Tag: Initial Coin Offering

Are People Losing Faith in ICOs?

We’re almost halfway through 2018, and it has already been a rough year for crypto enthusiasts. High-profile scams and other issues seem to have stopped the markets from reaching the highs we saw toward the end of 2017. Add to this the criticism and FUD being spread by financial authorities and the mainstream media, and it’s easy to see why even the most optimistic of us might be rattled. This seems …
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ALFA Rating Agency: ICO Marketing vs ICO Expertise?

One month in the crypto space is equal to one year in the “real” world, said Tim Enneking in 2017. In crypto space where everything changes, ICO market is still evolving – trends succeed each other, a vision of investment-attractive project transforms. As early as the summer of 2017, ICO was perceived as a simple and accessible way of attracting money. Cryptoinvestors did not demand to present either a final product …
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Telegram Cancels Initial Coin Offering: What It Means for ICOs

Thus far, 2018 has largely been a period of uncertainty regarding the state and future of Initial Coin Offerings. With the US SEC taking an increasingly active role in the regulation of ICOs, and an increasingly controversial perception of this funding method, it is unclear what sort of role ICOs will serve in both the short and long run. Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Telegram had decided to cancel its hotly anticipated ICO. The encrypted …
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How Did Telegram Raise $850M Again Despite Plummeting Crypto Prices?

Telegram is at it again. While most cryptocurrencies’ prices have taken a nosedive with some even hitting record lows for the year, Telegram remains unfazed and has repeated its exploits from earlier in the year when it broke the ICO record for the most amount of money raised ($850 million). This brings the total amount raised by the messaging app to $1.7 billion, a figure that’s way above their initial …
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