Beginner’s Guide to ICO (Initial Coin Offering)
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Beginner’s Guide to ICO (Initial Coin Offering)

Most recommended course to learn about ICO in layman's terms
4.5 (18 ratings)
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Last updated 2/2019
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Know the basics of an ICO and understand the difference between ICO and traditional crowdfunding, venture capital and IPO (initial public offering).
  • Analyze the historical and current ICO market trends.
  • Discover the difference between a coin and a token.
  • Find out the nature of tokenization and how you could embrace its strength for fundraising.
  • Learn the true meaning of token economy by examples.
  • Discover the difference between an ICO whitepaper and a business plan.
  • Know the popular blockchains for ICO and why they are most commonly used.
  • Understand the intrinsic processes involved in running an ICO campaign from top to bottom.
  • Learn by examples on how token allocation should be tailored for an ICO.
  • Learn what is an airdrop and bounty program and how they are conducted.
  • Understand the importance of KYC (Know Your Customer) or AML (Anti Money Laundering) policy in an ICO campaign.
Requirements
  • General knowledge about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum is an advantage.
Description

This course offers the fundamental knowledge of ICO (Initial Coin Offering) for any beginners - with or without experience in cryptocurrency.  You may have heard that most ICOs are scams or majority fail within the first year. But not all ICOs are doomed from the start if you know what you're doing. Successful ICOs such as Ethereum's very own back in 2014 and some recent ones like Kik ($100 million), Bancor ($153 million), Telegram ($1.7 billion) and EOS ($4 billion) that raised billions of dollars in total.

The instructor was an ICO consultant for four ICO companies and the current Korean ambassador for StartupToken. He's also the Global Chief Consultant of Korea Blockchain Entrepreneur Association (KOBEA).

You will discover the what, why and how an ICO works. Understand the entire structure of an ICO campaign and what are the processes involved in achieving its funding goal.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who is keen to understand more about ICO
Course content
Expand all 29 lectures 02:15:10
+ Understanding Coins and Tokens
6 lectures 30:30
Why Offer Tokens to Investors
03:00
Difference Between Coins and Tokens
05:21
Similarities of Coins and Tokens
02:13
The Many Uses of Tokens
08:54
What is Token Economy
01:10
3 Examples of Token Economy
09:52
+ How ICO Works
19 lectures 01:33:04
Anatomy of an ICO Project
07:21
Example of Anatomy of an ICO
10:44
Difference Between ICO Whitepaper and Business Plan
05:37
Popular Blockchain Platforms for ICO
06:56
4 Examples to Understand Token Issuance and Distribution
08:35
Difference Between Private Sale, Pre-Sale and Main Sale
05:44
Difference Between Discount and Bonus
04:20
5 Examples to Understand Different Token Stages
08:55
What is KYC or AML
02:52
What is Whitelist
01:25
What is Airdrop and Its Purpose
03:13
Where to Find Airdrop Campaigns
04:43
How to Join an Airdrop Campaign
03:56
How to View Your ICO Tokens
01:44
How to View Your ICO Tokens Via MyEtherWallet
02:01
How to View Your ICO Tokens Via MetaMask
02:06
What Is a Bounty Program and Its Purpose
02:19
Where to Find Bounty Programs
03:27
How to Join a Bounty Program
07:06