“NEO originates from the ancient Greek prefix, ‘νεο-’, meaning ‘new’, ‘modern’, and ‘young’. We quite like the idea of an old word with the meaning of youth. It brings about the feeling of a gateway that leads us from the physical world to the digital.”
NEO, formally Antshares, was founded as both a community-driven and funded project with the goal of using blockchain technology to digitize assets using smart contracts and common programming language.
The similarities between NEO and Ethereum are quite apparent: both are smart contract development platforms which are attempting to…