According to experts, there are five key benefits of crowdfunding platforms: efficiency, reach, easier presentation, built-in PR and marketing, and near-immediate validation of concept, which explains why crowdfunding has become an extremely useful alternative to venture capital (VC), and has also allowed non-traditional projects, such as those started by in-need families or … [Read more...] about How Blockchain Is Revolutionizing Crowdfunding
How Security Tokens Could Change Liquidity and Transform the World’s Economy
Traditionally, assets such as real estate, collectables and art have been relatively illiquid. This means that the asset cannot be easily bought or sold in the market. If an investor wants to sell a $100 million building, it usually will take some time before the investor has the money, if there is a market for in the first place. On the other hand, a company's stock is … [Read more...] about How Security Tokens Could Change Liquidity and Transform the World’s Economy
What is a Security Token Offering (STO) and Could it Replace the ICO?
In 2017, there were 875 Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), raisingUS$6,23 billion, which equals on average US$7,12 million per ICO. In 2018, there were 1257 ICOs that raised US$7,85 billion, which comes down to an average of US$ 6,25 million. Not surprisingly, the vast majority of these ICOs were done in the first months of 2018. In the past four months of 2018, the total amount … [Read more...] about What is a Security Token Offering (STO) and Could it Replace the ICO?
Why the Crypto Winter is Good for Blockchain
In April 2017, the total market cap of the cryptocurrency market was US$25 billion. Nine months later, on January 8, 2018, the market cap reached its highest point of US$813 billion. A staggering increase of 3252% in just nine months. However, one month later, as of February 6, 2018, the market cap dropped to US$308 billion. A drop of 62% in just one month. End of November … [Read more...] about Why the Crypto Winter is Good for Blockchain
Blockchain Conference Moscow
Blockchain Conference Moscow will be held for the eighth time. The organizer, international Smile-Expo company, clings to the traditional format: conference plus exhibition of hardware and software.'The conference is intended for developers, entrepreneurs, investors, startup founders, as well as financiers, economists, lawyers, and marketers that work with blockchain and … [Read more...] about Blockchain Conference Moscow