High performance blockchain technology is necessary for crypto-currencies and smart contract platforms to provide a viable alternative to existing financial platforms. The proven, industrial strength platform supporting the HERO already has faster transaction times and more scalable bandwidth than Visa, Master Card, and the 2000+ digital currencies trading in the world today... combined! It can handle the trading volume of the NASDAQ, while settling orders the second you submit them. It is eight orders of magnitude more cost-effective than Bitcoin and can support the growing global economy. EOS technology will add virtually unlimited scalability.