Year in Review and Trends to watch in 2021

21 Dec , 2020 News

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Bitcoin is closing the year with a 200% YTD performance and has literally crashed the previous all-time high of $20,000. The market cap of all cryptocurrencies soared from 180 to over $600B. Why? Bitcoin halving in April this year has played its role as expected, but there are new mega-trends that are having a crucial impact on the […]

Come sarà il 2021 per la blockchain?

17 Dec , 2020 Iconium

Intervista a Fabio Pezzotti, CEO di ICONIUM S.p.A rilasciata su Buongiorno Fabio, prima di tutto puoi dare alcune informazioni su di te e sul tuo background? Buongiorno a tutti, con piacere. Sono un imprenditore attivo nel web, mobile e tecnologia da oltre 20 anni. Ho lanciato la mia prima start-up, poi divenuta Xoom S.p.a. […]

Iconium invest in Terra – An Algorithmic Stablecoin

6 May , 2019 News

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When we launched Iconium Blockchain Ventures in early 2018 as the first (and still only) italian investment vehicle in digital assets, we were convinced that blockchain technology would revolutionize many industries. When we came across Terra, it didn’t take us long to get enthusiastic about the project and decide to invest. Terra is a blockchain fintech startup that […]

New Funding Rounds: Iconium, GoodDollar and BitFury

17 Dec , 2018 News

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Blockchain-related projects Bitfury, GoodDollar and Iconium announced new funding rounds in the period from November 05 to 11, 2018. Bitfury is a full-service Blockchain technology company and one of the largest private infrastructure providers in the blockchain ecosystem. The company develops and delivers both hardware and software solutions for governments, businesses, organizations and individuals to […]

Is VC ready for companies with no founders?

16 Apr , 2018 News

Good insight – Initial coin offerings (ICOs) — a funding mechanism based on the technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin — are a hot new way to launch a startup, and they’re forcing investors to look at the startup process anew. Venture firms like mine understand that ICOs can reinvent how entrepreneurs bring innovations to life, […]

Orrick, our legal advisor

2 Mar , 2018 Iconium

Our Italy tech team assisted Italian web entrepreneurs Fabio Pezzotti and Domenico Laudonia in the creation of Iconium SpA, the first company in Italy dedicated to investing in blockchain-based fundings and ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings). News link  

Telegram ICO

20 Feb , 2018 ICO

Ton, the ICO proposed by Telegram, has already raised $850 million in the first part of its controversial initial coin offering (ICO), public records show. However, it seems there are controversial opinions on Telegram’s White Paper. Scam Among Cryptocurrency Scams? #ICONIUM and its team are here to evaluate and study the level of criticality around ICOs and invest […]

South Korea to Support Crypto Trading

20 Feb , 2018 News

According to Yonhap News, Choe Heung-sik, governor of the Financial Supervisory Service, has said the government “will support [cryptocurrency trading] if normal transactions are made.” Furthermore, a government official involved with a virtual currency task force said Feb. 13: “We are positively considering the adoption of an exchange approval system as the additional regulation on cryptocurrencies. […]