“tokens” Posts

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How will tokenisation 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) – although early buyers in these networks can make money off the rise in the token...

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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 on a certain blockchain with some collateral. But this is, so to say, the tip of...

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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) or become e-money (this effectively means holding fiat in collateral). Why should this be? These days,...

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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, and the main developer rolled out crypto just before he passed away. I had a discussion...

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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 TOKENS OF ANY KIND ACTUALLY EXIST! Seriously, this is no joke! The items being called ‘tokens’...