Since the Beginning of the Year ICO Around the World was Collected More Than $ 3 Billion
The rating agency ICO Rating reports that in the first 3 months of 2018, around the world, with the help of ICO, it was possible to attract about $ 3.331 billion, which is 5% more than in the same period of 2017. For comparison, for the whole last year, ICO attracted $ 6.184 billionaround the world.
Summing up the results, we did not take into account the data of the existing rounds of financing and the indicators of presale. Only funds collected for the ICO. For example, $ 1.7 billion, which the Telegram open network project attracted during two closed rounds of ICO, was not taken into account.
According to the study, in the first quarter of 2018, 412 projects were registered worldwide attracting funds with the help of ICO. Leaders are the US - 59 projects attracted $ 583.8 million followed by Singapore with 34 projects and $ 468.1 million. The top three leaders are the UK - 26 projects and slightly less than $ 100 million.
It is noteworthy that only half of the projects that have collected funds through the ICO since the beginning of this year were able to attract more than $ 100,000.