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Initial coin offering (ICO)

By CoinGecko | Updated on Jul 13, 2020
Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is the equivalent of Initial Public Offering (IPO), where a company/cryptocurrency venture raises funds through crowd sales. Typically, raised funds are used to fund operations, research & development, marketing and more.

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