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Token Market Prediction for Investment Decision Making

Student: Andrey Kozlov

Supervisor: Andrey Vlasov

Faculty: Graduate School of Business

Educational Programme: Big Data Systems (Master)

Final Grade: 8

Year of Graduation: 2018

Ethereum gave opportunity to create new cryptocurrency or token based on its smart-contracts to everyone without low-level development. Then it became obvious that tokens could be used for crowdfunding as Ethereum did in 2014. Unregulated and easy to access such scheme became popular among related to blockchain tech startups. It was named ICO which stands for Initial Coin Offering. Despite its name which similar to IPO this schema is usually used for funding of new project instead of expanding of already well-established working business. We can use machine learning to classify ICOs and estimate potential return on investment based on public available information. Goal of the research is to develop sustainable and efficient model which will predict return on investments of chosen ICO project.

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