Fantom (FTM)

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Fantom (FTM) is a cryptocurrency made by Ahn Byung Ik in 2018. It is a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) based Smart Contract platform that aims to build the next IT infrastructure backbone for Smart Cities. The Fantom DAG platform is based on the Lachesis Protocol but is further optimized by introducing a permissionless network – the Fantom OPERA Chain – for dynamic participation.

Differing from blockchain, Fantom is a DAG-based distributed ledger technology stack that aims to solve the scalability issues of today’s distributed ledgers. The project is incorporating new methods of scalability combined with a high-performance virtual machine to safely and securely execute smart contracts. 

Fantom’s tagline is “The Nervous System for Smart Cities”. With this in mind, Fantom aims to innovate and provide IT infrastructure in the following sectors: public utilities, smart living, healthcare, education, traffic management, resource management, and environmental sustainability. The Fantom DAG platform intends on innovating these sectors by creating an interoperable ecosystem which allows real-time transactions and data sharing with low cost. Additionally, Fantom intends making all transaction bodies around the world compatible between each other by using fast DAG technology that can be deployed at scale in the real world.

The Fantom (FTM) token has a maximum supply of 3,175,000,000 FTM, a total supply of 1,987,133,655 FTM, and a circulating supply of 1,813,658,595 FTM. The Fantom platform has adopted an inflationary model to expand the ecosystem with an initial 5% annual inflation rate. The rate is said to decrease as more users join the network and 20% of total inflation is intended to be used for rewards and incentives for Fantom platform users. As for the token distribution, 40% of tokens were sold in the ICO, 30% are reserved for market development, 15% were distributed to advisors and contributors, and 15% is held by the Fantom team and founders.

Bungee: The 1Inch or Paraswap of Seamless Cross-Chain Bridge Between Polygon, Optimism, BSC, Fantom, Arbitrum, Avalanche, Aurora and Gnosis

1 Aug 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Charles Gune

Have you ever bridge tokens to no where? Allow me to explain. What is Bungee?I used Anyswap/ Multichain and Warmhole or portal brigdes. I notice very popular multichain bridge, it lets you swap most top tier tokens from one chain to other without an...

How to Use AAVE V3 on Fantom, Polygon, Avalanche, Optimism, Harmony and Arbitrum Chains with Very Low Gas Fees

22 Jul 2022 6 minute read 6 comments Charles Gune

What is AAVE?Aave is a decentralized non-custodial liquidity market protocol where users can participate as depositors or borrowers. Depositors provide liquidity to the market to earn a passive income, while borrowers are able to borrow in an overco...

Cryptos I plan on buying

27 Jul 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Jack216

Cryptos I plan on buying In today's article I'm going to cover the cryptocurrencies I plan on buying. If you want to know when I plan on catching the bottom and start buying then you can read my previous article. I'm going to explain why exactly I pl...

Hector Network - How to 4,4 with deflationary token HEC and the TOR stablecoin

26 Jul 2022 9 minute read 1 comment DrRice

As usual, skip to the TLDR section if you just want to learn about the tokenomics of HEC and TOR. Intro Hector Finance, now rebranded to Hector Network is a really interesting and fast-moving project on the Fantom chain. Initially, it started out as...

Publish0x Launches Fantom Network Integration - Starting with Statera $STA Tipping

16 Feb 2022 4 minute read 132 comments Dan Bainbridge

Today I'm super excited to announce our foray into Fantom network. Our on-chain transactions on the Ethereum network have been crippling us for a long time. Fantom will allow us to give more of the value to our community and avoid huge gas fees, whil...

Are There Any Redeeming Qualities to Fantom (FTM) Anymore??

15 Jul 2022 3 minute read 4 comments Michael @ CryptoEQ

If you want more cryptocurrency analysis including full-length research reports, trading signals, and social media sentiment analysis, use the code "Publish0x" when subscribing to to make your first month of CryptoEQ just $10! Or simply...

FANTOM DeFi #5 - Spiritual CRE8R farming on Spirit Swap

19 Jun 2022 4 minute read 2 comments PVMihalache

I recently started exploring the Fantom chain and using Spirit Swap for all of my DeFi experiences. I grew quite fond of Spirit Swap and had to share my experience. I was impressed since day one, when I discovered the suite of tools available on the...

Possible Trade Setup - Day Chart - Fantom (FTM)

24 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Blue Face

Hey Folks. I got my eye on a possible trade setup for Fantom (FTM) on the Day Chart.  On the chart above I've listed my current plan for Fantom, I plan to enter the trade at the Golden Pocket using Fib Retracement Tool at or near $0.2946 with 5% of...

What is Statera?

16 Feb 2022 4 minute read 192 comments STATERA PROJECT

Statera (comprising the STA & wSTA tokens) is an Indexed Deflationary Ecosystem, powered by a smart contract. Every transaction using STA has a burn effect - 1% of the transaction is burnt, forever. If you send 100 tokens to a friend, they only recei...

SpiritSwap SPIRIT: Another Scary DeFi App on Fantom

13 Jul 2022 3 minute read 2 comments 2sats

*obligatory not financial advice*   What is SpiritSwap? SpiritSwap is a decentralized exchange on the Fantom blockchain which is a smart contract chain that uses an unique scaling approach and has sort of a "spooky" theme that SpiritSwap obviously al...