Archive for the ‘ICO’ Category

After Marketing 70 ICOs, I’ve Witnessed the Most Common Mistakes. Here They Are.

Starting a small business is challenging whether you’re riding one of the hottest tech trends in Silicon Valley — or not. In the cryptocurrency sector, stories that come to mind include the Telegram ICO raking in over a billion dollars, the ICOs narrowing the funding gap with IPOs and those ridiculous projects that have fooled […]

European Parliament’s Committee Drafts ICO Regulation Proposal

The European Parliament Committee on EMA (Economic and Monetary Affairs) published last week a draft proposal mentioning the possibility to include ICOs in new crowdfunding regulation. Although ICOs were warmly welcome by several jurisdictions such as Switzerland, Gibraltar and Malta, a clear lack of regulations and frameworks is still going on. Nevertheless, the proposal conducted under […]

How not to lose money when buying tokens

Because of fraudsters, the crypto industry participants lose about $9 million daily. One of the riskiest areas for the investor is the purchase of tokens – digital assets of companies developing blockchain-based projects. But it’s difficult to frighten and stop token buyers. On average, investors who buy project tokens even at the stage of ICO can […]

Algorithm of Action for Victims of Scam ICO

There are a lot of scam projects on the ICO market, so it’s quite difficult for an investor who is starting not to get bogged down by criminals. But even if you have become a victim of swindlers, albeit low, but still there are the chances of getting your investments back. It is necessary to […]

Engineered Destruction: One Year Post-ICO, This Startup is Destroying All Issued Tokens Due to Market Speculation

Only one year following the successful conclusion of an ICO, crypto risk management and inheritance platform Digipulse, which aims to offer cryptocurrency investors an answer to the question “what happens to my digital assets in the event of my untimely demise?” announced that it will destroy all tokens issued at the end of 2018. The […]

Will the reverse ICO trend tokenise the world economy?

Now that the market has matured, a new class of ICO has emerged called the ‘Reverse ICO’, which is when an established company ‘tokenise’ their already popular platforms. This means that the new altcoin they create is already connected to a successful platform, with an established user base ready to automatically take up the use […]

Top 6 Most Important Factors To Consider When Reviewing An ICO Token

How do you separate good ICOs from bad ones? How can you judge an ICO? Here are 6 of the most important things to consider while reading the project’s homepage, whitepaper, forum posts, social media posts, and other online content, according to Data Integrity: How the project presents itself online, including the content within the […]

KICKICO ICO Hacked, Suffers Loses of $7.7 Million USD After Smart Contract Flaw

Unlike most of the hackings so far, KICKICO’s hack attack was unique because the attackers were able to get a private key of the KickCoin smart contract. This way, they were able to get access to the smart contracts of the company. During this period, the attackers destroyed about 40 addresses and created 40 new […]

Swiss Regulator FINMA Launches Investigation into $100 Million ICO

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has opened an inquiry into the operations of Envion AG, a blockchain startup that raised more than $100 million through an ICO. FINMA said that it believes that Envion’s EVN token sale may have violated banking laws by accepting public deposits worth approximately 100 million francs (~$101 million) from […]

Scam Alert: Offers to Fake Initial Coin Offerings and Make Them Look Credible got in touch with an online company that offers ICO marketing services ranging from basic graphic design and building digital marketing strategies and found out that the company offers illegal services that encompass fake team members and project advisers for as little as 25 ETH. Read more