Market Cap: $1 613 224 898 870 (2.68%)
  • Volume 24h: $102 671 773 465 (6.36%)
  • Market Cap Change 24h: 2.68%
  • BTC dominance: 44.71%


Business-ready blockchain

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.

Proof Type: Proof of Stake (PoS) Algorithm: POS 3.0 CMC Rank: 97 Team Location: China
  • USD: $6.10
    1h: 0.67% 24h: 5.24% 7d: 14.83%
  • BTC: 0.00019 BTC
All Time High: $100.2 6 years ago
Current price is -94 % from ATH
  • Cap: $631 892 018
  • Vol 24h: $176 285 654 (27.90 %)
  • Circulating: 103 562 972 QTUM (96.0 %)
  • Total: 107 822 406 QTUM

Qtum ICO stats:

ICO dates: 12 Mar, 2017 - 17 Mar, 2017 (7 years ago)
ICO platform: Ethereum
ICO price: $0.31 USD | 0.014 ETH
Raised on ICO: $15 664 829 USD
QTUM tokens sold on ICO: 51 000 000 QTUM (49.2% of circulating supply)

ROI since ICO:

x19.86 in USD x0.23 in ETH x0.73 in BTC

Peak ROI in USD: x326.29

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About Qtum

Qtum is a decentralized and open-source smart contracts platform and value transfer protocol. Qtum uses proof-of-stake consensus, meaning node operators are rewarded for validating transactions. It is a DGP governed blockchain where community participants can vote to change certain network parameters. Qtum is built on a bitcoin core fork, but the foundation has created its own hybrid blockchain with the help of several key tools. The coin uses bitcoin’s chain because of its simple and stable nature, allowing the foundation to build upon it more easily.

As the QTUM project is a hybrid of Bitcoin and Ethereum, its team comprises of members from both Bitcoin and Ethereum community. They also have team members who formerly worked with Tencent, Alibaba, Nasdaq etc. Apart from that, they are backed by some notable VCs and prominent people from the Blockchain community such as Patrick Dai (Project Co-Founder), Neil Mahi (Chief Blockchain Architect/Co-Founder) and Jordan Earls (Lead Developer/Co-Founder).

Qtum provides a Turing-complete blockchain stack and is able to execute smart contracts and decentralised applications like the Ethereum blockchain.

Qtum builds on Bitcoin's UTXO transaction model and uses the Proof-of-Stake algorithm. It is backed by some highly prominent members of the blockchain community such as Anthony Di Iorio, Xu Star, Bo Shen, David Lee, Jehan Chu and Roger Ver.

Qtum sold over 10 million dollars’ worth of its tokens after only 90 minutes, eventually raising a total value of $15.7 million before stopping the campaign early after only 5 days. They raised a total amount of 11,156.766 bitcoins (BTC) and 77,081.031 ether (ETH) in exchange for the 51 million Qtum tokens being distributed to the public. In Qtum’s whitepaper, 51% of the coins were distributed to the public via the crowdfunding campaign. Of the remaining 49%, 29% of the coins would be allocated as community incentives, and the remaining 20% would be distributed to the early backers and development team.

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