NeuCoin was a Paris-based cryptocurrency announced in February 2015 by Daniel Kaufman. It is a fork from Peercoin and is thus a proof-of-stake (POS) coin that pays interest as it is staked. Neucoin was the solution developed for the marketShow more [+] of micropayments.
The currency was launched on September 23, 2015. The currency had a team of ten founders of backgrounds in various industries, as well as a million dollars in investment from angel investors. In April 2015, NeuCoin presold 100 million NeuCoins to future users in exchange for 4,012 Bitcoins. In December 2015, NeuCoin launched a tipping platform on the internet radio service Jango and a Facebook game called Solitaire Racer. In September 2016, NeuCoin launched a second Facebook game called SongQuest.
On 25 November 2016, NeuCoin announced that its Foundation would "cease supporting NeuCoin services, destroy its remaining coins and dissolve itself".