What is IOST?
IOST is an ultra-fast, decentralized blockchain network based on the next-generation consensus algorithm “Proof of Believability” (PoB). Led by a team of proven founders and backed by world-class investors, Their mission is to be the underlying architecture for online services that meets the security and scalability needs of a decentralized economy.
IOST aims to be SCALABLE, EFFICIENT & SECURE , PERMISSION-LESS and DECENTRALIZED & IMMUTABLE
The IOST network is comprised of Nodes run by its community ensuring security, decentralization, and self-governance.
IOST encourages all parties to join the Node Partners Program and help build the IOST ecosystem while earning rewards, sharing profits and shaping the future of IOST.
Low cost, zero barriers, high rewards, no node cap. Registration and voting are forever open.
How to vote/stake your IOST coins ?
IOST main-net started voting on March 10th and has supported 4 channels so far.
Note that none of these are the official voting platform of IOST.
IOST is a decentralized network and protocol. It is owned and led into the future by its users. Voting is an important self-governance mechanism in blockchain ecosystem.
By voting with tokens, voters will be deciding who represents them to govern the IOST network and contributes to the future development of the ecosystem. IOST hopes to see more community members participate in voting and will pay voters generous rewards in return.
Token holders who vote for partners / nodes that successfully reach the 2.1M token requirement during the election, will receive an on-going 50% share of that partners / nodes rewards as voting dividends.
Core team behind IOST
Jimmy Zhong (Co-Founder, CEO)
Terrence Wang (Co-Founder, CTO)
Justin Li (Co-Founder, CIO)
Ray Xiao (Co-Founder, COO)
Kevin Tang (Co-Founder, CDO)
With over 50 blockchain professionals, IOST’s team hails from Harvard, Princeton, Brown, Berkeley, Cornell, Tsinghua University, Uber, Google, KAYAK, Morgan Stanley, Linux, LinkedIn, and Deloitte, with awards and recognition from National Olympiad in Informatics Gold Medalists, ACM/ICPC Gold Medalists, Forbes 30 Under 30, and 500-startup. IOST has a global presence, with offices in Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul, Berlin, San Francisco, New York, and Singapore.