LONDON, Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Blockchain Technology Market: Overview
Blockchain technology offers a secure, fast, and cheaper medium of carrying out online transaction and online transfer of information without the need of third party verification. The adoption of blockchain technology in financial services sector has gained traction. Banking sector is willing to explore opportunities which would make the banking transactions more transparent and easy to process. Increased penetration of digital technology in the banking sector has resulted in the development of easy to use online platforms and applications. This drives the need to carry out the online transactions in a secure manner. Blockchain technology eliminates the frauds due to errors and identity theft to a large extent. Hence the financial services sector has been keen in exploring the technology before undertaking a wide scale deployment of this technology. This technology can benefit industries such as music and healthcare by offering easy access and exchange of digital data of these industries over the Internet.
Global Blockchain Technology Market: Drivers and Trends
The demand for blockchain technology is expected to increase in the coming years owing to the investments in blockchain technology startups, partnership between blockchain technology providers and financial organization, FinTech investments, and digitization across various industries globally. North America is expected to lead the blockchain technology market during the forecast period. Asia Pacific region is expected to witness the highest growth rate of blockchain technology during the forecast period.
The Middle East and Africa and South America are in the early phases of adoption of the technology. The anticipated growth of banking sector in Africa is expected to support the market growth of blockchain technology during the forecast period. The blockchain technology market is compressive of a large number of startups. The growth of blockchain technology startups was aided by huge venture capital investments during the period from 2013 to 2015. The market is expected to be hit by a huge wave of mergers and acquisitions in the coming years.
Global Blockchain Technology Market: Research Methodology
This research report provides an in-depth analysis of the global blockchain technology market based on type, application, and geography. The global blockchain technology market is categorized based on types into public blockchain, private blockchain, and consortium blockchain. The application segment for the global blockchain technology market are financial services and non-financial sector. The report analyzes each of these segments for the various geographies considered under the scope of the study.
The report also provides technology evolution and Porter's Five Forces Analysis for the global blockchain technology market. The report includes analysis of the factors that drive and restrain the growth of the blockchain technology market. It discusses the prevailing market trends and prospective growth opportunities in the global blockchain technology market. It provides market estimates and forecasts for all the segments in terms of revenue. Also provided in the report is a competitive landscape and market share analysis of the major players in the blockchain technology market.
Global Blockchain Technology Market: Regional Outlook
Based on geographical regions, the report segments the global blockchain technology market into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America, which are analyzed in terms of revenue generation. The report provides country level revenue for blockchain technology. The U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, France, India, Chain, Japan, Australia, GCC, South Africa, Brazil, and Argentina are the countries covered in the report.
Key Players Mentioned in this Report are:
Major business strategies adopted by key players, their SWOT analysis, and competition matrix has also been identified in the research report. The key market players profiled in this study include Microsoft Corporation, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, IBM Corporation, R3, Chain Inc., Consensus Systems (ConsenSys), Ripple, Digital Asset Holdings LLC, and Credits. The report has also profiled two major contributors such as Hyperledger project and Ethereum Foundation in the report.
Global Blockchain Technology Market
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