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Kik to shut down its core messaging service

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Sep 2019

Kik Interactive has announced that Kik will be shutting down its core messaging service, following reports its crypto-focused subsidiary Kin had laid off 70 employees.

Kik Interactive, Kik, Kin, tokens, security, ICO, SEC, messaging app, developer, cryptocurrency

Kik sued by the SEC for its 2017 ICO

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Jun 2019

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been suing Kik for allegedly running an unregistered securities sale when it launched an initial coin offering (ICO) for its KIN token in 2017.

Kik, Kin, ICO, SEC, cryptocurrency, regulation, Canada, US, fraud prevention

Kik rolls out crowdfunding campaign to support its token - KIN

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 May 2019

Kik has launched a crypto crowdfunding campaign to support a likely court battle with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its 2017 initial coin offering (ICO).

Kik, Canada, SEC, tokens, Kin, securities, crowdfunding, cryptocurrencies, ICO

Messaging app Kik to fight SEC over possible ICO action

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 Jan 2019

Kik, a messaging app company, has announced plans to fight a likely US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement action over its 2017 initial coin offering (ICO).

Kik, Kin, ICO, SEC, cryptocurrency, regulation, Canada, US, fraud prevention

Kik quits Ethereum and sticks to Stellar for token launch

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Nov 2018

Kik, a messenger app maker, has decided to quit Ethereum as it continues to develop its cryptocurrency, dubbed Kin. 

Kik, Kin, cryptocurrency, Ethereum, tokens, ICOs, Stellar, social media app, mobile messenger app

Chat app Kik rolls out Crypto-Economy based on Kin tokens

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Jun 2018

Messaging app Kik has launched a “crypto-economy” initiative, enabling its users earn and spend Kin tokens within the app.

messaging app, Kik, Kin, marketplace, tokens, blockchain, Stellar, crypto economy

Kik plans to move its ICO tokens from Ethereum to Stellar

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Dec 2017

Kik, a mobile messaging startup, has announced plans to shift its Kin token network from Ethereum to Stellar.

Kik, Kin, cryptocurrency, Ethereum, tokens, Stellar, ICOs, investors, funding, social media app, mobile messenger app

What is an ICO? Is it time for issuers to clean up their act?

Voice of the Industry | Expert Opinion | 15 Dec 2017

Gordon Harrison, ICO Specialist at Jumio, argues that companies issuing Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) need to act now to comply with AML legislation, before regulators force their hand.

Gordon Harrison, ICO Specialist, Jumio, crypto, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, AML, BAT, Kik, KYC, Initial Coin Offerings

Social media app Kik raises USD 50 million ahead of ICO

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Aug 2017

Kik, a mobile messaging app, has raised USD 50 million from the private sale of its Ethereum token Kin to institutional investors.

Kik, Kin, cryptocurrency, Ethereum, tokens, ICOs, investors, funding, social media app, mobile messenger app