Tag: ICOs

CoinGecko Year in Review

CoinGecko Yearly Report: The Most Interesting Insights of 2018

2018 was indeed quite an epic year in the cryptocurrency industry. From extreme market movements to exchange hacks and the constant allure of “institutional adoption“, it was a year to remember. This was all fastidiously documented and summarized in a...

/ January 30, 2019
Wings Coin Review

Wings Platform Review: Crowdsourcing ICO Evaluations

Everything can be crowdsourced it seems and the Wings platform is bringing that idea to the blockchain, especially when it comes to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). With Wings a project can have the entire Wings community evaluate the feasibility of...

/ January 28, 2019
What is EtherParty

Review of EtherParty: Platform for Blockchain Software Products

EtherParty (FUEL) is an interesting concept, aiming to create a tool for easily creating smart contracts on a variety of blockchains. The initial hype around the project was high when the ICO was conducted in September 2017, but enthusiasm seems...

/ November 30, 2018
Don't Need Large ICO

No, Your Blockchain Startup Doesn’t Need a $20 Million ICO

Twenty billion dollars… That’s the amount raised by initial coin offerings (ICOs). In under two years, no less. It’s a golden period during which companies that ran successful ICOs raised, on average, $23.9 million. Not bad for seed funding –...

/ November 20, 2018
Crypto Airdrop SEC

CryptoCurrency Airdrops: Where Could The SEC Stand on Them?

We are all aware of the common practice in the cryptocurrency ecosystem called Airdrops. These are essentially free giveaways of coins that are “airdropped” on a group of cryptocurrency enthusiasts. It is the quickest way to distribute your coins in...

/ June 3, 2018
ICO Failures of 2017

Nearly 50% of ICOs from 2017 Are Failing. Here’s Why

While the ICO market can be exciting, and very profitable for those that get into the right project at the right time, no one has ever claimed that it’s a stable arena. And now we have statistics to back up...

/ May 4, 2018
NEO Climbs as Concerns Raised

NEO Climbs as Concerns Raised, many Claim FUD

This was a really strong weekend for NEO (Antshares). The “Chinese Ethereum” had some really strong performance over the weekend as the price rallied on news and speculation. As NEO was rising over the weekend, there was some criticism that...

/ November 20, 2017
Blockchain Name Change Price Rally

Company’s Share Price Soars as it adds “Blockchain” to its Name

What’s really in a name? It was often touted as one of the clearest signs of irrational exuberance during the tech bubble of 2000. Stories of companies that were able to rally in price merely by adding “.com” to their...

/ October 31, 2017
Crypto Pump-and-Dump Scams

Pump-and-Dump Scams: What Crypto Traders Should Look Out For

So-called “pump-and-dump” schemes are understandably illegal in traditional markets, but in the still majorly un-regulated crypto space, they occur seemingly on a daily basis now. The thing about these nefarious moneymaking ploys is that a few get rich while the...

/ October 30, 2017
Coinfirm Aims to Make ICOs Safer

Coinfirm Aims to Make ICOs Safer

There has been quite a bit of scepticism around for ICOs recently. People are of the view that they are sometimes used for dubious means by companies that cannot fully vett the individuals who are funding the projects. Indeed, there...

/ October 20, 2017