Over the years, the Merkle has covered the launches of countless initial coin offerings. In this article, we will cover three tips that you should keep in mind to make sure that the first ICO you run is a success. So you have a great idea for the blockchain sector, you’ve got a plan to make it happen, yet you lack the financial resources to do so. Startups often face this predicament, yet with the rise of ICOs, raising money through crowdfunding is no longer difficult. After all, the first half of 2017 saw US$1.5 billion worth of investment in ICOs, compared to just over US$200 million in all of 2016.