Latest ICO News and Insights

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Bitcoin Foundation Founder shows skepticism about stablecoin boom

Stablecoins are currently the hottest asset class in crypto. Hype or hope?

17 Oct 2018 2 min read

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Top ICO and token sale innovations

Spotlight on tokenised sales that stood out from the crowd.

15 Oct 2018 7 min read

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ICOs made profit from Ether holdings and conversions to fiat.

BitMex and TokenAnalyst studies 222 ICOs and showcased the lot profited out of ETH price crash.

4 Oct 2018 2 min read

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ICO soft and hard capitalisation, why it matters

Investors can struggle to understand how ICOs evaluate their project and design their cap tables.

1 Oct 2018 3 min read

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Bitmain IPO documents showcase $400 loss in Q2

Blurry financial statements hide Q2 performance and reveal concerns over financial health.

27 Sep 2018 1 min read

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The future of the ICO market: securities offering and tokenised assets

Could it be the end of unregulated "utility" tokens? The ICO market is indeed shifting towards regulation and securities offerings.

25 Sep 2018 3 min read

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Crypto Exchanges: conflict of interest, no audit according to NY Integrity Report

Cryptocurrency trading platform can manipulate the market in a jiffy.

23 Sep 2018 2 min read

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Are crypto custodians the new banks for institutions?

BitGo, CoinBase and Goldman Sachs have announced their intention to open crypto custody, a service in high demand for institutions.

17 Sep 2018 3 min read

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Bitcoin mining consumes more power than New York State

After Ireland comes the Big Apple. Bitcoin is now consuming more electricity than NYC.

27 Aug 2018 1 min read

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Does having a product help in raising funds via an ICO? (No, it does not)

Following our data collection of ICOs and their stage of development, it seems "idea" projects are performing as good as those with a MVP.

25 Aug 2018 2 min read

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Is Bitmain worth $40 billion? (the IPO suggests so)

After unverified reports of $2 billion annual revenue, is Bitmain ready to become the crypto-tycoon?

14 Aug 2018 3 min read

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3.4% of ETH held by a handful of ICO teams, reveals the absurdity of crypto-markets

Some ICO teams hold more money than their token market capitalisation.

10 Aug 2018 2 min read

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Bitmain, Argo: crypto mining is taking over the regulated IPO scene

The peripheral markets of cryptocurrency, especially miners, have eyes on regulated IPOs rather than ICOs.

8 Aug 2018 3 min read

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Sentiment and news analysis in crypto is flawed. Here's why.

Bounty hunters, shitcoin airdroppers and shillers have created a toxic environment for sentiment analysis. We're explaining why there's bias in crowd wisdom and news analysis.

23 Jul 2018 3 min read

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The misunderstanding about ICO and token sale ratings

There's a huge difference between mainstream finance and ICO ratings.

21 Jul 2018 4 min read

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The ICO advisory insanity explained

It is not uncommon to see advisors working on 50+ projects, or ICOs to have more advisors than team members. Let's uncover this weird trend.

19 Jul 2018 3 min read

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ICO Weekly #7: Education and Employment [July 08-July 15, 2018]

This week we're focusing on the Education and Employment

16 Jul 2018 2 min read

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Quarterly ICO analysis: birth of an industry agnostic crypto economy

Focus on our industry classification and how the ICO market has clearly become industry agnostic.

11 Jul 2018 3 min read

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ICO Weekly #6: Consumer Industry ICOs by Tropyc [July 02-July 08, 2018]

This week we're focusing on consumer markets: products designed for the general consumer. Note that this bracket does not include the entertainment industry!

10 Jul 2018 2 min read

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General Trends of the ICO Market in Q2 2018

Many have expected the ICO market to follow the performance of Bitcoin. Nothing like that.

9 Jul 2018 2 min read