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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.


The shitcoin of all shitcoins and why I am shilling it –– bullshit is what you buy and that is what you get!

7 Mar 2021 3 minute read 6 comments passive_income

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Let's Talk StudentCoin - "The Most Awaited ICO of The Year"

3 Mar 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Red State Blues

As I write this, StudentCoin is in Phase 42 of its Launchpad and appears by all measures to be cruising to a successful ICO. There is a lot to discuss when it comes to StudentCoin as the project's scope is broad and plans are ambitious. StudentCoin...

Did you buy the Facebook coin "Diem"? It is good for you to say: No!!

1 Mar 2021 4 minute read 1 comment Ahmed Zaki

Have you registered on the site "Diem"  - Facebook's coin - to participate in the initial coin offering (ICO) and quickly buy the prospective currency for only $ 0.15 per currency? (Some sites offer it for $ 0.50)?? Certainly, you will not let this o...

Scam or "High Quality Project": 22,000 Telegram Members Get a Show

1 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Crypto Eric

Around a week ago, I wrote about an emerging token offering that was about to do an air drop for those in its bounty program. I did not want to explicitly provide my opinion on its veracity, although I pointed out that the organizational name and bra...

Is Student Coin the Biggest ICO of 2021?

1 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments NickoGibson

Student Coin enters phase 41 of the Launchpad event raising $2.5 million in 28 days. The coin is currently going for 0.0112 USD. The ICO will last until April 30th. The price during the ICO increases by 0.0001 USD each phase. Everyone is invited to j...

Anatomy of a New Token Offering - What Do You Think?

24 Feb 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Crypto Eric

I have been following a new token offering. I have no stake in it whatsoever, so you will find no affiliate link, and this is absolutely not a recommendation. But if you have not followed this process before, it lets you follow one from its earliest...

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THE STUDENT COIN...THE GATEWAY TO THE NEXT WORLD WIDE INNOVATORS!!!

15 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AbadYahu

Are you ready to embark on an investment that may discover the next Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates???  Well, this token may potentially be the one that does that. The Student Coin is the first academic student coin in the world...

The importance of Getting in Early and Wisely

14 Feb 2021 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

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What Is an Initial Coin Offering?

11 Feb 2021 2 minute read 4 comments Austin Reihl

Initial coin offerings, known as ICOs for short, are a crowdfunding system for the funding and development of blockchain companies and cryptocurrency start-ups.   For now, ICOs have seemed to reclaim their former glory, leading to speculations of pot...