Steem is an open source blockchain protocol capable of storing social information and distributing tokens based on a Proof-of-Brain algorithm. As the fastest, most transacted blockchain in the world, Steem is the only blockchain protocol capable of, and currently powering, multiple user-facing applications including busy.org, d.tube, dlive.io, steemit.com, dsound.audio, and more. In fact, the Steem blockchain not only processes more transactions than Bitcoin and Ethereum combined, it actually processes more transactions then the next 11 blockchains (in order of transactions) combined!
The Steem blockchain creates opportunities for entrepreneurs by providing a scalable blockchain protocol which their application can tap into that is capable of storing a user’s content, social information, account information, json metadata, and more, while simultaneously empowering those users to earn cryptocurrency tokens (called STEEM) in exchange for sharing that information. The STEEM token features best-in-class properties like 3 second transfers and no fees thanks to Steem’s 3-second blocks and Delegated-Proof-of-Stake algorithm.