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Rank

Qtum, QTUM

$15.40 ( -5.47% )

Market Cap

$1 514 106 352

24 Hour Volume

$1 383 540 975

Available Supply

98 305 292

Qtum / US Dollar Chart, QTUM/USD ()


Open price: 0.0
High price: 0.0
Average price: 0.0
Close price: 0.0
Low price: 0.0
Change: 0.0%

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Exchange
Pair
Volume
Volume (%)
1.
QTUM/KRW
248 820 664 USD
17.98 %
2.

EXX EXX

QTUM/USDT
227 357 629 USD
16.43 %
3.
QTUM/BTC
143 590 394 USD
10.38 %
4.
QTUM/USDT
84 588 501 USD
6.11 %
5.

ZBG ZBG

QTUM/USDT
59 568 722 USD
4.31 %
6.
QTUM/USDT
58 077 765 USD
4.20 %
7.
QTUM/USDT
57 484 075 USD
4.15 %
8.
QTUM/KRW
43 223 529 USD
3.12 %
9.
QTUM/USDT
42 619 892 USD
3.08 %
10.
QTUM/USDT
41 242 974 USD
2.98 %
11.
QTUM/USDT
41 242 974 USD
2.98 %
12.
QTUM/BTC
37 314 442 USD
2.70 %
13.
QTUM/BTC
37 313 221 USD
2.70 %
14.

ZB ZB

QTUM/USDT
34 728 600 USD
2.51 %
15.
QTUM/BTC
19 558 224 USD
1.41 %
16.
QTUM/USDT
17 103 817 USD
1.24 %
17.
QTUM/USDT
13 299 345 USD
0.96 %
18.
QTUM/BTC
12 301 318 USD
0.89 %
19.
QTUM/BTC
11 627 340 USD
0.84 %
20.
QTUM/USDT
11 492 301 USD
0.83 %
21.

ZB ZB

QTUM/QC
10 107 695 USD
0.73 %
22.
QTUM/USDT
8 687 650 USD
0.63 %
23.
QTUM/BTC
8 449 082 USD
0.61 %
24.
QTUM/USDT
7 483 961 USD
0.54 %
25.
QTUM/ETH
7 301 622 USD
0.53 %
26.
QTUM/ETH
6 980 360 USD
0.50 %
27.
QTUM/BTC
6 703 997 USD
0.48 %
28.
QTUM/BTC
6 584 151 USD
0.48 %
29.
QTUM/USDT
6 582 468 USD
0.48 %
30.
QTUM/KRW
6 189 117 USD
0.45 %
31.

EXX EXX

QTUM/ETH
5 709 694 USD
0.41 %
32.
QTUM/BTC
5 377 853 USD
0.39 %
33.
QTUM/BTC
5 376 983 USD
0.39 %
34.
QTUM/BTC
4 359 131 USD
0.32 %
35.
QTUM/USDT
4 153 535 USD
0.30 %
36.
QTUM/USDT
4 110 537 USD
0.30 %
37.
QTUM/BUSD
4 076 493 USD
0.29 %
38.
QTUM/USDT
3 467 128 USD
0.25 %
39.
QTUM/BTC
2 487 064 USD
0.18 %
40.
QTUM/USDT
2 261 784 USD
0.16 %
41.
QTUM/USDT
2 045 180 USD
0.15 %
42.
QTUM/USD
2 037 341 USD
0.15 %
43.
QTUM/BUSD
1 738 374 USD
0.13 %
44.
QTUM/USDT
1 498 000 USD
0.11 %
45.
QTUM/ETH
1 317 921 USD
0.10 %
46.
QTUM/BTC
1 176 545 USD
0.09 %
47.
QTUM/ETH
1 143 184 USD
0.08 %
48.
QTUM/ETH
1 143 184 USD
0.08 %
49.
QTUM/BTC
1 110 115 USD
0.08 %
50.
QTUM/EUR
1 097 252 USD
0.08 %
51.

MXC MXC

QTUM/USDT
1 014 025 USD
0.07 %
52.
QTUM/USDT
950 582 USD
0.07 %
53.
QTUM/ETH
815 986 USD
0.06 %
54.
QTUM/ETH
730 003 USD
0.05 %
55.
QTUM/USDT
717 289 USD
0.05 %
56.
QTUM/BTC
636 112 USD
0.05 %
57.
QTUM/ETH
476 975 USD
0.03 %
58.
QTUM/BTC
454 191 USD
0.03 %
59.
QTUM/USDT
385 720 USD
0.03 %
60.
QTUM/ETH
304 112 USD
0.02 %
61.
QTUM/USDT
278 480 USD
0.02 %
62.
QTUM/BTC
274 184 USD
0.02 %
63.

AAX AAX

QTUM/USDT
274 163 USD
0.02 %
64.

AAX AAX

QTUM/BTC
266 598 USD
0.02 %
65.
QTUM/KRW
250 069 USD
0.02 %
66.
QTUM/BTC
244 195 USD
0.02 %
67.
QTUM/USD
187 289 USD
0.01 %
68.
QTUM/BTC
183 266 USD
0.01 %
69.
QTUM/USDT
163 635 USD
0.01 %
70.
QTUM/USDT
161 347 USD
0.01 %
71.
QTUM/BTC
141 625 USD
0.01 %
72.
QTUM/USDT
124 434 USD
0.01 %
73.
QTUM/ETH
117 872 USD
0.01 %
74.
QTUM/CRO
112 850 USD
0.01 %
75.
QTUM/TRX
105 837 USD
0.01 %
76.
QTUM/ETH
104 541 USD
0.01 %
77.
QTUM/BTC
96 206 USD
0.01 %
78.
QTUM/USD
91 157 USD
0.01 %
79.
QTUM/HUSD
78 813 USD
0.01 %
80.

ZB ZB

QTUM/BTC
68 376 USD
0.00 %
81.
QTUM/BTC
67 089 USD
0.00 %
82.
QTUM/ETH
57 669 USD
0.00 %
83.
QTUM/ETH
57 122 USD
0.00 %
84.
QTUM/BTC
54 895 USD
0.00 %
85.
QTUM/ETH
54 691 USD
0.00 %
86.
QTUM/BTC
54 269 USD
0.00 %
87.
QTUM/ETH
38 434 USD
0.00 %
88.
QTUM/USDT
35 047 USD
0.00 %
89.

ZBG ZBG

QTUM/QC
28 829 USD
0.00 %
90.
QTUM/BTC
28 688 USD
0.00 %
91.
QTUM/ETH
27 049 USD
0.00 %
92.
QTUM/USDT
18 973 USD
0.00 %
93.
QTUM/USDT
15 118 USD
0.00 %
94.
QTUM/ETH
10 946 USD
0.00 %
95.
QTUM/BTC
1 849 USD
0.00 %
96.
QTUM/BTC
81 USD
0.00 %
97.
QTUM/BTC
11 USD
0.00 %
98.

AAX AAX

QTUM/ETH
0.0 USD
0.0 %
99.
INK/QTUM
0.0 USD
0.0 %
100.
QTUM/ETH
0.0 USD
0.0 %
101.
TSL/QTUM
0.0 USD
0.0 %
102.
QBT/QTUM
0.0 USD
0.0 %

About Qtum


Qtum is a Chinese hybrid platform that connects blockchains with virtual machines. Using an Account Abstraction Layer, it combines Bitcoin’s model UTXO, Ethereum’s virtual machines, and a modification of the PoS consensus algorithm — Mutualized Proof-of-Stake (MPoS).

The platform has its own virtual machine Qtum x86 that supports not only native smart contracts and decentralized applications but also third-party ones. In addition, dApps created on the platform are compatible with widespread blockchains. They can be launched even on smartphones and devices with IoT.

Qtum project history

The crypto project was established by Patrick Dai, Jordan Earls, and Neil Mahi in March 2016. Mr Dai is an enthusiast from Shanghai. He mastered cryptocurrencies back in 2012. He started his official employment in the blockchain industry in 2015 from the position of a technical adviser in Factom (FCT). Since October 2015, he has been CTO simultaneously at VeChain (up till March 2016) and at Bitse Group (up till October 2016).

Mr Earls has been doing programming since he turned 13 years old. When he had got into the crypto community, he checked the source code of 100 altcoins and detected a lot of vulnerabilities. Such skills helped him make the common project more secure. Mr Mahi has been a software developer for 20 years. In the last four years, he has been focused on blockchain.

In November 2016, Patrick Dai, Jordan Earls, and Neil Mahi registered Qtum Chain Foundation in Singapore. Mr Dai took the position of the Chairman of the Foundation, Mr Earls became the lead developer, and Mr Mahi — the blockchain architect. Later, the Foundation’s structure grew bigger, and separate committees emerged. By 2020, the entire team had 43 members. Qtum Chain Foundation issues monthly expense reports that include operational and marketing costs and wage disbursements.

Investment in the project

  1. January 2017: $1 million in angel investment from Anthony Di Iorio (Decentral), Star Xu (OKCoin), Li Xiaolai (BitFund), and Bo Shen (Fenbushi).
  2. March 2017: $15.7 million during the initial coin offering.

Qtum cryptocurrency features

On one hand, the platform is managed by the Foundation, on the other hand — by the Decentralized Governance Protocol (DGP). Using smart contracts, DGP controls and updates blockchain’s parameters. Due to the MPoS consensus algorithm, coin holders can vote with their shares for such changes as an increase in block size, a reduction of gas price to fulfil smart contracts, and other modifications. DGP provides an opportunity to do all these without a hard fork, and users will not even have to download new software.

Besides voting, coins are also used as a right to get a reward for staking. There is no minimum stake but the chances are improved for those who have a plentiful supply. Creating a block pays 4 QTUM, while staking can bring 5 to 6% revenue annually. Every four years (or 985,500 blocks, to be precise) bring halving: the first one will happen in summer 2021; the last, the seventh one, will bring the reward down to zero by 2045.

When exercising their roles of validators, stakers also get a commission for added transactions and payment for gas. Those who use smart contracts buy gas with QTUM. Such users also get access to internal tokens QRC20 created in smart contracts as digital assets for dApps.

Here are more advantages of the hybrid platform:

  • block size — 2 MB, with scaling — up to 32 MB (to get it, just vote via DGP);
  • the time required to create a block — 128 seconds, and the same time takes transaction validation;
  • the maximum speed — 70 operations per second in the basic variant; those who require more can use Qtum Eclair with Lightning Network;
  • support for Solidity using EVM, and also C and C++ in Qtum x86 (Python and Rust are also promised).

Developers created an official wallet — Qtum Core. It is full-fledged client software available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. There is also light software — Qtum Electrum for Windows and macOS. Mobile version Qtum Core is available for Android. The project also has a web wallet (qtumwallet.org).

Qtum ICO and distribution

Qtum crowdsale took place from 12 to 17 March 2017, although it was planned for an entire month. It is deemed ICO because developers started creating their own blockchain in advance. In June 2017, a testnet was launched, and in September there was a transfer to the main one.

The team conducted ICO via Ethereum so they temporarily issued ERC-20 tokens (then they exchanged them for coins). The initial issue was 100 million QTUM. They were distributed the following way:

Recipients of tokens/coins Amount of QTUM Share of the total issue
Earlier investors (angel investors) 8,000,000 8%
Investors involved in ICO 51,000,000 51%
Team of developers and founders (payments in the course of 4 years) 12,000,000 12%
Budget for research and education (allocation in the course of 4 years) 9,000,000 9%
Foundation’s reserve for operational expenses, development and promotion of the project (also for 4 years) 20,000,000 20%
Total: 100,000,000 100%

 

The assigned cost of QTUM was $0.3072. Tokens were sold for bitcoins and ethers. The final amount was 11,157 BTC and 77,081 ETH. If the number of sold tokens is evaluated at $0.3072 then the fiat equivalent of raised funds equalled $15,667,200.

Developers also included annual inflation at ~0.87%. The exact number of additional coins is calculated and issued by the issue mechanism based on MPoS.

Qtum price dynamics

Qtum was listed on exchanges on 24 May 2017 at the price of 6.19 USD. By 2 June, it went up to 13.46 USD.

QTUM’s ups and downs in 2017–2018

Chronology of strong trends with significant changes in the QTUM price that led to highs and lows of the year:

  • 2017. From 23 June to 15 July: 16.99 USD ⤵ 3.88 USD (a low). From 11 to 19 December: 13.55 USD ⤴ 67.75 USD (a high).
  • 2018. From 4 to 6 January: 57.47 USD ⤴ an all-time high of 94.67 USD. From 7 January to 5 February: 85.77 USD ⤵ 20.54 USD. From 7 November to 7 December: 4.10 USD ⤵ 1.58 USD (a low).

QTUM price changes in 2019

For 2019, the Qtum chart showed seven notable trends:

  1. 📉 A downtrend from 9 January to 6 February: the price fell from 2.45 to 1.75 USD.
  2. 📈 An uptrend from 11 March to 7 April: the price rose from 2.08 to 3.63 USD.
  3. 📉 A downtrend from 8 to 25 April: the price fell from 3.49 to 2.34 USD.
  4. 📈 An uptrend from 9 May to 2 June: the price rose from 2.35 to 3.59 USD.
  5. 📈 An uptrend from 9 to 29 June: the price rose from 2.94 to 5.61 USD, a high of the year.
  6. 📉 A downtrend from 3 to 16 July: the price fell from 5.20 to 2.68 USD.
  7. 📉 A downtrend from 5 August to 24 September: the price fell from 3.12 to 1.56 USD.

An uptrend in May and June was facilitated by the growth of the entire market. The year’s low of the coin took place during flat on 17 December, at the mark of 1.53 USD.

Qtum prediction for 2020 and coin’s prospects

In 2020, QTUM followed market trends, correlating with BTC. Only in early February, it made a leap. From 1 January to 14 February, it went up from 1.60 to 3.02 US dollars, which is year’s high as for today. Thus, the increase amounted to 88.8%, while BTC grew only by 43.2%.

During a collapse from 9 to 12 March, QTUM went down from 1.94 to 1.08 US dollars, which is minus 44.3% (BTC experienced −37.3%). On 16 March, it set an all-time low of 1.04 US dollars. Then the price was recovering from 30 March to 2 May as others did: from 1.21 to 1.65 US dollars — it is an increase of 36.4% (BTC had +39.8%).

In the first half of 2020, the team started working on three important stages that should be completed in the second half of the year:

  1. Offline staking is a delegation of coin mining to services with online wallets (exchanges practise this).
  2. Phantom is a solution for creating private tokens and digital assets inside smart contracts.
  3. Neutron is about expanding the Qtum x86 VM infrastructure and adding other languages.

Here are the QTUM price predictions for 2020 from technical analysis experts:

Analysts August 2020 October 2020 December 2020
Digital Coin Price $3.76 $2.99 $3.14
Trading Beasts $1.99 $1.90 $1.92
Wallet Investor $0.20 $0.15 $5.62

 

Qtum roadmap

The team publishes a roadmap on the main page of the website but there are only stages of the past year. In the January blog post, a map for 2020 appeared but it does not have exact dates. Therefore, for now, we will draw up a map of past significant events and expected ones:

  • 31 October 2016: the release of the prototype platform.
  • 28 June 2017: launch of Sparknet, the first public testnet.
  • 16 August 2017: launch of Skynet, the second public testnet.
  • 13 September 2017: launch of Ignition, the mainnet with its blockchain.
  • 23 May 2018: the release of the prototype x86 VM.
  • 9 October 2018: adding support for SegWit addresses in bech32 format.
  • 26 November 2018: the release of the Plasma MVP.
  • 6 December 2018: integration of IPFS for data storage.
  • 16 January 2019: the release of the script for QTUM-BTC atomic swaps based on Decred.
  • 18 April 2019: launch of Unita, a private blockchain provider for companies.
  • 2 July 2019: beta release of the Qtum Eclair client for the implementation of Lightning Network.
  • 10 July 2019: implementation of QTUM-BEAM atomic swap.
  • 17 October 2019: updating the mainnet to version 2.0 and conducting the first hard fork aimed at introducing improvements.
  • 24 February 2020: white paper update.
  • August 2020: deployment of offline staking and private tokens/assets in the testnet; adding Rust to x86 VM.
  • September 2020: introducing the possibility of offline staking and the creation of private tokens/assets in the mainnet; optimisation of gas consumption; adding DeltaDB and SPV support to smart contracts.

As soon as the developers specify the terms for the implementation of three innovations that can affect the Qtum exchange rate to the US dollar, we will update the items in the list.

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