Category Archives: Initial Coin Offering

ICO Analysis: Harmony

As of today, there are no blockchains in existence that can scale to the needs of 5G technology and the internet of things. According to this Huawei article, to meet the requirements of 5G you need 100 billion connections, 1 ms latency and 10 Gbps throughput. New startup, Harmony Protocol, aims to be the first […]

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ICO Analysis: Pigzbe

London’s maiden cryptocurrency sculpture has been unveiled alongside the River Thames, reflecting a baby in a mother’s womb holding a tablet. Italian sculptor  Frederico Clapis is behind the design and was commissioned by cryptocurrency wallet Eidoo. “The baby in the statue represents a generation being born into a world where blockchain is normal and useful for all,” according to […]

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AIRBLOC is a platform for the analysis and trade of personal data, uniting buyers and companies wishing to obtain information about their customers. As a decentralized platform for the exchange of personal data for both people and applications, AIRBLOC is planning to expand the data market to a level where individuals and small applications can […]

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ICO Analysis: RedPen

RedPen is a breakthrough social news and storytelling platform powered by blockchain and artificial intelligence. It combines news and public opinion into one experience to showcase what the internet thinks, feels and says about stories. The RedPen platform transforms online communities and information consumption while highlighting author reputation. The company aims to build and empower […]

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ICO Analysis: Drep

Founded in Singapore, DREP is a decentralized reputation ecosystem using blockchain technology to empower various internet platforms to quantify and monetize reputation value and uses it for trading, making investments, sharing data and providing services. It is comprised of a public chain, a reputation-based protocol and tools for internet platforms (DRApps -apps developed upon the […]

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ICO Analysis: Tenzorum

In 2017, over $325 million were either stolen through phishing scams or frozen due to transacting to the wrong addresses. This is unacceptable and must be fixed. In fact, there are already a couple projects trying to find the solution to phishing scams, lost keys and miss-sent transactions. Tenzorum looks like the strongest solution so […]

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ICO Analysis: EtherInc

EtherInc, or eInc, is basically a blockchain startup in a box, and it’s looking to do for startups what the bitcoin network did for payments. More specifically, it’s a smart-contract-fueled blockchain platform for decentralized organizations and apps. It’s designed to streamline the process of joining the blockchain for entrepreneurs and developing decentralized apps for developers. eInc is […]

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ICO Analysis: Fantom

Fantom is the world’s first smart contract platform based on the Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) that solves the current problems of slow transaction times and scalability issues. There are a few other companies such as Nano and IOTA that are based on DAGs, however, they lack the smart contract dAPP infrastructure. To maintain consensus, Fantom […]

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ICO Analysis: Parsec Frontiers

Massive Multiplayer Online Worlds continue to gain in popularity. And now that in-game transactions can be put on the blockchain, the industry will  continue to grow and innovate. The massive team at ArtPlant is building what they hope is the next big thing, Parsec Frontiers. Parsec Frontiers is an MMO world, with a complex virtual […]

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ICO Analysis: Moonlight

Moonlight is a decentralized platform for managing human resources and project management on NEO. Moonlight will use a special algorithm to guarantee the necessary set of skills and experience for potential new hires or project team. Skills and experience in solving set tasks, the very fact of solving problems will be fixed in the ledger […]

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ICO Analysis: BolttCoin

Physical activity plays a very important role in our health and fitness. Most people know this but do little about it because of our busy lifestyles or lack of motivation. BolttCoin is aiming to change this by building a platform to reward you for taking steps to better health and fitness. Boltt is already an […]

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ICO Analysis: Arweave

Arweave is a new blockchain based protocol for storing data on a ledger, based on a new proof of the access consensus mechanism, which creates a low-cost solution for permanent data storing. The project’s BlockWeave is a blockchain protocol that differs from the traditional blockchains with two basic concepts: List of hash blocks. This allows you […]

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ICO Analysis: Loyakk

Due to their inability to securely and efficiently share data with their business partners, enterprises are losing billions of dollars. Data leakage, contract disputes, and limited visibility across business networks is forcing future enterprises to look to blockchain for solutions. Loyakk, a blockchain-enabled platform for decentralized business networks, transforms how companies collaborate and share data […]

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ICO Analysis: Mandala

With the increasing popularity of cryptocurrencies comes a growing demand for exchanges where the various cryptocurrencies can be traded. And although cryptocurrency exchanges have seen huge growth during the past couple of years, it’s still not showing any signs of slowing down. We now have a large selection of both traditional centralized and newer decentralized […]

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ICO Analysis: Verasity (VRA)

Verasity is a video-sharing platform that caters to content creators and rewards viewers with VERA tokens just for watching content, sharing videos, watching ads and for referrals. Over the past few years, brands have shifted their advertising model to allow influencers to share products with their audience. This gives products a much more personal touch […]

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ICO Analysis: Layer Protocol (LRX)

With the sharing economy industry poised to soon surpass $40 billion in revenues, the profit potential is massive. Companies such as Airbnb, Uber, and Zipcar depend on user ratings and reviews to give potential customers insight into assets or services before they commit to using them. The issue with the current reputation management system is […]

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Check Chain Mail and Hoaxes: HoweyCoins: fake offer, real education

US Securities and Exchange Commission: The SEC Has an Opportunity You Won’t Want to Miss: Act Now! – “The SEC set up a website,, that mimics a bogus coin offering to educate investors about what to look for before they invest in a scam. Anyone who clicks on “Buy Coins Now” will be led instead to investor education tools and tips from the SEC and other financial regulators.” Commentary from Sophos: Don’t invest! The ICO scam that doesn’t want your money

And, returning to a more common scam topic on this site…

Malwarebytes: Fake Malwarebytes helpline scammer caught in the act – Given how much work Malwarebytes have done on these scams, not good targeting on the scammer’s part.

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Check Chain Mail and Hoaxes

ICO Analysis: DeStream

The internet has allowed for many new avenues of entertainment to be introduced. Online streaming has become a culture of it’s on in the last few years. Millions of people watch their favorite content creators on live streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube. Famous content creators are also jumping abroad the trend, this way directing […]

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ICO Analysis: Kleros

Thousands of decentralized applications in tomorrows economy will rely on smart contracts to settle disputes by arbitration. The problem right now is smart contracts are incapable of making subjective judgments or factoring information from outside of the blockchain. Existing dispute resolution technologies are slow, expensive and unreliable. For DApps to gain mass adoption, they need […]

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ICO Analysis: Productivist

The ‘Productivist blockchain project’ hopes to define and implement a “new standard of smart production” (whitepaper) that focuses on key areas for improvement such as service quality, fairness of pricing, and an overall increase in the efficiency of production. The Current State of Smart Manufacturing Supply chain and manufacturing sectors have adapted numerous times as […]

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