Immutable

A property that defines the inability to be changed, especially over time.

Inflation

A general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money.

Initial Bounty Offering (IBO)

An Initial Bounty Offering or IBO is the limited-time process by which a new cryptocurrency is made public and distributed to people who invest time and skill into earn rewards in the new cryptocurrency, such as doing translation or marketing. Unlike an Initial Coin Offering where you can buy coins, an IBO requires more mental commitment from the receiver.

Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

A type of crowdfunding, or crowdsale, using cryptocurrencies as a means of raising capital for early-stage companies. It has come under fire due to the occurrence of scams and market manipulators.

Initial Token Offering (ITO)

Similar to ICOs, but the focus is on the offering of tokens with proven (or unproven) intrinsic utility in the form of software or usage in an ecosystem.

Instamine

A period in time, shortly after launch, when a large portion of total mineable coins or tokens are mined in a compressed time frame, and may be unevenly and quickly distributed to investors.

Intermediary / Middleman

An intermediary, or middleman, is a person or entity that acts as the go-between different parties to bring about agreements or carry out directives.