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Stacks(STX)

A blockchain is a type of distributed ledger technology (DLT) that is used to store and process data in a secure and transparent manner. Stacks is a blockchain-based platform developed by the company Blockstack PBC. It is an open-source platform, meaning that anyone can use the code to build applications and services on top of the blockchain. The platform is designed to enable developers to create decentralized applications (dApps), smart contracts, and other digital assets.

At its core, the Stacks blockchain is a proof-of-burn consensus mechanism that uses the Bitcoin blockchain as its foundation. This means that Stacks utilizes the Bitcoin network to provide secure and efficient data storage and transfer. The Stacks blockchain is built on top of the Bitcoin blockchain, and it leverages the same cryptographic principles and protocols that make Bitcoin secure.

Founder: Muneeb Ali and Ryan Shea

Protocol
Layer

Layer 1

Programming
Language

Clarity

Consensus
Mechanism

Proof of transfer

Current
Price

$1.79

Market
Cap

$2,627,512,355.926

Circulating
Supply

1,467,524,845.453 STX

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