STRAT is the coin of the Stratis cryptocurrency. It is the fuel for the Stratis Platform. Within the Stratis Platform STRAT is used as gas for smart contracts, as collateral for sidechains, as a currency for crowdfunding through the Stratis ICO Platform and as collateral for the Breeze Privacy Protocol Masternodes. Staking nodes are rewarded 1 STRAT per successfully forged block as a way of incentivising node operators to secure the Stratis network. STRAT is also traded speculatively with a number of fiat and cryptocurrency trading pairings on exchanges.