Hollow ICOs: Five Ways to Tell If a Crypto Token Has Merit

Forbes
Forbes
Feb 20, 2018 · 5 min read
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By Jeff Kauflin

Many initial coin offerings (ICOs) were tickets to quick riches in 2017. Take a token called Status — it was issued in June, raised about $100 million and soared 1,200% within six months. It’s easy to get excited by crypto’s surging prices. But now that the market has corrected somewhat and it’s clear that tokens both rise and fall, it’s prudent to…

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