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ICO Analysis: Stox (STX)

Posted on August 1st, 2017.

Stox is based on the premise that the primary reason prediction markets have not been fully adopted is that they are both overly regulated and hard to maintain in centralized settings. By using the blockchain for their project, then, the assertion is that both of these problems will be solved and therefore prediction markets should pick...



ICO Analysis: Bancor

Posted on June 12th, 2017.

We have previously done a precursory article covering Bancor, but now, with the impending launch of its Initial Coin Offering, it’s time to analyze the thing in-depth. In our previous article, we discussed the primary novelty of Bancor, its “smart token” asset contracts. A reader wrote in with concern over this aspect, and wants more...



ICO Pre-Analysis: Bancor Protocol

Posted on June 1st, 2017.

A reader requested we look into the Bancor Protcol and related upcoming ICO, which is going to be based on Ethereum, as more and more new projects are. Ethereum, for what it’s worth, recently shot up over around $200 in value. This is no small feat for a coin which has experienced some serious problems, resulting in a major fork, early...

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Dmitriy Lavrov
Dmitriy Lavrov is a professional trader, technical analyst and money manager with 10 years of trading experience. He covers Forex, Commodities and Cryptocurrencies. He is among the top 10 most Read More
Jonas Borchgrevink
Jonas Borchgrevink is the founder of and He is a serial entrepreneur, trader and investor. He shares his own personal journey on
P.H. Madore
ICO Analyst
P. H. Madore lives in Arkansas with his wife and children. He has covered the cryptocurrency beat over the course of hundreds of articles for Hacked’s sister site, CryptoCoinsNews, as Read More
Mate Csar
Trader and financial analyst, with 10 years of experience in the field. An expert in technical analysis and risk management, but also an avid practitioner of value investment and passive Read More
Justin O’Connell
Justin O’Connell is a cryptocurrency journalist who works have appeared in the U.S.’s third largest weekly, the San Diego Reader & VICE.
Mati Greenspan
Senior Market Analyst at
Rakesh Upadhyay
Rakesh Upadhyay is a Technical Analyst and Portfolio Consultant for The Summit Group. He has more than a decade of experience as a private trader. His philosophy is to use Read More
Pamela Meropiali
Account Manager
Pamela Meropiali is responsible for users on
Joseph Young
Joseph Young is a finance and tech journalist & analyst based in Hong Kong. He has worked with leading media and news agencies in the technology and finance industries, offering Read More