Browsing the "Crowdsales" Tag

2016: The Year Blockchain ICOs Disrupted Venture Capital

| Sid Kalla and Matt Chwierut

Experts from Smith + Crown recap the year in ICOs – a new form of fundraising that is gaining popularity in the blockchain industry.

cliff, edge

Blockchain Breakout? 2017 Will Keep Investors on the Brink

| Michael Terpin

The blockchain industry is likely to see growth in 2017, investor Michael Terpin argues, but he cautions we're not ready for the big breakout yet.

Contract with wax seal

Scams or Not, Crypto Tokens Have History on Their Side

| Alex Millar

Blogger Alex Millar looks at how new technologies are evolving to circumvent problems with well-meaning but restrictive financial regulations.

idea, confusion

Do Crypto-Token Sales Make Sense for Open-Source Projects?

| Nicholas Tomaino

Investor Nick Tomaino discusses how open-source developers have been incentivized historically – and how blockchain tokens could come to play a…

tokens, chips

On Tokens and Crowdsales: How Startups Are Using Blockchain to Raise Capital

| Demian Brener

A look at the ways startups are utilising blockchain-based software tokens, and the various decentralized business models taking shape around them.

shards, glass

Tendermint Exploring Possible Public Blockchain Launch

| Pete Rizzo

Blockchain app specialist Tendermint is in the early stages of launching a public blockchain that could find it issuing tokens.


Blockchain Project Factom Raises $1.1 Million in Crowdsale

| Pete Rizzo

Factom has closed $1.1m in new funding following the debut of a release client and before an expected beta client rollout.


Factom Raises $140k in First Day of ‘Software Sale’

| Pete Rizzo

Factom has raised 579 BTC, or roughly $140,000, through the first day of its software sale.


Augur Bets on Bright Future for Blockchain Prediction Markets

| Pete Rizzo

Can the blockchain be used to build the first unstoppable prediction market? The six-person team behind Augur are betting the answer is 'yes'.

Law, legal

When is a Token a Security? Research Analyzes Blockchain Under US Law

| Pete Rizzo

A new working paper penned in part by Harvard and MIT professors analyzes how cryptographic tokens fit under US securities law.