Verge is a cryptocurrency based on a fork of Bitcoin. It launched in 2014 with its independent chain but with an emphasis on privacy, using anonymous networks such as TOR and i2P, in order to obfuscated the IP address of its users as well as making all the transactions untraceable. Since Bitcoin transactions are not really anonymous and can be traced back to its user, Verge aims to address this privacy issues. It is powered by the Wraith protocol which adds additional features on top of aShow more [+] guaranteed layer of privacy.
Verge’s lead developer is Justin Erik Valo aka Sunerok and the project is completely community driven. Verge (XVG) was earlier known as DogeDarkCoin but was renamed to Verge in early 2016 for marketing reasons. One of the unique feature of Verge is that it uses 5 different Proof of Work hashing algorithm (Scrypt, X17, Lyra2rev2, myr-groestl and blake2s) with average hash time of about 30 seconds. The total supply of Verge is 16.5 billion coins.