Digital Asset Facts

Our Digital Asset Facts provides information and useful links on the cryptocurrencies & tokens you can trade thorugh us.
BCH (Bitcoin Cash)

Forked from: Bitcoin

Roadmap: https://www.bitcoincash.org/roadmap.html

Code repository: https://github.com/Bitcoin-ABC/bitcoin-abc

Operating system: Windows, OS X, Linux

Initial release: version 0.15.0 .1; date 12.11.2017

Split into 2 currencies: date 15.11.2018 ; Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV) and Bitcoin Cash ABC (BCH)

Timestamping scheme: Proof-of-work

Hash function: SHA-256

Block reward: 12.5 BCH (halved approx. Every 4 years, next halving in April 2020)

Block time: 10 min.

Block explorer: https://blockchair.com/bitcoin-cash/blocks

Supply Limit: 21,000,000 BCH

Useful Links:
Official Website: https://www.bitcoincash.org/
Bitcoin Cash Forumhttps://forum.bitcoin.com/bitcoin-cash-f119/
Market Capitalizationshttps://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/bitcoin-cash/

BSV (Bitcoin SV)

Forked from: Bitcoin Cash

Roadmap: https://www.bitcoincash.org/roadmap.html

Written in: C++, Qt

Code repository: https://github.com/BTCGPU/BTCGPU

Initial release: date 15.11.2018

Timestamping scheme: Proof-of-work

Hash function: SHA-256

Block reward: 12.5 BSV

Block time: 10 min.

Block explorer: https://www.svblox.com/

Supply Limit: 21,000,000 BSV

Useful Links:
Official Website: https://bitcoinsv.io/
Market Capitalizationshttps://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/bitcoin-sv/

BTC (Bitcoin)

Subunits: 1/1,000 = milibitcoin and 1/100,000,000 or 0.00000001 BTC = Satoshi

Original author: Satoshi Nakamoto

White paper: “Bitcoin: A peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System “ (https://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf)

Implementation(s): Bitcoin Core

Initial release: version 0.1.0 ; date 09.01.2009

Latest release: version 0.17.1 ; date 25.12.2018

Ledger start: 03.01.2009

Timestamping scheme: Proof-of-work (partial hash inversion)

Hash function: SHA-256

Block reward: 12.5 BTC (halved approx. Every 4 years, next halving in June 2020)

Block time: 10 min.

Block explorer: www.blockchain.com

Supply Limit: 21,000,000 BTC

Useful Links:
Official Websitehttps://bitcoin.org/en/
Bitcoin FAQhttps://bitcoin.org/en/faq
Bitcoin Forumhttps://bitcointalk.org/
Market Capitalizationshttps://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/bitcoin/

BTG (Bitcoin Gold)

Forked from: Bitcoin

Developers: Bitcoin Gold Organization

Roadmap: https://bitcoingold.org/wp content/uploads/2017/10/BitcoinGold-Roadmap.pdf

Code Repository: https://github.com/BTCGPU/BTCGPU

Written in: C++, Qt

Operating system: Windows, OS X, Linux

Initial release: version 0.15.0 .1; date 01.08.2017

Latest release: version 0.15.0.2 ; date 15.11.2018

Ledger start: 03.01.2009

Timestamping scheme: Proof-of-work

Hash function: Equihash

Block reward: 12.5 BTG (halved approx. Every 4 years, next halving in June 2020)

Block time: 10 min.

Block explorer: https://explorer.bitcoingold.org/insight/

Supply Limit: 21,000,000 BTG

Useful Links:
Official Website: https://bitcoingold.org
Bitcoin FAQhttps://bitcoingold.org/faq/
Bitcoin Forumhttps://forum.bitcoingold.org/
Market Capitalizationshttps://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/bitcoin-gold/

DASH (Dash)

Forked from: Bitcoin

Original author: Evan Duffiled

Developer: Alexander Block (core developer at Dash)

White paper: https://docs.dash.org/en/stable/introduction/about.html

Written in: C

Code repository: https://github.com/dashpay/dash

Initial release: date 18.01.2014

Block explorer: https://explorer.dash.org/chain/Dash

Supply Limit: 18,900,000 DASH

Useful Links:
Official Website: https://www.dash.org/
Dash FAQ: https://www.dash.com.sg/faqs/
Dash Forum: https://www.dash.org/forum/
Market Capitalization: https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/dash/

ETH (Ethereum)

Subunits: 1/1,000 = milibitcoin and 1/100,000,000 or 0.00000001 BTC = Satoshi

Original authors: Vitalik Buterin, Gavin Wood, Joseph Lubin

White paper: http://blockchainlab.com/pdf/Ethereum_white_paper-a_next_generation_smart_contract_and_decentralized_application_platform-vitalik-buterin.pdf

Written in: Go, C++, Rust

Operating system: Linux, Windows, macOS, POSIX, Raspbian

Platform: x86, AMD64, ARM

Code Repository: https://github.com/ethereum

Initial release: date 30.07.2015

Block explorer: https://etherscan.io/

Supply Limit: no limit

Useful Links:
Official Websitehttps://www.ethereum.org/
Ethereum Wikihttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethereum
Ethereum FAQhttps://www.ethereum.org/ether
Ethereum Forumhttps://forum.ethereum.org/
Market Capitalizationshttps://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/ethereum/

iSHARE (iShare)

Based on: XIN Coin

Written in: Java

Initial release: date: 08.03.2019

Latest release: date: 08.03.2019

Ledger start: date: 08.03.2019

Timestamping scheme: Proof-of-work

Hash function: SHA-256

Block reward: 256

Block time: 60 seconds

Block explorer: http://www.infinity-economics.org/blockexplorer/#!/blocks

Supply Limit: 1,000,000

Useful Links:
Official Websitehttp://www.infinity-economics.org/blockexplorer/#!/assets

LTC (Litecoin)

Forked from: Bitcoin

Original author: Charlie Lee

Developers: Ripple Labs Inc.

White paper:

Written in: C++

Operating system: Windows, OS X, Linux, Android

Code repository: https://github.com/litecoin-project/litecoin

Initial release: version 0.1.0; date 07.10.2011

Latest release: version 0.16.3; date 19.09.2018

Timestamping scheme: Proof-of-work

Hash function: scrypt

Block reward: 25 LTC (halved approx. Every 4 years, next halving in 05.08. 2019)

Block time: 2.5 min.

Block explorer: http://explorer.litecoin.net/chain/Litecoin

Supply Limit: 84 million LTC

Useful Links:
Official Website: https://litecoin.com/en/
Litecoin FAQ:
https://blockgeeks.com/guides/litecoin/
Litecoin Forum:
https://litecointalk.io/
Market Capitalization:
https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/litecoin/

MCOIN (MasterCoin)

Based on: XIN Coin

Written in: Java

Initial release: date: 09.03.2019

Latest release: date: 09.03.2019

Ledger start: date: 09.03.2019

Timestamping scheme: Proof-of-work

Hash function: SHA-256

Block reward: 256

Block time: 60 seconds

Block explorer: http://www.infinity-economics.org/blockexplorer/#!/blocks

Supply Limit: 21,000,000

Useful Links:
Official Websitehttp://www.infinity-economics.org/blockexplorer/#!/currencies

STEEM (Steem)

Original author: Ned Scott, Daniel Larimer

Developer(s): Steemit Inc.

White paper: https://steem.com/SteemWhitePaper.pdf

Code Repository: https://github.com/steemit

Written in: C++

Initial release: date: 24.03.2016

Ledger start: Mar-16

Timestamping scheme: Proof-of-stake

Block time: 3 s

Block explorer: https://steemblockexplorer.com/

Supply Limit: No limit

Useful Links:
Official Websitehttps://steem.com/
FAQshttps://steem.com/faq/
Bloghttps://steemit.com/@steemitblog
Market Capitalizationshttps://coinmarketcap.com/de/currencies/steem/

XIN (XIN Coin)

Forked from: NXT

Original author: DAO

White paper: http://www.infinity-economics.org/docs/infinity_whitepaper.pdf

Code Repository: https://web.infinity-economics.org/reference-source-code-repository/

Written in: Java

Initial release: Version no. & Date: day/month/year

Latest release: Version no. & Date: day/month/year

Ledger start: Date: day/month/year

Timestamping scheme: Proof-of-work

Hash function: SHA-256

Block reward: 256

Block time: 60 seconds

Block explorer: http://www.infinity-economics.org/blockexplorer/#!/blocks

Peer explorer: http://www.infinity-economics.org/peerexplorer/#!/peers

Supply limit: 8,999,999,990

Useful Links:
Official Websitehttp://www.infinity-economics.org/
FAQshttps://web.infinity-economics.org/what-is-infinity-economics/
Forumhttps://forum.infinity-economics.org/
Bloghttps://web.infinity-economics.org/blog/
Market Capitalizationshttps://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/infinity-economics/

XLM (Stellar)

Original authors: Jed McCaleb, Joyce Kim

Developers: Stellar Development Foundation

White paper: https://www.stellar.org/papers/stellar-consensus-protocol.pdf

Written in: C++, Go, JavaScript, Java, Python, Ruby, Shell

Code repository: https://github.com/stellar/stellar-core

Initial release: date 31.07.2014

Block explorer: https://stellarchain.io/

Supply Limit: 100 billion Lumens (XLM)

Useful Links:
Official Website: https://www.stellar.org/
Stellar FAQ: https://www.stellar.org/faq/
Stellar Forum: https://stellarcommunity.org/
Market Capitalization: https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/stellar/

XRP (Ripple)

Original authors: Arthur Britto, David Schwartz, Ryan Fugger

Developers: Ripple Labs Inc.

White paper: https://ripple.com/files/ripple_consensus_whitepaper.pdf

Written in: C++

Operating system: GNU/Linux(RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu), Windows, macOS

Code repository: https://github.com/ripple/rippled

Initial release: year 2012

Stable release: version 1.0.0; date 15.05.2018

Block explorer: https://www.svblox.com/

Supply Limit: 100 billion XRP

Useful Links:
Official Website: https://developers.ripple.com/xrp-ledger-overview.html
Ripple FAQ: https://ripple.com/faq/
Ripple Forum: https://forum.ripple.com/
Market Capitalization: https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/ripple/