23 Blockchain App Business Ideas You Can Start Today [2023]

Updated: July 23rd, 2023

Interested in starting a blockchain app business in 2023?

We put together 23 of the best blockchain app businesses you can start in today.

For each business idea, we’ll show you real-world examples of other blockchain app businesses to help you see what it really takes.

Here's the full list:

1. Start a cross-border payments app business

How much you can make: $1,500,000/month

2. Start a real-time IOT OS app business

3. Create an anti-money laundering tracking app

4. Start a cybersecurity app business

How much you can make: $91,000/month

5. Start a stock market app business

Mobile applications have become synonymous with comfort and convenience.

In stock trading, apps help traders the ability to buy and sell shares of stocks and ETFs without paying commissions. Stock market apps also allow users to research investments, track their portfolios, and buy or sell stocks quickly.

The increased adoption of share market apps has created a business opportunity for programmers and platform developers.

Consider creating trading apps if you want an opportunity to generate money from the stock trading industry. Your customers will be stock brokers and traders looking to create a convenient and easy-to-use platform for their customers.

To create stock trading applications, you will need mobile development skills, backend development, and frontend development skills.

6. Start a voting mechanism app business

7. Start a real estate processing app business

8. Start an ecommerce crypto payment app business

Ecommerce crypto payment gateways allow businesses to accept transactions or cryptocurrencies from customers in exchange for goods or services. Ideally, crypto payment gateways accept payments from any country and emphasize security due to the nature of blockchain-based cryptocurrencies.

When a customer makes a purchase using cryptocurrency as payment, the transaction goes through the payment gateway at a fixed exchange rate.

9. Start a NFT marketplace app business

How much you can make: $30,000/month

10. Start a decentralized app

Decentralized apps are digital applications that exist and run on the blockchain or peer-to-peer networks of computers instead of on single computers.

Before you build a decentralized app business, it helps to know your competition and trends ushering in the new wave of decentralized Apps. Remember that dApps aren’t an entirely new concept. The new shared trust mechanisms that are cryptographically secured make the modern decentralized apps stand out. The decentralized apps will be more involved in day-to-day living, reducing costs and eliminating third parties from many of our personal and business transactions. In addition, app developers can expect to create dApps with a heavy focus on the metaverse.

How long does it take to build: 350 days (?)

11. Start a music royalties tracking app business

How much you can make: $50,000/month

12. Start a loyalty program app business

13. Start a multicurrency wallet app business

How much you can make: $35,000 — $220,000/month

14. Develop a supply chain & logistics monitoring app

How much you can make: $20,000/month

15. Start a distributed cloud storage app business

16. Start a smart contracts app business

How much you can make: $230,000/month

17. Start an original content creation app business

How much you can make: $5,000 — $40,000/month

18. Start a medical data secure sharing app business

19. Start a cryptocurrency exchange app business

20. Start a digital identity-based app business

How much you can make: $10,000 — $833,333/month

21. Start a crowdfunding app business

How much you can make: $1,000 — $400,000/month

How long does it take to build: 272 days (?)

22. Start a personal finance management app

How much you can make: $10,000 — $100,000/month

23. Start an advertising insights app business

How much you can make: $10,000/month

Pat Walls,  Founder of Starter Story
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