Success Rate Grows as Blockchain startups scored $3.5B in first half of 2019

Startups and Companies globally are pioneering in the Blockchain Industry as the technology use cases emerge in industries other than finance, however, the majority of investors are focused on FinTech.   2.5k active companies in blockchain space backed by 1.8k investors in 2.5k funding rounds were analysed by TeqAtlas, a market intelligence provider, focused on emerging technology.     Here are some of the findings:- EOS.IO TGE ($4.2 billion) is larger than the top traditional funding deals in total ($1.9 billion). The total amount of the top 10 TGEs ($9 billion)…

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Six Years since the first ICO – What’s Next?

On July 31, 2013, J.R. Willett launched the first ever ICO, Mastercoin (now Omni), and today will mark 6 years since this monumental occasion.    Looking at the last 6 years, it’s evident that the industry has matured and the very nature of fundraising within the blockchain space has changed. We’ve witnessed a slight shift away from ICOs: as evidenced in this STO report from the NEM Foundation, and the recent launch of STOs in public markets. In 2019, we’ve witnessed a further progression towards IEOs. In light of this…

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Huobi Launches Prime Lite, Selecting ThunderCore as First Project

ThunderCore Founders Chris Wang and Elaine Shi to Showcase Blockchain Platform at Consensus 2019 in New York City   SUNNYVALE — May 1, 2019 — ThunderCore (www.thundercore.com), the Silicon Valley-based public blockchain platform, today announced digital currency exchange Huobi has launched Huobi Prime Lite, an ultra-fast version of Huobi Prime that delivers shorter listing cycles and more flexible trading allocations for users and has selected ThunderCore as the first project to coincide with the debut of its new service.   Huobi promotes the development of high-quality projects like ThunderCore by…

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