More and more developers desire to get crazy profits from Bitcoin hardforks. In this regard, in 2018, the number of forks of the main bitcoin network can increase to 50. This is reported by Bloomberg referring to the statement of the director for financial strategy of the company Autonomous Research Lex Sokolin.
Unfortunately, most fork-based projects we see today are more of a sheer money grab. Looking back a few years from now we might realize that they were just mutations fostered by investors blinded by numerical price increases - rather than honest attempts to contribute to the blockchain ecosystem.
Chief executive officer of Coinomi
He thinks that forking may soon sideline a more popular alternative, ICO, in which startups raise money by selling entirely new tokens. That market has gotten crowded after raising about $3.7 billion last year, and smaller offerings have struggled.