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IPO

By Cryptomcmillan1 | Updated on May 24, 2020
Initial Public Offering (IPO) refers to the process where a public company offers newly issued shares to the public and as a result raise capital from public investors. In the context of the crypto world, IPOs are often done in the form of Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) or Security Token Offering (STO).

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Related Terms

Genesis block
It is the first block of data that is processed and validated to form a new blockchain, typically called as 'block 0' or 'block 1'.
Over The Counter (OTC)
It refers to the process that cryptocurrencies are being traded outside exchange and it is done directly between two parties
Wash Trade
Meaningless back and forth trading between a single party with the aim of inflating trade volume.
Block Confirmation
Refers to the number of confirmation a particular block has. Each block ahead of the referenced block adds one block confirmation to it.
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