At the 5th Global Blockchain Summit held today, PWC PricewaterhouseCoopers released blockchain industry financing data for the first half of 2019. The data shows that compared with 144 financing events in the first half of 2018, 82 financing occurred in the first half of 2019, a decrease of 43%. In addition, the number of seed financing has also declined significantly, from 65% in the first half of 2018 to 44% this year. After the end of the seed round financing, many projects entered the A round and B round of financing. The number of financing events in these two rounds increased by 144% and 100% respectively compared with last year. There are also more blockchain projects that choose not to disclose financing. In addition, the average amount of financing increased from US$6 million in the first half of 2018 to US$9 million in the first half of 2019, up 50%.