Kaspa (KAS)

Kaspa (KAS)

Rank #249

$0.005717

3.46%

0.00000027 BTC

KAS
USD

MARKET CAP

$91.124M

ALL TIME HIGH

$0.01

VOLUME 24H

$1.886M

CIRC. SUPPLY

15.938B

VOL/MCAP

2.00%

TOTAL SUPPLY

15.938B

DILUTED MCAP

$164.108M

MAX SUPPLY

28.704B

1H USD

0.21%

24H USD

3.46%

7D USD

22.96%

30D USD

8.36%

60D USD

0%

90D USD

161.3%

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Kaspa Price Chart

24h Change

3.46 %

Kaspa - KAS Profiles

KAS Price Live Data

The live Kaspa price today is $0.006393 USD with a 24-hour trading volume of $2,001,847 USD. We update our KAS to USD price in real-time. Kaspa is up 7.47% in the last 24 hours. The current CoinMarketCap ranking is #244, with a live market cap of $103,164,272 USD. It has a circulating supply of 16,136,137,928 KAS coins and a max. supply of 28,704,026,601 KAS coins.

If you would like to know where to buy Kaspa at the current rate, the top cryptocurrency exchanges for trading in Kaspa stock are currently MEXC, CoinEx, Txbit, and TradeOgre. You can find others listed on our crypto exchanges page.

What Is KASPA (KAS)?

Kaspa is a proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrency which implements the GHOSTDAG protocol. Unlike traditional blockchains, GHOSTDAG does not orphan blocks created in parallel, rather allows them to coexist and orders them in consensus. The Kaspa blockchain is actually a blockDAG. This generalization of Nakamoto consensus allows for secure operation while maintaining very high block rates (currently one block per second, aiming for 10/sec, dreaming of 100/sec) and minuscule confirmation times dominated by internet latency.

The Kaspa implementation includes a lot of cool features such as Reachability to query the DAG's topology, Block data pruning (with near-future plans for block header pruning), SPV proofs, and later subnetwork support which will make future implementation of layer 2 solutions much easier.

Who Are the Founders of Kaspa?

Kaspa was envisioned by R&D company DAGLabs, through investment by PolyChain.

Nonetheless, Kaspa is a community project, completely open source, no central governance, and no business model.

The founder is Yonatan Sompolinsky, Postdoc CS at Harvard University on the MEV Research Team.

Yonatan's 2013 paper on Ghost protocol is cited in the Ethereum Whitepaper.

Kaspa core developers and contributors include Cryptography Doctoral student Shai Wyborski, CS Master Michael Sutton, Mike Zak CS Undergrad Studies, Cryptography researcher Elichai Turkel, and Developer Ori Newman - all of whom contributed immensely to the implementation and stabilization of the network.

What Makes Kaspa Unique?

Kaspa is unique in its ability to support high block rates while maintaining the level of security offered by proof-of-work environments. Kaspa’s current main net operates at 1 block per second. Down the road, core developers and researchers will work on stretching the capability to the limits—think 10 or even 100 blocks per second.

Kaspa also includes a unique monetary policy which decreases emissions geometrically over time based on the 12-note scale of music. Known as the chromatic phase - this policy activated May 7th 2022 with a block reward of 440 KAS. The block reward will be halved once per year, but smoothly: every month, the block reward is reduced by a factor of (1/2)^(1/12). This means that the ratio of block rewards in consecutive months is exactly the same as the ratio of frequencies of two consecutive semitones in a tempered chromatic scale. The initial block reward is the frequency of the note A4, and every averaged year is hence called an octave.

Note that the policy dictates how many coins are minted per second regardless of the block rate. Should Kaspa change the block rate in the future, the reward will be adjusted accordingly to maintain the same emission rate.

Learn more about Bitcoin — which uses a proof-of-work consensus mechanism.

Read more about how to understand a White Paper.

Find out more about Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) on the CMC Glossary page.

Want to keep track of Kaspa prices live? Download the CoinMarketCap mobile app!

Want to convert Kaspa price today to your desired fiat currency? Check out CoinMarketCap exchange rate calculator.

How Many Kaspa (KAS) Coins Are There in Circulation?

There are around 8.5 billion KAS in circulation as of June 2022.

How Is the Kaspa Network Secured?

Kaspa network is secured by miners through Proof of Work and uses an algo known as k-Heavyhash.

Heavyhash was chosen for forward-compatibility with Photonic miners when they became available.

Where Can You Buy Kaspa (KAS)?

At the time of writing, Kaspa is available on exchanges like CoinEx, MEXC, TxBit and TradeOgre.

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Kaspa Price Live Data

KAS Price

$0.005717

Trading Volume

$1.89 M

All Time High

$0.01

1hour Change

0.21%

24hours Change

3.46%

24hours Range

-3.46%

24hours Low

$0.00

24hours High

$0.00

Liquidity ±2%

$0.00

Bids -2%

$0.00

Asks +2%

$0.00

Market Cap

$91.12 M

Fully Diluted Market Cap

164.11 M

Circulating Supply

15.94 B

Total Supply

15.94 B

Max Supply

28.70 B

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