Blackcoin was the first coin to go full Proof of Stake.
Blackcoin is the world’s first coin to have working smart contracts.
In early 2014 Blackcoin was the first coin to combine POS with a multipool. It was so powerful it was nicknamed the "Blackhole".
Blackcoin was the first coin to crowdfund and hire an advertising/PR agency Max Bourges!
Blackcoin is known for having an outstanding community. It is one of the most active communities next to Dogecoin.
BPoS Blackcoin's original fully Proof of Stake security that revolutionized the industry and Proof of Stake technology.
Austrian Consensus - Designed with the stakeholder in mind. The consensus is done based on the weight of your stake.
Eco-Friendly - No more power hungry mining hardware.
Transparent ledger - Everyone shares the bank history, so it's entirely transparent.
Fast Transactions - You can send money to anyone in the world within seconds.
Open Source - The software (wallet) is open source, so its safety can be audited.
Open Community - No more single points of failure. Anyone is free to come and go.
More advanced features of BlackCoin:
ATOMIC SWAPS - Cross-chain swapping of Blackcoin is now here with other supported digital currencies.
IRIS - Iris is a multi-signature wallet with a colored coins support. Create your assets on the Blackcoin network.
PAYBLK - Easy-to-use, open-source, multiplatform (supporting 7 platforms), multisignature, secure Blackcoin wallet platform for both individuals and companies.
BLACKHALO - is the world's first fully functional contracting software. Eliminate theft and deception for good, using BlackHalo's unique double deposit system.
BLACKSIGHT - is an open-source BlackCoin blockchain explorer with complete REST and WebSocket APIs.
BlackCoin devs don't have a marketing goals or a roadmap. According to BlackCoin devs, their coin has a proven record of technical success. Developers of BlackCoin believe, that in open source the best metric of success is how many people use it. Marketing would probably be of great benefit to BlackCoin, but it's more important to focus on community and development without making a fuss about it.