Acronyms dictionary


What does ICO mean?

ICO is an acronym that means Initial Coin Offering, which is how funds are raised for a new cryptocurrency offering. It’s similar to an IPO (Initial Public Offering) which raises funds when a new company ventures onto the stock market.

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Examples of ICO

"If you have an ICO or a stock, and you want to sell it in a private placement, follow the private placement rules."
SEC's Jay Clayton speaking to CNBC,, June, 2018
Bitcoin has now gone 173 days without a new high. Longest streak ever was 1,176 days (Dec 2013 to Feb 2017). #Cryptocurrency #Bitcoin #Blockchain #Crypto #btc #trading #ICO #Ethereum #cryptocurrencies #eth $btc
@iamGrvJ, June, 2018
While gamers may not struggle to find games to play, their role in the market goes unrewarded. We are going to change that! #ico #crypto #gamelootnetwork #bitcoin
@gamelootnetwork, June, 2018

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