14 March 2018
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) raised a staggering $6.5 billion in 2017 alone. According to recent research, over half of those 2017 ICOs did not meet with success. Some failed outright and others stagnated. This has resulted in sometimes serious losses for many of the people who invested into those ICOs. While the companies who host these projects always assure the public that they’re legit, legitimacy is no guarantee of success. Partially due to the outcry by those who’ve lost money but primarily because it’s their job to regulate securities, financial regulatory agencies are moving in to crack down on runaway ICOs. The USA and China are the countries where the greatest regulatory action is taking place.
9 March 2018
If you are into ICOs and follow the latest trend regarding this popular way of crowdfunding, you have probably seen the term ERC20 many times. Usually, ICOs claim that their tokens are ERC20 compatible which somehow makes them more legit. So what does ERC20 mean? How does it affect new tokens?
7 March 2018
The Bitcoin gold fever is at its peak and the blockchain masterminds are working hard to extend the scope of this technology. There is a lot of free space to wonder how everything will turn out and it comes down to two ultimate scenarios.
6 March 2018
There are dark practices in ICOs too. Since the beginning of their era, investors have been subjected to scams and empty promises. However, scam ICOs are now easier to spot and many cryptocurrency enthusiasts learned how to spot and avoid these types of offers.
5 March 2018
Since Initial Coin Offerings are a relatively new thing, people are not always sure whether to trust them completely or not. If you are interested in ICOs and not sure how to determine whether they are true or fake, this article will help you to distinguish scams from the real ones.
3 March 2018
Every day, more and more people are getting involved in cryptocurrency for all kinds of different reasons. However, what is still lacking is the integration and involvement of women within the industry. In keeping with the cypherpunk spirit which birthed cryptocurrency, perhaps instead of seeing the lack of women as a lamentable problem, it could be seen as the perfect opportunity for an entirely new way of doing things.
27 February 2018
The beginnings of cryptocurrency were humble and Bitcoin was the only one which introduced the peer-to-peer system. However, it wasn’t long before other types of coins were created, such as Ripple or Litecoin. The altcoins reached their peak with the introduction of Ethereum.