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Initial Exchange Offering (IEO)

An Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) is a fundraising event held directly on cryptocurrency exchanges by cryptocurrency projects. During an IEO, the exchange serves as a facilitator, hosting the token sale on its platform and performing due diligence on investors’ behalf.

After the IEO closes, investors can purchase the project’s tokens with the exchange’s native coin or other accepted cryptocurrencies, and the tokens are immediately listed for trading on the exchange.