A look back at the ICOs of 2016: 66 crowdsales and over $230 million raised.
ChronoBank is holding an ICO/crowdsale in December. Smith + Crown analyzed the economics behind the TIME token being sold. Our findings can help you decide if you’d like to participate.
The blockchain sector has raised over $270 million through ICOs and crowdsales since 2013, and more projects launch every week.
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.
Cryptocurrency volatility (part 1): In the wild cryptocurrency markets, Bitcoin is the least stressful
Cryptocurrency markets are notoriously volatile. Over the course of months and years, they can return or decline orders of magnitude in value. Over the course of days, they can double or treble. It’s not a market for the faint-hearted. Among cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin is the least volatile, day to day.
Smith+Crown posted its summary of Hong Coin’s recently launched ICO. It aims to be a decentralized venture capital fund–similar to The DAO but with a professional management team doing due diligence on investment opportunities. Presumably, they have also incorporated many of the lessons learned from The DAO Wars.
The top ten currencies at the beginning of 2015 did not all stay in that list for long. Cryptocurrencies come and go. In this article, we take a quick look at how those currencies performed over the 18 months that followed. Overall, we find that an equal investment in all of them would have still yielded positive returns.
We perform a comprehensive measurement analysis of Silk Road, an anonymous, international online marketplace that operates as a Tor hidden service and uses Bitcoin as its exchange currency. We gather and analyze data over eight months between the end of 2011 and 2012, including daily crawls of the marketplace for nearly six months in 2012. […]