Given the alleged goal of creating a politically independent means of value exchange, the fundamental differences between the projects are extremely dramatic.
Grin has no investors, and every aspect of its development is voluntary, from the mathematics to the aesthetics. There is one paid developer who volunteered for the project and subsequently the ...
BEAM had a private pre-sale, selling tokens to investors. They do not publish any of this information, but in their telegram and elsewhere there were estimates of 25 cents per token for a total of ~5 million dollars.
They say on their site they did not do an ICO, when in fact they did do a private ICO, which are by definition less tranparent and fair than ...
There are many investors of this project.
Lemniscap Investor of Beam Mimblewimble
Node Capital is investor at BEAM Mimblewimble
yeomans capital Investor of Beam Mimblewimble
PROTOS asset management Investor of Beam Mimblewimble
youbi capital Investor of Beam Mimblewimble
Alternity is investor at BEAM Mimblewimble
1KX Investor of Beam ...
The only detailed comparison I could find was this: https://tlu.tarilabs.com/protocols/grin-beam-comparison/MainReport.html
which is, if summarized (by a computer):
In summary, Grin and BEAM are two open-source projects that are implementing the Mimblewimble block chain scheme.
Each project does contain some unique functionality but as Grin's goal ...
From the website:
Beam has a capped total supply, standing at 262,800,000 total coins. Our emission schedule is as follows:
First year’s block reward is 80 coins per block
Years 2,3,4 and 5 - 40 coins per block
In years 6-9 the block reward is 25 coins.
Afterwards, halving every four years until year 133, when emission stops
In the first five years of ...