Burst (CURRENCY:BURST) traded up 2.7% against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 0:00 AM Eastern on March 4th. Burst has a total market cap of $74.21 million and approximately $967,458.00 worth of Burst was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One Burst coin can now be bought for $0.0412 or 0.00000358 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Burst Asset Exchange, C-CEX, Coinroom and Livecoin. During the last week, Burst has traded up 30.6% against the dollar.

About Burst

Burst is a PoC coin that uses the Shabal256 hashing algorithm. Its launch date was June 12th, 2014. Burst’s total supply is 1,800,339,818 coins. The Reddit community for Burst is /r/burstcoin and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. Burst’s official message board is forums.burst-team.us. The official website for Burst is www.burst-coin.org. Burst’s official Twitter account is @Burstcoin_dev and its Facebook page is accessible here.

According to CryptoCompare, “Burst uses a new algorithm for proof of hdd capacity (POC) mining. Miners pre-generate chunks of data known as 'plots' which are then saved to disk.┬áTaking NXT's great PoS code, and turning it into PoC. PoC takles the problem of unfair distribution, enables blockchain trimming, and allows anyone to mine without massive power bills or any special equipment “

Buying and Selling Burst

Burst can be purchased on these cryptocurrency exchanges: C-CEX, Livecoin, Bittrex, Burst Asset Exchange, Poloniex and Coinroom. It is not currently possible to buy Burst directly using U.S. dollars. Investors seeking to acquire Burst must first buy Bitcoin or Ethereum using an exchange that deals in U.S. dollars such as GDAX, Gemini or Coinbase. Investors can then use their newly-acquired Bitcoin or Ethereum to buy Burst using one of the aforementioned exchanges.

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