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About The DigiByte Blockchain

More Secure, Faster & Forward Thinking Blockchain Technology

These are the key attributes that have made DigiByte what it is today and where it will be in the future.

What makes DigiByte More Secure?

Global Decentralization

The DigiByte blockchain has had over 280,000+ full nodes downloaded since April 2017.

5 Mining Algorithms

DigiByte uses five secure and advanced cryptographic mining algorithms to prevent mining centralization compared to single algorithm blockchains. 1 of which is Odocrypt, added July 21th, 2019, which changes itself every 10 days.

Advanced Difficulty Stability

Difficulty adjustments protect a blockchain from several forms of malicious attacks. By creating and implementing DigiShield & MultiShield, DigiByte has the most advanced difficulty stability of any blockchain in the world today.

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What makes DigiByte Faster?

15 Second Blocks

DigiByte has the fastest block speed of any public UTXO blockchain in the world today with 15 second block timings.

Early SegWit Implementation

Segregated witness allows for several innovations to occur on top of the DigiByte blockchain such as cross chain transactions and single confirmation transactions.

Blockchain Rigidity

DigiByte transactions, unlike other transactions on other blockchains, are limited in size and scope to increase speed, efficiency, and throughput. Most importantly this maintains security.

What makes DigiByte Forward Thinking?


DigiByte Blockchain technology can be leveraged and applied to applications, fixing 90% of the most common vulnerabilities affecting the internet today.

IOT Devices

The future of DigiByte includes the focus of applying DigiByte security to IOT devices and services that require robust communications.

Artificial Intelligence

By combining advancements in DigiByte Blockchain technology with artificial intelligence, we are exploring new innovations in automation and data analysis.

The History of DigiByte

DigiByte has been focused on cyber security from the start. Officially launched in 2014 on January 10th, the genesis block included a hash headline of:
"USA Today: 10/Jan/2014, Target: Data stolen from up to 110M customers".

Connect with the Founder

DigiByte was created by Jared Tate. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

DigiByte has been focused on securing data and pioneering new innovations from the beginning, with the Genesis block hash containing the headline "USA Today: 10/Jan/2014, Target: Data stolen from up to 110M customers"  

What makes DigiByte Different?

The DigiByte Blockchain is perfectly positioned towards building a secure and decentralized digital future with its unique combination of problem solving experience, pioneering new innovations and resilience through 4 full-time years of development.

Full-time Founder

Jared Tate created and dedicated full-time development towards DigiByte since becoming one of the few blockchain founders who went public in 2014.

Tried & Tested Technology

The DigiByte blockchain has been battle-hardened and tested for over 5.5 years now, based on the most proven blockchain technology.

Industry Leading Transaction Speeds

With quicker confirmation times, DigiByte transactions are one of the fastest ways to send value using a blockchain.

Not An ICO

DigiByte has never been funded through an ICO, presale or token sale, nor is there a private company controlling the DigiByte Blockchain in line with our vision for a decentralized digital future.

Multi Algorithm Mining

DigiByte was one of the first and currently active blockchains to hard fork from a single mining algorithm to 5 mining algorithms.

Use Cases Nominated in Public Competitions

DigiByte technology has been presented to governments, corporations and banks to emphasize the benefits of a decentralized future.

Manageable Units

While limited in total number, DigiBytes are much more available than other blockchains units. A total of 21 billion DigiByte will be created within 21 years, with each DigiByte being divisible to 8 decimal places.

Early To Implement Industry Critical Features

DigiByte development has shown industry-leading firsts over the last four years including Digishield, MultiAlgo, MultiShield and SegWit. This attribute will remain a focus in all future development.

World's Longest Major Blockchain

Growing to 9 million blocks, the DigiByte blockchain has encountered and overcome scalability issues not yet seen by most other major blockchains. These innovations will continue into ongoing development.

Large Community

DigiByte has one of the largest, most engaged and decentralized community in today's blockchain space, adding new users every day.

Successful Trials on Decentralized Exchanges

DigiByte has been successfully traded on decentralized exchanges as a key step towards a decentralized digital future.

More Resistant to Hacking Control

DigiByte security is far more resilient to a 51% attack than other leading blockchains, making it an ideal asset for protecting valuable data.