Introduction to Initial Coin Offering (ICO) aka Crowdsale
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Introduction to Initial Coin Offering (ICO) aka Crowdsale

Understand basics of Initial Coin Offering, How can a startup raise funds on Blockchain through Bitcoin & Ethereum ICO?
3.8 (48 ratings)
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244 students enrolled
Created by Toshendra Sharma
Last updated 2/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Explain ICO to anyone easily
  • Decide if they need ICO or not in their startups
  • Understand the fundamentals of ICO very well
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Requirements
  • Basics of Blockchain
  • Basics of Internet
  • Basics of Cryptocurrencies
Description

You might have heard how the Blockchain is disrupting the multiple industries. People are bootstrapping their business without Venture Capitalist money. Do you know Blockchain can be also used to raise any amount of fund for the projects without diluting the ownership of the company? Blockchain can be used to launch crypto IPO also known as Initial Coin Offering. How they do it? what is ICO? Well this course is here to help you.

This course is for anyone who is interested in understanding the Initial Coin Offering, what is it, how it works, Advantages & disadvantages of ICO etc.

If you have no knowledge of Blockchain or little knowledge of Blockchain you can still take this course.

In this course I will help you understand you what is Initial Coin Offering aka Crowd sale in Blockchain.

There have been multiple ICO in 2016 and one of them have raise around 150 Million USD through ICO. 

This course is for you if you are interested in understanding whether you need a ICO or not. Do you need to raise fund through ICO and if yes, then how can you do it.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in raising fund for their Blockchain Startups
  • Anyone interested in learning how crowdsale works in Blockchain
  • Anyone looking to build Blockchain Startups, Projects or Services
  • Anyone looking to teach ICO
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction & Overview
2 Lectures 14:22

In this lecture I am going to go through the entire course & explain what we are going to learn lecture by lecture.

Preview 03:23

In this lecture, we will quickly go through the Blockchain, Ethereum & Smart contracts. This will be the basic introduction for people who are not at all aware of these terms.

Preview 10:59
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The ICO
5 Lectures 26:58

In this lecture, we will introduce the Initial Coin Offering also known as ICO & also compare the ICO with the IPO. This lecture will help you understand the basics of ICO.

What is Initial Coin Offering?
06:31

In this lecture we will talk about the history & evolution of ICO. Here we will see how the whole ICO concept was first introduced & how the evolution made it to become what is is today.

History & Evolution of ICO
04:49

In this lecture we will talk about the full step by step process & some key things about the ICOs. We will explain everything from announcing the ICO till the launching the project & selling the coins in the exchanges.

How it works?
08:43

In this lecture we will understand the advantages & disadvantages of ICO from broader prospective. 

Advantages, Disadvantages of ICOs
03:33

In this lecture we will talk about some of the past ICOs which were successful & also talk about one very unsuccessful ICO.

Example of Successful, Unsuccessful ICOs
03:22
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What's Next?
1 Lecture 01:36

In this final lecture we will help you choosing the direction from here. We will help you understand the what to learn next.

Preview 01:36
About the Instructor
Toshendra Sharma
3.9 Average rating
1,107 Reviews
12,594 Students
33 Courses
Entrepreneur in Security & Blockchain

I am a founder & CEO of RecordsKeeper, a Blockchain-based record keeping solution for businesses.

Earlier, I founded Appvigil (Wegilant) in Nov 2011 while pursuing my Masters in Application Security from IIT Bombay, India. Appvigil is the Mobile App Vulnerability Scanner on Cloud. Appvigil also offers security audit services for mobile devices and applications, and compliance with IT regulations. I was heading the team as Chief Executive Officer. The company has won NASSCOM Emerge 50 Award 2014 one of the biggest awards in India. The company got incubation in IIT Bombay's Business Incubator SINE in August 2013.

During Wegilant & before that, I have trained 15000+ students in 5 years across various college campuses in India. I have also written a book on AVR Microcontroller with the name "Robotics with AVR".

I was the part of Forbes India 30Under30 List of 2016 in Technology space.