Stellar is a platform that connects banks, payments systems, and people. Integrate to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost. Real-time settlement (2-5 seconds), payments that move like email and regulatory compliance. Stellar is great for micropayments: A $0.01 fee handles ~600,000 transactions.
With a team of top technology and finance professionals, the nonprofit Stellar.org expands access to low-cost financial services to fight poverty and maximize individual potential. The Stellar network is a peer-to-peer distributed global database, often referred to as blockchain technology. The company has chosen to leave the code open-source in order to promote an inclusive software ecosystem that anyone can build upon and use.