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Some Thoughts On Equity-Based Token Distribution (EBTD). Part 3-4

Equity-Based Token Distribution. Part 3. “Why utility coins is a scam” or “How to make your kebab stand worth $1B”. Be ready for some math, but, I guess, the $1B reward is worth it 🙂 You have a kebab stand. You sell kebab for...
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Some Thoughts On Equity-Based Token Distribution (EBTD). Part 1-2

I’ve finally developed a mental picture of how tokenization/ICO should work for projects which are service-providers and build decentralized platforms. The approach is called Equity-Based Token Distribution (EBTD), and can be thought of as an alternative SAFT. The explanation of this is rather extensive,...
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An economic model for disguising a semi‑decentralized pyramid scam

I’ve always been amazed by the technical side of Bitcoin – which combines all the achievements of cryptography, network protocols, consensus mechanisms, decentralized economics and game theory. I’d find it hard to name any other project whose scale of innovation could stand alongside Bitcoin....
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The key opportunities and issues of tokenization

Businesses who have real clients and turnover look on in, as ICO startups – with nothing more than a white paper to their name – receive plaudits, and hundreds of millions of dollars. Many people, perhaps a little tardily, decide to make an ICO...
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How will tokenization alter the approach to investment?

A trend is emerging as a result of the blockchain industry, in which companies are selling tokens in their networks (utility tokens, protocol tokens), yet without selling their own shares. In the most extreme cases, there’s no actual company at all (for example, Bitcoin)...
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Tokenization brings more market opportunities

Recently, my world has turned over. Every day Distributed Lab receives projects with blockchain ideas, but in August there was something special. 9 projects came with the ideas of tokenization of one or another asset. Tokenization is commonly referred to as the tokens issuance...
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Everything capable of being tokenized, will be tokenized

Every day I hear about people who are trying to tokenize different kinds of assets. In my last posting I wrote that – in my opinion – all tokens will have collateral – whether that be their equivalent in goods and services; as a...
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Utility vs Equity tokens

My feeling is that in the future people will invest exclusively in equity tokens (startups’ shares). I get the idea that any kind of utility tokens needs to have either a fixed price and represent some goods or services (which the startup is selling)...
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Are crypto-currencies similar to the Elements in Mendeleev’s Periodic Table?

Sometimes it’s completely impossible to explain the growth of crypto-currencies. Back in spring, when everything was on the up, Nautilus coin was also up – in fact, very significantly. Yet it turned out that the project at github had been abandoned for three years,...
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​Сrypto-currencies as a ‘new asset class’

People have started thinking that crypto-currencies are a completely new thing, a ‘new asset class’ – and that if a business starts issuing tokens it will be able to make a positive transformation, as well as creating an ICO (Initial Coin Offering). BUT NO...
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