EOS raised the most amount of funds ever in its ICO. The reason for this is mostly likely the combination of Dan Larimer the founder of BitShars and Steemit as CTO as well as being the most ambition blockchain project for decentralised apps ever attempted.
Telegram’s ICO aimed to use the funds generated from the token sale to expand its functionality via Blockchain technology beyond simple messaging services. It is hoped that this extra functionality to increase telegrams user base beyond its current 200 million user number.
Ruby- X will be releasing its final exchange in 2 phases. Phase 1 will be a conventional exchange and in phase 2 the team promise will allow users to exchange, buy and sell any tangible or intangible asset.
The Venezuelan government have attempted to circumnavigate economic sanctions by creating their own cryptocurrency and using it as a payment method for oil. This is the first officially government backed cryptocurrency.
The TaTaTu platform aims to revolutionise social media and entertainment via their Blockchain platform. Consumers of content will be paid for their viewership as well as for supplying it. Further features include using the accumulated TaTaTu token to pay for/unlock paid content: movies, games etc.
tZERO’s blockchain technologies aim to revolutionize the market and fix the inherent inefficiencies of Wall Street so that financial processes are less beholden to traditional, institutional market structures.