During the last 3 years, european ICO startups have collected more investments than startups from all other regions, according to the findings of Amico company, based on the figures provided by Token Data.
In the period from 2014th to 2017th more than 40% of ICO campaigns were held in the countries of the Old World. Along with that, 46% of all tokens in circulation are located in Europe as well. According to the expert Rikkie Tan, around 90% of all ICO investments in this period took place in 2017.
Switzerland, who collected almost half of all ICO investments, or 828 mln of dollars, became a leader of the European region. The most striking activity was demonstrated by the companies from Zug region, located in Zurich area, which is well known by its soft taxation rules.
The promising dynamics was demonstrated by British (1674), German (1307), Russian (721) and Estonian companies. First place is awarded to London, second — to Paris, and the third one to Moscow.
European countries are also leading in the the number of bitcion nods, here are located 5000 of them, while in USA there are only 3000.