The way tokens flow to network participants.

Token distribution defines the owners of a specific network. Distribution options vary widely and continue to evolve with advancements in the technology.

Classic Methods

A pre-mine indicates the portion of the token economy minted upon launch of the network. This allocation typically goes toward investors of an ICO as well as founding team members.

Emergent Methods

The retroactive distribution rewards a userbase or following of a certain application, artist, or community by giving network tokens to those who have supported the application, artist, or community in the past.

This model was first pioneered by Rarible and then Uniswap. Recently artists like RAC have begun distributing tokens to fans.


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