ICOs Were 45% Of IPOs In Q2 2018, As Cryptos Disrupt Investment Banks

Here’s my latest post on Forbes.com — the first of a 3-part series on the building rivalry between crypto capital markets and Wall Street. The ICO market was 45% of the IPO market in Q2 2018, up from 40% in Q1 2018. Institutional investors are seeing opportunities in a market that is becoming institutionally-investable. Investment banks are not positioned to help ICO issuers build the tech applications necessary, and will lose issuers to these new markets.

Read the post here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/caitlinlong/2018/07/22/icos-were-45-of-ipos-in-q2-2018-as-cryptos-disrupt-investment-banks/#1a69d005794c

 

About Caitlin Long

Blockchain/bitcoin expert, 22-year Wall Street veteran