The organizers of the ICO Telegram received applications for $3.8 billion

January 22, 2018

The organizers of the ICO Telegram received applications for $3.8 billion

The organizers of the ICO Telegram received applications for $3.8 billion

In the network appeared the information that ended the collection of applications for participation in the primary placement of coins (ICO) of the messenger Telegram. Initially, the organizers intend to raise $850 million, but no bids in the end, it collected $3.8 billion, according to “Vedomosti” citing informed sources.

“Employee venture Fund, acquaintance with participants of the ICO, and member of the syndicate of investors who is going to invest in a Telegram”, the proposal caused a stir among investors. It is noted that those who were not able to invest at this stage, intend in the future to buy back shares from more successful funds. Different interlocutors of the newspaper talking about the resale premium of 20-30%, and some believe that with a $0.3 mm for the token price can rise up to $3.5.

Approved by the owners of the Telegram payments for pre-ICO should be conducted before February 1, said the interlocutors of “Vedomosti”. Telegram raised funds will be spent on future blockchain-platform Telegram Open Network (TON).

In addition, on Sunday evening, January 21, Pavel Durov mentioned for the first time the cryptocurrency Gram in Twitter.