Frequently asked questions

What is the GLITCH ERC-20 contract address?

Decimals: 18

What is the GLITCH BEP-20 contract address?

Decimals: 18

What was the original token allocation details?

Seed: 10%
Private Sale 1: 25%
Private Sale 2: 5%
Public Sale: 15%
Advisors: 10%
Marketing: 5%
Contingency: 5%
Team: 10%
War Chest: 15%

How many team members does Glitch Finance have?

Glitch Finance is a rapidly growing team with 20+ core members distributed around the globe.

What consensus mechanism does the Glitch Protocol use?

Decay Nominated Proof of Stake

What languages can you use to build on GLITCH?

Any language that compiles to WASM, including C++, Solidity, Java, JavaScript, GoLang.

Is the codebase a fork of another blockchain?

No, GLITCH is an entirely new codebase built from the ground up. It uses concepts from similar solutions to provide superior composability and processing capability.

When will the GLITCH mainnet go live?

GLITCH is currently under development and its genesis block went live internally on Jan 17, 2022. The public will be able to connect to the mainnet in the later half of the 2022 year.

Is there a testnet available?

Yes. View the testnet explorer here .

Will the Glitch Decentralized Exchange (GEX) be available when the mainnet launches?

The first version will be an MVP of the GEX, and it will be launched during the Phase IV mainnet iteration.

Why are you partnering with an L2 if you’re an L1 solution?

L2s are meant to assist dApps to run parallel on both networks, which will be the first step towards interoperability for GLITCH.

Are there any direct incentives for developers?

Glitch Grants Program. At Glitch, we’ve committed $2 million toward funding projects that we believe will have the highest impact on the Glitch ecosystem over the long term. Learn more here.

Why is the browser-extension wallet a downloadable file on google drive rather than on the Chrome store?

The Glitch browser-extension wallet was developed using Manifest v2. Chrome now requires that all applications run on Manifest v3, so the team is working on compatibility. It will be available in the Chrome store in due time. If you are downloading the wallet using the link on the website, rest assured that is is safe!

Will the team run its nodes on testnet and mainnet? Will anyone run a node?

Anyone can run a node. The team will run 66% of the nodes, and the community will run the remainder 33%. The requirements to run a testnet node.

What are the core requirements to run a node?

**CPU:** Intel(R) Core(TM) i7–7700K CPU @ 4.20GHz.
**Storage:** A NVMe solid-state drive should be reasonably sized to deal with blockchain growth. Starting around 80GB — 160GB will be okay for the first six months of Glitch but will need to be re-evaluated every six months.
**Memory:** 64GB.

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