Tron has done a fantastic job over the last year meeting every deadline and building a fully functional main net which is breaking records weekly. It’s no doubt that the Tron community is ecstatic about all the Dapps and projects being built on the network despite this long and ugly bear market. So when someone starts to call Tron anything other than awesome it’s not going unnoticed. In a recent interview with Yahoo Finance Stellar co-founder, Jed McCaleb singles out Tron and called it “Garbage”.
The Haters Will Hate as Tron Moves Up
Wait, what? Where did that come from? As with the usual “hater”, his unnecessary comment of course had no substance. However, we can count on Justin Sun to come to the defense stating all of Tron’s milestones, Jed’s failures, and emphasizing how Stellar isn’t even competition. After all, Justin is 100% right. E-Donkey, a company McCaleb co-founded, ceased to exist by 2005 and Stellar itself doesn’t even have a smart contract development platform. Jed did go on to say himself that Stellar was poorly marketed in the same interview.
We don’t think @StellarLumens is our competitor at all since they have extremely low transaction volume, centralized&non-democratic system and 0 Dapps. #TRON will take their place within 2019 anyway. #TRX $TRX #XLM https://t.co/kPuTIwiI0r
— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) January 1, 2019
Oh, but the irony continues. Recently, Tron dapp project BeatzCoin, who is working on a decentralized music platform, was approached by the Director of Partnerships from Stellar. Stellar was ready to talk XLM incentives. They were attempting to recruit dapp projects building on the Tron protocol. The Director of Partnerships for Stellar stated the following to Steven Zambron, CEO of BeatzCoin:
You considering partnering with Stellar considering the incentives involved?
Normally, this isn’t a big deal. But to go publicly and call another project garbage while at the same time trying to recruit the talent that Tron has is a bit hypocritical and definitely lacks etiquette. Especially when both projects are working towards the common goal of bringing about blockchain mass adoption. Either way, it seems Tron has gotten his attention. Just imagine Jed saying “Hey Lisa, go scope out Tron projects and see why Tron is getting so much attention from developers. We need at least 1 dapp on our network.”. That’s a bit funny if you ask me.
Shooting Down Stellar
Steven Zambron was asked if he gave the offer any thought. This was his response:
”Stellar is a good company, but I honestly never even thought twice. My gut always told me to go with Tron and I am glad we abandoned Ethereum early because that would have been a future disaster.
”Stellar is a good company, but I honestly never even thought twice. My gut always told me to go with Tron and I am glad we abandoned Ethereum early because that would have been a future disaster.Steven Zambron, CEO of BeatzCoin
He then went on to say “I honestly got so busy and never got into further discussions so she ended up blocking me. The article from the Stellar co-founder calling out Tron reminded me of this and I thought it would be ironic to share. Regardless, there is no place better to build on other than Tron. From community support to the quality and speed of the tech.”
The Tron community now looks forward to Tron overtaking Stellar in 2019. Just like Justin said it would.
Who is BeatzCoin?
The BeatzCoin team is working on a product that will change the landscape of the music industry. It will help content creators own their content, make more, and market themselves more efficiently within the platform’s ecosystem. We look forward to seeing what BeatzCoin will create. For more information and to see the white paper, visit www.beatzcoin.io or check out the official beatzcoin podcast at www.blubrry.com/beatzcoin