The Hidden Trade-Offs of ICOs for Entrepreneurs

Rob May is the CEO of Talla, which produces the Botchain, a network for managing autonomous agents on a blockchain. He also writes a newsletter on artificial intelligence. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) seem like a dream come true for entrepreneurs. They have to find a way to get their product in the hands of the public, and they also have to raise money to fund the building and operation of their networks. ICOs can kill two birds with one stone. But taking a closer look at how ICOs work makes…