The historical development of ICO
Mastercoin（renamed as OMNI）is one of the first blockchain projects of ICO,
it raised 5000BTC successfully at the Bitcointalk Forum. Based on the Bitcorn, Mastercoin is aimed at helping the users create and make trades with cryptocurrency and other smart contracts.
NXT is the first totally POS blockchain, it raised 21 BTC(about＄6000). Since one hundred million dollars is its highest market value, undoubtedly, NXT is one of the most successful ICO project for the investors.
A large amount of successful blockchain projects activated ICO during this period, the price of these tokens had gone crazy at one time. Unluckily, some ICO projects broke down in the hype, and others end up with a fraud.
However, there were also some successful ICO projects during these time, the Ethereum is a good example.
Ethereum（ETH）is one of the biggest ICO projects up to now, which enjoys the high-popularity both in China and abroad.
Ethereum raised more than 180 million dollars, which is a kind of Cryptocurrency and holds the highest market value except Bitcoin.
Factom is a kind of ICO that based on the Koinify platform. Based on the blockchain technology of Bitcoin,
Factom renovates the data management and the data record format used by the new commercial community and the government.
After Ethereum, the amount received from the crowdfunding is the second biggest among the blockchain projects of ICO.
he DAO is the biggest crowdfunding project of ICO, its stock of financing reaches up to 160 million dollars.
Decentralized Autonomous Organization(DAO) is similar to a corporate entity controlled by computer code, which is the first time in history.
As an eye-catching ICO project, The DAO was hacked and became controversial. Finally, The DAO dissolved and ended by returning Ether.
FirstBlood combines the e-sports competition with blockchain together, using the smart contract to solve the problem of the reward structure.
At first, the FirstBlood raised＄6,000,000, and 465,312,999ETH.