The PIE charts are generated automatically every Week end.

How it is working

  • Data are stored in Google Sheet, 2190 ICO, read from Whitepapers using PDFBox.
  • A category parser read and match token distribution categories (> 1936 unique words/sentences) and their respective values
  • A category reducer reduce the number of categories to a more manageable number by mapping similar category together. E.g. Early Bird investors -> preico
  • A category analyzer can query these data using multiple category selector strategies.


Data are read from Whitepapers using PDFBox.

Usually, a percentage of the tokens is sold to ICO participants and a percentage kept for the company’s needs.
Tokens-economy did analyze and consolidate the token distribution down to 23 categories: advisors, airdrop, bonus, bounty, burned, community, company, crowdsale, e-commerce, foundation, founder, investors, legal, lockup, marketing, operations, pool, premined, presale, referrals, research, reserves, team


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Utility Tokens

Utility tokens, also called user tokens or app coins, represent future access to a company’s product or service. The defining characteristic of utility tokens is that they are not designed as investments; if properly structured, this feature exempts utility tokens them from federal laws governing securities.

Security Tokens

If a crypto token derives its value from an external, tradable asset, it is classified as a security token and becomes subject to federal securities regulations. Failure to abide by these regulations could result in costly penalties and could threaten to derail a project. However, if a startup meets all its regulatory obligations, the security token classification creates the potential for a wide variety of applications, the most promising of which is the ability to issue tokens that represent shares of company stock.

Payment Tokens

They are token to exchange/store unit of values and facilitate payments. Also name cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency, where encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds.