The Expanse team are in constant development and promotion of their customized version of the Ethereum platform. The have added new functionality to the basic Ethereum source code that focuss on is self governance. Some of the distributed applications available on the Expanse blockchain include a voting system and bonds system.
Expanse is also one of the few digital coin projects that also contains a corporate body. This allows the developers of the coin to enter in to business agreements to furthur the adaptation of their coin by the public.
Since Expanse has been the most successful Ethereum fork to date, it is speculated that Expanse will become the "Litecoin" of Ethereum.