The Tron Roadmap.
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With an already existing user base of over 180 million, the opportunities for this Blockchain and cryptocurrency seem enormous. Also, it will likely not have to bootstrap and this is a deviation from the trajectory of most apps and platforms of this nature.
An outsider continues to steal the crypto spotlight.
Investors started telling CoinDesk in late December that Telegram was looking at doing some kind of ICO.
All that on top of promising super fast payments and micropayments using mobile devices, with negligible transaction fees.
With these announcements, fake sites quickly popped up claiming to be the place to buy grams. Confirming that one was fake in a tweet proved to be the closest Durov has come to a public confirmation of the crowdsale.
By mid-month, the idea that Telegram might raise its fundraising round even higher was reported by Bloomberg.
They come up with a lockup period that releases tokens after four waiting periods, the longest one last 18 months.
Finally, Telegram has apparently offered investors some kind of refund provision if it fails to deliver the TON platform by the end of October 2019, Business Insider reported.
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The filing names Ton Issuer Inc. and Telegram Group Inc. along with the two individuals, Pavel Durov and Nikolai Durov, as related persons.
Apart from building on the extensive userbase Telegram has amassed, and serving as a medium of exchange with a native cryptocurrency called GRAM, the TON platform also aims to include smart contracts and decentralized services such as TON Storage and TON Proxy.
Leverage and Margin Explained.