Mega-ICO-saur sale extinction?

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

July had the lowest ICO activity in more than a year Token and ICO fundraising continued a steep decline in July. 40 ICOs and (private) token sales raised a total of $417M – down from $585 Million in June and $2 Billion in May. This is the lowest monthly amount we’ve measured since May 2017….

ICOs raised $2B in May 2018 and $10B in 2018 ytd

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

ICOs raised $2 billion in May and $10 billion in 2018 ICOs raised a total of $2 billion in May 2018 with the following breakdown: 53 completed ICOs raised a total of $1.1B in May 2018 – versus $548M in April.  The EOS sale raised a total of $913M in May 2017 – versus…

Weighing in the heavyweight contenders

Thursday, May 3, 2018

ICOs raised $550M in April  48 completed ICOs raised a total of $548M in April 2018. This is a significant (25%) decline since March and close to a 70% decline from the “ICO fundraising peak” in January. Total capital raised by completed ICOs stands at $4.1B in 2018 versus $5.6B…

The 3 F’s of Crypto Index Funds

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The TokenData Take: Fees, Forks & the Fidelity of Crypto Index Funds Custodial services, more regulatory certainty and robust cryptocurrency index funds are all requirements for institutional capital (pension funds, endowments and insurers) to enter the cryptocurrency space. So, when Coinbase launched their aptly named Coinbase Index and Coinbase Index Fund last week, we decided…

Legal Domiciles of ICO teams

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

For the third month in a row, ICOs have raised more than $1B, with 55 projects collecting $1.2B in February 2018. To put this into perspective: In the first two months of 2018, ICOs have already raised 50% of 2017’s total capital…and this is excluding the monstrous Telegram sale which is on track to raise…

ICO Pre-Sale Mania

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The TokenData Take: Pre-Sale Rounds Contribute 60% to ICOs Correction for January 2018: We updated our database with a few more confirmed ICOs reflected in the graph above In our last update we mentioned the trend of ICOs raising a majority of capital through private rounds and pre-sales rounds. Some ICOs have even cancelled the planned public/main sale…

Despite Bitcoin price correction ICOs are still raising Billions

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The TokenData Take: ICOs raised $1.5B in January 2018 67 ICOs completed their fundraising efforts in January for a total of $1.5B raised. We’re fully aware the monthly statistics are starting to sound like broken records (pun intended)… That’s why we’ll keep it short this time so that we can all go back to procrastinating at…

The TokenData Take: New Year, NEO Me?

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Only two weeks into the new year, token sales and ICO fundraising have kept their momentum from the last weeks of 2017. A staggering $570M was raised by 23 token sales in the first two weeks of 2018. We’ve distilled a number of insights and trends from the first two weeks…

Billion Dollar December

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The TokenData Take: ICOs raise >$1B in December and >$5B in 2017 Let’s cut straight to the chase: ICOs ended 2017 on a high by raising more than one billion dollars ($1.2B) in December, bringing total capital raised to $5.6B. It’s safe to say that this has exceeded everyone’s expectations including our own prognosis two…

Closing in on $5 Billion

Monday, December 18, 2017

With only two weeks left in 2017 we seem to be reaching a slowdown of new ICOs. A mere 16 new sales are launching this week versus the 30-50 we have seen in the past weeks. The dudes running ICOs are either too busy raising and trading Cryptokitties or figuring out which…