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Introduction to ICOs

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Sponsored by Dentons Venture Technology, The Startup Station presents:

INTRODUCTION TO INITIAL COIN OFFERINGS (ICOs)

No prior finance experience is necessary. Powerpoint materials and a class video recording (available for 72 hours after the class date) will be provided.

The class may be attended virtually.

Explainer video: https://youtu.be/lMJhuJ49jLo

AGENDA:

  • Welcome: 5:45 pm - 6:00 pm

  • What is the ICO? ICO Landscape. Blockchain basics, Types of tokens, Smart contracts : 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  • Overview of legal issues surrounding ICOs - Presented by Dentons: 6:30 - 6:45 pm

  • IPO vs. ICO vs. traditional equity raise. The Concept of Money and what makes a digital token Money? 6:45 - 7:00 pm

Break: 7:00 - 7:15 pm

  • How to launch an ICO and how much does it cost? ICO's tax treatment. 7:15 - 7:30 pm.

  • How do investors make money? How to value an ICO? What makes an ICO attractive? 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Billions of dollars have been raised via ICOs in the past year, so what exactly is it? How can a company issue its own currency and how can this currency have value? How is this method of fundraising different from a traditional equity raise and an IPO? What makes an ICO more valuable and how do investors make money?

This will class give a comprehensive overview of all these issues and a roadmap for how to issue your own ICO and how to determine if this is the right vehicle for you.

Presenter: Victoria Yampolsky, CFA

Founder of the Startup Station Meetup

More info: www.thestartupstation.com, www.startupstationconsulting.com, https://www.meetup.com/The-Startup-Station/

Additional presenters:

Charles (CJ) Gelinas - Partner at Dentons

Kathryn Keen - Associate at Dentons

About Dentons Venture Technology:

Operating as a boutique within Dentons, the world's largest law firm, Dentons Venture Technology runs with hard-charging tech entrepreneurs to drive growth through strategic business, finance and legal advice from Silicon Valley and New York to London, Berlin, Hong Kong and beyond. Learn more at dentonsventurebeyond.com.

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How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Victoria at victoria@thestartupstation.com for any questions.


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