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    Initial Coin Offering [ICO]

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    A fundraising event for new cryptocurrency-based projects in which it sells its coins/tokens in advance to investors in exchange for capital to fund further development of the project. This capital is often in the form of existing cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.

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