GVR Report cover Web 3.0 Market Size, Share, & Trends Report

Web 3.0 Market Size, Share, & Trends Analysis Report By Blockchain Type (Private, Public, Consortium, Hybrid), By Application, By End Use, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2024 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68040-184-4
  • Number of Report Pages: 130
  • Format: PDF, Horizon Databook
  • Historical Range: 2019 - 2022
  • Forecast Period: 2024 - 2030 
  • Industry: Technology

Web 3.0 Market Size & Trends

The global Web 3.0 market size was valued at USD 2.25 billion in 2023 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 49.3% from 2024 to 2030.The Web 3.0 industry is poised for significant growth, driven by several key factors such as increasing need for data privacy facilitated by the decentralized identity of Web 3.0 and advancements in internet technology. Additionally, the rapid rise in the adoption of digital assets such as cryptocurrencies, coupled with the ongoing deployment of the 6G and 5G technologies, is further anticipated to contribute to the growth. The booming world of digital assets and cryptocurrencies is finding synergy with Web 3.0. Integration of blockchain, DeFi (Decentralized Finance), and NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) within Web 3.0 applications is unlocking new possibilities for online transactions, ownership, and value creation. This convergence is expected to drive adoption and innovation across various sector.

Web 3.0 market size and growth rate, 2024 - 2030

Furthermore, the rising concern for data ownership and privacy is fueling interest in Web 3.0's decentralized identity solutions. Blockchain technology allows users to control their data, creating a shift from centralized, data-hungry platforms to individual empowerment. This trend is attracting users and businesses seeking greater privacy and security.

Technologies such as machine learning, big data, and decentralized ledgers are also expected to drive the industry’s growth owing to the technological improvements on the internet. The demand for Web 3.0 blockchain technology is attributed to the ability to simplify payment operations for businesses. Additionally, the integration of these technologies within the Web 3.0 framework not only enhances efficiency and security but also fosters a more inclusive and transparent digital environment, appealing to both businesses and users alike.

The companies operating in the blockchain technology space are trying to integrate enhanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain, and others in their offerings. Enhanced technologies enable companies to improve their competitive edge and customer experience. The integration of blockchain technology offers a faster, reliable, and highly agile supply chain network. Blockchain companies integrate AI for a competitive edge and operational optimization, particularly benefiting supply chain networks.

The rising adoption of Web 3.0 cryptocurrencies to efficiently automate transactions over the internet is also anticipated to drive the industry’s growth. At the same time, trading cryptocurrencies in Web 3.0 offers better benefits, such as decentralization and growth potential. Moreover, it does not require permission from the higher authorities, which is an additional advantage. Countries are also focusing on legalizing cryptocurrency laws to attract new players and make improvements. For instance, in March 2022, Dubai established the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority law, which aims to regulate blockchain-based assets.

Market Concentration & Characteristics

Market growth stage is exponential, and pace of the market growth is accelerating. The market is characterized by a high degree of innovation owing to the continual development of decentralized technologies, the integration of blockchain and distributed ledger systems, and ongoing advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

The Web 3.0 market is also characterized by a medium level of partnership and collaboration activity by the leading players. The complexity and interdisciplinary nature of Web 3.0 technologies often require expertise from multiple domains, encouraging industry leaders to collaborate to leverage complementary strengths.

The market is also subject to growing regulatory scrutiny. The decentralized and often pseudonymous nature of blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies, which are integral to Web 3.0, raises concerns about potential illegal activities such as money laundering, fraud, and tax evasion. Regulators are keen to ensure that these technologies are not misused for illegal purposes.

Web 3.0 Market Concentration & Characteristics

There are a limited number of direct product substitutes for Web 3.0. However, different blockchain platforms may serve as substitutes for each other, depending on the specific requirements of developers and users. Nonetheless, the presence of strong network effects within the Web 3.0 ecosystem can act as a barrier to the substitutes.

Application adoption is a significant factor in the market. As users increasingly prioritize data privacy, security, and autonomy, the decentralized and transparent nature of Web 3.0 applications becomes highly appealing. The high demand for Web 3.0 solutions is due to their potential to revolutionize traditional industries, enhance user control over digital assets, and offer novel ways of interacting with online services.

Blockchain Type Insights

The public segment dominated the market in 2023 and accounted for 56.4% share of the global revenue. The ability of the public blockchain networks to allow users worldwide to participate in the network without any restrictions is a major factor driving the segment’s growth. In a public blockchain, users worldwide can join the network, read, write and participate in the blockchain. Moreover, public blockchain offers high security, an open environment, total transparency, decentralization, and better distribution.

The hybrid segment is anticipated to register significant growth during the forecast period. The ability of the hybrid segment to offer permission-based and permissionless systems is a significant factor driving the growth of the segment. A hybrid blockchain is a combination of both public, and private blockchain where some part is controlled by the organization and others are made visible via the blockchain. Moreover, a hybrid blockchain offers the ability of the user to access information through smart contracts.

Application Insights

The cryptocurrency segment dominated the market in 2023. Rapid advancements in technological innovation, including automation and digitization, have led to the growing demand for high-performance cryptocurrency transaction services among enterprises. Therefore, to cope with the need for high-performance cryptocurrency transactions, several players across the globe are using blockchain technology solutions in cryptocurrency to complete their transactions efficiently. The aforementioned factors are expected to drive segment growth.

The smart contracts segment is anticipated to register significant growth during the forecast period. The unchangeable, traceable, and secure smart contracts created using Web 3.0 blockchain technology make a more open and collaborative work environment. As a result of these inherent properties, smart contracts are more likely to expand, and more businesses would be able to cut costs and facilitate faster and safe transactions. Such factors bode well for the growth of the segment.

End-use Insights

The BFSI segment accounted for largest market revenue share of 36.12% in 2023. The increasing demand for Web 3.0 blockchain for scalability, better transaction speed, and reduced processing costs in the banking and finance sector is a major factor driving the segment growth. Additionally, transactions enabled by Web 3.0 blockchain technology eliminate the need for third-party payment gateways to allow faster financial communications. Moreover, Web 3.0 also enables insurance companies to maintain decentralized data, thus preventing cybercrimes.

Global Web 3.0 market share and size, 2022

The retail & e-commerce segment is anticipated to register the fastest growth during the forecast period. Web 3.0 offers various benefits in the retail & e-commerce industry. These benefits include faster payments, reduced costs, increased transparency, and improved security, which is a significant factor driving the segment's growth. Moreover, Web 3.0 includes distributed ledger technology that allows retail companies to collaborate easily and closely with supply chain partners, including retailers, importers, and distributors.

Regional Insights

The North American regional market dominated in 2023 and accounted for a global revenue share of 37.3%. The rising use of Web 3.0 in numerous operating systems, such as blockchain-based systems, is a major factor driving the growth of the regional market. At the same time, the presence of major blockchain solution providers such as Helium Systems Inc. and Web3 Foundation in the region is also accentuating regional growth.

Web 3.0 Market Trends, by Region, 2023 - 2030

The Asia Pacific is projected to emerge as the fastest-growing market during the forecast period. The rapid adoption of digitization using Web 3.0 among banking and finance companies is the major factor driving the growth of the Asia Pacific region. At the same time, the retail and e-commerce industries are growing in the region, which is one of the largest contributors to the blockchain industry. Such factors mentioned above bode well for the growth of the Web 3.0 blockchain in the Asia Pacific region.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

Some of the key players operating in the market include Filecoin, Web3 Foundation (Polkadot), Helium Systems, Inc.

  • Filecoin is an open-source cloud storage, digital payment and public cryptocurrency platform designed to be a blockchain-based data retrieval method and co-operative digital storage.

  • Helium Systems, Inc. offers a decentralized wireless infrastructure network of hotspots that offers bandwidth for and collects data from nearby Internet-of-things devices.

Kusama, Terra, and Kadena LLC are some of the emerging market participants in the Web 3.0 Market.

  • Kusama is a scalable network of specialized blockchains built using Substrate. The company allows developers to build and deploy decentralized parachains. The parachains are blockchains connected with Polkadot or Kusama’s relay chain.

  • Kadena LLC is a company that offers blockchain technology solutions. The company provides parallel-chain protocol for massive security and throughput, as well as programming language that allows developers to execute business operations and implement transactional logic.

Key Web 3.0 Companies:

  • Web3 Foundation (Polkadot)
  • Helium Systems, Inc.
  • Ocean Protocol Foundation Ltd.
  • Zel Technologies Limited.
  • Kusama
  • Livepeer, Inc.
  • Filecoin
  • Kadena LLC
  • Polygon technology
  • Terra

Recent Developments

  • In November 2023, Amazon Web Services, Animoca Brands, and Polygon Labs entered into collaboration agreement to support Web 3.0 developers and accelerate the development of Web 3.0 products and services. In this collaboration, the companies announced MoonRealm Express Accelerator program that allows builders across the world to fast-track the development in emerging areas such as SocialFi, GameFi, decentralized identity and encourage builders to develop new ideas and solutions on Mocaverse.

  • In September 2023, Coinbase Global, Inc., a leading crypto exchange entered into partnership with Truflation, an economic data provider, to support Web3 and Blockchain technologies. This partnership aims to offer real-time inflation information required to expand Web3 and blockchain ecosystem.

  • In June 2023, The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) entered into a new collaboration with FYI.FYI, Inc. Both companies will incorporate IBM’s new AI and data platform, watsonx. FYI.FYI, Inc. currently operates on IBM Cloud and is supported by IBM technology to utilize cryptography. With watsonx, the FYI.FYI, Inc. deployed customized AI abilities to automate supply chain workflows and content creation, enhancing communication among teams, allowing more time for the creative process, and reducing administrative tasks.

Web 3.0 Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2024

USD 3.03 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 33.53 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 49.3% from 2024 to 2030

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2019 - 2022

Forecast period

2024 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2024 to 2030

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company market share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Blockchain type, application, end-use, region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America,  MEA

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; Germany; UK; France; China; India; Japan; South Korea; Australia; Brazil; Mexico; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ; UAE; South Africa

Key companies profiled

Web3 Foundation (Polkadot); Helium Systems Inc; Ocean Protocol Foundation Ltd.; Zel Technologies Limited.; Kusama; Livepeer, Inc.; Filecoin; Kadena LLC; Polygon technology;Terra.

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Global Web 3.0 Market Report Segmentation

This report forecasts revenue growth at regional and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2019 to 2030. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the Web 3.0 market report based on blockchain type, application, end use, and region.

Global Web 3.0 Market Report Segmentation

  • Blockchain Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2019 - 2030)

    • Public

    • Private

    • Consortium

    • Hybrid

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2019 - 2030)

    • Cryptocurrency

    • Conversational AI

    • Data & Transaction Storage

    • Payments

    • Smart Contracts

    • Others

  • End Use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2019 - 2030)

    • BFSI

    • Retail & E-commerce

    • Media & Entertainment

    • Pharmaceuticals

    • IT & Telecom

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2019 - 2030)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • U.K.

      • Germany

      • France

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

      • Australia

      • South Korea

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

    • MEA

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

      • South Africa

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