2017 In Review + 2018 Roadmap!

Wow, what a year Vertcoin has had! We began the year as a skeleton crew running on dreams, and ended as one of the largest and most active crypto communities in the space. 2017 was a year of team growth, technical milestones, self-discovery, and explosive breakout. In this article we are going to review the unprecedented amount of voluntary community support that we have received and the milestones that were achieved by our hard working team members and made possible by you. Read until the end and we will share what’s in the works to make 2018 even better. There is a lot to list, so without further ado…

Technical Achievements

Adoption Milestones

Team Growth

  • New team member Pknight
  • New team member Star (Godwits)
  • New team member Bryan (Goodminer)
  • New team member Gert-Jaap
  • New team member Alex (turekaj)
  • Returning team member Adam

Annual KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)

  • Reddit.com/r/vertcoin: 30,639 subscribers, +641%
  • Discord: 13,222 members, New!
  • Twitter: 71,700 followers, +151%
  • Instagram: 2,282 followers, New!
  • Price: $6.59, +19,280%

Donations

  • 55,048 VTC total received in 2017!

2018 Roadmap

We have been working hard to bring you what we know will be some of the biggest technical releases in 2018. These things take time and diligence, but your patience will be rewarded with some very cool new toys.

  • New multi-platform Lightning based wallet incl. stealth + atomic swaps
  • Vertwallet (temporary iOS wallet)
  • Establish the Vertcoin Foundation
  • AMD Miner, built from scratch!
  • New exchange listings
  • New website
  • Trezor support
  • Expanding VertDocs
  • Make LND, Eclair, c-lightning forks for VTC

Let us give a big thanks to all who have helped with the project so far. We love our community and have been amazed at the response to the project. Help us make 2018 the year of Vertcoin by joining any of our social media outlets. Spread the word. Pitch in. After all, we are the people’s coin.

Links and Resources

Credits: Jern Jernsen Author; KingZen Graphics


Originally published at medium.com.