Certified Initial Coin Offering Professional (CICO)

Certified Initial Coin Offering Professional (CICO) 

Overview
A Certified Initial Coin Offering Professional knows how to develop an Initial Coin Offering, and is familiar with the process of using an ICO to raise funds for starting, developing, or completing a startup's cryptocurrency- or blockchain-based software projects.

Target Audience
The ideal CICO participant is familiar with raising capital, and has worked with at least one programming language. The candidate should have basic knowledge of Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum etc.
Learning Objectives

  • What is an Initial Coin Offering (ICO)?
  • History of ICO
    • Traditional IPO Model
    • Evolution of ICO
  • How it works?
  • Types of ICOs
    • Crypto Coins
    • Tokens
  • Fundamentals of an ICO Project
    • Team
    • Advisory Board
    • White Paper
    • Code/Prototype
    • Roadmap
    • Token sale terms
  • Evaluation of your ICO
    • Business Model
    • Project Team
    • Community Feedback
    • Current Product State
    • Venture Capital(VC) Involvement
    • Market Niche
  • How to do a successful Initial Coin Offering (and not get sued)
    • Product Development & Advisory
    • Platform & Technology Development
    • Legal and Compliance Advisory
    • White Paper development
    • Smart Contract & ICO Coin Development
    • ICO Pre-Sales Management
    • ICO Community & Investor Relations
    • Escrow and Custodial Advisory
    • Distribution & Treasury Management
    • Security & Audit
  • Pros and Cons of ICOs
    • Pros of ICOs
    • Cons of ICOs
  • Best practices for ICO
  • Security Laws
  • Cyber Security Practices
  • How to do an Initial Coin Offering in the wrong way
  • Example of Successful, Unsuccessful ICOs

Getting Started
If you are interested in pursuing the Initial Coin Offering Professional certification, we invite you to take the certification class with one of the R.E.Ps. Please check our calendar to find a scheduled class in your area.