Unpacking the developments and complexities around ICOs

Tanya Knowles

Tanya Knowles (RSA)

Managing Executive of Fractal Solutions, a Division of Strate (Pty) Ltd

Unpacking the developments and complexities around ICOs

8 March 2018

In recent months, the rise of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) using blockchain technology has fundamentally challenged some of the principles and processes underlying traditional venture capital funding and Initial Public Offerings (IPOs). While it remains to be seen, proponents of ICOs argue that the capital markets may radically change in future as a result of these token sales.