Exchange MKR
Price History
Market Cap
646,896,399 USD
24h Volume
1,890,595 USD
Circulating Supply
1,000,000 MKR
Max Supply
1,000,000 MKR
Maker Overview
In contrast to Dai which is a stablecoin that is suitable for payments and savings, MKR is a token that has a volatile price because of its unique supply mechanics and role on the Maker platform. MKR is a utility token, governance token and recapitalization resource of the Maker system.
Consensus Method
Ethereum Consensus
Status of Project
Fully Working Product
Coin Age
25 months
Block Processing
Emission Rate
Deflation Through Token Burning
Community size
Open Source
Rune Christensen
Andy Milenius
Team Memberes
39 member, 16 developers
Maker News
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Maker's MKR Crypto Outperforms in February with 37% Gains
The ethereum-based token maker is outperforming the broader markets with a 37 percent gain so far in February.
Co-Founder Quits Avalon Mining Chip Maker Canaan Over 'Differences'
One of the three co-founders of Canaan Creative, maker of the Avalon cryptocurrency mining equipment, has stepped down from the Chinese company's leadership.
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Japan's SBI Invests $15 Million In Crypto Card Wallet Maker Tangem
Japanese financial services giant SBI Group has invested $15 million in Swiss startup Tangem, maker of a slimline hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies.
Chip Maker TSMC Reports 'Big Drop' in Crypto Mining Revenue
Chip-making giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has reported a slump in its crypto mining business revenue for last year.
Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Considering New York IPO: Report
China-based Canaan, one of the biggest manufacturers of bitcoin mining chips and devices, is reportedly considering an initial public offering in the U.S. A Bloomberg report on Tuesday, citing people with "Knowledge of the matter," said that Canaan's IPO could be launched in the first half of this year in New York, although the process is still in its early stages.
European Central Bank Policy Maker Calls Crypto 'a Fairy-Tale Story'
"I think we will come back a few years from now and say how could we ever have gotten into this situation where we believed this kind of a fairy-tale story."
Miner Maker Ebang Reports 'Significant' Profit Drop in New IPO Filing
Crypto mining equipment maker Ebang has refiled its draft IPO prospectus with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, stating it has seen "Significant decreases" in revenue and gross profit in Q3 2018.
Coinbase Adds More Ethereum Cryptos: Golem, Maker, Zilliqa, Dai
Today, Coinbase has added four new Ethereum ERC20 tokens to Coinbase Pro: Golem, Maker, Zilliqa, and Dai.
Gaming PC Maker Razer Offers Store Credit in Return for Crypto Mining
Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has launched an app that rewards users for mining cryptocurrency - but not with either cash or crypto.