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Particl

An open-source and decentralized privacy marketplace built on blockchain.

Particl is an open-source, non-profit, and decentralized privacy marketplace built on blockchain that is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland and was founded by Paul Schmitzer and Ryno Mathee. Particl is designed to work with any cryptocurrency, and its native utility token is Particl (PART). PART is required for the platform's features and decentralized applications such as marketplaces, messaging and voting.

Particl features

Blochain specifications
Information

Atomic swaps

Compatible with supported blockchains

Block size

2 MB

Block time

120 seconds

BTC codebase

Always up to date

Consensus mechanism

Proof-of-Stake

Distribution

No ICO and no pre-mine

Money Supply

~9.081 million PART

SegWit

All transactions are supported by SegWit

Staking
Information

Coin maturity

225 confirmations (~8 hours)

Particl cold staking

Dedicated devices and hardware wallets

Yearly interest rate

4% in year one, 3% in year 2, and 2% thereafter

Privacy features
Information

Confidential transactions

No. Transactions are auditable on a public blockchain.

Multi state privacy

Yes. 3 optional privacy levels for every transaction.

Private transactions (RingCT)

Testnet only.

Security features
Information

Ledger hardware wallet

Yes, with Particl Qt.

Multi-signature wallets

Yes, with Particl Copay

Staking from hardware wallet

Yes.

Trezor hardware wallet

No, but In development.

Timeline

People

Name
Role
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Arnold Bansemer

Developer

Christina Migneault-Khoury

Social media Coordinator

Gerlof van Ek

Lead designer & branding, UI/UX Developer

Henk Swardt

Developer Manager, CSM

Juha Kovanen

Developer

Nick Sy

Treasurer

Paul Schmitzer

Co-Founder, Communications Manager

Ryno Mathee

Co-Founder, Lead & Core Developer

Vivienne Heine

Scrum Master & Project Manager

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type

Particl Platform: The intrinsic value of the blockchain

Decentralized Today

News

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

PARTICL | Decentralized markets on the blockchain

August 11, 2017

Particl AMAFAQ | 18.11.09

November 9, 2018

Companies

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CEO
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Products/Services