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Reddit Bitcoin Community
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Cryptocurrency Talk
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What is an ICO?

An Initial Coin Offering is a fundraising source from crowd of cryptocurrency investors and markets. When a new currency is launched, the company needs initial funds to make it work and this is where ICO evolved.

The first ICO was by Mastercoin in 2013 which has raised approximately US$6lakh to create Bitcoin exchange.

How does it work?
There is a term called “IPO” – Initial public offerings. This term is popularly known when it comes to share market. Under IPO, companies sell their equity which is backed by tangible assets. While in case of ICOs, companies’ transfers/exchange their novel cryptocurrency which is known as Tokens. Beside this, for existing cryptocurrency, payment can be done using old-fashioned cash or often bitcoin and Ether.

Reference: https://coinpedia.org/information/what-is-ico-investment/

Kodak Postpones ICO

The Eastman Kodak Company announced Jan. 30 that the launch of their cryptocurrency KODAKCoin would be delayed in order to evaluate the status of potential investors. The delay was announced the day before the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) was set to start, according to the project’s Jan. 9 press release.

As explained in on the company’s website, Kodak intends to run an ICO that offers security tokens as an ‘exempt offering’ — this means the company does not have to register their security with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), but only “accredited investors” can participate in the ICO.

Reference: https://cointelegraph.com/news/kodak-postpones-ico-to-verify-accredited-status-of-40k-potential-investors

Facebook Bans All Cryptocurrency Ads

Facebook is firing back against misleading and deceptive ad practices, and ICOs, cryptocurrencies and binary options are at the top of their list. In a blog post by Facebooks’ Rob Leathern, the social media giant is trumpeting a new policy, banning ads that “promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices.”

Without a clear regulatory framework for ICOs, Facebook is just trying to protect its users — of which there were 2.7 billion as of Q2 2017 — and prevent bad actors from promoting their scams on the site. The policy is a broad-brush approach for the time being but seems to target sketchy ads making unrealistic claims and flying in the face of expert advice from blockchain veterans not to invest more than you can afford to lose in any digital coin.

Reference: https://www.ccn.com/facebook-takes-aim-at-icos-cryptocurrencies-in-new-ad-guidelines/

ICO: Medicalchain

Medicalchain is a decentralized platform that enables secure, fast and transparent exchange and usage of medical data. We introduce utilization of blockchain technology to store patient health records and maintain a single version of the patient’s true data. Medicalchain will enable different healthcare agents such as doctors, hospitals, laboratories, pharmacists and insurers to request permission to access and interact with medical records. Each interaction is auditable, transparent, and secure, and will be recorded as a transaction on Medicalchain’s distributed ledger. Moreover, no privacy is lost in this process; Medicalchain is built on the permission based Hyperledger Fabric architecture which allows varying access levels; patients control who can view their records, how much they see and for what length of time. Medicalchain is dedicated to empowering patients, improving outcomes, and building healthcare infrastructure for the future.

Token : MedToken
Price : 1 MedToken = 0.20 USD
Bonus : Available
Platform : Ethereum
Accepting : BTC, ETH
Country : UK
Whitelist/KYC : KYC & Whitelist
Restricted areas : USA