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Basic Attention Token (BAT) Basic Attention Token (BAT)

$0.24 (5.52 %)
0.000026 BTC
Market Cap
37,855 BTC
24h Vol
7,630 BTC
1h (-0.22 %)
24h (5.52 %)
7d (7.30 %)

The Basic Attention Token is an Ethereum-based token that can be used to obtain a variety of advertising and attention-based services on the Brave platform, a new Blockchain based digital advertising system. User attention is privately monitored in the Brave browser and publishers are rewarded accordingly with BATs. Users also get a share of BATs for participating.

Full Name Basic Attention Token (BAT)
Start Date N/A
Algorithm N/A
Proof Type N/A
Twitter @attentiontoken
Facebook N/A
Reddit N/A
Block Number N/A
Block Time N/A
Block Reward N/A
Total Coins Mined 1,431,404,738 BAT
Previous Total Coins Mined N/A
Net Hashes Per Second N/A

ICO Details

Basic Attention Token radically improves the efficiency of digital advertising by creating a new token that can be exchanged between publishers, advertisers, and users. It all happens on the Ethereum blockchain as an ERC20 token. The token can be used to obtain a variety of advertising and attention-based services on the Brave platform. The utility of the token is based on user attention, which simply means a person’s focused mental engagement.  


  • Brendan Eich - Founder: Co-founded Mozilla &Firefox, created JavaScript
  • Brian Bondy - Co-Founder: Khan academy, Evernote, Mozilla
  • Yan Zhu - Security & Privacy Engineering: EFF Fellow, Yahoo, Tor project, Privacy Badger
  • Scott Locklin - BAT Smart Contracts & Economics: Co-founded Kerf Software, machine learning
  • Bradley Richter - Brand & Interaction Design: EFI/Fiery, Co-creator: eBeam & Luidia
  • Catherine Corre - Communications: AOL, Netscape
  • Brian Brown - Go-to-market: Co-founded Joyent, Deputy Editor WSJ

The BAT ICO managed to hit their funding cap of 156,250 ETH within a record breaking 24 seconds. Only 2222 investors held BAT as of 5/6/17. 184 unique addresses took part and to raise the approximate $36,000,000, with some participants paying transactions fees well over $1000 in one case up to $6,000. The largest single investment was 20,000 ETH which at the time was worth around $4.7m.

ICO Status Finished
Token Supply 1500000000
Start Date 2017-05-31
End Date 2017-05-31
Fund Raised (BTC) 156,250 ETH
Fund Raised (USD) 36000000
Start Price (USD) 0.36
Security Audit Company N/A
ICO Legal Form N/A
ICO Jurisdiction N/A
Legal Advisers N/A
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