Burst (cryptocurrency)

Burst (cryptocurrency)

A digital currency that is secured by Proof-of-Capacity algorithm.

Burst is a digital currency based on blockchain technology that is secured by Proof-of-Capacity (PoC) algorithm. Burst was created by an anonymous developer, and is being worked on by a team of developers called the PoC Consortium.

It is a green cryptocurrency using inexpensive, low-power hard drives instead of high powered processors and graphic cards. The companies website claims that Burst uses 0.0024 kWh per verified transactions. Burst features asset exchange, smart contracts, marketplace, crowdfunding, and an encrypted messaging platform. Transactions on Burst do not require any fees, and the Burst blockchain can handle an unlimited amount of transactions per second according to the companies website.

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People

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Further reading

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Burst White Paper

Seán Gauld, Franz von Ancoina and Robert Stadler

Academic

Burstcoin (BURST): Mining Made Easy and Accessible With Hard Disk Space

Freddie Miller

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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What is burstcoin? (3 minute explanation 2018)

December 28, 2017

Companies

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News

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Jonathan Shieber
December 20, 2019
TechCrunch
Burst, the subscription dental care service, with the pretty, pretty toothbrushes, has now added a sleek dental floss product to its monthly kits. The Los Angeles-based dental hygiene company, which has raised at least $20 million in financing from the growth capital investment firm, Volition Capital, takes a different approach to reaching consumers than competitors [...]
Jonathan Shieber
December 20, 2019
TechCrunch
Burst, the subscription dental care service, with the pretty, pretty toothbrushes, has now added a sleek dental floss product to its monthly kits. The Los Angeles-based dental hygiene company, which has raised at least $20 million in financing from the growth capital investment firm, Volition Capital, takes a different approach to reaching consumers than competitors [...]

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