Nic Carter is a partner at Castle Island Ventures, a venture firm focused on public blockchains. He also created Coinmetrics, a site that provides key metrics for crypto assets.
All Verge reviews by expert Nic Carter.
Verge is/was a privacy coin that relied not on enhancing actual privacy at the blockchain level but rather by bolting Tor onto Bitcoin. It was heavily shilled on Twitter and Reddit last year, but the Verge Family has gone quiet recently. Development and social media activity all but ceased when Verge was repeatedly 51% attacked earlier this year. The culprit was its unnecessarily complex five hash function Proof-of-Work algorithm, which led to it being much, much easier to exploit.Full review