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Krypton Capital Creates One-Stop Shop for ICO Marketing with ICOBackers Launch
To the outside observer, an initial coin offering (ICO) looks like an easy way to make money out of thin air, but the reality is different. One-third of the 1,716 ICO projects launched in 2018 failed to reach their soft caps and were forced to return ...
Four Reasons Why You Should Not Miss This iGaming ICO
However, according to the crypto traders magazine Autonomous NEXT, 902 ICO took place last year. With so many participants, it is very important an investor clearly understands the criteria that should be taken into account while choosing the ICO: a ...
BRIC INVEST Offers Aimedis – AIM ICO: Leveraging Blockchain and AI for a Sound eHealth Investment
AMSTERDAM & PRAGUE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dutch eHealth-provider Aimedis, creator of a blockchain and AI-based platform that allows patients and institutions to safely store and share health information, such as diagnoses, x-rays, blood screens etc., ...
Headphones maker Monster files for $300 million ICO
Monster Products, the former maker of Beats headphones, is hoping to boost its coffers with an initial coin offering. The company, which now focuses on high-end audio cables, aims to raise $300 million with the sale of Monster Money Tokens, according ...
Cryptocurrency Hackers Are Stealing from EOS's $4 Billion ICO Using This Sneaky Scam
Scammers have breached an internal system of the company behind the record-setting EOS ICO—and succeeded in tricking the cryptocurrency's investors out of as much as millions of dollars' worth of their new money. The initial coin offering is on track ...
ICO Analysis: Fantom
Fantom appears to be another blockchain project poised to succeed in the ever-expanding ICO arena. The team and advisors are solid, partnerships are in place, Middleware Beta is scheduled for June 29, 2018, hype is building, and their community and ...
Ahead of ICO, Ternio defends company's technology
Gouldman wanted the toughest outsiders possible to verify that Ternio's Lexicon architecture could handle one million transactions per second (txns). Ternio is in the pre-sale stages of its ICO, so now would be the time to show eager ICO eyes what it ...
One Word Could Make a Hyped ICO Look Very Unhyped
Classically the reason to take your money and use it to buy tokens in an ICO is that you think those tokens will be worth a lot more than you paid for them. Classically the way someone promoting that process would describe it is as “investing.” (You ...
Arweave ICO Review And AR Token Analysis
The Arweave ICO and AR Token offer a new data storage blockchain protocol. Arweave is based on a novel consensus mechanism, Proof of Access, which is designed to facilitate permanent, low-cost storage onchain. The project ultimately envisages ...
The Essentials for Raising Over a $150M in an ICO: Tips from Sirin Labs CMO Nimrod May
The secret to launching a successful ICO is a serious challenge. It's basically asking someone to build a multi-stage rocket, launch it successfully, escape earth's gravity, navigate it to the moon, land it successfully, and then let the entire world ...
Russia Is Ready to Test a New ICO Platform Developed by Central Bank
"Sberbank CIB considers the Russian ICO market to be very promising. Many Sberbank clients are interested in this type of investment, and we plan to promote this service proactively once the appropriate legislative framework comes into effect; we will ...
6 Ways to Avoid Getting Scammed by an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Fraud
Current expectations in the ICO market appear to diverge from expectations in traditional fundraising scenarios, where a saleable product or MVP is a requirement. Instead, as Strupule explains: "I've seen many blockchain that are just talking about ...
HPQ: South East Asia's number one commodity backed ICO launches token pre sale
The global ICO landscape is increasingly noisy and confusing, where even the most experienced investors have trouble separating the good from the bad, let alone mitigate their risk as best they can. A pattern that is emerging is commodity backed ICO's ...
How to avoid getting duped by a bogus initial coin offering
An ICO involves the sale of digital coins or tokens, which are typically used to fund a project that involves blockchain technology. In simple terms, this technology — which underlies bitcoin and its crypto brethren — ensures that all transactions ...
Ultra-pricey cable manufacturer Monster is doing an ICO. Seriously
The company has filed the ICO for “Monster Money Tokens (MMNY)” with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as spotted by Coindesk. Monster is not promising any groundbreaking innovations with its ICO though — no building robots or ...
US: Inventor of Beats Headphones Applies to SEC for $300 mln ICO
Embattled headphone manufacturer Monster Products Inc. has applied to U.S. regulators to launch a giant $300 mln Initial Coin Offering (ICO), a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing signed May 25 confirms. Monster, which began trading in ...
2 Out Of The Box ICO's That Will Surge in 2018
As we approach and pass the halfway point of 2018 a look back shows a year that unfolded differently than many had anticipated. ICO's and several top Cryptocurrencies are under the spotlight of regulators and central banks and the whole world is trying ...
Crytpo Payroll Service Bitwage Launches ICO Advisory Firm, First Client Raises $50 Million
Bitwage was launched in 2011 as a Bitcoin payroll and international wage payment service, and the firm has now launched an ICO advisory firm called Inwage after recognizing the importance of initial coin offerings in the crypto-ecosystem. Bitwage ...
SEC Slams Fraud Charges on $21 Million ICO Company
Titanium Blockchain Infrastructure Services (TBIS) is the latest ICO project charged with fraud by the SEC. The Commission announced on May 29th that a court order had been obtained against the project. Michael Alan Stollery, the CEO of TBIS, is also ...
Just 2 days before the end of its ICO, DIWtoken.com launches its Alpha Version
It has already been three weeks since the launch of DIW's ICO with just one week left to go – just enough time to seize this rare opportunity and join this unprecedented project! The entire team has been on constant alert for months now with quite a ...
Headphones Maker Monster Is Quietly Planning A $300 Million ICO
Monster Products, Inc. has been losing money for years, but a $300 million initial coin offering (ICO) may be what it takes to turn the company around. Founded in 1978, Monster, which makes electronic accessories such as headphones and Bluetooth ...
Overstock And tZERO: The ICO Drags On
tZERO has extended the ICO for the fourth time to June 29, 2018. tZERO has disclosed total funds raised in the ICO, inclusive of crypto and non-US investment. The ICO has been overhyped and mismanaged from the start. Now tZERO is locking in ICO ...
Feds charge 'blockchain evangelist' in $21M Titanium ICO scam
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has gone after a self-described “blockchain evangelist” who it said fabricated connections with companies like PayPal and Disney to promote his company's initial coin offering (ICO). Michael Alan ...
New Report Suggests Average ICO Investor Sees 82% Profit
Recent analysis of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) has found that the average ICO investor sees returns of 82 percent, according to report published by the Boston College Carroll School of Management May 20. The 54-page report, titled 'Digital Tulips ...
How Female Founders Help ICO Campaigns Succeed
To raise capital, the Adbank team chose to do an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), which also uses blockchain technology. Unlike other forms of fundraising, it's not regulated. With a white paper that lays out your company's action plan and a website, you ...
How to Construct a Winning ICO Whitepapers
In today's digital economy and particularly in new blockchain-based startups, significant capital is raised through an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) process. Investors buy tokens with one objective in mind, to make a profit when the company does well ...
Cointelligence Launches its ICO List and Rating System to Provide Investors with a 100% Impartial and Accurate Solution
Cointelligence (https://www.cointelligence.com/), the data layer for the crypto economy that provides important tools for investors, is announcing today the launch of its ICO List and Rating System. The company is aiming to change the way the crypto ...
10 DOs and DON'Ts for ICO Investors | NewsBTC
Investing in ICOs is often considered risky. Let's discuss the main crypto-trade tendencies and the drawbacks of investing in cryptocurrency to find solutions to ...
The ICO debate
ICO stands for Initial Coin Offering, aiming to raise money through a series of campaigns. It's crowdfunding cryptocurrencies, giving small startups a boost in financing their endeavours by unilaterally bypassing the banks. Certainly, it's a time saver ...
Block.one Takes ICO Record with $4 Billion in EOS Sales
They will more than double the $1.7 billion that Tron took in earlier this year which had doubled the previous largest ICO. Block.one raised the money by auctioning off 2 million of their EOS tokens every 23 hours at an accepted high bid, totaling 900 ...
BlockEx to List ICO for Evident Proof on BlockExMarkets.com
BlockEx, the digital asset exchange provider for institutional-grade financial markets, has announced that it has agreed to list the upcoming Initial Coin Offering (ICO) from data verification and proof service provider Evident Proof on its ...
Peoplewave to Launch ICO on QUOINE's ICO Mission Control platform on 31 May 2018
Peoplewave has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with QUOINE to launch its upcoming Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on QUOINE's ICO Mission Control platform from 31 May to 6 June 2018. Peoplewave will list its PWV token on QUOINE's ...
Lawmakers formally propose lifting South Korea's ICO ban
Members of South Korea's National Assembly have made the official recommendation that the laws banning initial coin offerings (ICOs) should be lifted, according to reports. The ban, which came into force just eight months ago, effectively outlawed ICOs ...
ALFA Rating Agency: ICO Marketing vs ICO Expertise?
As early as the summer of 2017, ICO was perceived as a simple and accessible way of attracting money. Cryptoinvestors did not demand to present either a final product or even a working prototype – nothing but White Paper, which describes the essence of ...
ICOs version 2.0 — What are DAICOs and will they revolutionize the ICO?
ICOs have revolutionized startup funding by allowing anyone with an idea to raise capital for it through the sale of a digital token. They have also enabled a wave of mediocre blockchain projects and dozens of scams. Ethereum's Vitalek Buterin thinks ...
Average ICO Investor Makes 82 Percent Profit: Boston College Researchers
Much has been made about the prevalence of scams within the initial coin offering (ICO) industry. However, a new report published by researchers at the Boston College Carroll School of Management suggests that the average ICO investor is still raking ...
EOS Nears End Of $4B ICO, CTO Larimer Patches Vulnerability
In the next few days, startup block .one will reportedly conclude an estimated $4 billion initial coin offering ( ICO ) for its blockchain platform, EOS. Although the EOS fundraiser is widely recognized as one of the world's largest ICOs , block.one ...
Bitwage Launches ICO Advisory Firm and New Payment Solutions ...
Bitwage Launches ICO Advisory Firm and New Payment Solutions ...
SEC Charges ICO Founder With Fraud in Latest Lawsuit
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the company behind an initial coin offering (ICO) and its president with securities fraud. Michael Stollery, also known as Michael Stollaire, has been accused along with Titanium Blockchain ...
BlockEx to list ICO for Evident Proof on BlockExMarkets.com
30 May 2018, London: BlockEx, the digital asset exchange provider for institutional-grade financial markets, has announced that it has agreed to list the upcoming Initial Coin Offering (ICO) from data verification and proof service provider Evident ...