Top 5 ICOs of 2018 reviewed and rated by the experts June 15, 2018 July 4, 2018 Tim Glocks
Analysis NewsJune 15, 2018 by Tim Glocks

Top 5 ICOs of 2018 reviewed and rated by the experts

top 5 icosInvariably, all the human beings born in this world want to have a high standard of living. While it remains a dream for most of the people, some of them achieve it in a short period time. Considering the rising cost of living, it is almost impossible to become a multi-millionaire purely by saving a portion of the salary.

Almost 99% of the self-made millionaires have attained their positions either through innovation or investments. While innovations is not easy, raising the standard of living through investments is possible with a bit of effort.

Fortunately, the advent of blockchain technology has opened the doors for ordinary people to become millionaires in a reasonable time. A return of 10x or even 100x on investment is quite possible only in the cryptocurrency market as of now. While there is no denial that an equity market is relatively risk free than cryptocurrency market, it may take decades for generating astonishing returns.

Therefore, it would be wise to invest a portion of the surplus funds in the cryptocurrency market. Once a decision is made to invest in the cryptocurrency market, we should split the funds in equal portions and invest in the most promising projects. It would be better to invest in at least five good blockchain projects. That would minimize risk and increase the chance of generating huge returns from at least one or two projects in the future.

Top 5 ICOs – We Believe You Should Look At.

To invest in five best projects, a wannabe investor may have to browse through 100s of ICOs. We have simplified the task for you by choosing the project that has a great growth prospects. More importantly, we have clearly explained why we have an optimistic view of the project.

  1. Blockchip

    To invest in the project, investors should compulsorily join their telegram group for further details.

    BlockChipBlockChip intends to launch an iGaming platform powered by blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies. The company aims to challenge traditional gaming companies with its state-of-the-art platform that offer hundreds of games from third-party developers.

    The team behind BlockChip is of the opinion that there is a considerable stagnation in the gaming industry as the game developers are not adequately recognized and rewarded.

    The platform aims to bring a refreshing change to the current scenario by offering professional and financial growth to game developers in a safe environment. The BlockChip’s platform supports scalability, while allowing instant, free transactions. Being a decentralized platform, it is not controlled by any individual or firm. The platform, which incorporates artificial intelligence, enables analyzing gambling patterns of players. Furthermore, the intuitive platform facilitates optimization of player experience. To invest in the project, investors should compulsorily join their telegram group for further details.

    Why is it a good idea to invest in the project?

    • The project is expected to draw a lot of game developers.
    • Combines blockchain and artificial intelligence in an effective manner.
    • Totally decentralized gaming platform. So, it is expected to attract a lot of gamers.
    • Huge revenue potential.


    The gaming industry is currently dominated by big players. So, it may take a while for Blockchip to lure developers and players towards the platform. Furthermore, gaming industry is always subject to regulatory issues. Though the platform developers have taken all the necessary precautions, still, unexpected problems may arise from regulators.

  2. DarcMatter coin

    DarcMatter CoinDarcMatter (DM) – is an award winning global fintech investment platform that provides transparent and direct access into alternative investments.

    DarcMatter is the first truly decentralized global platform for the alternative fund investment industry. The firm already has a global presence with usage from over 24 different countries.

    Established in 2014, DM’s platform connects GP’s actively raising capital with Investors (LPs) globally, to seamlessly connect, access fund documentation, and invest in a curated set of Hedge Funds, Private Equity, and Venture Capital funds efficiently online.

    Why is it a good idea to invest in the project?

    • Established business. Working with 150+ funds (GPs) and 1,300+ institutions and investors worldwide (LPs).
    • Would be part of a multi-trillion dollar industry.
    • Provides seamless cross-border investment capabilities.


    A few other large wealth and investment management companies are planning to come up with similar platforms. This may result in huge competition.

  3. Fantom

    FantomFANTOM is the world’s first DAG based smart contract platform that solves the issue of scalability and confirmation time of the existing blockchain technology.

    Newer platforms such as IOTA, Byteball, Nano, and Hashgraph improve on current blockchain scalability. This new technology does guarantee real-time transactions because nodes process transactions asynchronously.

    However, these platforms lack the Smart Contract dApp infrastructure provided by platforms like Ethereum. The FANTOM platform adopts a new protocol known as the “Lachesis Protocol” to maintain consensus. Applications built on top of the FANTOM OPERA Chain enjoy instant transactions and near zero transaction costs for all users.

    Why is it a good idea to invest in the project?

    • Next generation blockchain technology platform.
    • Huge growth potential as no transaction fees is involved.


    As the blockchain will be using a new consensus protocol, there is no guarantee that it is not vulnerable to exploits. Furthermore, adoption may take time as the platform has to compete with established players like IOTA, Cardano, etc., who are signing up new deals regularly.

  4. Nauticus

    NauticusThe Nauticus Exchange is in the final stages of development and is due to open in mid-2018.

    When it opens it will offer 100 crypto and six fiat currencies (USD, EUR, JPY, HKD, AUD, and ZAR) Nauticus is also establishing a sustainable blockchain mining center that will provide revenue, and a sizeable amount of server capacity to ensure ultra-fast processing for all users of Nauticus services. The center will use renewable energy.

    Profits will be reinvested in the business to support the development of a low-cost eCommerce marketplace, along with merchant and peer-to-peer payment options.

    Why is it a good idea to invest in the project?

    • As of now, major cryptocurrency exchanges avoid dealing with fiat money due to regulatory concerns.
    • Huge growth prospects as fiat-crypto pairs are going to be offered.
    • Other supporting projects include mining center, ecommerce platform, merchant payment platform, and ICO gateway.
    • Plans to use renewable energy. Therefore, it would be a welcome addition in any country.


    • Platforms such as Binance are gearing up to offer fiat-crypto pair.
  5. Kepler Technologies

    Kepler TechnologiesKepler solves one of the main challenges of plaguing humanity – technological revolution.

    Backed by a technical sound team comprising of leading scientific minds, Kepler will produce ultramodern technologies, facilitate easy access to them, and create a platform for the development of scientific and technical breakthroughs for the future.

    Why is it a good idea to invest in the project?

    • the first phase of the research has been done and they have a whole list of robots/drones ready to be produced.
    • Acquired the 550 000 square meters of land to build Kepler Complex from the Government for $1.
    • Highly profitable project


    The success of the project is dependent on the nature of high-tech products they create. High-tech research may result in a series of failures.

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AuthorTim Glocks

Tim is a retired professor in economics, this background has enabled him to provide a insight into the cryptomarket. His indepth analysis as well as news on legislations around the world will help you to understand what the state of play is.