Initial Coin Offerings

How Celsius Turned Its Crypto ICO Into a Billion-Dollar Lending Business

| Leigh Cuen

Lending startup Celsius went from a $50 million token sale to $1 billion in crypto deposits.

This Crypto Is Worth Less Than 1 Cent. VCs Are Betting Millions on Its Future

| Leigh Cuen

This healthcare startup is still growing, and attracting investment, long after raising $7.2 million in a 2017 token sale.

Former Partner Sues Israeli Blockchain Firm for Breach of Contract

| William Foxley

An Israeli ICO company is facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit following a founding partner's ejection from the firm.

Bancor Raised $153 Million and Found Actual Users. Why Did Its Price Tank?

| Leigh Cuen

Bancor raised $153 million as one of the top initial coin offerings of 2017. With its BNT token trading near all-time lows, here's an update on the…

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the…

Messaging Giant Telegram’s ICO Token Is at Last Going on (Limited) Public Sale

| Daniel Palmer

Telegram's gram token, previously sold to accredited investors in one of the biggest-ever ICOs, is to be offered to the public via a third party firm.

$1 Billion Valuation May Elude Ethereum Co-Founder’s New Blockchain Polkadot

| Leigh Cuen and Wolfie Zhao

Polkadot’s bid for unicorn status has hit a snag, with three Chinese funds buying into the token sale at valuations below $1 billion.

Bitfinex’s Private Token Sale Raised $1 Billion in 10 Days, Exec Says

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex raised $1 billion via a sale of its exchange token LEO in just 10 days, according to the firm's CTO.

Binance, OKEx and KuCoin Are Using IEOs to Command the Spotlight

| Leigh Cuen

So far, initial exchange offerings are the hottest token fundraising trend of 2019.

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Ocean Tries New Token Sale After CoinList Offering Misses Target

| Brady Dale

After a token sale on CoinList failed to reach its target, data marketplace Ocean is trying again on crypto exchange Bittrex International.