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ICO's for fundraising

Another area coming under regulators' spotlight: cryptocurrencies. And while Bitcoin is declining that doesn't seem to be stopping people from using ICO's to raise funds for their start-ups.

According to a research paper out of Boston College more than half of startups that run ICOs fail within four months of the ICO but that hasn't stopped people from using the risky investment. CoinDesk's ICO tracker finds ICO fundraising in 2018 has already tripled the total from 2017.