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TideBit

火熱的中國內地ICO景象 近期,來自香港的Tidebit加密貨幣交易平台在幫助XPlay–全球極限娛樂技術和代幣生態在其平台進行ICO的過程中了解到許多中國內地的ICO項目情況,希望與各位一起分享Tidebit觀察到的景象。 首先,ICO是(Initial Coin Offerings)首次代幣發行的間稱,這是一種融資模式,與證券發行的IPO(首次公開募股)類似。不同之處在於ICO是籌集虛擬貨幣例如比特幣和以太坊等(2017年在中國內地兩者合計占比90%以上), 可避開一些現行法律規定。ICO異常火熱亦存在諸多潛在風險,如項目失敗或跑路導致的資金損失風險、價格居烈波動引起的金融風險、借ICO進行的詐騙、非法集資等違法犯罪風險等。 根據《2017上半年國內ICO發展情況報告》的數據顯示,2017年上半年,中國國內已完成的ICO項目共計65個,其中2017年以前共上線完成5個,今年1~4月上線8個,5月上線9個,6月上線27個,累計融資規模折合人民幣26.16億元,累計慘與人次達10.5萬。從用護性別來看,經抽洋分析,男性用護占八成,明顯高於女性用護。從用護年齡來看,用護年齡主要分布在20-49歲之間,其中20-29歲用護數量最多,占比32.1%,其次是30-39歲用護(占比31.2%)和40-49歲用護(占比16.7%)。另據金融科技分析研究機構Autonomous NEXT統計,內地慘與ICO的人數達到200萬人。 ICO平台方面,國內的ICO平台一般分為四種模式:一、專營第三方平台,該類平台專門為各種項目提供ICO服務,如ico365,ICOAGE;二是傳統眾籌與ICO的混合模式,即同時提供傳統產品眾籌/股權眾籌和ICO服務,部分眾籌平台開始向ICO平台轉型,如幣眾籌;三是虛擬貨幣交易+ICO模式,借助用護充值、充幣和代幣上線交易的便利性,該類平台同時提供虛擬貨幣交易和ICO服務;四是其他模式,例如虛擬貨幣錢包服務商、導航門護網站提供ICO等。 由于ICO井噴式的爆發增長,透明度太低,管控這種融資行為的法規又太少。內地監管部門人民銀行、中證監及中銀監等已就ICO亂象多次召開內部會議,並於8月25日在央行旗下《金融時報》上在發表題為《比特幣與ICO火爆全球,價格風險「雙高」,綜合監管勢在必行》文章,強調這當的、綜合性的監管, 應隨著行業發展而逐步完善。

LAToken

The goals that LAToken sets are ambitious: they want to completely transform access to capital, and enable cryptocurrencies to be widely used in the real economy by making real assets tradable in crypto. “We decentralize capital markets, making them more transparent, efficient and sustainable, while removing the cost of traditional middle men and “too big […]
  • by Donovan Obosi
  • August 31, 2017
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Smart Contract Powered ICO Pitching Platform

PitchICO is the first decentralized mobile app, built on Blockchain technology based on Ethereum smart contracts, that enables you to bypass the rigorous and regulated capital-raising process required by venture capitalists and banks. Being simple, easy, secure and transparent, we enable you to host your start-up on our platform using a dedicated video channel where […]

Teleportation: Who needs Public Transport in Cyberspace?

As the ICO Fever temperature continues to rise, one of the greatest challenges we face is to ascertain the viability of a project. The sex appeal of virtual real estate has been established over the last decade in a large part due to the numerous Guinness world record breaking sales orchestrated by NEVERDIE. But, while […]
  • by Jon NEVERDIE Jacobs
  • August 23, 2017
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The ICON Inter-Chain Connects Every Blockchain in Existence

Hyperconnect the World ICON is an interconnecting blockchain network. ICON can connect independent blockchains without the use of additional third-party intermediaries. Various blockchains can communicate with each other through the ICON platform. ICON aims to become the largest blockchain network in the world. ICON tokens are named ICX. ICX is used as an intermediary currency […]
  • by JH Kim
  • August 19, 2017
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Boule: Remote Voting Technology

  Remote Voting is going to be available soon and blockchain is the technology that makes this possible. In fact, since the beginning of the millennium we have been experimenting with electronic solutions for elections, but the concerns about cyber-attacks and voters’ anonymity have slowed the innovation process to the point where France has stopped […]
  • by Claudio Perlini
  • August 19, 2017
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SocialCash.io

The Next Big “Unlock” For Social Media By Paul Taylor, CEO SocialCash SocialCash is a next-gen decentralized and distributed social network designed for the new Social Sharing Economy – Web 3.0 (Internet of Value) enabled by blockchain. SocialCash is the next “unlock” for Social Media. SocialCoin – the crypto-token or social currency – enables this […]

ROCKCHAIN.ORG

Opening the Public Blockchain To Private Data By Sébastien Jehan The public blockchains have recently extended their scope to applications with Ethereum. However, those applications are isolated from rich data. Indeed, no company wants to put sensitive data onto the public blockchains, whether encrypted or not. Rockchain addresses this problem by creating a distributed file […]

Wrisx.com

World’s Risks and Research on Blockchain by Dr Vlad Shipov A blockchain-based system called Wrisx (pronounced [risks]) is being built to tackle a problem relevant for enterprises as well as SMEs globally: the need for research of counterparty risks. Led by Dr Vlad Shipov, an experienced fintech entrepreneur and founder of a credit insurance brokerage […]
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Cryptocurrency for Dummies: Bitcoin and Beyond

Bitcoin created a lot of buzz on the Internet. It was ridiculed, it was attacked, and eventually it was accepted and became a part of our lives. However, Bitcoin is not alone. At this moment, there are over 700 AltCoin implementations, which use similar principles of CryptoCurrency. So, what do you need to create something […]
  • by Demir Selmanovic
  • September 19, 2017

Blockchain Secrets Unmasked: Was This Accidental?

I never believed people who said technology disruption could be prone to attack, but while analysing the facts, I realized that it is true. To uncover the security vulnerability was like venom from a snake bite. In the rat race we often forget the basics and that leads to disaster. The views, expressed in this […]
  • by Prakash Prasad
  • August 10, 2017

Robots Are Not Mere Tools, They Contribute to Shape What We Are

Robots are everywhere. We think they are mere tool under our control, while in fact, as any other technology, they contribute to the shaping of our behavior by slowly influencing the way we think. Indeed, we love thinking that robots are mere technological tools we use to relieve us from what we call “4D tasks,” […]
  • by Emmanuel Goffi
  • July 14, 2017

AdEx: Disrupting the State of Online Advertising through Blockchain

AdEx is a decentralized advertising exchange aiming to solve the key issues that the advertising industry faces today: violation of end user privacy; misleading reports for advertisers; ad fraud; increasing ad blocker use; etc. Our mission is to create an ad network that enables trustless consensus and creates an ecosystem that is beneficial for all […]
  • by Vanina Ivanova
  • July 13, 2017

What to Look For in the Security Features of Underlying Blockchain Systems Before Investing in Them

According to PwC investment in Blockchain start-ups was about $1.4 billion in the last nine months of 2016. Distributed ledger technology – commonly referred to as Blockchain – has emerged as a candidate for financial institutions to reform their business and investment has started to flow. New cryptocurrencies are popping up almost every day now- for […]
  • by ENISA
  • July 10, 2017
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ICO Magazine

Cryptocurrency for Dummies: Bitcoin and Beyond

Bitcoin created a lot of buzz on the Internet. It was ridiculed, it was attacked, and eventually it was accepted and became a part of our lives. However, Bitcoin is not alone. At this moment, there are over 700 AltCoin implementations, which use similar principles of CryptoCurrency. So, what do you need to create something […]
  • by Demir Selmanovic
  • September 19, 2017
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Etherparty Smashes Pre-Sale Target of $25 million in the Middle of a Bear Market

VANCOUVER, Canada, September 15, 2017 — Easy-to-use smart contracts creator Etherparty announced today that it has sold out of its pre-sale of FUEL tokens receiving approx. $25M USD of contributions (calculated at the high) in the form ETH, BTC, and Fiat. During the pre-sale phase, 40 percent of the total supply was set aside and sold to […]
  • by Matt Armstrong
  • September 15, 2017
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Rhea

Introducing Rhea Token Rhea is a revolutionary crypto-equity hybrid token. Our main mission is to create a clear synergy between the worlds of finance and cryptocurrencies. Through the Rhea Crypto20 – our capitalization weighted index, we will enable multiple ways of hedging, speculating and investing in the cryptocurrency market without holding any individual currency. The […]
  • by Georgi Kirilov
  • September 14, 2017
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ICO Summit

Conference​ ​to​ ​discuss​ ​how​ ​Switzerland​ ​will​ ​lead​ ​the​ ​world​ ​in​ ​ICOs​ ​to​ ​be​ ​held this​ ​week Delegates discuss whether Switzerland, with its history of secure and discreet private banking, is set to become the global crypto finance capital ZUG,​ ​SWITZERLAND​ ​(8​ ​September,​ ​2017)​ – The ICO Summit on 15 September, an event hosted by and […]

KexCoin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KexCoin Raising £85 Million Through Initial Coin Offering Supported By Kexgill, An Award Winning British Student Accommodation Company Hull, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom – September 13, 2017: The KexCoin ICO is taking place from 9/15/2017 to 10/14/2017. This marks a golden opportunity for the public to purchase tokens backed by a 39-year- […]
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