Bitcoin is the worlds first and most popular cryptocurrency. It is a digital, decentralized peer-to-peer currency based on blockchain technology.
Ethereum is a blockchain-based distributed computing platform and operating system with smart contract functionality.
Ripple offers payment channels for banks to make international payment transactions faster and more efficient.
Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
Bitcoin Cash is a bitcoin hard fork. It increases Bitcoins original block size of 1 Megabyte to 8 Megabyte for more transactions per second.
EOS offers decentralized apps, smart contract functionality and better scalability than Ethereum. It is developed by Block.one.
Litecoin is nearly identical to Bitcoin. Slight changes were made to improve transaction speed and reduce transaction costs.
Cardano claims to be the third generation of cryptocurrency. It supports a new consensus mechanism called “Ouroboros”.
Stellar is developed by a nonprofit organization and allows individuals to make more cost-efficient money transfers.
IOTA is also a third generation cryptocurrency. It enables micropayments for the „Internet of Things“.
Tether is a stablecoin that is meant to mirror the US dollar. One USDT equals one USD held in reserve by Tether Limited.
TRON is a blockchain-based decentralized protocol that aims to construct a worldwide and free entertainment system.
NEO offers decentralized apps and smart contract functionality but with a wider range of programming languages than Ethereum.
Monero is an open-source cryptocurrency that focuses on privacy and more effective mining on traditional hardware.
Dash is a blockchain-based cyptocurrency and a fork of Bitcoin. It offers more privacy and faster transactions.
Ethereum Classic (ETC)
Ethereum Classic is the former Ethereum blockchain which contains about 6.2 million coins that were stolen by a hacker.