Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have become increasingly popular over the past year. Many interesting projects and startups have decided to raise funds through ICOs instead of through venture capitalists. According to the cryptocurrency statistics website CoinSchedule, over $3 billion was invested in many different token sales this year alone. The reason why so many individuals and hedge funds are heavily investing in ICOs is the potential high return on their investments.
Most ICOs have returned very impressive returns for the early investors, and thus they manage to catch the attention of more new investors. But some experts warn that potential fraudulent ICOs might try to abuse the current market trend in order to raise funds without delivering any products. In a recent CNBC interview, co-founder of Ethereum Joseph Lubin and CEO of Ripple Brad Garlinghouse, they gave statements regarding the current token sale trend. The Ethereum co-founder stated following: […]