Initial Coin Offerings VS Initial Public Offerings

Ravinder Deol
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Welcome to this lecture, which is going to be an interesting one for sure! What I want to discuss with you here is the difference between Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s), and Initial Public Offerings (IPO’s). Both sound similar, both have similarities, but couldn’t be more different in there deployment. But by comparing IPO’s to ICO’s, which have been around for far longer, you’ll be able to draw similarities from how ICO’s gained inspiration from IPO’s, which we see playing out today. So lets dive into this lecture on; Initial Coin Offerings VS Initial Public Offerings.

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English [Auto] Welcome to this lecture which is going to be an interesting one for sure. What I want to discuss with you here is the difference between initial point offerings I suppose and initial public offerings I paeans both sound similar. Both have similarities but couldn't be more different in their deployment. But by comparing appeals to CEOs which have been around for far longer you will be able to draw similarities from how CEOs gained inspiration from IPOs which we see playing out today. So let's dive into this lecture on initial offerings first initial public offerings. Let's start this conversation off by discussing this at a top level surface first and understanding the broad definition of an ICAO and an IPO to begin with and for those of you who aren't already aware is where a group of people a team for the project to release their own cryptocurrency which more often than not has a specific use to purchase that specific cryptocurrency you generally have to pay a big claim or aither the purpose of an ICAO is to fund the project. That's why SEALs were conceived I think in theory they did an ICL to help fund the development of the project. The individuals who purchased a cryptocurrency at the ICR stage often do so in the hope of turning a profit. Now an IPO so initial public offering is whereby a privately held company becomes publicly traded on a stock exchange by offering its shares to the public for the first time. For example Facebook was once privately held. But now you can publicly traded shares on the Nasdaq exchange. The main reason for a private company to become public is to raise capital for hypergrowth. It's a strategy often deployed by startups. Most recently companies such as Necia so you can see from the broad definition of CEOs and IPOs they generally have the same purpose which is to raise funds to help fund development and growth of their project. The next area I want to move on to with you in regards to ICAO is verse I propose is the way regulators see them in the eyes of the law. I see those are essentially a free market at the moment so little or no regulation. This of course brings out many critics as they should do especially with the amount of pointless CEOs launching raising ridiculous amounts if the team behind the ICL lose all the money. There's really no legal cause of action you can take to recoup your costs. It really is the Wild West with icy roads. However there is more and more regulation slowly being opposed by regulators such as the SCC in the USA. But naturally regulations vary country to country. Hence you see many CEOs being lost of more let's say friendly countries regulation wise such as Singapore which has become a hotbed for CEOs now on the flipside if you look at the regulatory standpoint of IPR is its a completely different story. There are super strict regulations that must be followed by companies and a plethora of information which must be supplied to the S.E.C. if gone public in the USA. The contrast between CEOs and IPO is couldn't really be any further apart. But as I mentioned the gap is slowly starting to close. As regulators get to grips with this very new technology the same applies to the taxation which is linked to regulations. Of course different to every country an ever changing but companies that are public must have heavily audited accounts and pay taxes as requested with investors who own shares having to pay capital gains tax with CEOs. The projects may not be subject to pay tax directly in a way that a publicly traded company would be. However it's more than likely that investors CEO's would have to pay capital gains taxes once they passed the minimum threshold. I know in the UK that threshold is about 11 and a half thousand pounds. Remember when IPO was launched in the traditional sense of the word they must follow a traditional corporate business structure. I see most of the projects behind them anyway are able to run however they want or have the creators deem fit now to kind of sum up this episode. We now have similar ICR and Alte unsound but in reality the approach is currently taken by a very different. As I mentioned earlier though expect the regulators to clamp down on CEOs because of the fact that many CEOs out there are nothing more than a white paper. A fancy website and a purchase option for their token are great but we just need to avoid investing in the pointless projects. Just wanted to take our hard earned money. As always with any IFCO make sure you do your due diligence research is vital to making a worthwhile investment. It's all too common many get caught in the fear of missing that mode of investing in any and every OCO hoping to strike it rich. That's everything for this lecture. Rest assured as we work of course we'll be showing the strategies which you can implement. How do you evaluate the health ensuring you don't get Liard in by a false promise on the ICL project. See you in the next lecture.