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The Know Your ICO Show

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Welcome to The Know Your ICO Show where you get insights from the founders and teams behind emerging ICOs. It's like a job (or investor) interview for ICOs.Cahill (sounds like K-hill) is the host of The Know Your ICO Show and founder of Byte Media Group, a Strategic Marketing Agency focused on helpi… read more


$48-Million ICO Raised to Build a New Blockchain

If you’ve ever wondered what a massively successful ICO looks like – just after they’ve finished their ICO – this is the episode you want to hear.

Hycon hit their targets and raised an astounding $48-Million in the middle of bear market! Here’s how they’re pushing forward on their idea.

Their project is complex. They wanted to provide on-chain scalability, create something that was faster to transact in, and that had higher throughput capacity. Basically they really wanted to create a ‘real-world’ blockchain solution – and they’re on the path to do so.

Here’s what a $48-million ICO looks like – just after it’s sold out, and their ICO is finished.

Join me Cahill (sounds like K-hill) as I interview Niall and Jason of Hycon – and find out what it was about this ICO that led them to raise $48-million.

In Part 1 of the interview we cover:

  • Why build a new blockchain technology
  • Why South Korea – contrary to popular belief, is a thriving cryptocurrency market
  • How they plan on building out their roadmap with the funds they’ve raised
  • The high-level technicals on their technology – block speed vs size
  • The team structure behind this project
  • and more…

In Part 2 of the interview we cover:

  • The mis-information behind the “South Korea” cryptocurrency ban
  • Why use Specter VS ERC20
  • How they compare – from a blockchain side – to other cryptocurrencies in the space
  • Their intuitive wallet concept and why they’re not looking to differentiate too much
  • Their exchange project
  • and much much more…

Hope you enjoy the interview!

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Cahill (sounds like K-hill) is an advisor, investor, entrepreneur and author. He is the founder of Byte Media Group, a strategic marketing agency focused on helping blockchain & tech companies with branding, marketing & PR.


He has worked with venture and angel backed startups, ICO’s, blockchain companies, and Fortune 500 companies alike. With entrepreneurial experience coming from launching his own temporary staffing agency, eCommerce companies (that have been featured on Tim Ferriss’ site), launching Toronto Men’s Fashion Week, and more – he brings interesting insight and experience to the podcast.


His insights and reports have been published in dozens of media outlets: News BTC, Coin Journal, Startup Nation and Huffington Post to name a few.


He aims to help give potential investors additional insight into the ICO’s they’re considering investing in on The Know Your ICO Show, and showcase the wide range of projects on the market.

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