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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.


Altcoins and ICOs Explained

13 Jun 2021 7 minute read 6 comments RelyOnCrypto

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16 May 2021 8 minute read 11 comments crypto5o

After a long time and many tries to buy some tokens from the Coinlist token sales, I finally succeeded. In the last token sale line, I got lucky and entered with the first 2000 users, triumphing in purchasing some Covalent - CQT tokens. I believe tha...

Things you should know about the upcoming MerchantToken (MTO)

28 May 2021 8 minute read 0 comments CandyNinja

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Is it good buying tokens during ICO

8 Jun 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Defiant Pathfinder

I am going to do a short analysis on whether you should buy tokens during ICOs or wait until they are listed on the coin market capitalization and being traded on CEX & DEX. The Positive Side Like its always said the early birds catch the fattest wor...

What are ICOs?

16 May 2021 7 minute read 0 comments Chriss

Many people compare ICOs (Initial Coin Offering) in the Cryptocurrency world to IPOs (Initial Public Offering) in the Corporate world of the stock market. But this is not necessarily the best comparison. ICOs can also be called Crowdsales Token, were...

6 HOT ICOs - And How I Found Them

27 Apr 2021 4 minute read 7 comments The Part Time Economist

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Punkcoin is a cryptocurrency the rebel under the cryptocurrencies

12 May 2021 3 minute read 0 comments JaksHitam

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The Centrifuge Presale On CoinList And The CoinMarketCap ICO Calendar

9 May 2021 3 minute read 4 comments Cryptonator`s

A few weeks ago, I published the post Best Platforms To Find The 100x Gem In Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) And Token Presales 🔥 and highlighted the best platforms to participate in promising and legit ICOs without the fear of getting rekt. Meanwhile,...

The Esoteric Nature of Crypto Coin Minting

9 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments mongooze_io

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Point Pay ICO (ENG-DEU)

8 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments bitandi

DEU Hallo Blockchain und Crypto Fans. Ich habe heute mal bei einem ICO mitgemacht. Mal ca 100 Euro investiert. Ich habe investiert in POINT PAY Point Pay ist die erste Blockchain basierte Bank auf der ganzen Welt. Schreiben Sie zumindest. Mit Exchan...