Blockchain technology is nascent and ripe for exploration. While the technological breakthrough of decentralized networks is exciting, it’s difficult to predict how it will be harnessed years from now. Some have compared the blockchain ecosystem’s current state to the early days of the internet, as entrepreneurs and investors grapple with the technology's complexities and myriad potential use cases. By segmenting use cases and end-users of blockchain startups, we can gain a better understanding of blockchain's actual potential. This latest market map from PitchBook's research analyst team accordingly provides an overview of startups utilizing blockchain technology that have received venture capital funding.