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Coin Profile: TRON (Tronix or TRX)

“one of the largest blockchain-based operating systems in the world” Coin Market Cap Rank: 11 Current Market Cap: $1,627,787,987 Website: https://tron.network   TRON only launched last year but has gained plenty of attention from its ambitiously minded founder, Justin Sun. Justin Sun was named one of the Forbes 30 under 30-years for Asia in 2015 […]

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Coin Profile: IOTA (IOT)

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A permissionless distributed ledger for a new economy. Coin Market Cap Rank: 11 Current Market Cap: $1,587,847,694 Website: https://www.iota.org   Every person with a connection is consistently creating a large number of data when using apps, websites or other internet-connected services. This data is often made private using a cryptographically secure SSL certificate. “Our vision […]

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Coin Profile: Monero (XMR)

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A decentralised, cryptographically secure and private digital currency. Coin Market Cap Rank: 10 Current Market Cap: $1,863,493,851 Website: https://getmonero.org   Many cryptocurrencies have launched in recent years. However, it’s not often that we come across a cryptocurrency with a focus on privacy and censorship-resistant transactions. In fact, Monero (XMR) is the first altcoin cryptocurrency to […]

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Coin Profile: Cardano (ADA)

A decentralized, open blockchain and cryptocurrency project. Coin Market Cap Rank:  10 Current Market Cap: $1,788,254,769 Website: https://www.cardano.org   If there is an alternative cryptocurrency (altcoin) more interesting than Ethereum, it’s Cardano – otherwise known as ‘ADA’ on the coin market cap. Respectively, Cardano ADA was founded by Ethereum co-founder, Charles Hoskinson; along with Jeremy […]

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Coin Profile: Tether (USDT)

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Fiat currencies on the Bitcoin blockchain Coin Market Cap Rank: 8 Current Market Cap: $2,759,243,451 Website: https://tether.to   Many cryptocurrencies refer to themselves as the gold of cryptocurrency or as backed by fiat currencies. These cryptocurrencies are known as ‘stablecoins’. Stablecoins cryptocurrencies that are tethered to stable assets such as fiat currencies or gold. Many […]

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Coin Profile: Ark (ARK)

An all-in-one blockchain solution. Coin Market Cap Rank: 74 Current Market Cap: $89,938,055 Website: https://ark.io   While distributed ledger technology has made a major impact on decentralising platforms, it is believed to be a bit “too decentralised”. Currently, Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) are unable to make direct transactions between each other as they operate […]

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Coin Profile: DigiByte (DGB)

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Securing the next generation of digital applications. Coin Market Cap Rank: 35 Current Market Cap: $279,774,993 Website: https://www.digibyte.io   Is DigiByte (DGB) the ‘sleeping giant’ of cryptocurrency? Many DigiByte fanboys argue that the blockchain cryptocurrency is on the cutting-edge of digital currency thanks to its high-performance technology. Dissatisfied with the speed and security of Bitcoin, […]

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Coin Profile: Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

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Fulfilling the original promise of Bitcoin as “Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash”. Coin Market Cap Rank: 4 Current Market Cap: $9,563,033,684 Website: https://www.bitcoincash.org   Remember the original hype of the world’s first digital currency? The worldwide phenomenon of digital gold that everyone became eager to invest in during its prime years… This is what Bitcoin Cash stands […]

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Coin Profile: Litecoin (LTC)

A globally decentralised cryptocurrency based on blockchain technology Coin Market Cap Rank: 7 Current Market Cap: $3,491,277,797 Website: https://litecoin.com   Litecoin, otherwise known by its ticker ‘LTC’, was brought into the world of cryptocurrency via an open-source client on GitHub by an ex-Google employee, Charlie Lee. At the time, Charlie Lee’s main objective for the […]

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Coin Profile: Ripple (XRP)

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A blockchain solution for global payments Coin Market Cap Rank: 3 Current Market Cap: $16,930,246,895 Website: https://ripple.com   Ripple, otherwise known as ‘XRP’, was co-founded by Jed McCaleb and Chris Larsen who led up the Ripple Company in 2012. XRP ranks second to ETH (Ethereum); boasting a market capitalisation of $16,930,246,895 at the time of […]

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