More than a currency

Emercoin is a digital currency and blockchain service platform you can use today. Get started with Emercoin's innovative services.
The brief intro to Emercoin...

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Distributed blockchain services

for business and personal use.


Secure shell management system needed by every site admin.


System for passwordless authentication on the world wide web.


Storage for electronic business cards for use with EMCSSL.


Uncensored domain name system, peering with OpenNIC.


Trusted storage for digital timestamps on the blockchain.


Distributed torrent tracker for internet file sharing.


Decentralized pay-per-click advertising network.


Digital proof of ownership solution for physical or digital goods and services.

Timeline - results

  • Launched in December 2013 as a fork of Peercoin.
  • Added STUN IP discovery to remove usage centralized commercial service dyndns.org.
  • Added Name-Values Storage - a universal trusted platform for external blockchain-based services.
  • Implemented EmerDNS, a decentralized domain system that provides irrevocable domain names and robustness to the DNS infrastructure.
  • Invented and implemented blockchain-based security services.
  • EmerSSH, Worldwide Public Key Infrastructure and Access Control List.
  • EmerSSL, Passwordless identification and secure web-login.
  • InfoCard, electronic business-card, works together with EmerSSL.
  • Invented concepts of EmerDPO, EmerTTS, Magnet.
  • Established partnership with Microsoft BaaS program and released “Blockchain Engine” MS Azure application.
  • First real usage of EmerDPO - Kolionovo farm shares.
  • Transaction optimizer — preserves blockchain from unnecessary inflation.
  • Distributed and dynamic checkpoints.
  • Emercoin included in RedHat catalog of certified programs.
  • Three-in-one mining mechanism: POS + POW + MergedMining.
  • Lot of core improvements, including full decentralization.
  • On-the-fly exchange emercoin to other cryptos with external exchanges API (shapeshift, coinreform).
  • Invented and implemented ENUMER, a blockchain-based telecommunications platform.
  • Started public testnet with web-explorer.
In 2018, we plan to continue implementing functionality and add new services. We will:
  • Release core wallet 0.7.0, with implemented Segwit and improved core kernel and DNS subsystem.
  • Complete implementing ATOM — safe protocol to escrow-less peer-to-peer sell NVS-record (dns, land title, etc).
  • Implement second generation of Lottery model payment aggregation, Randpay.
In next three years, we plan to:
  • Improve and popularize existing services and develop new products and services.
  • Integrate with Bitfury’s Exonum protocol.
  • Integrate with Lightning Network.
  • Create our own Certification Authority (or establish a partnership with existing CA) to generate SSL certificates for WEB-sites, located in the EmerDNS.
  • Develop our own browser (based on the Chromium engine) to provide a bundle of Emercoin services that are "out of the box" — with a trusted root of our CA, with transparent access to EmerDNS, and more.
  • Redesign EmerLNX advertisement system for a CPA model.

Wallet Downloads

Core GUI wallets & source
Linux daemon (headless)

For iOS/Android mobile wallets and full range of wallet options, see the Emercoin Documentation.

For Ubuntu 16.04 (x64):

apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv B58C58F4
add-apt-repository 'deb http://download.emercoin.com/ubuntu xenial emercoin'
apt update && apt -y install emercoin

For Ubuntu 14.04 (x64):

apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv B58C58F4
add-apt-repository 'deb http://download.emercoin.com/ubuntu trusty emercoin'
apt-get update && apt-get -y install emercoin

The wallet (emercoind) is managed via the command "emc" (the user must have sudo rights), for example:

emc getinfo

The configuration files are in /etc/emercoin/


For Debian 8 (x64, armhf):

apt -y install software-properties-common
apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv B58C58F4
add-apt-repository 'deb http://download.emercoin.com/debian jessie emercoin'
apt update && apt -y install emercoin

The wallet (emercoind) is managed via the command "emc" (the user must have sudo rights), for example:

emc getinfo

The configuration files are in /etc/emercoin/


For RHEL/CentOS 7 (x64):

rpm -ivh http://download.emercoin.com/rhel/el7/RPMS/emercoin-release-1.0-1.el7.centos.noarch.rpm
yum -y install emercoin
systemctl restart emercoind
systemctl enable emercoind

The wallet (emercoind) is managed via the command "emc" (the user must have sudo rights), for example:

emc getinfo

The configuration files are in /etc/emercoin/

Technology Partners

Meet the Emercoin Team

Oleg Khovayko
Cryptography and Financial Expert

Has a strong background in the realm of finance and specializes in the technical aspects of blockchains and cryptography.

Eugene Shumilov
Founder and CEO

Emercoin's fearless founder has an unstoppable vision for Emercoin to become the global leader in blockchain innovation.

Stan Polozov
Blockchain Implementation Specialist

An accomplished career in the technology industry. Provides insight into how Emercoin can be integrated with existing architecture.

Eugene Merenkov
Senior Programmer

Focuses on improving Emercoin's currency and blockchain offerings through the testing and development of new technology.

Lin Wan (namjar)
Emercoin China Executive Director

Enthusiast / Web Developer / Emer Ambassador / Business Representative in China.

Mikhail Voevodskiy
Integration Architect and co-founder EmerSchool

Spreads information about Emercoin products and technologies. Emercoin products integrator.

Our Advisors

Bill Tai
Founder ACTAI Global

World renowned venture capitalist, Bill originally trained as a chip designer and joined LSI Logic, a seminal Silicon Valley startup formed by the CEO of Fairchild Semiconductor after earning a BSEE with Honors from University of Illinois. After completing a MBA at Harvard, he was issued badge #A001 at TSMC, now among the most valuable tech companies in the world. He has been a venture capitalist since 1991 and today is the Chairman of Treasure Data, a Board Member of Bitfury and Voxer. Bill was Founding Chairman and CEO of iAsiaWorks (IPO via Goldman Sachs & Morgan Stanley) and Founding Chairman of IPinfusion. He has served as Board Director of 7 publicly listed companies that grew from startups he funded at their formative stages. He serves on the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer Committee and is an Adjunct Professor of Innovation at Curtin University.

George Kikvadze
Vice Chairman Bitfury Group

George is the Vice Chairman of The BitFury Group, the world's leading Blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee of GCF, a $6 billion private equity partnership. George has worked for York Capital Management, AFK Sistema and Morgan Stanley. He obtained his MBA at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and his MA at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. George is a member of Europe One YPO Club.

Marc van der Chijs
Founder First Block Capital

Founder and Director of First Block Capital, Canada’s first fully registered investment firm that invests in crypto assets. He has been in active in the blockchain space since early 2013 as partner in venture capital firm CrossPacific Capital and has been working full time on crypto projects since late 2016. He started his career at automotive multinational Daimler in the mid-1990s in several financial controling positions. In 2004 he co-founded China’s largest online video site Tudou.com, that was listed on the NASDAQ in 2011 and later taken private by Alibaba in a multi-billion dollar deal. He is a big believer that blockchain technology will completely change every aspect of business over the next couple of years and wants to actively support teams that put technology first.

Alex Petrov
CSO at Bitfury Group

With over 35 years in IT, Alex Petrov has the expertise in both hardware and software solutions. He has expertise in high-load systems optimization, databases, big-data analysis, data networking and communications on a large scale. He is a former IT security auditor, with specialties in business processes optimizations and crisis management. His track record includes the launch of new successful businesses and global consumer brands. He has been leading high-performance teams to enable fast and reliable transactions in world-renown cryptocurrencies, creating the ground for future growth with the Bitfury Group. Alex will be responsible for overseeing technical advisory efforts for Emercoin.

Morio Kurosaki
President IT FARM
Emercoin Ambassador in Japan

Mr. Kurosaki started his business carrier at Intel Japan, and then founded Aisys Corporation in 1988. The company has been supporting Silicon Valley start-ups in entering Japanese market. To incubate startup companies, he provides hands-on support on all phases of establishing operations such as strategic partnerships, local management hiring, business development, etc. In 1999, he founded IT-Farm as one of very few hands-on type venture capital in Japan. Through all his carrier, he has built an incomparable network in both Japanese IT industries and executives in Silicon Valley.

Moe Levin
CEO of Keynote

Dr. Moe Levin is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Keynote, an investor in high-tech startups, and an advisor to governments, regulators, banks, and venture-backed companies.
Some of the projects he has been involved with include The Global Blockchain Council in Dubai (2015 – present) , the harmonized VAT treatment of Bitcoin (2013), The OECD Working Party 9 (2013-2014).Moe is also co-founder of the first accredited Blockchain Academy, an early investor in RSK Labs, Labfresh, Dropbox, and others. Prior to founding Keynote, Moe was responsible for launching a venture-backed startup in Europe which raised $30m from Richard Branson, Index Ventures and others.

Gabriel Abed
Founder of Bitt Inc. and Digital Asset Fund

Founder of Bitt Inc. and Digital Asset Fund, is recognized as a leading Caribbean authority on digital currencies, math based protocols and blockchain technology. The Barbados-based entrepreneur is internationally-acknowledged as a pioneer in the digital currency evolution, having led the movement of Central Bank issued Cryptocurrencies and frontiered discussions on the subject of ‘Blockchain Technology’ at the Caribbean Development Bank, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, the United Nations, the Commonwealth Secretariat, multiple Central Bank forums and other world stages.
Gabriel's entrepreneurial mindset has allowed him to explore other avenues in the technology space founding new companies such as Digital Asset Fund amongst others. The Digital Asset Fund, or DAF, is the first Fund in the world to be focused on math based protocols.

Marc Taverner
Emercoin Ambassador North America & Europe

Marc Taverner is head of business development at Bitfury Group. He brings 18 years of experience working with market leading, global technology companies to Bitfury. He is also the founder of a successful modem distribution company. Marc has held sales leadership roles with many leading technology companies, including the world's largest provider of unified communications services and market leaders in educational technology solutions. Marc received his BA Hons in European Business Studies from Brunel University, UK and Ecole supérieure de Commerce de Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Oleg Khovayko, Eugene Shumilov and Stan Polozov are official representatives of the Emercoin Team.

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