch Minds, a decentralized social network, has raised $6 million in Series A funding from Medici Ventures, Overstock.com’s venture arm. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne will join the Minds Board of Directors. What is a decentralized social network? The creators, …

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