Distributed Autonomous Organizations involve crypto-tokens, which confer to its holders special rights. Should launching a DAO be considered a security offering?
InChain–a DAO providing insurance services for cryptocurrency holdings–is launching a crowdsale on October 26, 2016. Smith+Crown interviewed project founders about the model, how it works, and the challenges ahead.
An upcoming event in London will discuss the potential of blockchain technology for the existing financial services industry.
The financial services industry is moving towards a blockchain-based future. As it does so, standards are needed.
Zcash lauches at the end of October. The highly anticipated cryptocurrency brings truly anonymous transactions using zero-knowledge proofs.
BitGirls is a reality-tv-like show in Japan in which the audience can use cryptographic voting tokens to influence show content. Smith+Crown’s original research report takes a deeper look at the project itself, the crowdsale details, and the market for crowdsale tokens.
ICONOMI, a decentralized crypto-fund platform, has raised just over $10 million in its ICO (crowdsale), giving away 85% of the total token supply to investors in the ICO.
Incent Loyalty has raised over $500,000 in its ICO. Incent will be a platform for customer loyalty rewards, oriented around Incent tokens. The tokens are tradeable and can be redeemed at participating merchants, just like cash.
SingularDTV is an Ethereum-based token “for a Blockchain Film & Television Entertainment Studio & Distribution Portal, with a Smart Contract Rights Management Platform” Their crowdsale ended in 15 minutes on October 2nd. They raised $7.5 million.