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BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Blockchain Technology in US$ Thousand. The Global market is analyzed by the following Types and Applications - Types: Hybrid Blockchain, Private Blockchain, and Public Blockchain; Applications: Application, Transportation, Telecom & Media, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 124 companies including many key and niche players such as -

AlphaPoint Corporation
Blockchain Global
Blockchain Tech Ltd.
BlockCypher, Inc.
Bloq

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Code: MCP-5001
Price: $4950
Companies: 124
Pages: 274
Date: January 2017
Market Data Tables: 27
 



TABLE OF CONTENTS


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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   Blockchain, The Technological Essence of Bitcoin, Emerges to Disrupt the Digital
  Economy.....II-1
The Promise of Decentralized Internet .....II-1
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   Moving Beyond Bitcoin.....II-21$100
   Revolutionizing Benefits of Blockchain that Double Up as Powerful Growth
  Drivers.....II-3
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   Timeline of Blockchain Technology Adoption.....II-4
Decentralized Database, Immutability, Encrypted Blocks and Elimination of
  Intermediaries – Inimitable Benefits of Blockchain Technology to Propel Market
    Growth.....II-4
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   Higher Transaction Transparency.....II-5
Multiple Users Increase Security Level.....II-5
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   Ledger Format Improves Efficiency.....II-6
Applicability across Various Industries.....II-6
Disintermediation & Trustless Exchange.....II-6
No Single Point of Failure.....II-6
The Three Generations of Blockchain Technology.....II-6
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   Asia-Pacific to Spearhead Growth in Blockchain Technology Sphere.....II-71$100
   While Financial Services Sector Leads Blockchain Applications, Non-Finance Sectors Look
  to Catch-up with Investigational Blockchain-based Initiatives.....II-8
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   Next-Generation Blockchain Innovations to Foster Development of New
  Applications.....II-10
Public Blockchain Networks Dominate Market Revenues.....II-10
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   Noteworthy Trends & Issues.....II-11
Widening Network of IoT Systems to Power Blockchain Implementations.....II-11
Table 1: Expanding Internet of Things (IoT) Networks to Intensify Demand for Blockchain-based Platforms: Worldwide Installed Base of Internet of Things (IoT) - Number of Connected Devices in Billion Units by Category for 2016 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-11
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   Blockchain Assumes Critical Role as a Tool for Enabling Financial Inclusion of the
  Unbanked.....II-14
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   Table 2: World’s Unbanked Population Provides Opportunity for Blockchain Technology - Percentage of Adult Population Not Using Formal or Semiformal Financial Services by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-151$350
   Venture Capitalists Flock to Fund Blockchain Companies: An Indication of the High
  Growth Potential of Blockchain Technology.....II-16
Table 3: Venture Capital Funding for Blockchain Technology in US$ Million for the Years 2013 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-16
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   Table 4: A Peek at Major VC Funding Deals in Blockchain Technology Space for 2016 & 2017.....II-172$350
   Blockchain as a Service (BaaS): The Latest Cloud-based Weapon Promising to Transform
  Business Processes.....II-19
Smart Contracts: Among the Most Promising Use Cases of Distributed Ledger
  Technology.....II-19
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   Industry-wide Collaborations: Critical for Developing Practical Applications of
  Blockchain.....II-20
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   Existing Regulatory Framework & Infrastructure Limitations Impede Wider Adoption of
  Blockchain Technology.....II-21
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   Intense Competition Characterizes Blockchain Technology Landscape.....II-231$100
   Startups in Blockchain Space.....II-242$200
   A Review of Select Startups in Blockchain Technology Market.....II-26
Digital Asset Holdings.....II-26
Chain.....II-26
SETL.....II-26
Ripple.....II-26
itBit.....II-26
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   Credits.....II-27
A Glance at Major Blockchain Platforms.....II-27
Ripple.....II-27
Ethereum.....II-27
Blockstream.....II-27
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   A Glance at Major Blockchain Consortiums.....II-28
Hyperledger Project.....II-28
Post Trade Distributed Ledger Group.....II-28
R3 CEV.....II-28
Global Payments Steering Group (GPSG).....II-28
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   Financial Blockchain Shenzhen Consortium (FBSC).....II-29
Japan Blockchain Association (JBA).....II-29
Financial Blockchain Shenzhen Consortium (FBSC).....II-29
Payment Companies Foray into Blockchain Space: A Step Closer to Mainstream Status for
  Blockchain Applications?.....II-29
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   Patents-Seeking Finance Industry Shifts Gear, Looks to Adopt Open Source Strategy for
  Blockchain Technology.....II-30
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   Use Cases of Blockchain Technology by End-Use Sector.....II-311$100
   Cryptographic Digital Currencies: The Foremost Application of Blockchain
  Technology.....II-32
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   Central Banks Ponder Creation of Digital Currencies using Blockchain
  Technology.....II-33
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   Bitcoin – Blockchain Technology’s Leading Application under Pressure from Regulatory
  Scrutiny & Security Issues.....II-34
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   Table 5: Global Bitcoin Market - Annual and Cumulative Venture Capital Investments in US$ Million for the Years 2012 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-351$350
   Table 6: Bitcoin Market Worldwide (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Cumulative Bitcoin VC Investments by Sector - Exchange, Financial Services, Infrastructure, Mining, Payment Processor, Universal and Wallet (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-36

Table 7: World Distribution of Bitcoin Nodes (Jan 2017) - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Reachable Nodes by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-36
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   Table 8: China Leads Bitcoin Mining Pools Worldwide (2016): Percentage Breakdown by Hashrate Distribution of Bitcoin Mining Pools (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-37
Financial Services Industry: Blockchain to Improve Transparency, Security, Immutability
  & Accessibility of Financial Systems & Processes.....II-37
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   Financial Services Industry – A Glance at Major Use Cases of Blockchain
  Technology.....II-38
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   Blockchain & Distributed Ledger: Revolutionary Concepts for the Financial Services
  Industry.....II-39
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   Table 9: Financial Services Sector Leads Use Case of Blockchain Technology Adoption Worldwide (2016) - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Use Cases of Non-Bitcoin Blockchain Solutions for Arts & Entertainment, Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, Public Sector and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-401$350
   Table 10: Blockchain Technology Adoption in Financial Services Industry Worldwide (2016) - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Use Cases of Non-Bitcoin Blockchain Solutions for Identity, Insurance, Payments, Register of Ownership and Securities (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-41
Banks Turn to Blockchain Technology for Improving Efficiency of Banking
  Operations.....II-41
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   Table 11: Growing Interest of Banks in Blockchain-based Applications - Blockchain Technology Spending in $ Million by Banks for the Years 2016, 2018 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-42

Table 12: Rise in Online Banking Fraud Related Losses Drives Interest in Building Blockchain-Based Banking Systems for Foolproof Security: World Online Banking Fraud Losses (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-42
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   Blockchain-based Payments Processing – An Active Area of Interest for Banks.....II-431$100
   A Glance at Few Major Use Cases of Blockchain in Payments Processing.....II-44
Retail and Consumer Banking - Blockchain to Reduce Costs and Speed Up
  Transactions.....II-44
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   Global Exchanges – Blockchain Platforms Essential to Establish Trust.....II-451$100
   Blockchain/DLT-based Technologies: A Comparison of Factors Affecting Adoption in
  Public Equity Securities Markets for Select Countries/Regions.....II-46
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   Table 13: Revenue Exposure of Public Equity Markets to Underlying Infrastructure Assets for the Year 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-471$350
   Capital Markets: Blockchain to Resolve with Data Duplication, Reconciliation Errors
  and Settlement Delays.....II-48
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   Efficiency of Post-Trade Processes in Exchanges Set to Improve with
  Blockchain.....II-49
Table 14: European Listed Exchanges Market - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues across Listed European Exchanges for Capital Markets, Derivatives, Indices, Market Data, Post Trade and Others for 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-49
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   Blockchain in Private Securities Market.....II-501$100
   Implications of DLT for Securities Trading Market.....II-511$100
   Wealth & Asset Management Industry Turns to Blockchain for Reducing Costs &
  Delays.....II-52
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   Blockchain’s Potential Role in Reducing Fee Pressure on Asset Management
  Industry.....II-53
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   Table 15: Potential Cost Savings (in £ Billion) for the UK Asset Management Industry with Blockchain-Enabled Cost Reduction (in %) in Middle/Back Office Functions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-54
Insurance Sector Seeks Blockchain-based Systems to Detect Fraud or Errors.....II-54
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   Applications of Blockchain in Insurance Industry.....II-552$200
   Role of Blockchain in P&C Insurance.....II-571$100
   Companies Involved in Developing Blockchain Use Cases for Insurance Industry.....II-58
Regulatory Cooperation: A Must for Successful Blockchain Adoption in Financial
  Services Sector.....II-58
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   Blockchain in Healthcare Industry: Despite Optimism Practical Applications to Take
  Years to Realize.....II-59
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   Blockchain Seeks to Address Inefficiencies of Public Sector & Government
  Agencies.....II-60
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   Blockchain-Enabled E-Voting: Could this be the Future of Organizational &
  National Voting?.....II-61
Promising Future for Blockchain Technology in Media & Telecommunications
  Sector.....II-61
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   Media & Entertainment: Blockchain to Affect Compensation & Payments.....II-62
Blockchain Comes to the Aid of Music Industry for Resolving Royalty Payments and
  Licensing Issues.....II-62
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   Self-Driving Cars, Auto Finance Contracts & Ridesharing: Blockchain’s Applications
  in Transportation Sector.....II-63
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   Blockchain-based Cloud Storage: The Next Evolution in Enterprise Storage
  Solutions.....II-64
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   Blockchain – Panacea for Various Issues Faced by the Accounting Sector?.....II-65
Blockchain Holds Potential to Support Monetization of Social Media.....II-65
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   Electricity Trading for Wind Farms – The Latest Blockchain Application being
  Explored.....II-66
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   Blockchain Technology to Ensure Legitimacy of Diamond Trade.....II-68
Blockchain in International Trade/Asset Transfer.....II-68
Fashion Industry: Potential Role of Blockchain Technology for Improved
  Traceability.....II-68
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   Blockchain – An Introduction.....II-701$100
   Blockchain Workflow.....II-711$100
   The Evolution of Blockchain.....II-72
Functions of Blockchain.....II-72
Characteristics of Blockchain Technology.....II-72
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   Distributed Consensus.....II-73
No Single Point of Failure.....II-73
In-built Security.....II-73
Real-Time Auditability and Transparency.....II-73
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   Building Blocks of Blockchain-based System.....II-74
Distributed Ledger Technology.....II-74
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   Permissioned and Unpermissioned Blockchains.....II-75
Private Blockchains, Public Blockchains & Consortium Blockchain.....II-75
Private Blockchain.....II-75
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   Public Blockchain.....II-76
Consortium Blockchain.....II-76
Public Vs Private Blockchain – A Comparison.....II-76
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   Advantages of Blockchain Applications.....II-77
Drawbacks of Blockchain Technology.....II-77
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   Blockchain Applications.....II-78
Applications in Banking & Finance Sectors.....II-78
Currency Exchange & Payments.....II-78
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending.....II-78
Micropayments.....II-78
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   Applications in Non-Finance Sectors.....II-79
Legal & Insurance.....II-79
Energy Sector.....II-79
Agriculture.....II-79
Healthcare.....II-79
Retail & Supply Chain.....II-79
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   A Review of Select Use Cases of Blockchain Technology.....II-80
Decentralized Marketplaces.....II-80
Crypto Currencies.....II-80
Smart Contracts.....II-80
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   Identity Management.....II-81
Voting Systems.....II-81
Payments.....II-81
Remittances.....II-81
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   Reserve Bank of India Tests Blockchain Technology for Trade Application.....II-82
YES Bank Implements Multi-Nodal Blockchain Transaction Using Smart Contracts.....II-82
European Banks form ‘Digital Trade Chain’ Blockchain Platform.....II-82
BTL Concludes Blockchain Project with Energy Company.....II-82
BNP Paribas Concludes Real-Time Blockchain Payments.....II-82
WISeKey to Establish Blockchain Central of Excellence in China.....II-82
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   ARK Crew Releases RK Token Exchange Campaign.....II-83
Siemens Partners with LO3 Energy for Blockchain Microgrid.....II-83
ICICI Bank and NBD Partner for Execution of Blockchain Transactions.....II-83
Paxos Partners with Euroclear for Blockchain Settlement Service for Gold
  Market.....II-83
Microsoft Collaborates with Bank of America Merrill Lynch for Blockchain.....II-83
Mahindra and IBM Team Up to Develop Blockchain Solution for Supply Chain
  Finance.....II-83
Chitkara University Begins Using Blockcha for e-Documents.....II-83
UBS Expands Footprint in China’s Blockchain Space.....II-83
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   IBM and Energy Blockchain Labs Use Blockchain for Carbon Assets.....II-84
Walmart Tests Blockchain based Project for Tracking Produce.....II-84
European Insurance Companies Partner for B3i Blockchain Initiative.....II-84
EU Central Bank and Bank of Japan Partner for Using Blockchain Technology.....II-84
OneCoin Launches OneChain Blockchain.....II-84
Japanese Exchanges Form Consortium for PoC Testing of Blockchain-based System.....II-84
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   Sompo Japan Conducts Trials Using Blockchain Technology for Risk Transfer.....II-85
Tech Bureau Raises Funding for New Blockchain Products.....II-85
Hitachi and BTMU to Test PoC for Blockchain-based System.....II-85
Senegal to Introduce National Digital Currency Based on Blockchain.....II-85
Singapore Stock Exchange Tests Blockchain Digital Currency System.....II-85
Accenture Creates Blockchain Practice.....II-85
RISE Financial Technologies Launches Blockchain for Post Trade Sector.....II-85
Visa and China Unveil Visa B2B Connect Solution based on Blockchain.....II-85
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   Chain Release Chain Open Standard 1 Blockchain Protocol.....II-86
Microsoft Collaborates with Bank of America Merill Lynch for BaaS.....II-86
R3 and MAS Partner for Blockchain Technology.....II-86
BTL Acquires Xapcash.....II-86
Colu Raises $9.6 Million in Funding.....II-86
DigitalX and Telefónica Collaborate.....II-86
Eris Chooses Ledger as Blockchain Hardware Security Partner.....II-86
German Central Bank & Deutsche Börse Develop Blockchain Prototype for Securities
  Trading.....II-86
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   UK Government Conducts Trials on Blockchain-based Welfare Payments System.....II-87
Santander Launches Blockchain Tech for International Payments.....II-87
Electron to Implement Blockchain Technology in UK’s Energy Sector.....II-87
Bank of Russia Introduces Masterchain Blockchain Prototype for Financial
  Markets.....II-87
GoCoin™ Merges with Ziftr®.....II-87
La Poste Tunisienne and Monetas Partner for Blockchain-based Payment Platform.....II-87
Digital Asset Acquires Blockstack.....II-87
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   Nasdaq Partners with Chain for Blockchain Initiative.....II-88
Nasdaq Unveils Blockchain Technology Initiative.....II-88
AlphaPoint Unveils StreamCore.....II-88
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   AlphaPoint Corporation (US).....II-89
Blockchain Global (Australia).....II-89
Blockchain Tech Ltd (Canada).....II-89
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   BlockCypher, Inc. (US).....II-90
Bloq (US).....II-90
Chain, Inc. (US).....II-90
Coinfirm Ltd. (UK).....II-90
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   Consensus Systems (US).....II-91
Credits (UK).....II-91
Digital Asset Holdings, LLC (US).....II-91
IBM (US).....II-91
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   Libra Services, Inc. (US).....II-92
Microsoft Corporation (US).....II-92
Monax (US).....II-92
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   Nasdaq (US).....II-93
ShoCard (US).....II-93
The Bitfury Group (US).....II-93
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   The Linux Foundation (US).....II-941$100
   Table 16: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Blockchain Technology by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Thousand for the Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-951$350
   Table 17: World 8-Year Perspective for Blockchain Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-961$350
   Table 18: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Blockchain Technology by Type - Hybrid, Private and Public Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Thousand for the Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-971$350
   Table 19: World 8-Year Perspective for Blockchain Technology by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Hybrid, Private and Public Markets for the Years 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-981$350
   Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Blockchain Technology by Application - Transportation, Telecom & Media, Financial Services, Healthcare and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Thousand for the Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-991$350
   Table 21: World 8-Year Perspective for Blockchain Technology by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Transportation, Telecom & Media, Financial Services, Healthcare and Others Markets for the Years 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1001$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current and Future Analysis.....III-1
Blockchain Technology Moves towards Mainstream Adoption.....III-1
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   US Banks at the Forefront of Blockchain Technology Innovation.....III-2
Table 22: Number of Patent Applications Filed in the Areas of Blockchain and Bitcoin for the Years 2011 through 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
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   Limited Scope for Blockchain in Public Equity Exchanges, But Potential Uses in
  Private Equity Markets.....III-3
US Government Policies to Impact Blockchain Innovations.....III-3
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-3
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   Select Players.....III-55$375
   B. Market Analytics.....III-10
Table 23: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Blockchain Technology Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Thousand for the Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-10
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-11
Market Overview.....III-11
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   Rapid Growth of Bitcoin Market in Japan Fuels Focus on Blockchain
  Technology.....III-12
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-12
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-13
Table 24: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Blockchain Technology Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Thousand for the Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-13
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-14
Market Overview.....III-14
Blockchain to Promote Integration of Capital Markets in the EU.....III-14
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   Cash-Strapped European Banks Hold Back Investments into Blockchain.....III-151$75
   Leading European Banks Develop Blockchain Solution for Small Businesses.....III-16
UK: Financial Sector Adopts Blockchain and DLT Platforms.....III-16
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   Switzerland: A Potential Hub for Blockchain Startups.....III-17
Russia: Growing Interest of Financial Companies in Blockchain Technology.....III-17
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   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-182$150
   Select Players.....III-201$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-21
Table 25: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Blockchain Technology Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Thousand for the Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-22
Current and Future Analysis.....III-22
Overview of Select Regional Markets.....III-22
Australia.....III-22
Market Overview.....III-22
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   Public Equity Markets Explore Use of Blockchain & DLTs.....III-23
China.....III-23
Chinese Government’s White Paper on Blockchain Reflects the Technology’s
  Potential.....III-23
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   Blockchain Initiatives in China.....III-24
Blockchain Technology in China’s Financial System.....III-24
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   Blockchain Technology to Disrupt Logistics Sector.....III-251$75
   India.....III-26
Blockchain Technology Promises to Revolutionize Financial Services
  Industry.....III-26
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   Startup Activity Yet to Gain Steam.....III-271$75
   Non-Finance Applications of Blockchain Technology Gain Prominence.....III-28
Hong Kong.....III-28
Finance Regulators Support Blockchain and DLTs.....III-28
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   Singapore: Exploring Blockchain-Driven Systems for Interbank Payments.....III-29
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-29
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   Select Player.....III-311$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-32
Table 26: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Blockchain Technology Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Thousand for the Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-33
Current and Future Analysis.....III-33
Africa.....III-33
Financial Services Industry Investigates Possibilities for Blockchain
  Adoption.....III-33
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   Transactions and Payments without Bank Accounts.....III-34
Citigroup Eyes Blockchain to Simplify Transactions.....III-34
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   Israel.....III-35
Startups Fuelling Developments in Blockchain Technology.....III-35
Latin America.....III-35
Rising Focus on Blockchain-based Initiatives for Various Industries.....III-35
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   Growing Interest of Corporate Treasurers in Blockchain Technology.....III-361$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-371$75
   Select Player.....III-38
B. Market Analytics.....III-38
Table 27: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Blockchain Technology Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Thousand for the Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
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Total Companies Profiled: 124 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 125)

Region/Country Players

The United States 70 Canada 5 Japan 2 Europe 35 Germany 2 The United Kingdom 16 Spain 1 Rest of Europe 16 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 9 Middle East 3 Africa 1
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