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== Background ==
 
== Background ==
  
Dogecoin began as a [[fork]] of [[Litecoin]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/08/how-ethereum-became-the-platform-of-choice-for-icod-digital-assets/|name=How Ethereum became the platform of choice for ICO’d digital assets|org=Techcrunch|date=June 29, 2018}}</ref> It was created in 2013 by Jackson Palmer, a product manager at Adobe.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacksonpalmer/|name=Jackson Palmer|org=Linkedin|date=June 21, 2018}}</ref> Palmer created Dogecoin as a joke, and considers himself a "crypto bear." He does not currently have a large role in the management of the Dogecoin project and has expressed that he prefers it that way.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2018-01-22/co-creator-palmer-says-dogecoin-should-remain-a-joke-video|name=Dogecoin's $2 Billion Value: So High, Much Fall|org=Bloomberg|date=June 21, 2018}}</ref>
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Dogecoin began as a [[fork]] of [[Litecoin]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/08/how-ethereum-became-the-platform-of-choice-for-icod-digital-assets/|name=How Ethereum became the platform of choice for ICO’d digital assets|org=Techcrunch|date=June 29, 2018}}</ref> It was created in 2013 by Jackson Palmer, a product manager at Adobe.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacksonpalmer/|name=Jackson Palmer|org=Linkedin|date=June 21, 2018}}</ref> Palmer created Dogecoin as a joke, and considers himself a "cryptocurrency bear." He does not currently have a large role in the management of the Dogecoin project and has expressed that he prefers it that way.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2018-01-22/co-creator-palmer-says-dogecoin-should-remain-a-joke-video|name=Dogecoin's $2 Billion Value: So High, Much Fall|org=Bloomberg|date=June 21, 2018}}</ref>
  
 
In January 2018, Dogecoin's market cap briefly exceeded $2 billion, making it the most successful "parody" [[altcoin]] to date.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://fortune.com/2018/01/08/dogecoin-hits-all-time-high-2-billion-valuation/|name=A Parody Cryptocurrency Based On A Dog Meme Just Hit An All-Time High|org=Fortune|date=June 21, 2018}}</ref>
 
In January 2018, Dogecoin's market cap briefly exceeded $2 billion, making it the most successful "parody" [[altcoin]] to date.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://fortune.com/2018/01/08/dogecoin-hits-all-time-high-2-billion-valuation/|name=A Parody Cryptocurrency Based On A Dog Meme Just Hit An All-Time High|org=Fortune|date=June 21, 2018}}</ref>

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Dogecoin
Dogecoin Logo.jpg
Founded 2013
Key People Jackson Palmer
Employees Approx. 10
Products Dogecoin digital assets (DOGE)
Twitter @dogecoin
StockTwits DOGE
LinkedIn Profile
Facebook OfficialDogecoin
Website Dogecoin Home

Dogecoin (DOGE) is a cryptocurrency based on an Internet meme of a shiba inu speaking excitedly in broken English.[1]

Background

Dogecoin began as a fork of Litecoin.[2] It was created in 2013 by Jackson Palmer, a product manager at Adobe.[3] Palmer created Dogecoin as a joke, and considers himself a "cryptocurrency bear." He does not currently have a large role in the management of the Dogecoin project and has expressed that he prefers it that way.[4]

In January 2018, Dogecoin's market cap briefly exceeded $2 billion, making it the most successful "parody" altcoin to date.[5]

References