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What do Mark Twain and ICOs have in common?

September 13, 2018

Recently, Coindesk published an article stating, ”The ICO is over”. What we’ve found, in the words of Mark Twain, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” We have signed almost 200 ICOs, in fact, 10% of ICOs who conduct Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) use our services. We thought we’d share […]


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Implementing KYC for your ICO: A Primer

August 2, 2018

You’re on your way to launching your Initial Coin Offering (ICO). You have a great new idea that no one else is doing. And, while you’ve gathered a talented team who can make it happen, you also know that you need some funding to help you reach success. So you’ve decided to launch an ICO […]


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Ensuring Compliant Security Token Sales: Polymath in Paradise

July 19, 2018

Last week, Polymath brought together 40+ individuals from across the blockchain space including developers, KYC experts, securities lawyers, and transfer agents, to the beaches of Barbados with the goal of building a protocol for security tokens. Specifically, Polymath’s goal was to receive feedback on their ST-20 protocol which will serve as a backwards-compatible extension for […]


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ICOs and Virtual Currency Exchanges: A Mid-Year Review

July 9, 2018

We just crossed the halfway point of 2018, and IdentityMind has spoken with over 650 companies conducting ICOs and helped with over 100 ICOs so far, with the total rising to 175 if you include 2017. These range from large utility tokens with over 25,000 contributors needing KYC, to small security tokens with 10 contributors […]


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Can ICO Securities Become Utility Tokens?

May 3, 2018

In November 2017, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Jay Clayton said he has “yet to see an ICO that doesn’t have a sufficient number of hallmarks of a security.”  This statement, along with a marked uptick in regulatory action at both the state and federal level have caused many to speculate that […]


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The Deal Coin Partners with IdentityMind

March 22, 2018

As the need for regulation becomes more and more apparent in the world of ICO’s, The Deal Coin is dedicated to establishing partnerships that will not only offer solutions at the early stage of our growth, but compliment our proposition, our vision and our values. None could more exemplify this ethos than our latest partner […]


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