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Stellar

Stellar is a cryptocurrency founded in early 2014 by Jed McCaleb and Joyce Kim. Stellar is a fork of XRP that is focused on connecting banks, payment systems, and people.

Finance and payments

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Reviews for Stellar

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Stellar didn't understand most of the Ripple tech they took. Their ledger forked when they violated the constraints of the consensus protocol.

2018-02-11 | Full Review

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[Stellar's] perspective is serving smart assets and decentralized exchanges. They've spent more time on the layers of the settlement layers leading to a fast and diverse set of financial applications that can be built on top of $xlm

2018-01-06 | Full Review

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Biggest competitors for LTC and BCH? Stellar and Raiblocks. These coins were architected for payments that provide low / zero fees, high throughput, fast confirmation. They provide these solutions today and there are no hidden tricks like subsidizing transactions.

2018-01-01 | Full Review

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I like Stellar better than Ripple. Both are more centralized than PoW coins like Bitcoin and Litecoin. I don't think it's a scam. :D

2018-01-29 | Full Review

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It is all a trap for retail investors to get robbed. Stellar is there because Stellar and Ripple are equally ponzi schemes. Stellar is a Ripple fork started by Jed McCaleb, the guy who started Mt.Gox. Jed is the king of getting hacked, and disappearing with the money.

2018-01-06 | Full Review

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I re-read this piece from late 2015 on the Stellar / Ripple drama. The fact that both companies are alive and well today took me by surprise.

2017-12-14 | Full Review

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Stellar seems designed for value transfer. It's not the architecture I'd use for data-intensive supply chain applications.

2018-07-30 | Full Review

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Stellar and its tech will continue to be one of the most successful Crypto-related endeavors

Ari Nazir, Managing Partner at Neural Capital

2018-07-07 | Full Review

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Other things I am excited about: @mobilecoin is quietly re-architecting the Stellar Consensus Protocol to have strong privacy guarantees....

2018-08-09 | Full Review

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The stellar platform itself doesn't "sucks" in the same way that the Ripple platform itself doesn't suck. What sucks is that they decided to created a useless and worthless utility token for their financing instead and forced it on stellar users instead of just tech.

2018-09-18 | Full Review

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To the folks at Stellar that are struggling with the very hard problem of fairly issuing a new currency; I am delighted to inform you that a certain S. Nakamoto solved the problem many years ago with a mechanism called "Proof of Work"

Nic Carter, Partner at Castle Island Ventures and Co-creator of Coinmetrics

2018-11-06 | Full Review

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Stellar famously brags about distributing 20% of stellar to bitcoin holders, but required us to tie our bitcoin addresses to our identities to claim them. They also blocked all US users from participating through a FB based KYC method iirc. Stellar is a joke. *yawn* stellar is a joke.

2018-11-06 | Full Review

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Premined tokens like Stellar don't have a natural distribution mechanism like Bitcoin's, so they have pump the price and "give away" $million "worth of" tokens.

2018-11-06 | Full Review

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