The cryptocurrency market has attracted the attention of many, from traders wanting to make a quick buck to experts that are concerned with its lack of transparency. The explosive growth of ICOs has clearly polarized the industry, with critics associating the phenomena as a bubble waiting to be popped, while proponents justify the use of such ICOs as a revolutionary innovation that will change the very fabric of our economy.
Almost $12 billion has been raised from Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) in 2018, far more than for venture capital. Will this new innovative channel be a threat to traditional VCs and private equity? There are key characteristics between an IPO vs. an ICO offering that set them apart. Come learn from our panelists about key differences, regulatory environment, tokenomics, risks and rewards between the two capital raising strategies. Hear from seasoned VC’s, an ecosystem player that has launched 25 ICO’s that have raised over $200 million and a startup with ICO experience.
We've gathered insights from both founders of successfully funded startups and VCs, to create a list of tips and best practices to help make your fundraising roller coaster more productive and less daunting.