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 was officially launched in July of 2017 and is the successor of another privacy cryptocurrency project called the ShadowProject which was founded in August 2014.
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.
Initial coin offering
From March 17, 2017 to April 13, 2017 Particl held their initial coin offering (ICO) selling approximately $750,000 worth of their platforms native cryptocurrency utility token PART.
Compatible with supported blockchains
Always up to date
No ICO and no pre-mine
~9.081 million PART
All transactions are supported by SegWit
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
No. Transactions are auditable on a public blockchain.
Multi state privacy
Yes. 3 optional privacy levels for every transaction.
Private transactions (RingCT)
Ledger hardware wallet
Yes, with Particl Qt.
Yes, with Particl Copay
Staking from hardware wallet
Trezor hardware wallet
No, but In development.
Social media Coordinator
Gerlof van Ek
Lead designer & branding, UI/UX Developer
Developer Manager, CSM
Co-Founder, Communications Manager
Co-Founder, Lead & Core Developer
Scrum Master & Project Manager
A Decentralized Private Marketplace
Particl Platform: The intrinsic value of the blockchain
Projects We Like -- The Particl Project - SCI Ventures Blog - Medium
What is Particl - An Ultimate Guide on PART crypto
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
PARTICL | Decentralized markets on the blockchain
August 11, 2017
Particl AMAFAQ | 18.11.09
November 9, 2018