Analysts ICORatings presented a study of the world of ICO, which started in 2018. Negative statistics: almost half do not have the finished product, 83% of coins are now traded lower than during the presale, only 21% of new tokens have been added on the exchange.
Leader in ICO and the amount of collected funds is the United States. The paper reported that 46% of ICO of the current year did not have the finished product at the time of launch of fundraising. Due to the fact that the development of a minimum viable product (MVP) funds are required, many organizers first conduct krausel, and then begin development.
Only 26% of IPOs of coins that were in the first three months of the year, was MVP, says RBC. Only 21% of new tokens have been added to the exchange, which is 12 points lower than 2017. It is also noted that 83% of coins in 2018 is now trading lower than during the presale. The amount of funds raised through ICO for the first quarter of 2018 grew by 5% QoQ to 3.3 billion dollars, and at the end of the year will probably exceed the value 2017 ($6.2 billion), writes news Agency Prime.
The statistics do not include the data not existing rounds of financing and indicators of prasalov, including indicators of the Telegram. WSJ: Telegram refused public ICO to your cryptocurrency According to the rating Agency, only half of the projects were able to collect more than 100 thousand dollars. The average duration of all ICO ranged from 30 days to 2 months. Roughly 65.8% of the issued token has the function of means of payment for services projects.
Most companies working in the field of financial services, stock exchanges and e-wallets, and blockchain infrastructure. Leading countries by number of registered companies, conducted the ICO in the last quarter, the USA (59 projects, collected about 583,8 million dollars), Singapore (34 projects, 468,1 million dollars) and the UK (26 projects, 99.7 million dollars). For comparison, in Russia the ICO has carried out 13 projects, which contains about 20.8 million dollars.
Earlier it was reported that in 2018 the global market for the ICO could rise 2.7 to 4 times up to 10-15 billion dollars. To such conclusion analysts of the Russian Association of cryptocurrency and blockchain (RAKIB).
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