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Waves (WAVES)
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Waves Price (WAVES)

WAVES Daily Performance

Today's Waves price is $2.7283, which is up 3% over the last 24 hours. Waves's market cap is $272.83M. 24 hour WAVES volume is $289.86M. It has a market cap rank of 148 with a circulating supply of 100,000,000 and max supply of 100,000,000. Waves is traded on exchanges. Waves had an all-time high of $54.57 10 months ago. Over the last day, Waves has had 0% transparent volume and has been trading on 1,759 active markets with its highest volume trading pairs being .

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Waves Statistics

Waves Price (24hr)$2.7283 (+3.22%)
Market Cap$272.83M (+3.22%)
Trading Volume (24hr)$289.86M (+15.73%)
Transparent Vol. (24hr)
Transparency GradeUnknown
Circulating Supply100,000,000 (100.00%)
All-Time High
7D Price Prediction


Price Change
$0.085215 (3.22%)

All-Time High

Date of ATH
Days Since ATH
% of ATH5.00%
Price vs ATH

Market Cap

Mkt Cap Change
$8.52M$8,521,462 (3.22%)
Mkt Cap Rank148
Mkt Dominance
Mkt Dominance

Circulating Supply

Max Supply100,000,000
% in Circulation100.00%
% in Circulation

About Waves

Waves is a blockchain platform that allows you to create your own custom token. According to its website, you can create your own token in less than a minute and use it for projects such as crowdfunding, loyalty reward programs, and in-app currencies. Tokens created on Waves have limited functionality compared to (for example) Ethereum, but are easier to create and require zero coding knowledge.

The Waves coin (WAVES) is the platform’s native currency. You can use WAVES to create a trading pair with your self-made coin on the Waves decentralized exchange (DEX). There are two ways to acquire the currency, you can either install the Waves client on your computer and use its DEX to exchange fiat, Bitcoin, or Ethereum, or you can acquire WAVES through a third-party centralized crypto exchange.

The platform has a Miner Reward Token (MRT) which is awarded to miners or platform members who support them; MRT can also be traded on the open market. To become a miner, a user must have a minimum effective balance of 10,000 WAVES in a personal account. WAVES holders can support the work of miners and earn income without by loaning their balance of tokens to the miners. The miners earn commission from processing the transactions within the platform.

The project was launched in 2016 by Ukrainian entrepreneur Alexander (Sasha) Ivanov, a Theoretical Physics graduate of Moscow State University who pursued postgraduate studies at Leipzig University, Germany. In the same year it launched, Waves held a successful ICO, raising $2 million in less than 24 hours and a total of over $16 million.

The total WAVES token supply is 100 million. One million tokens were distributed to early supporters, one million were put aside for post-ICO bounties, four million were reserved for strategic partners and backers, nine million were withheld by the development team, and 85 million were distributed in the ICO.

The Waves platform itself has been described as a cryptocurrency version of the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform. According to the ICObench tracker, there were around 100 crowdsales on Waves in March 2018 spanning 25 categories. The top two fundraising successes included mobile gaming platform MobileGo, which raised $53 million, and cryptographic pension asset platform Peerbanks, which raised $42.6 million. As of 2018, the Waves platform was most popular among Russian and North American projects.

In September 2018, Waves introduced smart contract functionality to the platform. The new features include multi-sig addresses, token freezing, atomic swaps, and voting. Waves’ smart contracts use a new programming language, RIDE, specifically made for the project. Waves’ smart contracts do not require Gas to execute like (for example) Ethereum. Instead, the network charges a minimal flat fee.

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Waves Historical Data

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What’s the current Waves price? How much is 1 Waves worth?

    The price of 1 Waves is $2.7283. Over the last 24 hours, a Waves is worth 3.22% more. Visit our currency converter page to convert WAVES prices to currencies other than USD.
  • When did Waves start?

    The earliest trading data for Waves is on June of 2016 (based on current exchange data).
  • How high can the Waves price go?

    Waves’s price has gone as high as $54.57 (which is WAVES’s all-time high). It achieved this price 10 months ago. Speculations abound for how high Waves’s price will get in the future.

Today's WAVES / Waves News for February 7, 2023


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