Emaar Community Token: Owners of Burj Khalifa Plan ICO

At nearly 3,000 ft tall, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. Soon, it may also be the first with its own cryptocurrency. Emaar Group, the real estate firm in charge of the world-famous building, wants to develop its own crypto token dubbed the Emaar community token.

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MediChain ICO: Why Researching an ICO Important

In 2017, ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) blew up in the cryptocurrency market and raised a total of $5.6 billion dollars. Startups discovered a new way to fundraise and receive capital faster, by holding these coin offerings. Instead of going through the traditional VC route which pinholes their company early to a specific valuation, they decided to just go straight to individual investors to raise capital. They offer digital tokens in exchange for funding for their startup.

Medicalchain ICO Launched Today, Project Set to Revolutionize HealthCare

The Medicalchain ICO launched February 1st and concluded that same day. The project is essentially a blockchain made specifically for health records. Despite the world being in an entire data revolution, medical data has yet to catch up with other industries. The current systems the industry uses are centralized, slow, and often extremely vulnerable. It can also take days for doctors’ offices to share records with one another.

South Korea Bans ICOs, Ether Drops.

As news broke about North Korea’s ban on the initial coin offering (ICO) funding model, the ether-US dollar (ETH/USD) exchange rate fell to $278. During the Asian trading session, word broke that the South Korean Financial Service Commission would ban “all forms” of ICOs. A paralleled response, as China just four weeks ago made ICOs illegal.