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Aptos (APT) price, chart, coin profile and news

Find the latest Aptos (APT) price, coin profile, news and history to get you started with Aptos trading and investing.

What is Aptos?

Aptos (APT) is a layer-1 blockchain launched on October 19, 2022 by a team that includes several former Meta developers who worked on Facebook's stablecoin project, Diem. Aptos Labs raised $400 million in VC funding from firms including FTX Ventures, Jump Crypto and Coinbase Ventures.

It is a proof-of-stake (PoS) chain built upon the Move programming language, designed for smart contract development. Move is also the programming language used by Diem, which after much hype, unraveled due to regulatory backlash.

The Aptos development team, many of whom were core developers on the Diem project, have been working on APT for around 4 years, intending to make crypto transactions faster and cheaper.

The Aptos blockchain promises to handle up to 160,000 transactions per second (TPS). However, at launch it came under immediate scrutiny after falling well short of this figure with claims that it only handled around 4TPS.

In addition, concerns have been raised regarding the project token distribution, with core contributors, the Aptos foundation and investors receiving a large sum (49%) of the total APT supply.

Aptos (APT) is the 28th largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap, valued at $2,712,384,935. The current price of Aptos is $16.82, which is -6.856% lower than yesterday. Prices have ranged between $19.86 and $16.46 over the past 24 hours. All prices are listed in US dollars and accurate as of January 31, 2023 05:01 UTC.

Recent Aptos developments

January 10, 2023: Aptos(APT) price rallies 40% over the course of 24 hours to test a key resistance zone at about $5.50. The price has since retraced slightly and is holding above $5.00.

Aptos (APT) price

Use our graph to track the performance of (APT) over time.

Aptos at a glance

Information last updated January 31, 2023 05:01 UTC.
Coin symbol APT
Coin Marketcap US$2,712,384,935
Total APT supply 1,017,475,830
Circulating APT 161,119,683
Current price US$16.82
All time high US$19.92
All time high date January 26, 2023
Notable team members Mo Shaikh, Avery Ching

Aptos price performance over time

Historical prices compared with the price of US$16.82.

1 hour 0.30%
24 hours -6.86%
7 days 30.44%
14 days 106.45%
30 days 386.97%
60 days 260.67%
200 days N/A
1 year N/A

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