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Any ICO advisors in here?

Discussion in 'CryptoCurrency' started by SEO20, Jan 16, 2019.

  1. SEO20

    SEO20 Elite Member

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    Mjelloooooooo

    I have been advising the past two years - more on that another day.
    Would just like to know if we have more advisors in here (know most sucks and are a pain in the ass - but the last 1% is nice - and that is YOU?)?
     
  2. CryptoKujira

    CryptoKujira Junior Member

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    What is an ICO advisor?

    ICOs are the most risky investment in Crypto. A dumb play for 99% of the people who buy into them.

    If you're talking about 'advisers' as in helping people start an ICO, I've looked into those too. Mostly venture cap funds trying to get a free share, in exchange for some paperwork help.

    And how's the advisor job looking long term, with the recent SEC hammer?
     
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  3. SEO20

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    Not really answering my question - wanted to know if there where others in here.
    If you don't know what it is - well then you are not part of the party - sorry. :)

    That said - it is a nice party.
     
  4. LaraJean

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    I was an ICO Advisor for multiple ICOs, most of them are still running to this, unlike the rest. With my experience I can tell ICO Advisor is 99% bs just like crypto, ICOs themselves are bs, that's what make ICO advisors == bs advisors. No offense to any ICO advisor. Just some way to get money from street knowledge, unless you were big in companies such as Coinbase, MEW, Trezor, Ledger Nano S and etc. There's nothing that makes you eligible for ICO advisor.
     
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  5. CryptoKujira

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    Exactly.
     
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    Ico advisors = Instagram Influencer, you should laugh at both.
     
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  7. SandwichMayo

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    Depends on the Project you are willing to work for. Back in the day Coinbase/Trezor/Ledger was kinda a joke too, until crypto stuff blew up.
     
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    The usual story of the people selling shovels getting rich and the rest digging up shit with the shovels!
     
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  9. LaraJean

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    Nah, they had a product unlike most of the ICOs. And I mean they can be advisors NOW, I didn't mean they could since day.
    I'm talking about the experience, knowledge and skills they acquired.

    Anyway, I honestly divide this to three categories.
    Blockchain, Bitcoin and the rest.
    Blockchain? Definitely promising.
    Bitcoin? Will last forever (not necessarily successful, but existed for the darknet or private ppl)
    the rest? so far bunch of crap, but who knows? Not in this decade IMO.
     
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    I agree with that, it's quite early and I think that the technology itself will be helpfull one day, but we are not there yet.
     
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    Where are you advertising your services?
     
  12. Babylon_The_Mystery

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    *A witty and widely-lauded comment*
    I ran an ICO listing site through the middle of the ICO boom, and honestly the amount of advisors we dealt with who (from their Linkedin profiles and lack of any knowledge of blockchain, for example) blatantly had absolutely nothing to do with crypto 6 months before that was staggering. Advisors who were 'crypto fundraising experts' who spent the last decade as mechanics etc.. one of the worst was a particular 'high-profile' crypto influencer all over Linkedin and Twitter who worked with dozens of ICO's and was a waitress less than 6 months before I came into contact with her in mid 2017. Pretty gross period of time tbh.
     
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    :) I was the marketing guy of 3 BIG projects.Am currently still supporting 2 and am launing my small ito next month.
    There is way more than just blockchain and Bitcoin,STO's coming and the world quickly changing into blockchain soon.
    You guys need to understand its governmental driven for the implementation of a cashless society.
    However most porjects are going to die and thats exactly we have now that long bearish phase to kill all irrelevant projects.
    Only projects which will be able to deliver and will have a real use case will survive and thats exectly what is happening now.
     
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    *A witty and widely-lauded comment*
    Top 100?
     
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    Just like it's mentioned above. ICOs are pure BS. ICO Advisers are nothing more than money grabbing whores. They can charge anywhere from 5-15 btc for few tweets a month. Once I was a part of a crypto project and we found a guy who is still running the biggest crypto group on FB (don't want to disclose his name). Anyways, he assured us that he'll promote the project on his group in every possible way and we just need to pay him 1% of the max circulation + 2 btc. It was a difficult decision but we decided go for it. Anyways, after few days he started with his nonsense and asking us to make significant modifications to the project such as changing our company name (this was after the company was legally registered), dropping the commission rate from 2% to 0. So basically it wasn't really his job and by this time he was just finding excuses to cut off from the project because he was already paid. Fast forward 3 months. We got listed on an exchange and he dumped those 1% coins and screwed our entire project.

    The other day I saw him on the advisory board of another project. I feel sorry for those guys.
     
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  16. CryptoKujira

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    Some good insight. Thanks for sharing. Love to hear from real world experience.

    Met so many 'influencers' online who claim they can do so much for a crypto project, all for a cut of course. Not a single one of them have any kind of resume to back up their 'expertise' on any subject, much less crypto. Nothing like padding the resume though.
     
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    *A witty and widely-lauded comment*
    100%, the best one was listening to advisors moan about how projects wouldn't pay them upfront and expected them to only take payment after the completion of the ICO.. like I said that period of time was all about who could outbullshit the most people, both (a lot of but not all) ICOs and (a lot of and almost all) 'experts'/'advisors'. Unsurprisingly 80%+ are nowhere to be seen nowadays.. my guess is they're back at their real jobs.
     
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    Two of them top 100 (one was even top 20) and one top 500 but with big budget and currently a really great working product which they are going next month commercial (much undervalued because they joined a major exchange right when the bearish started and their big promotion rewards have been quickly dumped from the chinese community and of course the skimming bots) .Had also to work with major exchanges to get them listed.It was the biggest pain for the third project since they slept a bit the need to add their coins on liquid markets quickly and tried to join when all the regulations came to exchanges and it wasn't easy anymore to join the big exchanges.
     
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    Anybody heard of Ian Balina? Is he legit?
     
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    Nothing has changed.
     
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