A Tale of Two ICOs: How Maidsafe, Tezos Endangered Own Projects With Critical Mistakes

By | November 2, 2017

A Tale of Two ICOs: How Maidsafe, Tezos Endangered Own Projects With Critical Mistakes ICOs are experiencing a tremendous popularity boom right now, and many participants might think that the concept is a new one, when in fact it isn’t. Long before Ethereum-based ERC20 tokens began to be offered for sale, Ethereum itself was launched using an ICO.… Read More »

Tezos Founders on ICO Controversy 'This Will Blow Over'

By | October 25, 2017

Tezos Founders on ICO Controversy 'This Will Blow Over' They didn’t take questions from the audience, nor did they say much, but many people in the crowd were amazed that Kathleen and Arthur Breitman took the stage at all. In their first public appearance since a flurry of news stories documenting the internal power struggles impacting their blockchain project, Tezos,… Read More »

Tim Draper: There Was Nothing Secretive About Our Purchase of Tezos

By | October 23, 2017

Tim Draper: There Was Nothing Secretive About Our Purchase of Tezos On Oct. 22, Cointelegraph published our contributor Nick Ayton’s opinion piece called “What Lessons Can Be Learnt From Tezos ICO Debacle.” The piece asked questions regarding the situation with the Tezos’s ICO, the companies, foundations and persons that participated in it. It has recently been reported that… Read More »

What Lessons Can Be Learnt From Tezos ICO Debacle

By | October 21, 2017

What Lessons Can Be Learnt From Tezos ICO Debacle Our London Correspondent Nick Ayton, the Sage of Shoreditch, explores the infighting at Tezos that reveals the ICOs structural challenges. It looks like the SEC will demand Tezos’ founders refund investors’ money…all $232 mln of it. Apparently there are some deep seated personal and structural issues with how the… Read More »

Tezos ICO Class Action Lawsuit In Works as Value Tumbles

By | October 21, 2017

Tezos ICO Class Action Lawsuit In Works as Value Tumbles Tezos, the Tim Draper-backed uncapped ICO which raised over $232 mln in July, has been fraught with major problems ever since. However, matters have begun to come to a head, sending futures prices off a veritable cliff, down some 75%. The major event that sparked the decline was the announcement… Read More »

Tezos suffers from backroom battle between founders

By | October 20, 2017

Tezos suffers from backroom battle between founders After attracting more than $232 million within the ICO, Tezos is reported to have disputes between its founders. As Reuters reports, Tezos’ two young founders, Arthur and Kathleen Breitman, try to limit responsibilities of Johann Gevers, the president of a Swiss foundation, that helped Tezos to handle the coin offering and… Read More »

Tezos Team Spat Sends Futures Price Diving 75% as Investors Panic

By | October 19, 2017

Tezos Team Spat Sends Futures Price Diving 75% as Investors Panic Infighting at Tezos has led to futures of its $232 mln token dropping 75 percent in hours, before it has even officially launched. As Reuters reports Thursday, a squabble between Tezos’ twin founders and head of the custodial Tezos Foundation, Johann Gevers, has put the cat among… Read More »

Cryptocurrencies Are Doomed to Fail, But There’s Money to be Made

By | January 17, 2018

Cryptocurrencies Are Doomed to Fail, But There’s Money to be Made The traditional diversified portfolio of investments will have a host of assets in varying risk brackets, but for a traditional investment, officer cryptocurrencies could seem too speculative to be part of any portfolio with a wealth preservation focus. The caveat is that while not all cryptocurrencies are… Read More »

Post-ICO Review: What Happens to the Tokens of the Largest ICOs?

By | January 10, 2018

Post-ICO Review: What Happens to the Tokens of the Largest ICOs? Around $6 bln has been raised via ICOs in 2017. Almost 37 percent of that amount was made by only 20 ICOs. Names like Filecoin, Tezos or Bancor created lots of buzz, but what happened to their tokens afterwards? Can investors get higher returns by buying tokens… Read More »

What Crypto Didn’t Give Us in 2017

By | January 7, 2018

What Crypto Didn’t Give Us in 2017 Without a shadow of a doubt, this past year has been huge for cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology. Whatever the future may hold for Satoshi’s brainchild and all that it has given birth to, 2017 will forever hold a singular position on the timeline of events in the crypto world. But… Read More »