crowdsales

coins-buckets
2016: The Year Blockchain ICOs Disrupted Venture Capital
Experts from Smith + Crown recap the year in ICOs – a new form of fundraising that is gaining popularity in the blockchain industry.
coins-buckets

cliff, edge
Blockchain Breakout? 2017 Will Keep Investors on the Brink
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.
cliff, edge

Contract + wax seal
Scams or Not, Crypto Tokens Have History on Their Side
Blogger Alex Millar looks at how new technologies are evolving to circumvent problems with well-meaning but restrictive financial regulations.
Contract + wax seal

idea, confusion
Do Crypto-Token Sales Make Sense for Open-Source Projects?
Investor Nick Tomaino discusses how open-source developers have been incentivized historically – and how blockchain tokens could come to play a role.
idea, confusion

tokens, chips
On Tokens and Crowdsales: How Startups Are Using Blockchain to Raise Capital
A look at the ways startups are utilising blockchain-based software tokens, and the various decentralized business models taking shape around them.
tokens, chips

shards, glass
Tendermint Exploring Possible Public Blockchain Launch
Blockchain app specialist Tendermint is in the early stages of launching a public blockchain that could find it issuing tokens.
shards, glass

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

Factom
Factom Raises $140k in First Day of 'Software Sale'
Factom has raised 579 BTC, or roughly $140,000, through the first day of its software sale.
Factom

Augur
Augur Bets on Bright Future for Blockchain Prediction Markets
Can the blockchain be used to build the first unstoppable prediction market? The six-person team behind Augur are betting the answer is 'yes'.
Augur

Law, legal
When is a Token a Security? Research Analyzes Blockchain Under US Law
A new working paper penned in part by Harvard and MIT professors analyzes how cryptographic tokens fit under US securities law.
Law, legal