The Initial Exchange Offering has been a widely discussed topic within the last couple of weeks. Will they replace ICOs?
About Max KopsI am Max, excited about Blockchain technologies and real-world use-cases especially in financial fields. Analysing ICOs.
Security tokens are considered as the next big thing within the financial sector. Replacing all existing systems, stakeholders and beneficiaries. Let me explain why the technology is overhyped.
“Welcome to the Blockchain Island” was the title of the keynote given by the prime minister of Malta on the first day. It’s been a while now since the Malta Blockchain Summit is over – time to recap and summarize the experiences made. Let me give you the essence of 10 days networking, researching and
More than 5 billion USD have been raised in June, the end of EOS marked a new ICO record with 4.2 billion USD and 81% of ICOs were classified as spam. This report conveys the current market of Initial Coin Offerings and Security Token Offerings in the second half of 2018. Download the report
Every ICO has its roadmap – however, they differ in their quality. And the roadmap is one of the most important information for investors. After having seen more than 1,000 ICOs in my career as an ICO analyst, I want to share how what differentiates good from bad roadmaps.
There is a common misconception about Initial Coin Offerings regarding the costs of launching and executing a successful tokensale. However, Crowdfunding platform are consuming a mention-worth portion of contributions. Here, we want to compare both ways. Crowdfunding While Crowdfunding was born back in 1997, ICOs are considerably new with their first occurrence in 2013 by
I am convinced that 90% of the ICOs will fail in the long-term – although most of them could be detected as failures or scams within 5 minutes with this matrix. Having looked at hundreds of Tokensales, I noticed four main different types of projects for decentralized platforms or ICOs. Therefore, I classified the projects
Token based funding methods are attracting the attention of institutional investors slowly. The biggest potential for them is yet to come.
Looking at the token market, most of the tokens claim not to be securities or investment vehicles – mainly because they fear regulatory consequences. STOs, on the other hand, might be a solution for companies that want to raise capital without facing issues with financial authorities.
ICOs are supposed to offer a convenient method of fundraising – both for Blockchain platforms, but increasingly also for companies not related to Blockchain. Although, reality differs a lot from its idea.