The type of potential volatility strikes me as a HUGE reason why legitimate entrepreneurs would shy…
Vince Kuraitis
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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 https://forum.numer.ai/t/the-new-numerai-economy/347), but no doubt a speculation is this level of volatility across the crypto universe.