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Curated list of token sale / ICO resources

This list is to help navigate the token sale landscape and provide resources to help in the process of launching a successful ICO / token sale.








Related Services


  • Argon Group - Full service token sale advisory - (Blockchain Cap, Civic)
  • TokenMarket - Full service token sale advisory - (FirstBlood)
  • NewAlchemy - ICO strategy and investments
  • ICO Hub - ICO Consulting from the Waves team
  • Cryptonomos - An innovative platform for conducting Token Launches and servicing tokens
  • Sutton Stone - ICO consulting associated with Mauritius


  • Switzerland
    • MME - One of the first firms to offer token sales - (Ethereum)
  • US / International
    • Perkins Coie - Have helped with mutliple token sales - (Civic)
    • Cooley - Has helped multiple token sales, funds, and exchanges
  • Slovania


  • Bitcoin Suisse AG - Financial services - Switzerland - (Status, Ethereum, Tezos)
  • Ambisafe - Offer various services around token sales - (TAAS)




  • Boost VC - (SF) A family of founders making Sci-Fi a Reality.
  • Cofoundit - Distributed VC - (Cofoundit, Musiconomi)
  • Starta ICO
  • Coinsilium - (London) - An accelerator that finances and manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies.


  • Digital Currency Group - Digital Currency Group is an venture capital company focusing on the digital currency market. It is located in New York City.
  • Winklevoss Capital - Winklevoss Capital is a family office founded in 2012 by Tyler Winklevoss and Cameron Winklevoss. The firm invests across many asset classes with an emphasis on providing seed funding and infrastructure to early-stage startups.
  • Blockchain Capital - Blockchain Capital is a venture capital company that invests in blockchain related companies. It is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
  • DFJ - Draper Fisher Jurvetson is a California-based venture capital firm that funds companies in seed, early, and growth stages.
  • Union Square Ventures - Thesis-driven venture capital firm. It invest in networks, infrastructure for the new economy, and enablers of open, decentralized data.
  • Andreessen Horowitz - Andreessen Horowitz backs bold entrepreneurs who move fast, think big, and are committed to building the next major franchises in technology.
  • Pantera - Pantera Capital is an investment firm focused exclusively on ventures related to blockchain tech and digital currency.
  • BlueYard - BlueYard invests in founders with transforming ideas that decentralise markets, empower users and liberate data.
  • NewAlchemy
  • Kryptonite1 - UK based publicly listed investment company
  • Outlier Ventures - Outlier Ventures invests at the convergence of decentralisation and other deep technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, Internet of Things, 3D printing, and mixed reality.
  • Fenbushi VC - First China-based venture capital firm that exclusively invests in Blockchain-enabled companies

Hedge Funds

  • Polychain Capital - (US) Polychain Capital manages a hedge fund committed to exceptional returns for investors through an actively managed portfolio of these blockchain assets.
  • BKCM - (US) BKCM LLC is a global investment management firm specializing in Global Macro and Currency investing.
  • The Token Fund - (RU) The Token Fund provides an opportunity for investors looking for the simplest way to get into the decentralised economy.
  • MetaStable - (US) Founded by Lucas Ryan, Joshua Seims and Naval Ravikant. It offers a concentrated portfolio of crypto assets that have the strongest chance of emerging as long-term winners across a wide basket of use cases (store of value, smart contracts, stable coin, prediction markets, anonymity, storage, new approaches to governance and consensus, etc.).
  • Exagon Fund - (US) Exagon’s vision is to create investment strategies that provide potentially high-yielding, uncorrelated returns in a world of low-yielding, correlated assets.
  • Solidus Capital - (MX) We are a Hedge Fund specialized in Cryptocurrencies Investments focused in Latam’s Family Offices, VC and High Net Worth Individuals as investors.
  • GABI - (UK/JERSEY) Global Advisors (Jersey) Limited has created the first institutional-grade Bitcoin investment strategy (“GABI”).
  • CoinFund - (US) A blockchain technology research company and proprietary cryptoasset investment vehicle.
  • FBG Capital - (China) - Hedge fund that invests in emerging blockchain technologies and digital assets. FBG is designed to bridge the biggest innovations in the blockchain space with Chinese capital market.
  • Hyperchain Capital - (Singapore) Digital assets hedge fund in the new economy


  • DistributedLab - A crypto & decentralized technology expertise center, consisting of 30 experts — researchers, developers, analysts.
  • EtherionLab - Smart contract development - (Humaniq)
  • Smart Contract Solutions - Authors of OpenZeppelin - (Golem, Storj, Blockchain Capital, etc)
  • LightCurve - Blockchain-based software solutions for corporations of any kind. - (Lisk)
  • Applied Blockchain - Application, Blockchain, etc development


  • Wachsman PR - PR team with extensive token sale experience - (Lisk, Aragon, etc)


Legal / Regulatory

Legal Structures

Investment Structures

Organizational Structures

Legal Resources

Legal Videos

Regulatory Resources



Smart Contracts


  • OpenZeppelin - An open framework of reusable and secure smart contracts in the Solidity language.

Token Examples

Bounty Campaigns

It's common to use bounty programs as a way to incentivize people in the community to help out with smaller tasks in exchange for tokens during or before the token sale.

Campaign Types

  • Bitcointalk Signatures
  • Whitepaper Translations
  • Articles and Blog Posts
  • Twitter Posts or Follows
  • Facebook Posts or Likes
  • Bugs

Campaign Examples





  • Token Summit - Conference on the emerging token-based economy - NYC, NY
  • Consensus - Blockchain technology conference - NYC, NY
  • Devcon - Devcon (Ethereum Foundation) - Cancun, MX
  • EDCON - European Ethereum Development Conference - Paris, France


Community Organizations








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