My name is Robin Sosnow (@RobinSosnowEsq). I'm a securities attorney in NYC, graduate school professor at CMU, and founder of LawLab. My focus is on equity crowdfunding, startups, legal innovation, and blockchain technology. The goal of this newsletter is to share valuable insights, incite conversation, and to bring awareness to the evolving regulatory landscape. For my more detailed bio, click here.
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Explore the cause behind Thursday's crypto crash in Matthew Leising's review of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's subpoenas of Betaine, a crypto exchange, and Tether, a coin that claims to be pegged to the US Dollar.
Last week, the International Digital Asset Exchange Council was launched with a goal of the adoption of international standards for the tokenization of assets. In addition, the Council hopes to develop industry-wide regulatory practices, and to distinguish Blockchain 3.0 cryptocurrencies that are tied to quantifiable, recognizable assets from legacy blockchain-based cryptocurrencies.
Polycon18: A securities token event hosted by Grit Capital and Polymath in the Bahamas! February 28-March 3.
Join other investors, entrepreneurs, attorneys and accountants at the Crypto Invest Summit in Los Angeles on April 30th to May 2nd. Key speakers include venture capitalists Tim Draper and Adam Draper, NBA superstar Baron Davis, and Michael Terpin, founder of the first angel network for digital currency startups.
Ajay Yadav, the founder and CEO of Roomi, discusses how a campaign not only raises capital but creates a community of "brand ambassadors" that increases company visibility and provides a constant feedback loop for improvement. Yadav and Roomi (a peer-to-peer housing and roommate marketplace) launched a campaign on Republic even after raising $17 million to raise brand awareness and attract a community of brand ambassadors.
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