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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.


French regulator approves WPO ICO

6 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Kluma

  The French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) has granted WPO permission to conduct an ICO, which is expected to be held from September 8 to November 12. Recall that in France, projects may not receive permission to conduct ICOs, however, only th...

Cryptocurrency Investments Part I. Masternodes and ICO, IEO, STO.

3 Jun 2020 4 minute read 0 comments dima ver

Cryptocurrency Investments 1. MasternodesIn fact, the term hides servers with a certain number of blocked coins. They are constantly online and sign blocks. The reward is rewarded in the coins of the network. Creating a masternode is an expensive pr...

[NEWS] What is Brand Tokens? How does it work?

31 May 2020 4 minute read 0 comments phungploi

What is Brand Tokens ? Brand Tokens is an all in one platform to manage all your brand token needs. Issue your own blockchain-based loyalty ERC20 token. List it on our exchange. Easily integrate tokens into your services. Reward your clients with to...

Tycoon: A social crypto trading

30 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments adriaparcerisas

    Introduction   Blockchain and Smart Contracts open many doors to new decentralized businesses and eliminates the need for expensive third parties. Many new companies are now working on this technology, and large companies are testing it in close...

A $ 111 million Bitcoin Transfer took place. How much transfer fees were paid?

30 May 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Rhelgus

A large Bitcoin (BTC) transaction took place in the morning of May 29th.According to the information shared by Whale Alert on Twitter, more than 11 thousandBitcoin transaction was seen. The estimated value of bitcoins is around $ 111 million. Accord...

French Legal Regulation of Crypto-assets Financing Mechanisms (or DeFi) - Lending and Borrowing 2/2

25 May 2020 9 minute read 0 comments FrenchLegalAspect

  For better understanding and because of the close connection between them, you should read this post : French Law's Regulation of Crypto-assets Financing Mechanisms - The Case of ICOs (Initial Coin Offering).   A practice in the crypto-assets m...

French Legal Regulation of Crypto-assets Financing Mechanisms (or DeFi) - The ICOs (Initial Coin Offering) 1/2

25 May 2020 22 minute read 2 comments FrenchLegalAspect

  For better understanding and because of the close connection between them, you should read this post : French Law's Regulation of Crypto-assets Financing Mechanisms (or DeFi) - The Case of Lending   The ICO is a participatory and disintermediat...

Celo Technical review

20 May 2020 5 minute read 0 comments hashmehowiam

Introduction Celo Technical Review: What Celo Wants to Achieve? Celo’s main motive is to make their crypto currency as a platform of payments. These are some of the problems faced in the crypto industry now: - Existing crypto currencies like Bitcoin...

IQ.Cash - Smart and simple investment in cryptocurrency IQ

19 May 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Brainerdpaul

  The topic of investment has long been an integral part of our society. I think you have heard about it and know by example. But have you ever wondered what kind of investments exist in our world at the moment?! Which of them are profitable an...

The Halving or the Bitcoin Informations Odysee / Some thought´s

12 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Patte&Nessa

The Halving Everyone is waiting and talking about it. What will happen with my 0.007698314 Satoshi?! Will we finally reach the Moon? Lambo, I´m coming! Who knows..... The Situation Over Six Months now we are working with Cryptos. We´re Claiming our...