Tag Archives: ICOs

BitMEX CEO Mocks Crypto Firms for Failure of ‘Poo Poo’ ICOs

The research team at BitMEX exchange has released a report in collaboration with TokenAnalyst which reveals that various ICO teams in 2018 gifted themselves a grand total of $24.2 billion worth of crypto tokens. Continue reading BitMEX CEO Mocks Crypto Firms for Failure of ‘Poo Poo’ ICOs

Not Just ICOs — Why Traditional IPOs are Also on the Way Out

2018 left some very clear signs about the way the businesses (crypto or otherwise) raise funds. ICOs have all but died out, disguised as token sales launched from lightly-regulated tropical islands. The great move to allow investors of all backgrounds and creeds to be in with a chance of funding early innovation has been curtailed. And now, upon analyzing data from CB Insights, it looks like IPOs are on their way out as well. Continue reading Not Just ICOs — Why Traditional IPOs are Also on the Way Out

Healthcare industry- ICOs still teething

ICOs in the Healthcare industry: Efficiency statistics

Healthcare industry appears to be taking slow but robust steps in the crowdfunding-based ICOs. As the ICO landscape evolves, mindful investors are expected to try and pick winners. One of the emerging sectors in the race to Crypto-glory appears to be Healthcare. Continue reading Healthcare industry- ICOs still teething

Gaming ICOs, poised for growth in 2019?

The gaming sector is expected to grow from $108.9 billion in 2017 to $128.5 billion in 2020 according to Statista.com. The adoption levels are increasing, and the sector has jumped to rank 5 in terms of the number of ICOs. Despite this, many projects who have already adapted blockchain in the gaming industry, are facing challenges. Continue reading Gaming ICOs, poised for growth in 2019?

International Cooperation ‘Critical’ to Bringing Illegal ICOs to Justice

International cooperation is essential for eradicating ICO fraud, said Steven Peikin, co-director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s enforcement division. Peikin made the remarks during a December 3 speech at Harvard Law School’s Program on International Financial Systems, where he discussed the astonishing growth of the ICO market. Continue reading International Cooperation ‘Critical’ to Bringing Illegal ICOs to Justice