Proof of Stake adds speed, security and energy efficiency over most digital currencies.
Free from central authorities and banks, BlackCoin and BlackHalo gives the power back to the people.
BlackCoin is quickly gaining the support of people, merchants and services worldwide.
BlackCoin has a large, supportive online community of both users and developers.
What is BlackCoin
A new form of currency
BlackCoin is a peer-to-peer digital currency with a distributed, decentralized public ledger; that unlike ones held at traditional banks, are viewable and easily audited by the people.
The ability to manage transactions and issue additional BlackCoins is all handled by the network of users utilizing BlackCoin. Because the BlackCoin network is run by the people, holders of BlackCoin receive a 1% yearly interest through a process called staking.
An innovative new way to transfer money
BlackCoin’s technology allows people to send and receive fast, easy and secure payments with friends, family, and merchants anywhere in the world. BlackCoin allows you to manage your finances without the need for a central authority or bank.
BlackCoin is open-source too, meaning that the software that makes it function is completely available for public scrutiny — giving you peace of mind. No one owns BlackCoin, it is not a single entity; anyone can be a part of it.
BlackHalo is the worlds first functional smart contracting multisig client! It adds many new features, directly into the users hands.
Why use BlackCoin
Individuals Why individuals use BlackCoin
Individuals use BlackCoin to transfer money to and from friends, family, and merchants anywhere in the world. BlackCoin is an ideal currency for both face to face and international digital commerce. With the BlackHalo client you can make unbreakable contracts and barter anything you like.
Using BlackCoin is fast, secure, and rewarding.
Businesses Why businesses use BlackCoin
Businesses use BlackCoin to join an emerging market in support of a faster, easier way to transfer value between two parties. BlackCoin offers a number of advantages over traditional point of sale and international payment systems. The BlackHalo client is a powerful tool for any type of contract or trade.
Accepting BlackCoin makes accepting digital currency easy.
- Protection against fraud
- The lowest fees out there
- No PCI compliance required
- Unbreakable contracts
- Fast international payments
Developers Why developers use BlackCoin
Developers use BlackCoin as an effective platform to send, hold, and receive payments. BlackCoin is already supported by loads of useful digital infrastructure and has large, dedicated user and development communities.
BlackCoin's network and specs make it a wise choice as a development platform.
- Simplest of all payment systems
- Many third party APIs
- Cheap micro payments
- Most of the security is client side
- BlackCoin addresses to track invoices
BlackCoin Specs & Features
Info and data behind BlackCoin
Proof of StakeShort PoW Phase
One PercentCompound Interest
30 SecondsFirst Confirmation
DifficultyRetarget Every Block
BlackCoin's Key Features
BlackCoin has many fundamental advantages
- Low Inflation
BlackCoin was widely distributed over a short proof of work mining phase. No new BlackCoins will ever be minted aside from the 1% yearly interest paid to holders of BlackCoin.
- Fast Transactions
BlackCoin's proof of stake system makes the BlackCoin network lightning fast. BlackCoin is the ideal digital currency for face to face transactions and all applications that value speed.
- Blockchain Security
BlackCoin's network is secure against the attacks other digital currencies face due to their reliability on large-scale mining operations to run their networks.
- Environmentally Sound
The BlackCoin network does not require the use of large-scale, specialized hardware operations. BlackCoin is far more energy-efficient than traditional digital currency networks.
- Innovative Community
BlackCoin has a strong and dedicated community made up of both talented developers and users working hard to push BlackCoin as far as it will go. BlackHalo is a perfect example of this.
- Wide Merchant Adoption
New online merchants and services accept BlackCoin every day. Look for BlackCoin in more point of sale applications soon with recent addition to CoinKite merchant services.
Getting Started With BlackCoin
Enough technical jargon, lets get started with BlackCoin
Download a wallet
First, you need to get a wallet to store your BlackCoins.PC Wallets Web Wallets
Once you've got your wallet, you can now buy BlackCoins directly or trade for them with Bitcoins.
Stake your BlackCoins
BlackCoin holders receive 1% compounded yearly interest through a process called staking.Staking How-To
Mine for BlackCoins
BlackCoin is no longer mineable, but your mining power can be used to mine other coins, trade them, and pay in BlackCoin.BlackCoin Pool
Spend your BlackCoins
Now that you've got some BlackCoins you can do some shopping at many online and retail merchants.
You can locate merchants accepting BlackCoin with these links:BlackCoin Directory BlackCoin Map
Join the Community
We have a dedicated, positive and friendly community made up of both BlackCoin users and developers.Join Us Today