What is it?

Qtum provides a Turing-complete blockchain stack, able to execute smart contracts and decentralized applications, comparable to the Ethereum blockchain. However, in contrast to Ethereum, Qtum is built upon Bitcoin's well established UTXO transaction model and employs a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism that is more practical for business adoption.

Qtum Details

Market Cap $189,400,176
Volume 24H $246,652,877
Circulating Supply 89,188,944 QTUM
Total Supply 101,188,944 QTUM
Proof Type Proof of Stake (PoS)
Algorithm POS 3.0
Team Location China
First Announced December 26, 2016

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Qtum Founding Team

Patrick Dai
Patrick Dai


Neil Mahi
Neil Mahi

Blockchain Architect

Jordan Earls
Jordan Earls

Core developer

Yunqi "Caspal" Ouyang

Web developer

Baiqiang Dong
Baiqiang Dong

Xiaolong "Stephen" Xu