Top 10 Most Popular Branches of ICO in 2017
October 15, 2017
There are a lot of ICO project types. Below are the top 10 most popular ones.
During this year 20.21 million dollars were raised in this sphere.
In spite of great interest in improvement of security system and personal data protection, 33 million dollars were collected.
8. COMMERCE and ADVERTISING
ICO, focusing on this market, raised 49.98 million dollars.
7. GAMBLING and BETTING
Cryptocurrency has always been side by side with gambling. This year is not an exception. The result of this tandem is 69 million dollars.
6. GAMING and VR
The connections between VR, gaming, and cryptocurrency still need to be fleshed out better. Both implementators and depositors believe it, more than that, they have invested 92.48 million dollars.
Blockchain can make financial world change. And 147 million dollars will help it.
183.37 million dollars were used for creating and updating of payment system.
3. TRADING and INVESTING
This particular industry has always been a big part of cryptocurrency in general. Thanks to ICOs, investors can now help create the trading and investing platforms of the future. ICOs attracted over 22 million dollars in funding throughout this year.
2. DATA STORAGE
Companies of this branch have raised 286.22 million dollars in this year.
More than 44% of all cash means, raised in 2017 with ICO, flow in this sphere. It is about one billion dollars. Building new infrastructures for these stocks will not be easy, and projects will need every cent of the money raised to accomplish their goals.