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Executive Summary // 1 What is ?
[See full glossary at the page 90]
Blockchain
A distributed database of records that documents transactions Initial Coin Offering (ICO)
A form of crowdfunding which can be used as a a source of funding for startups The startup startup produces a a a new cryptocurrency which is given to to people who invest in
in
the ICO Once the the ICO is over the the cryptocurrency will become tradable Bitcoin
A form of cryptocurrency Was the first decentralized open-source digital currency The global blockchain market in
in
numbers [as of October 2017]
2 2 700
Startups
$512M
Market Size
Total investments
in
in
in
the blockchain market 2016-2017 [$MM]
1 405
Token sales
Equity investments
$174B
14
24 20 895
Cryptocurrencies Market Cap
39
34
221
139
219
230
12 104
Q1 Q1 Q2 Q2 Q3 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q2 Q3 Q3 2016 2017 158
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