The type of potential volatility strikes me as a HUGE reason why legitimate entrepreneurs would shy…
Vince Kuraitis

On NMR specifically there was actually no ICO. NMR tokens were simply given out to data scientists who contributed in the early days (Numerai is VC-backed). There was a piece of news that may have caused some of the price swing (see, but no doubt a speculation is this level of volatility across the crypto universe.