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A token is a unit of value that represents multiple facets, such as monetary value, voting influence et al, in a blockchain network. Blockchains do not necessarily need a token to function - IBM’s Fabric and R3’s Corda are examples of two blockchains that eschew tokens. 

Although blockchain networks can function without the need for a token, these networks lose much of the benefits that come with the use of a token - user incentivization, for example. However, it is true that some enterprise level permissioned networks would gain benefit from simply deploying a distributed ledger without a token.

Several kinds of tokens exist, though they have informally been categorized as being either utility tokens or security tokens. Utility tokens are those that let a user further avail a platform’s services or products - Basic Attention Token (BAT) is a good example of a utility token. Security tokens are more like traditional investments - these tokens are those for which the user expects some kind of return after a period of time.  

Another important element of a digital token is the fact that it can be used as a virtual representation of a physical or traditional asset, such as gold, real estate and commodities. This has several benefits for the investor. 

By tokenizing a piece of land or gold into fractional, digital units, it allows investors to make a fractional investment in the asset, affordably and conveniently, as they do not have to pay a large sum or worry about maintenance and possession. This is perhaps the most discussed property of tokens.

Hold Up! Is That New Crypto Project Legit Before You Click "Connect"?

26 Feb 2024 1 minute read 2 comments Cryptofab

Remember how we talked about those potential Linea and Scroll airdrops? I know, exciting stuff! But some of you reached out, though, saying it's tough to trust brand new projects, especially with all the scams out there. That's why I wanted to share...

The tokenization of assets: A risky financial revolution

10 Dec 2023 1 minute read 0 comments From0To10K

Tokenization, a revolutionary concept based on blockchain technology, is transforming the traditional financial sector. This innovation enables the conversion of assets into digital representations, promising greater speed, increased liquidity, and u...

The VESTN Syndicate

14 Feb 2024 2 minute read 0 comments VESTN_io

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Where's All This Money Coming From? Who is behind JUP, TIA, and Other Tokens Given To Early Users?

2 Feb 2024 1 minute read 3 comments Cryptofab

I've been on this wild ride discovering free money through airdrops, especially with projects like JUP, PYTH and TIA. So, you might be wondering, where's all this cash coming from? As I dug deeper, I found that it often stems from a combination of ve...

Which coin / token will gain more than 1000%

29 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments Kenzoo

  Everyone hopes to know and even some parties are fighting for their coins/tokens to be able to gain more than 1000%. But to know and be able to is not as easy as it sounds, so in the end you can only hope that the choice is right this time. That i...

ICE Network - a half-year project will debut on the OKX Stock Exchange on January 19, 2024

18 Jan 2024 2 minute read 1 comment marianomariano68

ICE Network - pół roczny projekt zadebiutuje na Giełdzie OKX już 19 stycznia 2024 roku An interesting token mining project called ICE network has recently appeared in a mobile version. The name of this venture is ICE Network. In fact, I wo...

Tokenless Protocols on Aptos: The Next Big Opportunity in Crypto?

15 Jan 2024 2 minute read 1 comment Cryptofab

If you missed out on the JitoSOL airdrop, don’t worry, you're not alone. But that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the next big opportunity to make some serious gains in the crypto space. While airdrops can be a great way to get involved in new p...

[ENG/ITA] ZING Price on the Rise and an Update on My LP Position

11 Jan 2024 4 minute read 2 comments Arc7icWolf

La versione italianasi trova sotto quella inglese The italian versionis under the english one   ZING Price on the Rise and an Update on My LP Position     Even though several months have now passed since its creation, the liquidity pool ZING-HIVE...

Woo Network (WOO) Skyrockets!

20 Dec 2023 1 minute read 0 comments KMatt

Today we analyze WOO, the utility token of Woo Network, a decentralized trading and finance platform, which has grown significantly in recent months, recording impressive increases. WOO NETWORK It was born in Singapore in 2021 by Michael Wu, a crypto...

ATLAS NAVI - The AI Navigation App that may replace Waze App

19 Dec 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Laurentiu Artugyan

As the AI (Artificial Intelligence) sector gains new interest all over the world, new projects are developed based on the AI function. Recently I've found out that a new project related to crypto and AI, namely Atlas Navi. I was more surprise to disc...