What is Streamr DATAcoin?
Streamr DATAcoin was introduced as an ICO on 6 Oct 2017 and was released on 26 Oct 2017 with Henri Pihkala as its founder and CEO. Streamr delivers unstoppable data to unstoppable applications. It is the real-time data backbone of the global supercomputer. Streamr tokenizes real-time data to enable a new way for machines & people to trade it on a decentralized P2P network. The decentralized real-time data pipeline is built on top of a multi-layered technology stack: Streamr editor, Streamr engine, Streamr data market, Streamr network, Streamr smart contracts. Streamr DATAcoin is built on Ethereum and proof of work is used to create new tokens. Since Streamr DATAcoin is built on Ethereum, block time and transaction fees will depend on Ethereum blockchain.