Posts Tagged ‘airdrop’

Blockchain Announces $125 Million ‘Airdrop’ of Stellar Cryptocurrency

The crypto wallet provider Blockchain plans to distribute cryptocurrency to millions of its users in what appears to be the largest such giveaway of its kind. The giveaway—known in crypto parlance as an “airdrop”—will see recipients each get about $25 worth of the cryptocurrency commonly known as Stellar as part of an overall distribution worth $125 […]

A Guide to Airdrops

Airdrops and coin forks have become the hottest new craze within the crypto community. Many airdrops and coin forks have recently taken place with even more lined up for the next few months. Many questions arise when airdrops are analyzed. What is their purpose? Are they a benefit or detriment in the short- and long-term? […]

Chinese Crypto Price Monitoring App MyToken Launches ICO

MyToken, China’s most popular cryptocurrency platform, announced the launch of its ICO to leverage its expertise and resources in cryptocurrency management eventually providing an even better service to users of its platform. The platform focuses on the pain points of the industry with the aim to restructure the investment ecosystem of digital currencies and become a […]

Want free cryptocurrency? ‘Airdrops’ is coming

Digital currency developers are trying a new tack for marketing and encouraging mass adoption: «airdropping» free cryptocurrencies into people’s accounts. Here are a few reasons more digital coin developers are pursuing airdrops: Promotion Mass adoption Price Read more

Genome sequencing blockchain start-up Shivom taps Aussie investors in $US75m ICO

A German genome sequencing blockchain start-up Shivom is hunting for Australian investors to be part of a $US75 million ICO to support the commercialisation of its technology. The company is able to map a person’s genome, unlocking information on diseases they are predisposed towards, and stores this information on its secure blockchain, accessible only to the individual. […]

Blockchain startups are forgoing ICOs to give away free coins in ‘airdrops’

Token ​airdrops, which​ ​is​ ​basically​ ​when​ ​a​ ​blockchain project ​decides​ ​to​ ​distribute​ ​free​ ​tokens ​to​ ​the​ ​community, became increasingly popular throughout 2017, primarily due to ICO fatigue and increased regulatory uncertainty for token issuers. Jamie Burke, CEO at Outlier Ventures, a venture firm that specializes in cryptoassets and decentralized web technologies, believes that while there is a current […]