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What is the CRO coin used for?

How CRO coin is used in is an ecosystem developed to provide services for crypto adoption.

What is CRO coin?

CRO is the native utility coin of CRO powers the overall ecosystem, across payment, trading and financial services.

What is CRO coin used for? Pay & Chain

  • Stake CRO as validator on the Chain and earn fees on the network.
  • Earn up to 20% cash back paying merchants online and offline. APP

  • Receive token rewards for selected token listings on the App based on CRO token staked in app. Exchange

  • Stake CRO and earn up to 10% p.a. on exchange.
  • Get discounted trading fees when staking & paying with CRO on exchange. Earn

  • Get better interest rate with CRO tokens staked of up to 12% p.a. Credit

  • Lower annual interest rate (APR) at 8%.

What is an ecosystem developed to tackle the challenges in crypto adoption.

  • Payments ( Pay, Visa Card).
  • Trading ( App, Exchange). 
  • Financial services (Decentralized Finance Products, Crypto Earn, Crypto Credit).

Cronos ( chain)

Cronos is an EVM compatible chain that runs on Ethermint. It makes it possible to easily bridge and port projects from Ethereum and EVM compatible chains.

Cronos is launching on Oct 18, 2021.


  • Designed for mobile payments.
  • Runs on Tendermint Core BFT.
  • 1 second finality
  • POS / POA
  • Low-cost
  • Open-source

More in whitepaper or docs.

CRO coin issuance

Total supply: 100 000 000 000

  • 10% for Community development (10 Billion CRO).
  • 30% for Secondary distribution & Launch Incentives (30 Billion CRO).
  • 20% Network Long-term Incentives (20 Billion CRO).
  • 20% Capital Reserve (20 Billion CRO).
  • 20% Ecosystem Grants (20 Billion CRO).

Both the wallets for Capital Reserve and Network Long-Term Incentives will be frozen for 3 years (until November 7th, 2022). The wallet for Ecosystem Grant will be frozen until the launch of Chain Mainnet.

The wallet for secondary distribution and launch incentives has 30% of the total CRO supply. This wallet will receive a daily token supply through a smart contract starting from Nov 14, 2018. The total duration of this distribution is 5 years.


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