ViaCoin is a blockchain cryptocurrency which uses a Scrypt mining algorithm. Although it is based on the Bitcoin chain, transactions are 25 times faster than Bitcoin. A quality that distinguishes this platform from other cryptocurrencies is the ability to learn from the experiences and mistakes of its predecessors.ViaCoin has a build in a feature called locktime support. This makes micropayments and payment channels possible without the intervention of third parties. With TOR‘s network backing, Viacoin creates anonymous transactions even more secure. Founded in 2014, there is a total supply of 23,176,392 VIA coins. Something exciting is the cross-chain atomic swaps that can happen between different cryptocurrencies with no centralized exchanges. The mining algorithm Auxiliary Proof-of-work allows miners to mine more than one blockchain at the same time.ViaCoin is extremely scalable because of SegWit (Segregated Witness) reducing the size of the transaction. It supports Trezor hardware wallet, Vialectrum, Lightning Network Daemon, Zap Lightning Network wallet and Viennawallet.