Nano is digital money that significantly improves on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
The main features of Nano are:
No transaction fees.
Extremely fast to send money—less than 1 second for 100% confirmation.Bitcoin takes 10 minutes on average for ~80%1 confirmation. Nano is more asynchronous than Bitcoin—individual transactions are voted on separately from the rest of the network.
Highly decentralized.Using the Nakamoto coefficient measurement, it is more decentralized than Bitcoin2 3.
Green—Massively less energy use than Bitcoin.
For more information on what Nano is, see the Nano documentation: https://docs.nano.org/what-is-nano/overview/
Nano is also known as: Nano cryptocurrency, Nano coin, RaiBlocks.1. The Bitcoin white paper, under section 11 "Calculations" explains there's a ~80% chance for an attacker with 10% mining power to overtake the longest chain. https://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf 2. Measuring Decentralization in Bitcoin and Ethereum using Multiple Metrics and Granularities https://arxiv.org/pdf/2101.10699.pdf 3. List of representative nodes showing a Nakamoto coefficient of 8 at the time of writing (2021-02) https://nanocharts.info/