BTC$47 723.03


ETH$3 521.28




Binance Coin






Internet Computer (ICP) Price, Market Cap and Information

Internet Computer (ICP) Buy Internet Computer Now
Internet Computer (ICP) The Internet Computer is the world’s first blockchain that runs at web speed with unbounded capacity. It also represents the third major blockchain innovation...
Current price $56.97
Change 24h -6.43%
Change 7d -4.36%
Market Cap $9 280 328 119
Available supply 162 890 217 ICP
Volume 24h $283 622 886
Updated Friday, September 17, 2021 8:00:07AM UTC
Nature Token
Mineable No
WWW Website

Internet Computer price change 24 hours

Internet Computer Short Term Forecast

After Price Change
1 day $55.62 -4.37%

Internet Computer Price Predictions

Internet Computer General Information

General ICP facts, technical details and Internet Computer Cryptocurrency information

The Internet Computer is the world’s first blockchain that runs at web speed with unbounded capacity. It also represents the third major blockchain innovation, alongside Bitcoin and Ethereum — a blockchain computer that scales smart contract computation and data, runs them at web speed, processes and stores data efficiently, and provides powerful software frameworks to developers. By making this possible, the Internet Computer enables the complete reimagination of software — providing a revolutionary new way to build tokenized internet services, pan-industry platforms, decentralized financial systems, and even traditional enterprise systems and websites. The project was founded in October 2016 by Dominic Williams, and attracted notable interest from the crypto community.

DFINITY raised a total of $121 million from contributors such as Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital, SV Angel, Aspect Ventures, Electric Capital, ZeroEx, Scalar Capital, and Multicoin Capital, and several notable early Ethereum supporters. In 2018, over 50,000 registerter participants received ICP utility tokens in an airdrop. On December 18, 2020, DFINITY launched the alpha mainnet of the Internet Computer. In a final step towards decentralization, on May 10, 2021, DFINITY launched the Internet Computer into the public domain.

This major milestone means that the internet now functions as a decentralized global computer — marked by the release of all of the Internet Computer’s source code into the public domain, as well as ICP utility token allowing tens of thousands of community members to govern the Internet Computer network.

Who Is The Founder of the Internet Computer?

Dominic Williams is the Founder and Chief Scientist of DFINITY. He is a crypto theoretician, responsible for inventing Threshold Relay, Probabilistic Slot Consensus, and other novel crypto techniques, serial entrepreneur, and early member of the Bitcoin and Ethereum technical communities. Previously, he was President and CTO of String Labs, an incubator for venture-backed crypto projects, early pioneer of DeFi at Mirror Labs, and Founder and CEO of Fight My Monster, a MMO game for children that scaled to millions of users. He also founded several startups such as System7, Airdocs and Smartdrivez. Graduated King’s College London 1st in Class in Computer Science.

What Makes the Internet Computer Unique?

The purpose of the Internet Computer is to extend the public internet, so it can also be the world’s compute platform. Today, the internet is a network that connects everybody and everything, but systems and services currently run from private infrastructure. The scientific breakthrough behind the Internet Computer is Chain Key Technology, which encompasses dozens of advanced technology such as novel Consensus, Non-Interactive Distributed Key Generation (NI-DKG), Network Nervous System (NNS), Internet Identity, etc. Chain Key Technology consists of a set of cryptographic protocols that orchestrate the nodes that make up the Internet Computer.

It is one of the fundamental breakthroughs behind the Internet Computer, enabling it to have a single public key. This is a huge advantage because it allows any device, including smart watches and mobile phones, to verify the authenticity of artifacts from the Internet Computer. In contrast, this is not possible for traditional blockchains. The single public key is just the tip of the iceberg: Chain Key Technology is the engine that drives the Internet Computer and makes its operation possible.

It allows for adding new nodes to form new subnets to scale the network infinitely; replacing faulty or crashed nodes with new ones without ever stopping; reviving subnets even if too many nodes within have failed; and upgrading the Internet Computer Protocol seamlessly, allowing the network to fix bugs and add new features. The DFINITY R&D team has invented a new noninteractive key resharing protocol. Each of the old signers only needs to broadcast a single message to the new signers. To ensure that this is done securely, many concepts from advanced cryptography are utilized, including encryption with forward secrecy and noninteractive zero-knowledge proofs. Because it is noninteractive, the way the key resharing protocol operates is ideal for an asynchronous environment, and the benefits include key preservation. Throughout the lifetime of a subnet, it is known by a single public key, and the other parties on the Internet Computer do not have to keep track of changing public keys.

Who Runs the Nodes in the Internet Computer Network?

At Genesis on May 10, 2021, the Internet Computer is supported by 48 independent data centers — located across North America, Europe, and Asia — running 1,300 nodes. The network will continue to grow exponentially to support the next generation of mega dapps, with 123 data centers running 4,300 nodes scheduled by the end of the year, and eventually thousands of data centers running millions of nodes to support the decade-long building out of the Open Internet. Importantly, anyone can become a node provider, interested parties apply for a Data Center ID (DCID) to the Network Nervous System (NNS), procure specialized machine nodes, install the ICP protocol, and connects to the Internet Computer network.

How Fast is the Internet Computer Network?

The scientific breakthrough called Chain Key Technology allows the Internet Computer to run at web speed — where query calls execute in milliseconds, and update calls take 1-2 seconds to finalize. More importantly, at Genesis, the Internet Computer will have a block rate of 2.5 blocks per second (bps), then quickly to an industry leading bps of 10.3 bps, and ~1,000 bps by end of the year. In the case of an open version of Reddit running on the Internet Computer, when a user browses the forum, customized views of the hosted content would be formulated and served into their web browser by the execution of query calls, which run in milliseconds on a nearby node, providing a fantastic user experience. But when a user wishes to occasionally make a post, or provide a tip of tokens to the author of a post, this would involve update calls, which would take 1–2 seconds.

What Does the ICP Token Do?

ICP are native utility tokens that play three key roles in the network:

What Do Cycles Do?

Cycles power computation in the role of fuel. They also have a constant value over the long-term, which contrasts with ICP, whose value will naturally vary over time. Moreover, Cycles will be pegged to the SDR, which is a logical currency unit defined by the International Monetary Fund, and 1 SDR worth of ICP can be converted into exactly one trillion Cycles to power computation.

What Do Neurons Do?

A neuron locks a balance of ICP utility tokens and enables its owner to participate in network governance, through which they can earn voting rewards.

Internet Computer Historical Data – 10 days

Date Open, $ Min, $ Max, $ Market cap, $
Sep 08 60.99 56.89 63.45 9 812 381 364
Sep 09 60.86 58.78 63.97 9 675 086 809
Sep 10 60.70 55.40 62.32 8 828 631 666
Sep 11 56.84 56.15 60.44 9 474 136 732
Sep 12 57.97 57.35 60.61 9 654 258 953
Sep 13 59.54 52.93 59.54 9 077 311 008
Sep 14 55.02 55.02 58.35 9 116 209 247
Sep 15 57.81 57.17 61.36 9 936 367 212
Sep 16 61.47 57.08 61.51 9 431 591 009
Sep 17 57.96 56.97 58.40 9 280 328 119

ICP/USD Price Charts

ICP to USD price chart – 7 days
ICP to USD price chart – 30 days
ICP to USD price chart – 60 days
ICP to USD price chart – 6 months

* Crypto Rating accepts no liability for any errors in the Internet Computer information, ICP Prices and ICP's Market Cap. For the most up-to-date prices please visit the Internet Computer's official website.

Top Cryptocurrencies with Price Predictions

# Crypto Prediction Accuracy CVIX Price 24h 7d Market Cap Volume 24h
1 Bitcoin (BTC) BTC Bitcoin predictions 83.6% 24 $47 723.03 -1.33% 3.38% $898 055 562 067 $30 761 279 414
2 Ethereum (ETH) ETH Ethereum predictions 71.6% 52 $3 521.28 -3.14% 3.50% $413 952 033 409 $18 480 035 542
3 Cardano (ADA) ADA Cardano predictions 66% 64 $2.40 -3.25% -2.88% $76 946 080 219 $3 112 508 822
4 Binance Coin (BNB) BNB Binance Coin predictions 68.4% 70 $417.11 -3.07% -0.09% $70 130 954 148 $1 638 029 774
5 Tether (USDT) USDT Tether predictions 96% 1 $1.000377 -0.01% 0.02% $68 279 713 834 $73 954 976 481
6 XRP (XRP) XRP XRP predictions 71.2% 56 $1.086253 -3.33% -1.06% $50 643 533 660 $3 001 040 279
7 Solana (SOL) SOL Solana predictions 57.2% 89 $143.70 -10.74% -21.20% $42 654 669 447 $3 242 950 075
8 Polkadot (DOT) DOT Polkadot predictions 63.2% 83 $35.70 -0.59% 16.20% $35 258 180 901 $2 310 522 620
9 Dogecoin (DOGE) DOGE Dogecoin predictions 66.4% 65 $0.251301 2.00% 0.36% $32 998 444 911 $1 925 256 557
10 USD Coin (USDC) USDC USD Coin predictions 94.8% 1 $1.000175 0.01% 0.01% $29 230 189 040 $2 836 756 306
11 UniSwap (UNI) UNI UniSwap predictions 68.8% 56 $25.55 -5.24% 10.03% $15 627 896 736 $594 596 032
12 Terra (LUNA) LUNA Terra predictions 68% 67 $35.48 -3.65% 11.96% $14 258 535 854 $1 566 161 846
13 Avalanche (AVAX) AVAX Avalanche predictions 69.2% 69 $62.58 3.98% 48.31% $13 786 359 755 $2 556 442 829
14 Chainlink (LINK) LINK Chainlink predictions 74% 56 $29.45 -6.47% 4.87% $13 312 231 211 $1 530 222 321
15 Binance USD (BUSD) BUSD Binance USD predictions 96% 1 $1.000178 -0.01% 0.01% $12 747 103 808 $6 318 386 121

News, Promo

Bitcoin has now been above $10K for a whole year

While attention focuses on $100,000, few remember that BTC/USD has now been in five figures for over 365 days. Bitcoin (BTC) has now traded above $10,000...

16 Sep 2021


Solana rally mimicking Ethereum? Why a $500 SOL price target could be conservative

The sixth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap remains one of the best performers despite the overall crypto market losing more than $200 billion. A high-flying...

16 Sep 2021


Bitcoin bulls look to profit from Friday’s $195M BTC options expiry

$810 million in BTC options expire this Friday, and derivatives data suggests bulls are keen to push the price through the $50,000 level. Over the past ten days...

16 Sep 2021


ADA price drops 10% following Cardano’s long-awaited smart contracts rollout

The Alonzo upgrade did little in protecting Cardano from falling in tandem with the rest of the cryptocurrency market, though bullish technical factors remain...

16 Sep 2021


Ethereum price metrics back traders confidence in $3,800 ETH

ETH’s 90-day annualized premium and the funding rate on perpetual futures signal that traders are confident the altcoin will recapture the $3,800 level. According to derivatives markets...

15 Sep 2021


Three reasons why Polkadot is en-route to a new all-time high even after a 256% rally

Steady development and strong fundamentals suggest a DOT rally toward a new all-time high is in the making. The recent 256% recovery by Polkadot (DOT)...

15 Sep 2021


Be the first to receive Cryptocurrency Price Predictions and Forecasts daily

Get cryptocurrency price predictions, forecasts with analysis and news right to your inbox.

© 2015-2021

The usage of this website constitutes acceptance of the following legal information. Any contracts of financial instruments offered to conclude bear high risks and may result in the full loss of the deposited funds. Prior to making transactions one should get acquainted with the risks to which they relate. All the information featured on the website, including information about the cryptocurrencies and bitcoin is intended solely for informational purposes, is not a means of advertising them, and doesn't imply direct instructions for investing. Crypto Rating shall not be liable for any loss, including unlimited loss of funds, which may arise directly or indirectly from the usage of this information. The editorial staff of the website does not bear any responsibility whatsoever for the content of the comments or reviews made by the site users about cryptocurrencies. The entire responsibility for the contents rests with the authors. Reprint of the materials is available only with the permission of the editorial staff.