Are the recent successful Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) by Atlanta-based cybersecurity healthcare startup Patientory ($7.2 million, July 2017) and distributed cloud storage startup Storj ($30 million, May 2017) signs of funding trends to come? To date, companies have raised more than $1.3 billion in proceeds via this cryptocurrency funding mechanism. But what is it? And is it the right tool for every entrepreneur looking to raise capital?
Moderated by ATDC FinTech Catalyst Jeff Gapusan, the panel discussed the process and lessons learned, the implications of future regulations, and possibilities for entrepreneurs and investors, alike.