Fact #57 Block-Reward

Every month, the DigiByte that miners get as a block-reward is decreased by 1%. This gives DigiByte a very smooth supply-curve for new DigiByte, rather than a "halving" event every few years.

March 20, 2021
Fact #4 Premine

DigiByte has only 0.5% pre-mined coins. These were given away to community members within the first 30 days. Details can be seen on BitcoinTalk. This was to incentivize full node downloads and to distribute the blockchain. None of the pre-mine was retained by the founder or developers. 

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March 20, 2021
Fact #3 Launch

DigiByte was fairly launched in 2014, long before the 2017 ICO craze of whitepaper projects. DigiByte launched with a fully working blockchain that has been improved upon consistently ever since. 

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March 20, 2021
Fact #2 Network upgrades

DigiByte has upgraded the network a number of times include „Improvement milestones“. These forks were not splits that generated additional coins, but rather a „reorientation of the ship“ that everyone was onboard with. 

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March 20, 2021
Fact #1 Blockchain length

DigiByte is the longest UTXO blockchain with over 10 million blocks. That is going to take Bitcoin until after the next century to reach that many blocks. 

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