Tag: Initial Coin Offering

ICOs Have Now Raised Over $4B in 2017

Even after losing steam coming out of the summer and autumn, ICOs continue to attract investor attention. As we close in on the latter half of December, they’ve raised a collective US$4 billion over the course of 2017.  This is not only a significant financial milestone, but it speaks to blockchain’s budding mainstream appeal as we move into an era of adoption and regulation. Make Room for the Boom Back in …
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South Korea Targets Minors, Foreigners With New Regulations

Adding to its recent regulatory efforts, the South Korean government has drafted further legislation to rein in the emerging cryptocurrency market. These developments follow a batch of proposed regulations meant to safeguard investors from potentially dangerous exchange practices. It appears that the new legislation has a similar goal, as it looks to protect the public from crypto’s general volatility. A Week of Regulations On December 13, the South Korean government concluded …
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90% of ICO Tokens Lack Use Cases Months After Their Crowdsales

There have been several dozen cryptocurrency ICOs this past summer alone. This new craze is attracting a lot of attention, although very few of these projects will ever realize their full potential. A new article on Bloomberg explains that only 20 out of 226 tokens tracked are currently being used. All the rest simply derive value from expectation and speculation. These numbers are pretty sobering, although no one should have expected …
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What Is the dICO Platform?

Although initial coin offerings have become a lot more popular over the past six months, they are not necessarily decentralized. All sales occur through a centralized website, which often creates problems and leads to scam attempts. Decentralizing the concept of an ICO is not all that easy, but the Komodo team is working to do exactly that. Now would be a good time to take a closer look at how their “dICO” …
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