1) An ethereum based solution
2) Suitable for Internet of Things - competitor of IOTA [Both are founding members of the trusted IOT Alliance https://www.trusted-iot.org/ ]
3) Supposedly combines features of both Bitcoin and Ethereum , is expected to be quantum computing resistant-not sure.
4) Seems to have VC backing and indusrty/academia partnerships.
5) Fixed supply of 100mn , 73Mn circulating
6) A top 15 crypto
7) Worth ~$50/unit
Overall looks like a promising candidate for 2018 and beyond.