Telegram, an encrypted messenger service, will raise an additional $ 850 million in a "second secret presale" YOUR token before launching the world's largest OIC to be officially announced.
As Verge reports citing "exclusive" reports from four anonymous sources, Pavel Durov's platform attempts to get accredited investors to double $ 850 million. Telegram is expected to raise approximately $ 1.6 billion before its sale of TON chips is made public.
The numbers mean that this ICO beats easily any other token. offer in terms of value USD, with the result of Block.One's $ 700 million from 2017 coming a solitary second.
Telegram's path to capital has already struggled because of its growing public profile. FALSE "versions" of OIC appeared on social networks after the initial announcement in January managed to illegally accumulate funds for TON tokens that did not exist yet.
The controversy was centered on documentation, with a white paper for TON
Durov himself had also publicly warned against individual scams related to the OIC
Meanwhile, third place Tezos also hinted last week. that the nine-month stalemate on his chips and his platform would end soon, co-founder Kathleen Breitman asserting that a potential launch could take place in a few weeks at a conference in London. UCLA, 17 and 18 February.