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About BitShares

Bitshares is a cryptocurrency that describes itself as "a stack of financial services including exchange and banking on a blockchain." Tokens issued on the BitShares blockchain, such as BitUSD and BitEUR, are designed to be tied to real-world assets, such as the dollar or euro.

What Is BitShares (BTS)?

BitShares is a blockchain technology created by next-generation developers, entrepreneurs, and traders who have a common goal of finding market solutions. The platform claims to be the first Delegated proof of stake (DPoS) blockchain technology with self-governance that aims to complete transactions in just 3 seconds. Delegated proof of stake (DPoS) is an improved version of the proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism. A voting system supports the DPoS system that chooses nodes to verify blocks. Besides this, the network has an in-built decentralized financial space. BitShares aims to combine innovations, ethics, fairness, responsibility, knowledge, and experience to control a secure, stable, and scalable ecosystem.

Also, the technology aims to expand the blockchain to all sectors that use the internet to offer their services. Additionally, a digital public ledger seeks to enable the creation of distributed autonomous companies (DACs) that provide quality services in every industry. A DAC is a transparent organization that describes rules encrypted as a computer program that is controlled by shareholders.

Additionally, the platform aims to introduce an organizational structure where businesses can work under ethical rules without human interference. These rules are encrypted in an open-source publicly auditable software allocated across the network of companies’ shareholders.

BitShares aims to use distributed consensus technology to build global, trustworthy, transparent, efficient, and profitable companies. Moreover, BitShares claims that this ecosystem consists of its native currency, BitShare (BTS), which is transferable on the blockchain, possesses value, and is secure. Contrary to most cryptocurrencies, the BTS token does not claim to be a currency. In fact, the token considers itself as equity in a DAC. Hence, BitShares claims to have a free-floating market valuation like other equities.

Additionally, holders can use BitShares as a market-pegged asset in financial smart contracts. Pegged digital assets are those that are connected to the certain value of the commodity of currency issued by the bank.

History of BitShares (BTS)

Popularly known as Bytemaster, Daniel Larimer introduced BitShares on 2 June 2013. Daniel has contributed a lot to the blockchain by inventing the DPoS (delegated proof of stake) DAC (decentralized autonomous company). 


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BitShares is on the decline this week.

The price of BitShares has fallen by 44.02% in the past 7 days. The price declined by 6.50% in the last 24 hours. In just the past hour, the price shrunk by 0.20%. The current price is $0.0059 per BTS. BitShares is 99.36% below the all time high of $0.92.

The current circulating supply is 2,995,060,000 BTS.


What is the current price of BitShares?

We update our BitShares to USD currency in real-time. Get the live price of BitShares on Coinbase.

What is the market cap of BitShares?

The current market cap of BitShares is $17.52M. A high market cap implies that the asset is highly valued by the market.

What is the all time high of BitShares?

The all-time high of BitShares is $0.92. This all-time high is highest price paid for BitShares since it was launched.

What is the 24 hour trading volume of BitShares?

Over the last 24 hours, the trading volume of BitShares is $3.09M.

What other assets are similar to BitShares?

Assets that have a similar market cap to BitShares include Manchester City Fan Token, Optimus AI, League of Kingdoms Arena, and many others. To see a full list, see our comparable market cap assets.

How many BitShares are there?

The current circulating supply of BitShares is 3 billion.

Can I buy BitShares on Coinbase?

No, BitShares is not currently available on Coinbase, but you can sign up to get the latest news on BitShares and be notified when it gets added to our exchange.

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