We help your ICO to stand out, while you take care of launching your project.
ICO reveals a totally new opportunity for startups to get funded. In case the idea of decentralisation is at the heart of your business, ICO is a perfect fit.
Although traditional VC still remains a leading source of funding, ICO funding tends to raise significantly more capital:
Traditional VC vs ICO (crunchbase)
Capital raised VC vs ICO (crunchbase)
See how favorably it compares to the traditional methods of attracting funds:
|Who is the investor||Wide range of individuals||Wide range of individuals||Wide range of individuals||Wide range of individuals|
|What is bought||Goods, services, discounts||Shares||Tokens||Shares|
|Means of financing||Fiat money||Fiat money||Cryptocurrency||Fiat money|
|Realisation of the project||Project can be at its inception||Project can be at its inception||Project can be at its inception||The company has to have a good reputation and be profitable|
|Time||Fast||Fast. The exact terms are stipulated by the legislation on circulation of securities||Technically 2-3 months, practically over 6 months||A year or more|
|Participation goals||Desire to help the project or desire to use its products in the future||Long-term investments||Desire to help the project or desire to use its products in the future, as well as higher returns||Short-term speculations with rapidly growing prices of shares|
|Regulations||Special regulations in some countries||In some countries regulated by the legislation on circulation of securities||Unregulated||Thorough and detailed regulations in most cases|
|Protection mechanism for payers||Legal regulations||Legal regulations||Protection with smart contracts in the process of obtaining tokens. After receiving tokens the investor is not protected||Legal regulations|
|Process administration||The platform collects money and acts as an intermediary||The platform collects money and acts as an intermediary||Usually absent||Stock exchanges and government agencies take control and require reports on IPOs|
|Amount of attracting fundings||No limitations||Limitations regarding the sums that can be received from an investor, and general project limitations in certain jurisdictions||No limitations||Ni limitations|
Briefly, ICO funding benefits are:
1. Raise capital quickly
2. Get more funding than with traditional VC
3. Attract users and developers in the process
Although ICO funding challenges are:
1. Difficulty to stand out amongst many ICOs that are out there
2. Need to maintain transparency in communication with potential investors who try to avoid scam
3. Pressure on project-team to deal with live trading and real-time pricing which takes away focus from your long-term strategy
The BHVA team will help you deal with all the difficulties that ICO funding may bring. On the one hand, we perform the function of a reliable partner with rich professional experience and extensive network that helps create favorable conditions for the development of high-tech businesses. On the other hand, we ensure business growth by expanding the range of clients’ knowledge and providing tailor-made extensive analytical reports, thereby widening the pool of opportunities.
We have a team of experts with diverse professional backgrounds to prepare your successful ICO, from planning a marketing strategy to attracting funds.
We work hands on to help you achieve your goals.