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How To Launch An IEO Without Experience In ICOs

Intro If you are looking to start your own blockchain project, or, have already started one and you are exploring your options for fundraising, you may be considering an Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) rather than an Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Why is this? Currently, the popularity of ICOs is starting to decline due to previous and recent instances of fraud stemming from the offerings since 2017 and many would-be cryptocurrency investors are not as willing to put their money into an ICO. Following the recent decline of ICOs, alternative methods of raising funds such as Security Token Offerings (STOs) and...

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HoryouToken, the 1st Digital Currency for Economic and Social Inclusion and Advancement of the UN SDG’s, was Presented at the WSIS Forum 2019

On April 8th - 12th, 2019 in Geneva — The World Summit on the Information Society - WSIS Forum 2019, celebrated it’s 10th Anniversary along with co-organizing United Nation agencies ITU, UNESCO, UNDP, UNCTAD, as well as industry representatives and government officials from 193 countries.  The Theme of the event was “Information and Communication Technologies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals”. According to the UN Knowledge Platform for the SDG’s: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and...

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Back To Basics: Writing A Killer White Paper

Back in 2017 I published an article on how to write a white paper for a crypto fundraising event correctly. I am proud to say it was a massive success. In a much smaller market it carried tens of thousands of views and encouraged many in the community to reach out in search of support while preparing their white paper. I like to think it had a positive impact on the community. Since that early 2017 period the market has changed drastically. Regardless of whether you consider that change to be positive or negative, we are now in a very...

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The Initial Exchange Offering - A Warning

Over the past few months a ‘new’ acronym has begun making its way into the crypto funding terminology. However, on closer inspection, when we say ‘making its way’, what we really mean is ‘making its way BACK’ into funding circles. The Initial Exchange Offering, or IEO as it is known, is the method by which tokens are listed for first sale on an exchange. Essentially, it is similar to running an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) with the main difference being that there is only one location where these tokens can be purchased. With the recent success of IEO’s – including...

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Thailand’s SEC Authorise Their First ICO Portal

The Securities and Exchange Commission in Thailand is getting ready to approve the nation’s first portal for initial coin offerings. For those that don’t know the main purpose of these portals are to screen tokens, ensure project consistency with its whitepaper, verify the know your customer process and perform due diligence. The board of directors of the Thai SEC has approved the country’s first portal for ICOs, the Bangkok Post has recently reported. The news outlet explained that “ICO portals help screen ICOs, conduct due diligence, prove smart contract source codes and verify the know-your-customer process.” Even so, the SEC’s...

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