Beam is a decentralized crypto currency with strong scalability, confidentiality and compliance support built into the protocol. To assure compliance, individuals and businesses can choose to create one or more Auditor Keys. Using the keys, auditors can review transactions and accompanying documents and verify their completeness. The combination of transaction privacy and auditability make Beam ideal for store of value and for business.
Beam also has built-in support for Confidential Assets, allowing creating new tokens and trading them securely and privately.
Beam uses Mimblewimble protocol PoW consensus. No ICO, no premine, implementing 5-year Treasury model. Mainnet launch in Dec 2018.