Everyone and their grandmother is an ICO advisor or blockchain expert these days. When I see a request from an “ICO-adviser” my default action is to ignore.
I usually say the there is 90% bullshitters in the music business. In the blockchain/cryptocurrency there must be 98% bullshitters judging by the frequency of amateurs who bought a few crypto and blockchain books and overnight have become ‘leading advisors’ and ‘experts.’
Blockchain projects need to be wary of who they rely on for advice in this environment. The same goes for institutional investors doing due diligence on a potential venture.
If you see the words blockchain expert or ICO advisor on a resume or LinkedIn profile – loud bells should go off (BtW: I just changed mine to Technology entrepreneur :-))