Half of Q1 Martech Funding was in Cryptocurrencies: MarTech Advisor

Speaking of funding and Kool-Aid: MarTech Advisor’s latest analysis of martech funding finds the biggest trend is ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings of crypto-currencies similar to Bitcoin). Of the $3.6 billion raised in the first quarter of 2018, ICOs accounted for half. Figures were distorted by $1.7 billion in ICO for UK-based privacy-oriented messaging platform Telegram Messenger.