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SingularityNET is a Swiss company based in the Netherlands that raised approximately $36M USD (at that moment) in exchange of their AGI token, currently valued at around $0.17 USD each, through their ICO which lasted for a single day on December 19th, 2017. What’s crazy about this company was that they raised their entire ICO in about a minute.
SingularityNET is creating a marketplace for AI algorithms and services. With the rise of AI + Blockchain developments, we wanted to take a look at some of the current players in the space and what differentiated them.
“The value and…
With $4B fundraised through ICOs, it looks incredibly tempting for a company to ask themselves, the question of whether an Initial Coin Offering will be an easy way to get money. The reality is that an ICO is a much more difficult process, and only make sense if your company fits a very specific set of criteria.
If you are thinking about going through an ICO, you are definitely not alone. This is one of the most common questions we get as Blockchain consultants. …
Imagine you fundraise 50 million dollars from investors, once the money hits your bank account you proceed to delete your website, and all the information about you. Finally, you email your investors a picture of you having a beer in the beach and saying :
“Thanks for your money, I’m out”.
If this is your idea of a prank, you would probably have a job at “savedroid”. The German company that decided to throw the crypto world into chaos while simultaneously damaging our reputation in the world stage.
So what happened?
Yesterday I woke up to my phone vibrating to…
ConcertVR is owned by a Berlin based Company, Goodstuff-Media. They bring the experience of a concert directly to a user through VR technology. The company is looking to raise about $30M USD through the sale of their own CVT Token at 0.00015ETH each for a total of 60,000 ETH. The token enables users to purchase concert tickets, on-demand events, songs, and more.
Their pre-sale sold out in less than 4 days and raised about 1.1M € through 1,200 ETH. Originally the company was planning on launching their ICO on April 2nd, 2018. But due to Google’s Message regarding ICOs, they…
Me.mento is a company based in Berlin, Germany. They make vrXcity, a Sims-like virtual world where users can interact in VR with artificially intelligent, photo realistic avatars of their favorite erotic stars with which they can carry out any and all of their fantasies. They are raising money to put the finishing touches to vrXcity, to launch the product and increase the number of adult content stars on their roster to over 7,000 in 2 years.
Last year we saw the bulk of the development of a new type of industry and funding. Even though Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have existed for over 3 years, we saw the most amount of ICOs and the largest ever happening between September and December 2017.
An industry worth half a trillion just a month ago has suddenly lost almost $200 million dollars worth of its market cap in only 4 weeks. Welcome to the second week of March of 2018, probably the worst ever for the cryptocurrency world.
The market is incredibly volatile, but losing so much so quickly…
Kik is a mobile messaging service with over 300M users worldwide that began in 2009. The main demographics are young adults and have an emphasis on user privacy. Interestingly, Kik is located in the same city in Canada as us — Waterloo, ON, which is also where Ethereum was created by Vitalik Buterin in 2015.
The Kin ICO sale took place over two weeks, from Sept 12th to Sept 26th, 2017. It was one of the most popular ICOs of 2017, raising 168,732 ETH, or around $50M USD (an additional $50M was raised from institutional investors in a pre-sale) from…
WELL is a California based company (Delaware Corp), which is looking to connect healthcare specialists all around the world with patients. What makes them interesting is that their founder has personally suffered through a terrible experience with the US healthcare system after breaking his leg. In addition, the system has been built over the last 2 years.
Their token is the WELL and their pre-ICO started February 25th. The company is trying to raise $3M USD for their soft cap and $28M USD as a hard cap in exchange for their WELL tokens, which will be sold at around $0.1…
Note: After the developments and the catastrophic marketing campaign by savedroid, we created a new article updating on the situation and what happened since this article was written.
You can read “savedroid: The Damage Caused” here.
savedroid is a company based in Frankfurt, Germany. Their purpose is to help people save money through a bot that automatically invests and saves your cryptocurrencies. They have been in operation since 2015. Their original application was created for banking has been downloaded over 200,000 times in Germany, and they are now looking to expand worldwide and into the crypto market.