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Demystifying ICOs: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
When you say “cryptic”, you mean “mysterious, puzzling or incomprehensible”. For most people, that’s just what cryptocurrencies are — a big question mark that may yet flip the financial world on its head faster than you can say Bitcoin. Already, tech entrepreneurs are using cryptocurrencies and other digital tokens to raise funds for their startups via ICOs (Initial Coin Offering), bypassing the traditional venture capital route founders take to launch new companies.
Wall Street’s dismissal of bitcoin becoming harder
Fear of missing out, or “fomo”, is often said to be one of the most powerful psychological forces in finance. As retail investor interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has surged, investment professionals have often cast confused and disapproving looks towards what many believe is a wild and speculative bubble.