Ethereum, the most active crypto user base with 35 Million Unique Addresses
Ethereum is currently seeing around 100,000 new addresses per day, with the total number of new addresses doubling since December to now rise above 35 million.
Comparable stats for bitcoin are no longer shown by its main block explorer, but according to the last known data in March, bitcoin had 24 million addresses while ethereum had 31 million.
The comparison might not be very exact as in ethereum smart contracts are an address, but such smart contracts amount to only thousands, while the gap, at least in March, was some seven million.
The above number does not necessarily correspond to actual ethereans, which may be more or less than 35 million.
On the less end, because one can have many address. While on the other hand, many might be using exchanges and might never withdraw from it to another blockchain address. Going instead from fiat to the exchange to eth to fiat again without the individual ever touching the blockchain.
The latter is probable because Coinbase alone has some 20 million users, while Japan’s FSA has revealed exchanges there have 3.5 million users.
Coinbase is used in most of America and much of Europe too, while in Asia only South Korea would significantly add to those numbers. So it may well be that 35 million is actually not very far off.
Another more concrete statistic may be the number of active addresses. Ethereum has managed to continuously surpass bitcoin on that front for the first time ever, with ethereum currently having 550,000 active addresses, while bitcoin stands at 472,000.
Half a million on-chain active users does indicate that cryptos are still very small despite the significant amount of attention received particularly during December.
That does not however account for off-chain transactions whether on exchanges or other layers, but an interesting comparison to internet growth may well be supported by the data:
Estimated in March 2018
That suggests blockchain tech and adoption is around the same period as internet’s adoption in the early 90s, before Google, Facebook and the rest.
A fairly apt comparison considering that a number of ethereum smart contract based dapps can now be somewhat compared to the early usefulness of internet websites.
Just as dial-up back then was slow and Bill Gates allegedly said 64kb is enough for everyone, so too public blockchains are currently slow and can’t process much data.
Constant incremental improvements, however, tend to have significant cumulative effects, but for now this space, while growing, is still very small, and within that small space ethereum seems to have the most active user base.
Here’s our big announcement! 😱We want to demonstrate our belief in crypto by offering DAC Coin via our ICO at the Bitcoin exchange rate of US$10,000! Details: https://dacxi-ico.com #WeBelieveInCrypto #Dacxi
META: Marketplaces are evolving, and the building of new exchanges is driving the evolution of the crypto space, both in outreach and in applied technology.Think back a few years ago. Crypto exchanges were rudimentary, a necessary evil, even downright risky. The best thing one could hope for was to learn to maneuver around Poloniex well enough, and pray that exchanges like HitBTCand YoBit did not go down in flames. Frequent outages, lost wallets, lost coins and a generally bad user experience — all of these had to be braved in order to buy or exchange crypto assets.Alongside the best-visited exchanges, there existed a retinue of small-scale markets with a shady
META: Exchanges are not what they used to be - but what is the next step? Decentralised exchanges are hot, but are they the only solution? A mix of decentralised exchanges and community-fuelled marketplaces may be the best answer.How do you figure out the game of crypto trading? Personal trial and error is one way. Crypto trading has a steep learning curve, and just like any learnable skill on the Internet, it tends to generate discussion, and create communities. Those organic communities may be pointing at something important – the idea that just maybe, we don’t have to figure it out on our own.Some services, like eToro, have already included social trading. But classical e
Exchange coins are assets that have fuelled both the creation of a new breed of crypto exchange, and helped with liquidity and price discovery. Binance, KuCoin, Huobi are the most prominent examples of a native exchange-linked coin. DAC is next. 💪🏻🤛
With crypto’s constantly evolving ecosystem, it can be challenging to keep a long-term time horizon in mind. With the news cycle moving so quickly, the notoriously volatile crypto market is prone to sudden price movements, whether bullish or bearish. In these exciting but extreme conditions, it is all too easy to lose sight of the big picture.At Dacxi we approach crypto asset investing with an investor mindset. That means long-term thinking. We believe that the world is in the early stages of a multi-generational technological and economic revolution. We are participating in the birth of a brand-new asset class that is fast gaining legitimacy. The creation and
Some useful tips -Learn more about the investors and founders of the companyRead the whitepaper to understand the road-map and future plansCredible companies will be transparent about how the funds will be usedConsider long-term use for the coins that you’re purchasingSearch on social media channels to check the activitiesGreat companies will have a great customer support structure. Try to ask questions on the support platform.Good luck and have fun!
*บทความนี้ไม่ใช่คำแนะนำทางการเงิน ผมไม่ใช่ Financial Advisor โปรดศึกษาข้อมูลก่อนตัดสินใจลงทุน - This is not financial advice. I am not Financial Advisor, please do your own research.“Bitcoin และ สกุลเงินดิจิทัล (Cryptocurrency) ต่างๆที่มีอยู่ในปัจจุบันส่วนใหญ่กว่า 90% ทำงานโดยเทคโนโลยีบล็อกเชน (Blockchain)”สาเหตุที่ผมเขียนบทความนี้1. เพื่อให้ทุกท่านที่กำลังลงทุนหรือวางแผนจะลงทุนในอนาคต เข้าใจเกี่ยวกับเทคโนโลยีบล็อกเชนมากขึ้น โดยไม่มองว่าสิ่งที่กำลังลงทุนเป็นการเก็งกำไรเท่านั้น2. สำหรับเจ้าของธุรกิจมองเห็นโอกาสในการนำเทคโนโลยีบล็อกเชนมาใช้ในธุรกิจจริง3. สถาบันการศึกษา และหน่วยงานต่างๆ นำประโยชน์ของเทคโนโลยีบล็อกเชนมาใช้ได้จริง“เทคโนโลยีบล็อกเชน (Blockchain) ในช่วงก่อนหน้าถึงปัจจุบัน อาจเปรียบ
Fun Facts about MillennialsNearly a third of millennials say they'd rather own Bitcoin than stocksMillennials seem to favor Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital currencies. A new report released by Finder.com found that millennials (between the ages of 22 and 37) had a 17% cryptocurrency ownership rateIn developed countries, 54% of the millennials started or plan to start their own business, while 27% are already self-employedAlmost 90 percent of millennilas can't walk for more than 15 minutes without checking their phone
The shop is a welcome addition to the steadily growing crypto sector in the Balkan country. The team behind the project plans to expand to all major Croatian cities and even other countries in the region.https://news.bitcoin.com/new-store-sells-cryptocurrencies-for-regular-old-cash-in-croatia/
Meet the 26-year-old ex-Googler who got $133 million for a cryptocurrency startup that could replace money completelyBasis CEO Nader Al-Naji just got $133 million to fund his stable cryptocurrency startup Basis, from top tier investors like GV (formerly Google Ventures), Bain Capital Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, and Sky9 Capital.Al-Naji's passion for cryptocurrencies began with a bitcoin mining rig he built in his Princeton dorm.Al-Naji quit his job at Google in order to work on his cryptocurrency, called Basis, which has a stable value determined algorithmically. In theory, that will make it more useful as a currency, and not just a vehicle for speculation.htt