- Velas is an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) blockchain. It claims to execute 75,000 transactions per second (TPS).
- Its products include Velas Account, Velas Vault, Velas Wallet, and Staking.
- VLX token is used for payments and supporting proof-of-Stake consensus.
The Velas (VLX) token has been trending after its recent updates.
On June 1, Velas shared its recent developments during an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session.
The blockchain said it appointed Ali Rafi as the head of Velas Network AG’s Motorsports and Metaverse division. Velas AG is a major partner of Ferrari in the Formula 1 championship and a title sponsor of Ferrari’s Esports team.
Last month, the VLX token was listed on Huobi Global and BitForex crypto exchanges. Velas also said that one could purchase the token from Velas Wallet.
Velas is also a partner of the NFT Art Day event in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 12.
What Is Velas (VLX)?
Velas is an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) blockchain. It claims to process 75,000 transactions per second (TPS) for almost free, with high security.
The Velas blockchain is a fork of Solana with embedded EVM integration.
The EVM supports all smart contracts and dApps built on the Ethereum stack.
The Velas mainnet was launched in 2019. The network has over 100 nodes and 138 validators. As per its website, it has staked more than 741 million VLXs, with over 1300 stakers.
The company seeks to build a self-governed, decentralized future with disruptive technologies. The open-sourced blockchain ecosystem will combine both centralized and decentralized solutions for offering products and services.
According to the whitepaper, its mission is to improve people's lives worldwide.
Velas was founded by Alex Alexandrov in Switzerland in 2019. He is also a founder of CoinPayments, a cryptocurrency payment gateway.
Besides this, Alex is also consulting the FBI, Europol, and various national governments on cybersecurity, blockchain, technology, and AI implementation. The Velas team includes cryptographers, engineers, researchers, mathematicians, and business leaders.
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Velas’ products include Velas Account, Velas Vault, Velas Wallet, and Staking.
Velas Account is a password-less solution. It offers convenient interactions through blockchain apps while maintaining user security. Velas Vault is for storing private keys and secrets. Furthermore, Velas Wallet is a multi-currency wallet for ‘Staking’ functions.
The token is used for payments and supporting proof-of-Stake consensus. On Friday, its price rose 0.66% to US$0.06423, and the trading volume surged 11.56% to US$5 million at 8:08 am ET. The token’s supply is US$2.3 billion, with a similar about of circulating supply.
The token can be traded on Bitget, CoinTiger, KuCoin, DigiFinex, and BingX crypto exchanges.
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