“No project in the top ten had an ROI that was less than 6,000%—gains that are unfathomable for investors in many other markets. These numbers demonstrate the strong upside and myriad real-world applications for cryptocurrency. Also, the extreme success of infrastructure projects suggests investors should be seeking foundational companies that will redefine the internet in the next 10 to 15 years.”You can see the full ranking, including the top ten cryptocurrencies for investment returns in 2017 for yourself, here. This sort of research is important as it allows us to map our historic trends, that in turn can be used to help us predict the future of similar projects and other cryptocurrencies. Of course, we can’t expect a cryptocurrency each year to see gains of over 600,000%, but now with this data, we can at least trawl through the story of IOTA a little in order to understand how this happened. By doing this, we are then able to see how likely it is to happen again, indeed to IOTA, or another new crypto project.