Most Common ICO Mistakes

  ICOs have now become the new way to fund start-ups and projects related to blockchain development. ICOs are a new rage vs the more established venture capital route. Cryptocurrency projects and initiatives are now booming, thanks to ICOs. Correctly formulated ICOs coupled with well-executed plans, a logic for the smart contracts, in addition to reliable token economics are some of the features of a well-executed coin offering.   However, all is not a pretty picture when it comes to raising funds through an ICO. There are some common ICO…

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Blockchain Venture Capital Funding

  Blockchain venture capital funding has grown in numbers since the boom of cryptocurrencies and ICOs. There is a registration growth in dedicated blockchain venture capital. ICOs took the world by a storm. 2018 have dwarfed 2017 numbers, raising nearly $12 billion, according to Coinschedule. This could be a signal that investments in ICOs are not dead just yet.     Many ICOs, if not the majority of them, have ended up “losing money” for their crowd sale investors in the short term. That is considering the full ICO cycle,…

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How can government-industry collaboration support aspiring blockchain projects and accelerate the ascent of blockchain technology into the mainstream

After the dizzying heights and profound optimism of 2017, 2018 will be remembered as a reality check for the blockchain industry and cryptocurrency enthusiasts alike. Countless projects looked to capitalise on the technology and raised billions of dollars from hopeful investors in ICO funding, without any consideration as to whether the solutions they offered required the use of blockchain. There has also been an underestimation by many of the complexity around implementing the technology in proposed projects. This has, at least in part, caused one of the most formidable bear…

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What is an ICO?

What is an ICO? With the success of Bitcoin, there are many cryptocurrency projects popping up. ICO’s, known as Initial Coin Offerings, is a way that these projects gain funding.  ICO’s are similar to an Initial Public Offering ( IPO ) in which investors purchase shares of a company.   Related reading – 11 Of The Biggest ICO ROIs Of 2018   Since the ICO explosion began in 2017, over 800 ICOs were launched, raising a total of approximately $20 billion. Where Did The Money Go? Inside the Big Crypto ICOs of 2017 – Forbes investigated…

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