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When ICOs Precede Regulation, Part 2

Since the launch of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) four years ago, the blockchain phenomenon has gained exponential attention, consequently exploding in value throughout 2017. Evidently, ICOs have enabled several companies to rapidly fund their ventures. In our last article, we reviewed and described how ICOs will likely change the world of crowdfunding and why it will likely disrupt the traditional…

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When ICOs Precede Regulation [Part 1]

An Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) is a largely unregulated means of crowdfunding, which can be a source of capital for startup companies which are utilizing a token in their business model (which is the subject of the ICO). In an ICO, a percentage of the newly issued cryptocurrency is sold to investors in exchange for legal tender or other cryptocurrencies…