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Will Your Token Be Listed on an Exchange?

Will Your Token Be Listed on an Exchange?

Some ICO whitepapers mention plans to list their digital tokens on exchanges, but why is this important? Whether these tokens get listed – and where – is very important to investors because it can have a huge impact on the digital currency’s price. If a digital token gets listed on […]

Step-by-Step Telegram Tutorial for the ICO Investor

Step-by-Step Telegram Tutorial for the ICO Investor

Those that seek to invest in initial coin offerings (ICOs) are at a disadvantage. While investors in traditional investment vehicles can turn on Bloomberg TV or CNBC, pick up a copy of the Wall Street Journal, or look at the SEC’s filings online to get needed vetting information, those looking […]

Are ICO Tokens Securities?

Are ICO Tokens Securities?

Are tokens distributed through initial coin offerings (ICOs) securities? The answer to this question could be very important to investors, as securities must conform to specific registration and disclosure requirements under U.S. law. Unfortunately, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has failed to provide straightforward input on the matter, […]

How Token Liquidity Affects Your ICO Post-Sale ROI

How Token Liquidity Affects Your ICO Post-Sale ROI

There is a liquidity crisis in the crypto markets. Many cryptocurrencies trade with low volume and dramatic swings in price. This volatility can be traced to a lack of liquidity and an imbalance of buyers and sellers. What Is Liquidity? Liquidity is the ability to convert something into cash quickly. […]

What Percentage of ICOs Fail?

What Percentage of ICOs Fail?

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have exploded in popularity, raising more than $4 billion in 2017 alone. While these digital token sales have helped fund innovative ventures and novel digital currencies, the majority of these offerings seem to have failed. A large number of them either did not hit their funding […]

Ether vs. Ethereum: What Is the Difference?

Ether vs. Ethereum: What Is the Difference?

Ethereum is a blockchain platform and Ether is the token that powers the network built on that platform. The novelist L.M. Montgomery once wrote, “It’s dreadful what little things lead people to misunderstand each other.” In the altcoin world, these misunderstandings tend to occur when trying to make sense of […]

Why I’m Investing in CryptoKitties (Yes, CryptoKitties)

Why I’m Investing in CryptoKitties (Yes, CryptoKitties)

I was speaking at a blockchain group a few weeks ago, and all people could talk about were CryptoKitties. “Can you believe people are paying $100,000 for a virtual cat?” “They’ve hit $12 million in sales.” “There’s a guy who’s making a full-time living trading CryptoKitties.” In the math-oriented, male-oriented […]

ICO Regulations by Country

ICO Regulations by Country

Since we first published this guide to the legality of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in various countries, there has been a hardening of opinions on the acceptability of the risks involved in this investment opportunity. While bitcoin’s historic price spike continues with no signs of abating, China and South Korea’s […]

The Rise of Organizations Designed to Ensure ICO Best Practices

The Rise of Organizations Designed to Ensure ICO Best Practices

The rising prominence of digital currencies and blockchain technologies has coincided with a growing number of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). While some of these digital token sales have been highly lucrative, others have turned out to be scams, a development that prompted a warning from the U.S. Securities and Exchange […]

What Investors Should Know about ICO Best Practices

What Investors Should Know about ICO Best Practices

Launching a successful initial coin offering is not an easy feat. Startups that are looking to raise capital through this innovative new form of fundraising have a long list of things to consider when conducting a token sale. In this article, you will find a breakdown of the key aspects […]