ICO + Smart Contract

ICO + Smart Contract

Type: meetup
Official Website
Fri 1 Jun, 2018
06:00:00
New York, USA
32 Orchard Street

TAGS: ICOs
Description

ICO is a giant leap forward in the world of crowdfunding. It is a convenient, fast and open-for-everyone way to get support for a project. But just like in many revolutionary ideas, the initial concept has some serious flaws and need to be adjusted to become more usable and effective.

Qualifying ICOs; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Why are there so few genuinely good ICOs are coming forward? Is it because this new means of raising capital is attracting a greater number of inexperienced, first time entrepreneurs that think they can raise the odd $10m on the strength of a ‘White Paper’? Let’s explore how we can identify the genuinely Good projects, and use a few of the Bad and the Ugly ones to familiarize ourselves with red flags.

The Fundamentals of a Token Model What does it take to make a great token?

The fundamentals of the token model are valuable and powerful. They allow communities to govern themselves, their economics, and rally a community in powerful ways that will allow open systems to flourish in a way that was previously impossible.

Meet the ICOs

PLEASE CONTACT US PRESENT YOUR ICO Marketing and Sales; Bringing the potential of an ICO to life

Over the last year, we have seen a number of highly successful ICOs, from which we can take away some valuable entrepreneurial and marketing lessons. Let’s explore the importance of timing, community marketing, transparency, scarcity, and trust in this session about how to market your token sale.

Convergence: the exciting future with Blockchain, AI, Robotics, IoT and other emerging technologies

Forecasting: Determining the valuation of a token sale

Many leading banks today rely on Artificial Intelligence-based algorithms to predict the performance of an asset — even markets as a whole. But up until now, AI technologies are mostly proprietary which benefit only the big firms. It is mostly inaccessible to the general public. In this session we will explore what tools are available for forecasting upcoming ICOs, from AI technologies to investor collectives and their valuation methods

VC and the Cryptocurrency Revolution… Engage or Deny ICOs?

Over the last year, numerous prestigious VC-firms such as 500 Startups, Andreessen Horowitz, and Union Square Ventures, have indulged in the rapidly expanding world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Let’s discover why the extreme liquidity of the ICO marketplace attracts more and more traditional investors to the Crypto Economy.

ICO 2.0; Tokenizing ecosystems in existing industries

In this session we’re taking a look at a development we have seen evolving over the last few months. More and more traditional companies, with existing, revenue-generating business models and products, are looking at tokenization to access additional capital, or boost their user base. We’ll explore examples of these companies, as well as the coming together of entire ecosystems and vertical supply chains as the application of blockchain technology rides its first wave

• What to bring
Be Sober - We serve coffee.

• Important to know
This is a Roundtable Discussion Meetup. Have a seat and join the conversation.