Exchange MKR
Price History
Market Cap
244,711,363 USD
24h Volume
399,396 USD
Circulating Supply
728,228 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
22 months
Block Processing
Emission Rate
Deflation Through Token Burning
Community size
Open Source
Rune Christensen
Andy Milenius
Team Memberes
39 member, 16 developers
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Chip-making giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has predicted weak demand for processors from cryptocurrency miners for the fourth quarter.
Andressen Horowitz Invests $15 Million into Stablecoin Company MakerDAO
On Sept. 24, Andreessen Horowitz announced a $15 million investment in cryptocurrency startup MakerDAO, which issues the Ethereum-based stablecoin Dai.
Andreessen Horowitz Invests $15 Million in Stablecoin Firm MakerDAO
American venture capital fund Andreessen Horowitz has invested $15 million into blockchain startup MakerDAO, according to an announcement published September 24.MakerDAO is the firm which stands behind Ethereum-based stablecoin Dai and its accompanying decentralized credit system.
Filings Link Crypto Exchange Bitstamp to Game Maker Nexon
Public filings released in late May establish the strongest link yet between Bitstamp and Korean gaming firm Nexon, which was rumored to have bought the cryptocurrency exchange earlier this year.
MakerDAO Pilots Stablecoin With TradeShift to Speed Up Payments
MakerDao, the blockchain startup behind the ERC-20 based stablecoin DAI, announced it has started a pilot program with the supply chain management startup Tradeshift to speed up the payment process for small businesses via blockchain.
Another Bitcoin Miner Maker Is Seeking to Go Public in Hong Kong
Ebang Communication, one of the largest bitcoin mining chip makers in China, is seeking to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Chip Maker Nvidia Adds Blockchain-AI Startup to Incubator
Nvidia appears to be expanding its interest in blockchain.
'Dungeon Defenders' Game Maker to Integrate Blockchain In Sequel
Video game publisher Trendy Entertainment is partnering with startup Signal Zero to integrate a blockchain-based rewards system with its flagship Dungeon Defenders franchise.
ConsenSys, MakerDAO and Dether Launch Bifrost, a Project to Help Aid Groups In Conflict Zones
ConsenSys, MakerDAO, and Dether joined forces to launch Bifrost.