Cryptocurrency: Key Figures & Sector Insights
Bitcoin. Ether. ICOs. The cryptocurrency world is skyrocketing with valuation and transactions reaching an all time. Here is a list of the key figures you need to know regarding crypto-currencies:
There are 1128 cryptocurrencies available on the market right now.
The total cryptocurrency market cap is estimated at $136 billion.
As of September 2017, $1.3 billion is traded daily in bitcoin and $454 million in Ether.
In the last 3 months the price for Bitcoin grew by 75% and Ethereum by 376%.
Over $1.2 billion was raised in ICOs and now surpass early-stage VC funding.
Since the start of 2017, there has been 92 ICOs.
To date, the largest ICO has been performed by Tezos, a new decentralized blockchain, that raised $232 million worth of bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) coins, with $160 million being raised in the first 32 hours.
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