ICOs

Upcoming Initial Coin Offerings

Upcoming Initial Coin Offerings

The most complete and accurate list of 2018 upcoming ICOs, sorted by our Bitcoin Market Journal QuickScore. New to Initial Coin Offerings? Read our Beginner’s Guide to ICOs. Looking to invest? Read How to Invest in ICOs. What’s in our secret sauce? Read how we calculate QuickScore. Promoting an ICO? […]

Telegram ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

Telegram ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

Instant messaging startup Telegram Messenger’s planned Initial Coin Offering (ICO) could be a game changer. The company’s proposed platform, Telegram Open Network (TON), would offer a suite of services, including distributed file sharing and a DNS service, CoinDesk reported. By marrying an instant messaging system and a native digital currency, […]

Top 5 Most Successful Cryptocurrencies of 2017

Top 5 Most Successful Cryptocurrencies of 2017

For anyone who was paying attention, 2017 was a great year for digital currencies. In the space of 12 months, the total market value of these digital assets surged more than 3,000 percent, according to CoinMarketCap data. While the broader market’s performance was impressive, this article lists the five best-performing […]

Top 3 ICOs for 2018

Top 3 ICOs for 2018

ICOs were all the rage in 2017, generating major headlines by pulling in millions of dollars’ worth of investor funds. While this might be great for the founders, the more important matter may be what investors can learn from the top token sales. We did some research, investigating the most […]

ICOs vs. Venture Capital: Which is Better for Startups?

ICOs vs. Venture Capital: Which is Better for Startups?

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have exploded in popularity during the last few years, going from being relatively unknown to becoming a widespread method of securing funding. Venture Capital (VC) firms, which invest in startups with the potential to generate very high returns, have a much more established track record. While […]

Bitcoin vs. the Top 10 Altcoins by Market Cap

Bitcoin vs. the Top 10 Altcoins by Market Cap

Bitcoin is the leading digital currency measured by market capitalization as well as value. At the time of writing, one bitcoin is worth over $15,000 and its market capitalization is over $260 billion. While bitcoin has managed to maintain its leadership position in the digital currency space, there are several […]

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. […]