Vertcoin (VERT)

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Vertcoin is a payments focused cryptocurrency that was launched in 2014 by David Muller. The project compares itself to Bitcoin, highlight the areas where it believe itself to be better.

While Vertcoin does use a Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus algorithm, like Bitcoin, it is far more GPU friendly and Vertcoin emphasizes the capacity for miners to use GPUs instead of ASICs. Block times are similar to litecoin, at 2.5 minutes, compared to Bitcoin’s 10. The team has also made the mining process extremely convenient, which could explain the project’s surges in popularity. 

Vertcoin’s primary selling point is its ASIC resistance, an alternative that is GPU friendly. It takes a little inspiration from Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin to put together what the team thinks is best. 

The team is currently focusing on several promising features: a new mining algorithm called VertHash, a multicoin lightning wallet, an iOS wallet, and expanded support on exchanges and wallets. These milestones are expected to arrive by the end of 2019 or during the early months of 2020. Progress achieved from the beginning of the year include updates to the one click miner, Vertcoin Core and the core wallet. 

The ASIC Eliminator.

16 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments k1llswitch

How exactly does Vercoin work? There is an official Vertcoin One-Click miner app that works by using your GPU's processing power to solve hashes which are required to mine a block. With the official One-Click miner you are mining in a pool which mean...

The Bigger Crypture: AMA with Vertion from Vertcoin

16 Sep 2021 4 minute read 9 comments Swapzone

On September 11 at 6:00 pm UTC we had a chance to ask questions to Vertion – a dedicated team member of Vertcoin. Being beyond honoured to have him on our Telegram AMA in Swapzone Community Chat, we are grateful for providing us with valuable insight...

What is Vertcoin and How to Exchange VTC at the Best Rates?

12 Aug 2021 5 minute read 8 comments Swapzone

Bitcoin mining started out as something anyone including their mother could do. All you had to do is simply turn on your GPU and you could start mining asap. However, as more and more miners entered the network, the mining difficulty of Bitcoin incre...

Vertcoin Listed on CoinEx

1 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cryptopeach

Hello, Awesome news for this giant community, Vertcoin was listed on CoinEx today. What does this means for VTC? Great exposure to the public and a very user friendly listing on an exchange. CoinEx is a great exchange with great coins and perfect UI....

How to start mining Vertcoin

27 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cal_tv93

Well since a lot of my mining posts have gotten a lot of views and seem to be liked by the readers i've decided to make this post on how to get started mining. Not only will this post include places where you can exchange or hold your Vertcoin but wi...

Are you mining Vertcoin in 2021? It just takes one click. Should you consider it?

10 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cytronics

Have you thought about mining Vertcoin? Have you ever heard of Vertcoin? Well, here the gist; Vertcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin and Litecoin, that launched in early 2014. At the time of writing, one Vertcoin is worth $1.35...

How to Mine Vertcoin

3 May 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Dennis76

Vertcoin is a version of Bitcoin. Before you get too excited, it is not worth anywhere near as much as Bitcoin, nor do many people even know about it. The fact is, Vertcoin was developed as a people's coin. It is designed so that it can only be mined...

Mining for average Joe? Search no more!

25 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments kosicarl

Have you ever thought about mining with your PC? Maybe just for fun, maybe to make few extra bucks - or just HODL onto some cryptocurrency. If the answer is yes, then you have maybe ran into many of these things - Different miners, DAG sizes, no yiel...

Vertcoin suffers its second attack of the year

3 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments BlessedBoy

Security is one of the top priorities of our time, especially when it comes to online security or cybersecurity — a significant issue for all companies and governments in the world. And in which Blockchain technology occupies a prominent place, as a...

Cryptocurrency: Vertcoin suffered a 51% attack, again

2 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

It is not the first time that it has happened, I remember at least two other precedents during the last year, the first in December 2018 and the second in spring 2019; now it has happened again, a 51% attack against Vertcoin has been successful. It w...