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Short links:Crypto 2.0 Comparison Chart
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tiny.cc/CryptoMaintained by Piotr "ThePiachu" Piasecki, Provable Inc.
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tiny.cc/Crypto2Your input is appreciated - what other data would you like to see? Have any data I am missing? Spotted any mistake? Let me know!
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FeatureRippleEthereumMastercoin / OmniNXTOpen TransactionsCounterpartyBitsharesOpen Assets / CoinprismColored CoinsCryptiNEMeMunieHyperledgerQora
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Comparison data verifiedHave the people involved in the project verified the data in this chart?Based on development experience of ThePiachuInitial draft discussed with Stephen Tual. Final revision still pending official Ethereum release and subject to change.Verified by Ron Gross and other members of the Mastercoin teamInformation provided by Jimmy Song from MonetasInformation provided by Matt Young and Evan WagnerInformation provided by Nathan Hourt, expanded laterInformation provided by Max Kordek
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WebsiteOfficial project websitehttps://ripple.com/http://ethereum.org/http://www.mastercoin.org/http://www.nxtcommunity.org/http://opentransactions.org/https://www.counterparty.co/http://bitshares.org/http://www.coinprism.comhttp://coloredcoins.org/http://crypti.mehttp://nem.io/http://emunie.com/http://hyperledger.com/http://www.qora.org/
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Started OnFirst function-complete public release2012-12-222013-07-312013-11-242010-01-012014-01-02?2014-07-192014-05-1416/06/2014
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Spechttps://ripple.com/ripple_primer.pdfhttp://ethereum.org/ethereum.htmlhttps://github.com/mastercoin-MSC/spechttp://nxt.org/the-ecosystem/http://opentransactions.org/wiki/index.php/Special:AllPageshttp://counterparty.io/docs/https://github.com/OpenAssets/open-assets-protocol/blob/master/specification.mediawikihttp://crypti.me/crypti.pdfhttp://nem.io/NEM_techRef.pdf
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Downloadable walletDoes the platform have a downloadable wallet, or does it rely on a websitehttps://download.ripple.com/http://nxt.org/No?https://github.com/BitShares/bitshares/releaseshttp://crypti.me/download
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Network speedOn average how fast a "confirmation" occurs2-5 second ledgers1 minute blocks10 minute Bitcoin blocks1 minute blocksInstant10 minute Bitcoin blocks10 seconds10 minute Bitcoin blocks10 minute Bitcoin blocks10 second blocks
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Own blockchainDoes the network store data on its own blockchain, or does it piggyback on some other network?Own ledgerOwn blockchainBitcoin blockchain with extra data?Own blockchainCentralized serversBitcoin blockchain?Own blockchainBitcoin blockchainBitcoin blockchainOwn blockchainOwn blockchainOwn blockchain
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Coin distributionHow the coins are distributed - through mining, sales, etc.All distributed by creatorsSome pre-purchase, infinite mining afterwardsPre-purchase only + 9% "Dev mastercoin" vesting over the yearsPre-purchase onlyNAProof-of-burnIPO with BTC and PTSNANAIPO with BTC, capped at 750BTC
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PreminedGenerating coins that other people have to mine later is premining. Allocating a disproportionate amount of coins to a single entity that others had to buy is a premine. Fair or no pre-purchase with reasonable allocation is not.YesYesNoNoNANoNoNoNAYes
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Block creationHow blocks are createdConsensusProof-of-knowledge / PoS-PoW hybrid / To be decidedConsensusProof-of-stakeNAConsensusDelegated proof of stakeNANADelegated-Proof-of-StakeProof of ImportanceConsensus?Proof of Stake
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FeesWhat fees user pay in the system. If fee is flat, it can be considered small if it's under 1 cent, minimal if well under 1 cent. Percentage fees should be listedFixed (30XRP) fees for activating new addresses and (5XRP) granting trust. Minimal fees for transactions. Custom fees (usually around 0.2%) set by Gateways for using IOUsFixed fee per operation with each different operation having a different base fee0.3% fees for fundraisers, betting and distributed exchangeConfigurable0.5 XCP flat free for asset creation. No fees for fundraisers, decentralized exchange, or bettingFlat fees?Standard Bitocin feesStandard Bitcoin fees?0.10%
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Fees go to...Who earns the fees?Address activation and trust set - fees are locked in the address. Transaction fees are burned. Gateway fees are earned by the GatewayMinersFees are converted to Mastercoin and burnedNotary serversFees are burnedDelegates, which can burn them?Bitcoin MinersBitcoin miners?10% to Crypti Foundation, 90% to delegates
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Reference ImplementationCore implementationrippled - https://github.com/ripple/rippledMaster Core - forked off Bitcoin Core

https://github.com/mastercoin-MSC/mastercore
https://bitbucket.org/JeanLucPicard/nxt/srchttps://github.com/Open-Transactionsgithub.com/CounterpartyXCP/counterpartydhttps://github.com/BitShares/bitshares_toolkit , https://bitsharestalk.org/index.php?topic=5303.195http://github.com/crypti
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Decentralized exchangeDoes the network include a distributed / decentralized exchange running inside of the network?YesThrough scriptBTC-MSC only right now
MSC-X exchange TBD in Q3 2014 or early Q4
YesYesYesYesPlannedThrough dappYes?
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Automatic order matchingAre orders in the orderbook matched automatically?YesThrough scriptNo, manual order matchingYes?YesYesYesNoThrough dapp
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Can trade between any currencies?Can a user trade between any currency pairs, or are there some restrictions?YesThrough scriptYes?No - only anything to and from NXTYesBTC<->XCP, BTC<->user-created assets, XCP<->User-created assetsYesYesThrough dappYes?
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Incentive for GatewaysWhat incentive does the system offer to various Gateways?Gateways can charge a Transit Fee for people using (sending or trading) their IOUs in the system. They will earn a percentage of each transaction amount.Through scriptCan charge a premium (off protocol)NoNo gatewaysCan charge transaction fees?NoThrough dapp
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Integrated messagingLike BitmessageNoThrough scriptNone yetYesYesNoYesNoThrough dapp
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Integrated DNSLike NamecoinNoThrough scriptNone yetYesAgnostic - Namecoin integration is orkingNoNoNoThrough dapp
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Integrated bettingNoThrough scriptPlanned, Q4 2014Yes?NoYesPossibleNoThrough dapp
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Other financial functionalityFutures, contract for difference, shorting, etc.Demurrage?Through scriptYes, many are supportedContract for Difference, short, long, leverage, derivativesShorting of market-issued assetsNAThrough dapp
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Multisignature supportNot yetThrough scriptYes, since block 322000Yes - Voting pools.http://opentransactions.org/wiki/index.php/Voting_Pool_Deposit_ProcessNoYesYesYes, N-of-M
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Automated trading between currencies?Can trades occur as a part of a money transfer (rather than an implicit, separate currency exchange)YesThrough scriptPlanned for some usecasesPossibly?YesYes?PlannedNoNoNo
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IOU limitsIs the number of tokens that can be created limited by anything (like satoshis or only integer values), or can they represent a floating point not limited by any assetNoNoNoConverted from NXTNoNo?Limited to integersLimited to integersLimited to integers?-
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Programable script?Or turing-complete scrypt or the likeTo be addedYesPlanned (Q4 2014?)No?YesNoYes (Bitcoin script)NoYes
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Other featuresWhat other notable features are present in the systemPayment rippling-Distributed marketplaceDapps, Side Chains, Dapp Store
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Development teamBased on team size, crypto and programming expertise, funding, etc.StrongStrongStrongSmallMonetas - StrongSmallLean and Agile team?Boris Povod, Pavel Nekrasof, Vera Nekrasofa, Stas Oskin, Mike Doty, Max Kordek, Olivier Beddows, Sebastian Stupurac?
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Size of Dev TeamHow many people are working on the projectAbout 5 core members + 20 regular GitHub contributors14-16 fulltime + community contributions20 in Monetas + open source community3Around 20Small8 devs + 4 other team members
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Backers / InvestorsBig companies investing in the team or technologyGoogle Ventures, Core Innovation Capital, Venture 51, Camp One Ventures, IDG Capital PartnersNone yetBitAngels, DApps FundConfidentialBitfund.pe-
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Development budget?How much the team raised for developing the technology and through what means$9M from Google Ventures and others, also secured by XRPsFrom presaleAs of June 2014:
3000 BTC + > 13,343.1927 MSC
$800k from pre-purchaseEntering third roundNone, self-funded and nonprofit~$4M, budget primarily from AGS fundingNone750 BTC from presale
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Big adoptersBig companies that use the serviceBitstamp, Fidor Bank, http://www.xrpga.org/gateways.htmlNone yetMaidSafe ... more coming soon.?Swarm, maybe Overstock in the future for dual-listing their stock---
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DecentralizationIs it centralized (reliant on one party), distributed (a few key parties), or decentralized (not relying on a few parties)DistributedDecentralizedDecentralizedDecentralizedFederated Servers (Server has no power over users.)DecentralizedDecentralizedDecentralizedDecentralized
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Open sourceIs everything requried to run the project open source?Yes, after 5 monthsYes, MIT licenseYes, MIT & Unlicense licensesYesYesYesYesUnder DevelopmentNo, in a few months
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FoundersWho founded the projectJed McCaleb, Chris Larsen, Arthur BrittoVitalik Buterin, Charles Hoskinson, Anthony DiIorio, Mihai Alisie, Gavin Wood, Joseph Lubin, Jeffrey Wilcke, Amir ChetritJ.R Wilett, Ron Gross.
Probablly David A. Johnston as well.
Chris Odom (open source) + Johann Gevers and Chris Odom (Monetas)Robby Dermody, Adam Krellenstein, Evan WagnerDaniel and Stan Larimer, Bo Shen, Charles HoskinsonFlavien CharlonBoris Povod, Stas Oskin, Matthew Cox, Arman Manukyan, Mike Doty
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TransparencyHow transparent the project is with its development, finance, etc.Active community engagement on the forum: https://ripple.com/forum/Aims to be radical upon launchRadical.
Budget, board meeting notes
99% of discussions are on public forums and github.
Completely transparentRadicalCompletely transparentWeekly blog posts about developments, Everyone can join team chat and ask any question
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Corporate StructureRipple Labs is a for profit and based in San Francisco that maintains and develops the Ripple Protocol and ecosystemNot for profit stiftungNon-profit Delaware organizationFor-profit company (Monetas) coupled with an open source projectNoneInvictus Innovations is a corporation based in the US developing the ecosystemFor-profit company (Coinprism) coupled with an open source projectFoundation
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Price Charthttp://www.ripplecharts.com/http://coinmarketcap.com/msc_180.htmlhttps://bter.com/trade/xcp_btcNAhttps://cryptichain.me/marketWatcher
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User / account statisticsHow many users / accounts there are on the system, etc.http://www.ripplecharts.com/#/accounts , https://www.stellar.org/stats/ for Stellarhttp://www.mynxt.info/blockexplorer/ , http://charts.nxt.org/http://xcp.blockscan.com/https://cryptichain.me
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Other notesOther information not covered under elsewhere but still relevant to projects' successBurdened by being labeled as scam early onImplementation details may still change before releaseBitshares is not a coin; its a ecosystem for DACs (distributed autonomous companies).Derived from Colored CoinsMultiple implementations that don't interoperatehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9o5X4xHJnc
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Social Channels
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Contact Emailinfo@ripple.cominfo@mastercoin.orginfo@monetas.netdev@counterparty.cocontact@bitshares.orghttps://coinprism.desk.com/customer/portal/emails/newmax@crypti.me
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Forumhttps://ripple.com/forum/ , https://xrptalk.org/https://forum.ethereum.orghttp://mastercointalk.org/http://opentransactions.org/forum/forums.counterparty.cohttps://bitsharestalk.org/http://forum.coinprism.comhttps://forum.crypti.me
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Reddithttp://www.reddit.com/r/ripplers , http://www.reddit.com/r/ripplehttp://www.reddit.com/r/ethereumhttp://reddit.com/r/mastercoinhttp://reddit.com/r/opentransactionsreddit.com/r/counterparty_xcphttp://www.reddit.com/r/BitShareshttp://www.reddit.com/r/coloredcoinhttp://reddit.com/r/crypti
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Githubhttps://github.com/ripplehttps://github.com/ethereumhttps://github.com/mastercoin-MSChttps://github.com/Open-Transactionshttps://github.com/CounterpartyXCP/Counterpartyhttps://github.com/BitShares/bitshares_toolkithttps://github.com/OpenAssetshttps://github.com/crypti
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Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/RippleLabshttps://www.facebook.com/ethereumprojecthttps://www.facebook.com/groups/mastercoinhttps://www.facebook.com/CounterpartyXCPhttps://www.facebook.com/officialbitshareshttps://www.facebook.com/Coinprismhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Crypti/1468497296767839
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Twitterhttps://twitter.com/Ripple, https://twitter.com/Ripplelabshttps://twitter.com/MSCprotocoltwitter.com/CounterpartyXCPhttps://twitter.com/_bitshareshttps://twitter.com/coinprismhttp://twitter.com/cryptiteam
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Google+https://plus.google.com/+Ripplepayhttp://google.com/+EthereumOrgOfficialhttps://plus.google.com/communities/117331355001800275452https://plus.google.com/109866598728356866398/postshttps://plus.google.com/b/112818205922585372230/112818205922585372230/about
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Quorahttps://www.quora.com/Ripple-Labshttps://www.quora.com/Mastercoin
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