Added: January 16, 2018
A feature of the NEM is the formation of the blockchain using the algorithm of the proof of importance (POI, eng. Proof-of-Importance). NEM is also integrated in the system of exchange encrypted messages, possible multiporpose accounts, there is a reputation system Eigentrust++. Software NEM blockchain is used in an open blockchain network Mainet and commercial blockchain network Mijin, which tested financial institutions and private companies in Japan.
NEM was launched by the user of the Bitcointalk forum under the name of UtopianFuture, which was inspired by the Nxt.
The original plan of NEM was to create a branch from NXT. But, in the end, was a completely new platform. Since 19 January 2014 on the Bitcointalk forum began an open discussion. The purpose of the discussion was to create a cryptocurrency from scratch.
NEM (XEM) Charts