whitepaper

Bitcoin Whitepaper

Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System (by Satoshi Nakamoto)   First published to a cryptography mailing list in 2008, the…

Ethereum Whitepaper

Ethereum Whitepaper   Vitalik Buterin’s 2014 draft of the Ethereum whitepaper. Partial abstract: “Initially postulated by Vitalik Buterin, together with…

Polygon: Matic Whitepaper

Polygon: Ethereum’s Internet of Blockchains Founded in 2017 as the MATIC network, Polygon aims to increase scalability of blockchains, creating…

Cardano: Introduction and base principles

Why we are building Cardano: A Subjective Approach (by Charles Hoskinson)   Unlike most cryptocurrencies, Cardano did not begin with…

Solana Whitepaper

Solana: A New Architecture for a high performance blockchain (by Anatoly Yakovenko)   Solana is a blockchain that uses a…

Binance Whitepaper

Binance Whitepaper: Changpeng Zhao (‘CZ’)   Binance, as of 2022 being the largest global cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, was…

Tether Whitepaper

Tether Whitepaper   This post links to the original historic draft of the Tether whitepaper. The stablecoin’s operations and protocol…

XRP Whitepaper

The Ripple Protocol Consensus Algorithm   Originally conceived by David Schwartz, Noah Youngs, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur Britto in 2011,…