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Cappasity (CAPP)Decentralized ecosystem to create, exchange and embed AR/VR/3D content.
Smart Containers (SMARC)A logistics application providing temperature controlled containers for shipping pharmaceuticals.
Crowdvilla (CRV)A non-profit platform that allows a community of users to share holiday properties around the world.
Lendingblock (LND)A platform that facilitates peer-to-peer borrowing & lending of cryptocurrencies & digital assets, offering institutional-grade securities lending functionality.
Chimaera (CHI)A custom blockchain for hosting decentralized games.
Effect.ai (EFX)A private, decentralized ecosystem for AI development and AI-related services.
LabStart (LAB)A decentralized platform where users can directly invest in projects and own shares of the resulting patents.


2017 Token Sales / ICOs in Review: Part III

2017’s token sale activity was marked by trends both well-known and more obscure. In an effort to peer behind those trends we explore ‘raise bands’ as a useful way to think about the token sale market.

Venezuela’s Petro: An emerging era of state-backed cryptocurrencies?

Venezuela’s proposed Petro cryptocurrency has elicited numerous, impassioned reactions, but beyond the particularities of the Venezuelan context the Petro raises a number of more far-reaching trends related to state-backed, commodity-based, cryptocurrencies. This article begins to consider some of these wider issues.

2017 Token Sales / ICOs in Review: Part II

Token sales and ICO activity in 2017 involved an incredible variety of projects. As a group, they show all the many ways entrepreneurs are applying blockchain technology and tokenization to sectors throughout the economy.

2017 Token Sales in Review: Part I

An overview of the growth of the token sale space in 2017 as reflected through the lens of the general numbers for ICOs and amounts raised, with a few links to some of our previously published pieces that help illustrate some of these ideas.

A Framework for ICO/Token Sale Self-Governance

In this report, we share our thoughts on self-regulation within the token sale / ICO industry. It is in informed by countless internal conversation and debates throughout our network, the review of over five hundred different projects, and the dozens of notices and actions from regulators around the world.

Smith + Crown’s Industry and Sector Classification

Smith + Crown has developed a classification system for the various sectors into which blockchain-based companies are focusing their energies and integrated those results into our existing project database. Here, we outline our thinking on industry classification in the context of disruptive technology and show an initial look at what areas of the economy are getting targeted through token launches.