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Storj STORJ

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1. Summary

Fundamental Rank
Developer Rank
Social Rank
Coinrank
Price
$0.59 +11.2%
Market Cap
$85.95M (#289)
Supply
143.79M / 425.00M
Price
52W High price $2.94
52W High date 30th Nov 2021 (5 months ago)
All Time High (ATH) Date 28th Mar 2021 (1 year ago)
ATH Price $3.81
% From ATH -85.73%
All Time Low (ATL) Date 13th Mar 2020 (2 years ago)
ATL Price $0.05
% From ATL 981.38%
Supply & Trading Volume
Volume (24h) 43.22M
Total Supply 425.00M
Circulating Supply 143.79M
Description

Storj is a crypto-powered cloud storage platform that allows any computer that runs its software to rent any of its unused hard drive space to users that are seeking ways of storing their files.

Storj is a crypto-powered cloud storage platform that allows any computer that runs its software to rent any of its unused hard drive space to users that are seeking ways of storing their files.

It is an alternative to centralized cloud storage options such as Google Drive, Mega or Amazon. The main advantage you’re getting here is the fact that the company does not own and maintain the software, but the network of computers does.

The STORJ Token Explained

To make all of this work and a possibility, the STORJ cryptocurrency is used. It allows users to essentially pay other users on the network to store their files. Users that want to sell excess storage space that they are not using as well as bandwidth have the opportunity of earning additional money from the resources through accepting the STORJ tokens. Storj has the added functionality of auditing the network through a random file verification process throughout each hour which ensures that the files are consistently being hosted by the storage nodes. Throughout this process, what Storj does is send a request to node operators that have to send cryptographic proof that the data is in their possession, and once this proof is received, the nodes get payment for storing as well as maintaining the files.

This process is of course developed to maximize the quality of the storage and it has succeeded so far.

Another important thing to note here is the fact that the cryptocurrency STORJ is limited, which means that according to the rules set by the software there can only ever be 500 million STORJ in existence.

Features of Storj

Here’s where things get interesting. You see, there are a total of three components that make all of the Storj networks operate. First, you have the storage nodes, that allow users to rent out their excess space that is located on their hard drive and reliably store and return the data for a fee. Then you have the uplinks that run on the client’s machine and upload the files to the network. They also have the responsibility of coordinating with peers to store as well as retrieve the data. Then you have the satellites that coordinate the traffic between the storage nodes and the aforementioned uplinks. They are responsible for the storage of the metadata as well as ensuring that the storage nodes are honest and that the payments are distributed. Every single user has an account on a satellite.

Now, when a user’s uplink ends up receiving permission from their satellite to actually store data on the network, Storj files go through a process which is known as segmenting. Throughout this process, the files are compressed, encrypted, and shred, which essentially means that they get split into different segments and stripes. The stripes of the original files are distributed and stored across the network, and to decrypt and retrieve them a user has to provide the same private key that was used to compress and encrypt the files. Note that there is also redundancy, which means that all stripes are replicated a certain number of times and sent to different storage nodes in the network, which prevents tampering as well as censorship, and avoids any issues if a node were to go offline or lose a stripe.

Founders of Storj (STORJ)

Discussing the founders of Storj, it was founded by Shawn Wilkinson. He was a software developer and wanted to leverage blockchain technology to build a decentralized cloud storage network.

However, there’s also his co-founder known as John Quinn, who has a background in business development.

1.1 Insights (beta)

STORJ/USDT

A hanging man candlestick pattern was detected. In the past, similar indications led to a median price increase of 38.01%, over the following 90 days.

STORJ/USDT

Volatility

The Average True Range indicator was triggered. In the past, similar indications led to a median price increase of 14.92%, over the following 7 days.

STORJ/USDT

A long line candle candlestick pattern was detected. In the past, similar indications led to a median price increase of 40.62%, over the following 90 days.

STORJ/USDT

Volatility

The Average True Range indicator was triggered. In the past, similar indications led to a median price increase of 14.61%, over the following 7 days.

STORJ/USDT

Volatility

The Average True Range indicator was triggered. In the past, similar indications led to a median price increase of 14.61%, over the following 7 days.

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2. Price

STORJ/USD

2.1. Market Performance

How does Storj's (STORJ) performance compare to the median performance for assets of a similar market capitalization?

30 Day Return

-54.4%

STORJ

-35.3%

Similar Market Cap

60 Day Return

-50.8%

STORJ

-33.9%

Similar Market Cap

1 Year Return

-53.3%

STORJ

-62.6%

Similar Market Cap

3. Developer Activity

We're monitoring 124 Storj GitHub repos for commits, code additions and deletions. This data is factored into the Developer Rank. Because of delays in GitHub's stat processing, recent activity maybe underrepresented.

Weekly Commits (All Storj Repos)

Commits vs. The Market

  • Past 4 weeks: 150 commits vs. an average of 3
  • Past 12 weeks: 515 commits vs. an average of 30
  • Past year: 2,465 commits vs. an average of 485

Most Active Repos

Past week 76
Past 12 weeks 260
Past year 1390
Past week 2
Past 12 weeks 8
Past year 548
Past week 0
Past 12 weeks 0
Past year 442
Past week 34
Past 12 weeks 85
Past year 307
Past week 0
Past 12 weeks 0
Past year 265
Past week 0
Past 12 weeks 0
Past year 193

Top Developers 2022

In total, 304 developers have contributed to Storj over the past year. Who are the most active Storj developers, by commits, over the past year?

Related Projects

Developers working on Storj also worked on these projects.

4. Social Activity

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Historic data is only available from 22nd April 2022

Total Followers

Reddit Subscribers 15,053
Active Reddit Users (past 24h) 24
Discord users
Active Discord Users
Telegram Users 1,662
Twitter followers 116,374
5. News
6. Investment

Investors

Who are the funds and individuals that invested in Storj?

Funding Rounds

Storj has raised $35.4M across 7 funding rounds, between August 2014 and July 2017.

Amount / Round Date Investors
$30.0M / ICO 4 years ago -
$3.0M / Seed 5 years ago 3
$100,000.0 / - 5 years ago 1
- / - 5 years ago 1
$1.8M / Seed 6 years ago 3
$30.0M / ICO 4 years ago -
$3.0M / Seed 5 years ago 3
$100,000.0 / - 5 years ago 1
- / - 5 years ago 1
$1.8M / Seed 6 years ago 3
- / - 6 years ago 1
$500,000.0 / - 7 years ago -
7. More Information

Always do your own research (DYOR) before making any investment. Here's some links you might find helpful:

Website https://storj.io/
Explorer https://etherscan.io/token/0xb64ef51c888972c908cfa...
Twitter @storjproject
reddit /r/storj
Forum https://community.storj.io/home
Whitepaper https://storj.io/storjv3.pdf

What is the correct contract address for Storj?

Energi 0xcde71daaffb6a12d584f55777d4c9e9d3c353c1e
Ethereum 0xb64ef51c888972c908cfacf59b47c1afbc0ab8ac
Harmony-shard-0 0x266f341e33aa61c30c6a9af89314811a5b097cb4

Has Storj been audited for security?

No security audits found for this project.

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