The History of Popular Coin (POP)

The History of Popular Coin (POP):

2014, January 28 – Popular Coin was *stealth launched by a small team of In Mean, Joshua Scrypt (aka Popular), CryptoJet, and Sean Brizendine (aka Norcal Newbie) with *zero premine through the *CryptoCoinTalk launch pad. The team had accumulated on CryptoCoinTalk and put together the entire project.

2014, January 28 – Popular Coin launches popcoin.biz website

2014, February – POP Currency Foundation Board of Directors is established and weekly Board meetings are held, at the time the board consisted of Joshua Scrypt, Sean Brizendine, David Slesinger, Joe Jones, and Abdeyah Fredericks and weekly minutes were posted on the CryptoCoinTalk forum

2014, March – POP Gets on its first exchange CryptoRush through the Voting System (CryptoRush only weeks later goes down)

2014, April – POP Wins the voting to get added to its Second Exchange AllCrypt (Who closed later in 2014)

2014, May – Completed New Wallet Coin Logo Image by Joe Jones (Platinum Edition)

2014, May – POP upgrades domain to popularcoin.org

2014, May – Joshua Scrypt presents on behalf of Popular Coin at the 1st Ever Crypto Currency Convention in the Scholastic Center of New York City

2014, June – Bryce Weiner briefly takes over as lead dev and implements a community selected (on cryptocointalk) reward modification that did not work as anticipated and generated 98.6 coins per block, at that point CryptoJet tentatively took over as lead dev (Bryce Weiner was attempting to lower the block reward as requested by community to 99 coins per block)

2014, July – POP Currency Foundation board closes sessions due to lack of funding

2014, December – Launched Multi Logo Wallets Gold, Silver, and Platinum New Images from Joe Jones

2015, July – POP acquires popularcoin.com domain and @popularcoin twitter handle

2015, July – CryptoJet readjusts the block reward based on original specifications at 99 Coins Per Block (Current) and sets the Gold Wallet UI as the main wallet

2015, October – Cryptopia Opens! and their Former Pool TrippleHexxx ran POP so they added POP as one of their first coins and there was even an entire POP market where you could trade POP in pairs with all of the coins on the site

2015, November – Popular Coin wins the Voting to Get listed on Cryptsy (One of the biggest Alt Exchanges at the time)

2015, November – Popular Coin Merges with POPNOMICS™

2016, March – Cryptsy goes down which creates a devastating blow to all Alt Coins including PopularCoin

2016, July – POP Added to Exchange Nova-ex

2016, November – Cryptopia closes side markets, DOT, HTML, and POP (leaving only a LTC and DOGE market available for POP)

Late 2016 to Early 2017 – All Markets were stagnant, not much trading

2017, May – Popular Coin Markets are revitalized by bitcoin moving upward

2017, November – Nova-ex closes

2018, January – Cryptopia closes Doge and Litecoin markets and adds POP to the Bitcoin market (leaving POP with only one market POP/BTC on Cryptopia)

2018, February – POP is Added to Trade Satoshi!

2018, February – In Mean (Lead Dev) Creates MeanXtrade cryptocurrency exchange and opens for beta testing. And creates entire market for PopularCoin.

2018, February – Original Whitepaper Released with promise of Circular Economic System and App

2018, February – The idea of creating a brand new chain in order to compete with the newer cryptos coming out and to start from scratch with slower block speed to reduce sync times and make it easier for new users to start with was proposed.

2018, February – The idea of creating a brand new chain in order to compete with the newer cryptos coming out and to start from scratch with slower block speed to reduce sync times and make it easier for new users to start with was proposed.

2018, March – The Popular Coin community and developers overwhelmingly agreed to create a new chain (originally masternodes were included but later deamed to risky because of the darksend function).

2018, March – News was released of New PopularCoin v2 Chain (With added proof of stake) in Development set for Release June 16

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PopularCoin to the MOON!

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