Cosmos (ATOM)

Global transactions with multiple blockchains

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Market Price (24h change)

5,615,054,866

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info_outline What is Cosmos

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Cosmos Short Description

Developed by the Tendermint team since 2016, Cosmos is a highly forward-looking cross-chain blockchain project that aims to achieve a “blockchain-based internet” based on token transfer and to construct a deeply integrated token economy ecosystem.

Cosmos Hub is the first cross-chain hub of the Cosmos ecosystem, and ATOM is the native staking token of Cosmos Hub, which can be used for spam prevention, staking dividends, and community management voting.

We can not provide any looks into the future for Cosmos yet.

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Cosmos Explanation Video

Ethan Buchman: What is Cosmos Blockchain? | Ameer Rosic

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Cosmos Whitepaper

Cosmos is a decentralized network of independent parallel blockchains, each powered by BFT consensus algorithms like Tendermint consensus. Cosmos is an ecosystem of blockchains that can scale and interoperate with each other.


The whitepaper of Cosmos is 53 Pages long.

The most influencial keywords are: Blockchains, Validated, Transaction, Zones, Tendermint, Network, Cosmos, Rst zone, Bitcoin, and Application.

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Cosmos Competitors

  • 1.) Aion

    Aion is the digital asset of The Open Application Network. Aion is used to secure and access The OAN. As a public infrastructure, a global community of individuals, software companies, and institutions secure and maintain the operations of The OAN. These critical functions are enabled and incentivized using Aion. The Open Application Network solves the unintended consequences of platform economies. The OAN is an open source public infrastructure for the creation and hosting of Open Apps. Open Apps are programs that put users back in control and are universally accessible across platforms. The OAN is built on open standards and is owned by everyone that uses it.

  • 2.) Nexus

    Nexus is an innovative open source blockchain technology, designed to better the world through advanced peer to peer networks and digital currency. With the world’s first 3D Chain, Nexus solves the current challenges of speed and scalability in the blockchain industry.

  • 3.) Raiden Network Token

    The Raiden Network is an off-chain scaling solution, enabling near-instant, low-fee and scalable payments. It’s complementary to the Ethereum blockchain and works with any ERC20 compatible token. The Raiden project is work in progress. Its goal is to research state channel technology, define protocols and develop reference implementations.

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Cosmos Product Analysis

Cosmos was founded back in March 2019. Its source code was released publicly on github on February 2016 under the Apache License 2.0 license.
Organization wise, Cosmoss Development is Semi-centralized and is being developed under the lead of Peng Zhong.

The consensus on which the Cosmos network is run is called Byzantine Fault Tolerance, while the underlying algorithm is called Tendermint (BFT).
In the current state of Cosmos currently is Working product

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Cosmos Communities & Events

Cosmos Network, the Internet of Blockchains: Join the most interoperable ecosystem!

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Cosmos Network is a secure & scalable blockchain ecosystem where thousands of dApps interoperate.

Register for HackAtom V: five.hackatom.org

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Official Twitter account for Cosmos

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03.21.2021
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🎉 MEME Contest by @ATOMCosmonauts ! 🎉 Cosmonauts, prepare your best memes! 👇 $ATOM ⚛️ MEME Campaign 2021 part of #prop34 LUNA Mission 🌓 https://t.co/Vtl0iRhTtW 149 favorite
03.18.2021
15:39
🔊 HackAtom RU is on! 💰 $45,000 prize pool in $ATOMs & other tokens 👨🏻‍💻 Reminder: This hackathon is for both Russian & English speakers. Everything will be available in both languages so all hackers can participate! Check the full details & register 👉https://t.co/CsBS5CcyRD https://t.co/Smx1tJTEej 126 favorite
03.17.2021
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🔊 Don't miss this HackAtom RU workshop by @CosmWasm ! Register now to test how you can set up smart contracts on two chains & create channels for communication using @CosmWasm and #IBC! 👇 https://t.co/UyE4K1Hju8 64 favorite
03.15.2021
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👨🏻‍💻How do you get from an idea to an industry leading software that powers over USD 60 billion in assets across 200+ chains and become the second most active ecosystem on Github following @ethereum, with over 1300 repos? Here is Cosmos's GitHub story and how history looks like 👇 https://t.co/DYsED5T4dV https://t.co/vHEVjhDQQz 388 favorite
03.15.2021
16:10
🔊 We are live with the HackAtom RU Opening ceremony! Join us here 🎥 via @YouTube https://t.co/49NTNgNthQ 86 favorite
03.15.2021
12:32
🔊 HackAtom RU starts today! Cosmonauts, join us live today for our HackAtom RU Opening Ceremony party starting at 7pm MSK/ 4pm UTC 🎥 Remember, since this is an online HackAtom, anyone can participate and have a chance to win https://t.co/hXDuXHdpas 👇 https://t.co/IlKHKATYCz 118 favorite
03.15.2021
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🔊 Proposal #38: last two days to vote! Attention @cosmos validators and delegators, we are entering the last 2 days of voting for Proposal #38 to add the Gravity DEX onto Cosmos Hub. Cast your vote 👉https://t.co/euJQj2eHqL Read about the Gravity DEX 👉https://t.co/ZsLvCJOeyW https://t.co/SAoUZfGkok 153 favorite
03.13.2021
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🎥13.03.2019, our @cosmos story! We are at 2 blocks! Making blocks, that's a live network folks! This is amazing the first decentralized launch of a Proof of Stake network! ....and we could not have done this without you! All of you! #CosmosStory #internetofblockchains https://t.co/AtVta5ZbYT 371 favorite
03.13.2021
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🎉 On March 13th 2019, Cosmos Hub was born! Today, our 2 years anniversary marks the completion of the original @cosmos whitepaper and sets a new journey ahead: inter-blockchain communication, interchain stacking, @ethereum bridge, DEXs, EVM on @cosmos and more. https://t.co/dg5JHDjzwP 394 favorite
03.13.2021
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🔊 Governance proposal: enable IBC transfers 🎉 The Proposal to enable transferring & receiving assets on the Cosmos Hub using #IBC's ICS20 standard is here! If the proposal passes, $ATOM will be available on Zones connected over IBC. Vote and deposit 👉https://t.co/tyaPv39ds3 https://t.co/OF3qggtBcD 257 favorite

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Cosmos Google Trends


The Google Trends chart displays the search interest on google in Cosmos relative to its peak over the last year. A rising chart shows growing interest int he project.

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Cosmos Github Analysis

Code Updates (Commits)


Every change to the codebase of Cosmos is registered as a commit. More active projects have many commits, dead projects nearly none.

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Extending a project results in many new lines of code. Changing existing code results in nearly the same amount of additions and deletions. Projects that are growing show a large number of code additions with relatively few deletions.

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Cosmos Price Prediction

$ 20.55781 (-0.45%) arrow_drop_down

Predicted USD Market Price in 24h by Coinpaper

$ 23.05467 (11.64%) arrow_drop_up

Predicted USD Market Price in 14d by Coinpaper

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Converter ATOM - USD

Convert between ATOM and USD with the live Cosmos prices, aggregated from all big exchanges that trade Cosmos.


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Market insights

Volume from exchanges is considered untrusted if the exchange has little reputation and no License but reports suspiciously high trading volume in particular coins.

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Cosmos Team

Cosmos Team Leader

Jae Kwon - Founder
Jae Kwon is a blockchain software architect and co-founder of Tendermint, and the president of the Interchain Foundation.


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Cosmos Product description

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The purpose behind Cosmos was a little too demanding for sure. Where other crypto-technologies are trying to solve one problem at a time, Cosmos revealed that it will launch a blockchain-based interoperability platform, which will allow all the different blockchains to interact and work together. It kind of pulls all the blockchains onto one platform, and as per the latest news of February 2020, it looks like they are getting some results out of their works.

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Cosmos is a platform that will allow the integration of different blockchains into one system. The product is a customizable, scalable, powerful and interoperable ecosystem of connected blockchains. The developers are working on making the Proof-of-Stake consensus more efficient. ATOM is the native token for the platform, and the delegators and valuators of a transaction will be rewarded with ATOM tokens

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The Interchain Foundation is in charge of its development work. The lead project manager is Jae Kwon, serving as the CTO of Cosmos Network.

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How things stand for Cosmos

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Cosmos was founded with the support of the Interchain Foundation (ICF); a non-commercial foundation based in Switzerland. Cosmos held the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for its ATOM token in 2017. The ICO turned out to be successful, where the team managed to raise $17 million within the first half an hour of the ICO. A total of 168 million tokens were sold, while the team kept apart 50 million of the total supply to use for their financial and strategic goals. Cosmos, with its idea of joining all other blockchains to eliminate the problem of blockchain scalability, gained massive recognition in the year 2019. The project received countless investments, so much so that Cosmos became the 25th largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization. This ranking was revealed by Coinpaper.io. The total market capital that Cosmos has attracted so far stands at about $300 million, with each token trading at about $2.16.

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The current activities on Cosmos repositories reveal that the development team is on a working streak. There are a total of 86 active repositories working on different aspects of the Cosmos network. The most active repositories on Github have numerous code commits in the past days. Other than the Cosmos repositories, the project is also expanded in repositories belonging to Tendermint, which is yet another middleware that will allow the interoperability of different blockchains.

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Cosmos Pro/Contra

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Security ATOM token is based on the Ethereum blockchain, and offers a similar level of security.
Adoption Cosmos has been widely accepted lately, and the community around the project has grown significantly.
Transactions per second Cosmos is practically trying to solve the scalability issues faced by other blockchains. Therefore, once put into its working state, the network must have a faster transaction speed.
Transaction cost ATOM transactions are subject to a transaction cost of a few cents.
Energy consumption The technology does not rely on mining processes to carry out financial transactions and for that reason it can be counted as an energy-efficient technology.
Decentralization The network is based on POS methodology and is decentralized blockchain technology.
Exchange availability ATOM token is available on more than 90 trade exchanges.
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Transaction speed There are no official figures available, but tokens that are built upon Ethereum Blockchain cannot exceed its transaction speed yet.
Product availability The mainnet has not gone live yet and is in its development phase currently.
Privacy The technology does not offer complete privacy as ATOM is a pseudo anonymous cryptocurrency which means that transactions can be tracked and balances of individual accounts are available for people to see.

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Cosmos Foresight

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Cosmos is currently enjoying a good share of its positive developments. The token, ATOM, is also performing well on the market charts. According to analysts, ATOM may spike up to $8-$9 by the end of the year 2022.

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There are a number of projects that have been announced by Cosmos on its roadmap for 2020. Among the most anticipated projects are the development of a consensus algorithm, middlewares for the mainnet, and a wallet to store ATOM tokens.

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Cosmos has a lot of potentials as the project does not seem like a scam and has a trusted team working selflessly towards the development of the project. The confidence people have in the project can be deduced by its growth in the year 2019.

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Cosmos Business Case

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Several other cryptocurrencies are working to develop a platform for blockchain interoperability. However, none of them have managed to deliver as much as Cosmos. Among the similar substitute projects of Cosmos are ARK, ICON, AION, and Wanchain.

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Cosmos is currently focusing on developing workable algorithms for their network. Along with that, the team has announced a number of partnerships that will enable the technology to reach a wider range of users. It is listed on more than 90 crypto trade exchanges, including Changelly and Binance. It has announced some major memorandum of understandings with different blockchain-based cryptocurrencies like OmiseGO and ThetaToken. There are a large number of crypto-development organizations and firms working with Cosmos. Oracle Internal Corporation, DATA chain, IRIS, and Loom Network are just a few to mention.

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The community around the Cosmos project has grown exponentially. At first, the project seemed too ambitious to be actualized. However, the team has delivered steadily and has some more exciting developments on its roadmap. There is a good representation for Cosmos in terms of social platform channels, and all are being run by the community members and do not represent the official Cosmos team. Medium, Twitter, Reddit, and Youtube show good metrics confirming the involvement of community members.

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Another notable lead developer on the team is Ethan Buchman.

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Cosmos Markets

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# Exchange Pair Price 24h Volume Trusted
# 1 Binance ATOM/USDT $ 20.77348 $ 31,165,838 check
# 2 Coinbase Pro ATOM/USD $ 20.81000 $ 11,849,774 check
# 3 Binance ATOM/BTC $ 20.72148 $ 10,483,509 check
# 4 Binance ATOM/BUSD $ 20.75823 $ 2,260,945 check
# 5 Coinbase Pro ATOM/BTC $ 20.75022 $ 1,635,578 check
# 6 Kraken ATOM/USD $ 20.80270 $ 1,247,643 check
# 7 Kraken ATOM/EUR $ 20.82462 $ 705,371 check
# 8 Binance ATOM/BNB $ 20.79182 $ 654,788 check
# 9 Kraken ATOM/BTC $ 20.73297 $ 238,961 check
# 10 Poloniex ATOM/USDT $ 20.81864 $ 138,526 check

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