Ted Livingston7

Ted Livingston is the founder and CEO of Kik, a chat network with more than 240 million registered users founded in 2009. Kik launched Kin, a cryptocurrency to be integrated into the Kik messaging app. He also conceived University of Waterloo’s Velocity Fund, a startup accelerator. Kin has partnered with the Unity Game Development Platform and Engine to build a Software Development Kit (SDK) so that the many games on the Unity platform are able to integrate the earning and spending of Kin within their apps. 

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Crypto Tidbits: VanEck Refiles Bitcoin ETF, Wall Street Giant To Launch Custody4
Contrary to cynical sentiment touted by skeptics of Bitcoin, crypto isn’t dead in the water. As Mike Novogratz, the founder of leading crypto-centric merchant bank Galaxy Digital, “[there’s] tons of activity under the hood.” Over the past week, VanEck & its fellow hopefuls refiled their Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) application, while Binance and Fidelity made notable announcements that could...
Watch: Why This Video Could Doom Kik’s SEC Fight16.8
Kik CEO Ted Livingston may have already doomed the chat app’s chances to win its high-profile legal battle with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its Kin cryptocurrency, a video uncovered by The Block suggests. Kik’s SEC Gambit As CCN reported, the SEC has sent Kik a “Wells submission,” a prelude to suing the Canadian company for violating securities regulations via its nea...
How Kik’s Looming SEC Fight Could Unfold—and Why It Will Define Blockchain’s Future4
The 2019 season of The Great Blockchain Reality Show has barely started, and the writers are already pulling out the stops; on Monday, the man behind one of the biggest crypto sales of the 2017 bubble declared that he would “fight back” against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The outcome of the battle could move us much closer to answering one of the most important questions in the re...
Kik CEO Ted Livingston challenges the SEC over the legality of the firm’s ICO6
Kik CEO Ted Livingston is looking to go head-to-head with regulators over the designation of his firm’s native cryptocurrency, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. Livingston told the WSJ that the enforcement division of the Securities and Exchange Commission believes that Kik issued an unregistered security when it sold $100 million worth of “kin” tokens in September 2017.