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ICO - Initial Coin Offering

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Initial coin offerings (ICOs) is a fundraising mechanism for Decentralized Ledger Technology (DLTs) projects. They have proven to be extremely successful in helping projects raise funds quickly and conveniently. In 2018, ICOs raised roughly $6.3 billion, with most ICOs being centered in the United States. 

But this has been something of a double-edged sword. ICOs have come under the scanner for their tendency to be exploited by disingenuous individuals or groups, who purportedly launch a project and a corresponding token during an ICO, only to stop development or go dark once having raised money. This has led to investigations in several nations and, in some instances, an outright ban on ICOs.

Studies have shown that a vast majority of ICOs are indeed scams. Naturally, concern about investor protection is high, which explains the intense scrutiny placed on efforts that make use of ICOs, if not banning it outright. Furthermore, several ICOs have failed to meet their fundraising goals or alter their initial vision. 

Having said this, a change in the regulatory approach has offered some hope for believers in ICOs. The blockchain space, being so nascent, has not had reasonable regulation yet be established, which has no doubt contributed to the wild west reputation of the cryptocurrency market. However, as regulation steadily forms, both the ICO facet and general use of cryptocurrencies are expected to safer for investors.

Berminal ICO (complete review)

23 Feb 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Heruvim78

What is Berminal? The name is a mix of two words (Blockchain and Terminal), and is trying to be an impartial, decentralized cryptocurrency and blockchain information app. Berminal ICO went online on 21.07.18 and just finished two days ago on 30.09.18...

Batmine ICO (Full review)

22 Feb 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Heruvim78

What is cryptocurrency mining, you would ask, and how can you make money out of it? Cryptocurrency mining is one of the most commonly used methods of validating transactions that have been executed over a blockchain network. Not only does blockchain...

Crypto sites You should know -ICO Drops (Initial Coin Offering list)

20 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Otek

Do you know that ETH Initial Coin Offering price was just 0,31 USD for 1 ETH?  Current price of ETH is around 250 USD per coin! So if You will bought ETH on ICO now it is worth 800 times more! That example shows a opportunity that gives you a Initial...

800,000 KICKTOKENS just Popped in My Wallet: Majestic Luck or A Frozen Scam

11 Feb 2020 5 minute read 27 comments Yaki Moto

Mama Mia I Guess I won the Lottery (yet) Update: It’s dumping boys as of February 11, 2020. Some people gamble on lotteries with high hopes that they will be the lucky ones. I don’t gamble with lottery but for a moment I felt that I hit a jackpot whe...

TOKEN2049 Crypto Conference Delayed Over Concerns About Coronavirus Outbreak

9 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Tokenhell.com

he TOKEN2049 crypto conference was going to be held on March 17-18 in Hong Kong but now according to an announcement, it has been postponed due to concerns about Coronavirus and will be held in the month of October. As the announcement post reads: Al...

Ripple Unlocks Another 100M From Escrow Wallet

9 Feb 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Tokenhell.com

According to the report of Whale Alert, Ripple has unlocked another 100M worth $27.9 million from its escrow wallet. Fear of sell-off among XRP holders Ripple’s this move shocked the community and the reactions from the community members and Twitter...

The bitcoin emoji lands on twitter, does it matter?

7 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Roberto D.

Bitcoin has been on trend for a while on twitter; I struggled to understand why but in the end I got it, the reason was that Jack Dorsey (creator of twitter) announced that users will be able to use the Bitcoin emoji on the platform and beyond, given...

What is a Bitcoin and cryptocurrency whitepaper?

5 Feb 2020 3 minute read 1 comment Changelly

On October 31, 2008, an unknown developer using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto published the revolutionary whitepaper ‘Bitcoin: a peer-to-peer electronic cash system’. The document marked the beginning of the cryptocurrency industry, which is now val...

Kraken Security Labs identifies a flaw in the Trezor cryptocurrency wallet (Lost News, sorry)

5 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

With an article published a few hours ago Kraken Security Labs illustrated a security flaw that concerns one of the hardware wallets for cryptocurrencies hitherto considered among the safest; in a long post, published on its website, it is illustrate...

Let's Meet the Prometheus Team

3 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments uygarpelin

Hello,Let's meet Prometheus founders in this episodeIf you have not read my previous Prometheus article, I recommend you to read it from the link belowAnd you can have detailed information about prometheusClick here For PROMETHEUS ( PRO ) You will l...