ICO Advisory & Management

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:

Crowdfunding Crowdinvesting ICO IPO
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.