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Vertcoin Crowdfunding

Introducing the Vertcoin Community Crowdfunding System – a way for members to get involved and proposals to be funded. Source: 1. Reddit – Vertcoin Crowdfunding 2. Vertcoin Crowdfunding official website

The Second Vertcoin Halving

The reward per block decreased from 25 VTC to 12.5 VTC coins per block plus transaction fees. Vertcoin has the same halving time as Bitcoin (approximately every 4 years). Source: 1. Vertcoin’s Second Halving has occurred at block #1680000. The block reward is now 12.5 VTC!

Second Vertcoin Logo 2014

  Vertcoin Logo 2014. Source: 1. Vertcoin Wallet v0. 2. Dropbox – Vertcoin logo 02.2014

Vertcoin Logo

  The last Vertcoin logo: . Source: 1.  2. Vertcoin Logo Package – SVG, PNG, PDF

First Vertcoin Logo 2014

  First Vertcoin Logo 01.2014. Source – 1. 2. [ANN][VTC] Vertcoin new logo – vote now!  

One Click Miner vNext 2.0 Final

This final release of the One-Click Miner contains a few language fixes and adds a default fallback to English for untranslated strings. Source – One Click Miner vNext 2.0 Final

Removes the Stealth Addresses function

This is intended to be the final “old client” release before SegWit. This wallet update deprecates and removes the Stealth Addresses function since it will not be available in the next wallet version. Additionally, this release implements lowS signatures which is required for BIP66.  Source – Vertcoin Wallet v0.10.1.0 –..Read More

We are moving to Discord – Join us

“Please join the team for general chat, mining help, and other exciting topics of conversation (tacos anyone?). Someone is usually around to help. We hope to see you there!”. Source – Vertcoin Reddit

Taproot is activated

Vertcoin rebases to upstream Bitcoin Core 0.21.1 and sets taproot activation parameters. As of block #1623304, Taproot has been activated on the Vertcoin blockchain before Bitcoin! Source: 1. Vertcoin Wallet 0.18.0-rc1 2. Vertcoin Reddit

The First Vertcoin Halving

The reward per block decreased from 50 VTC to 25 VTC coins per block plus transaction fees. Vertcoin has the same halving time as Bitcoin (approximately every 4 years). Source: 1. Controlled supply – Bitcoin Wiki

No Premine | No ICO | No Airdrop

There is no premine except three, normal blocks done to test the network (150 coins). Source: 1. 2. VTC block height #1

Third Vertcoin Topic on

Vertcoin [VTC][ANN] Segwit Activated | ASIC Resistant Decentralized GPU Mining. Source –

“Layer 2” – The Lightning Network (LN)

SegWit successfully activated on Vertcoin network as of block 713,664! The Lightning Network (LN) is a “layer 2” payment protocol designed to be layered on top of a blockchain-based cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin or Vertcoin. First Lightning transaction on VTC main network! Source: 1.Vertcoin on Twitter – SegWit successfully activated 2.Vertcoin..Read More

One-Click Submarine Swap… BTC <> VTC

Vertcoin is the first cryptocurrency in the world to perform a One-Click Submarine Swap. Full symbiosis with Bitcoin. If there is a global adoption of the Lightning Network – it will be thanks to Vertcoin. Source: 1. Vertcoin Tweets 2. One-Click Miner 2.1s (with One-Click Submarine Swap)

Vertcoin Was Successfully 51% Attacked

On 1 December 2019 603 blocks were removed from the VTC main chain and replaced by 553 attacker blocks. We note that 600 blocks is the current confirmation requirement for VTC on Bittrex. There were 5 double-spent outputs in which ~ 125 VTC (~$29) was redirected. Source – Vertcoin (VTC) was 51% attacked

Vertcoin was successfully 51% attacked

From October through December 2018, Vertcoin suffered from 51% attacks. Vertcoin is a Bitcoin clone that aims to be ASIC-resistant by hard forking to new mining algorithms whenever ASICs are deployed on the network. Vertcoin changed its proof-of-work (POW) algorithm to Lyra2REv3. Source – Vertcoin (VTC) was successfully 51% attacked

One Click Miner

First Beta Version 1.1.2 has been released for download. Program with interface to easily download and control miner software for CPU’s and AMD/Nvidia GPU’s. Also has integrated P2Pool functionality. Sorce – One-Click Miner Beta Version 1.1.2

One-Click Miner vNext

First One-Click Miner vNext 0.1-alpha1 has been released for download. The One-Click Miner allows cryptocurrency enthusiasts to get into mining with minimal effort. When you download the One-Click Miner, you will be asked to provide a password for your (built in) wallet. It will then immediately commence mining. Source –..Read More

1 VTC = $12.05

1 Vertcoin (VTC) reaches 0.00088000 BTC or 12.05 $ (1 BTC is $14425 on this date) and Vertcoin reaches $395 930 000 Market Capitalization. Source – VTC USD Charts and Quotes — TradingView 

Vertcoin Hard Fork against ASIC threat at block 1500000.

Vertcoin successfully forked from Lyra2REv3 to Verthash. Vertcoin is decentralized with first truly ASIC-resistant algorithm in the World – Verthash. Playing games while mining Vertcoin on Any 2GB or higher GPU (Graphics Processing Unit). A graphics card (also called a video card, display card, graphics adapter, or display adapter). Source..Read More