+100 cryptocurrencies explained

Bitcoin (BTC)

The first cryptocurrency created in 2008. without intermediaries. It does not have a centralized control point since it is run by the community.

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Ethereum (ETH)

Platform to create and execute smart contracts, that is, applications that self-execute when certain conditions are met without the possibility of censorship or interference.

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Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

A Bitcoin fork created to try to solve the scalability problem by increasing its block size. It aims to replace the original Bitcoin.

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Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV)

A Bitcoin Cash fork created to try to solve the scalability problem by increasing its block size. It aims to replace the original Bitcoin.

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DASH (DASH)

Digital money designed to be fast, secure and with additional privacy. Its operation is based on trust towards Masternodes.

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Cardano (ADA)

Blockchain for decentralized applications and smart contracts focused on independent layers and supervised by academic review models.

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Litecoin (LTC)

Less secure but faster Bitcoin fork, created by Charlie Lee.

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IOTA (IOTA)

Platform for Internet of Things devices that promises free microtransactions that work without human intervention.

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Ripple (XRP)

A payment system for banks and other payment providers. Designed to move large amounts of money quickly and efficiently. Highly centralized.

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Stellar Lumens (XLM)

Non-profit association to make it easier for anyone to make payments through banks. They are working on sending money through text messages with the mobile.

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EOS (EOS)

Platform to build decentralized applications, scalable and with joint libraries.

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NEM (XEM)

Platform for businesses and developers who want to build decentralized applications and connect them to the Blockchain using prefabricated tools.

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Bitcoin Gold (BTG)

Bitcoin fork that changes the mining model to make it more decentralized, competes with Vertcoin

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Bitcoin Private

Bitcoin and Z-Classic fork that brings Z-Snarks and 2MB block sizes.

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ICON (ICX)

South-Korean platform of decentralized applications that builds communities between banks, hospitals, universities and insurance companies. It focuses on identity checks and payments.

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NEO (NEO)

Formerly known as Antshares, it is the Chinese Ethereum and focuses on decentralized applications.

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Nano (NANO)

Formerly Raiblocks. Platform not based on Blockchain technology designed for fast and free transactions. It is easily scalable.

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Monero (XMR)

Very secure, totally private and non-traceable payment platform. Unlike with Bitcoin, account balances or transaction details cannot be known.

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Ethereum Classic (ETC)

Ethereum fork created after the DAO hack (it is actually the original Ethereum code) by a community that ensures that the code of a smart contract must be immutable.

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LISK (LSK)

Platform that allows you to create decentralized applications with Javascript.

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Aragon (ANT)

Unstoppable organizations without borders directly on the blockchain.

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Qtum (QTUM)

Hybrid between Bitcoin and Ethereum focused on business smart contracts. Compete with Ethereum.

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Hshare (HSR)

Platform that allows exchange of funds or information between different blockchains.

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OmiseGO (OMG)

It allows people to use classic financial services without having a bank. It works with both fiat and cryptocurrencies.

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Zcash (ZEC)

Payment platform that hides the issuer, receiver and the value of the transaction, although it allows to make the public transaction later optionally.

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Z Classic (ZCL)

Z-Cash fork without reward to the founders

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Tether (USDT)

Cryptocurrency based on the dollar, its value is always $1.

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Maker (MKR)

Stable currency against the dollar through the use of smart contracts.

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BitConnect (BCC)

Waves (WAVES)

Platform that allows to create and distribute tokens to anyone even if they do not have technical knowledge.

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Populous (PPT)

Invoice management platform for entrepreneurs.

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Stratis (STRAT)

Platform for creating corporate blockchain in C#.

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Ark (ARK)

Platform to connect all cryptocurrencies with a very simple interface.

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Komodo (KMD)

Crowdfunding platform through ICOs for startups.

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Bitshares (BTS)

Decentralized exchange.

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Golem (GNT)

Rental of computing power in exchange for tokens.

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Ardor (ARDR)

Blockchain to create other blockchains. Designed for government organizations or companies.

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Bytecoin (BCN)

Monero's predecessor. Currency focused on privacy.

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Request (REQ)

Platform to request payments in any cryptocurrency.

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Decred (DCR)

Bitcoin but with voting system for the community to choose its trajectory.

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Augur (REP)

Decentralized platform for placing bets.

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Salt (SALT)

Loan platform based on cryptocurrencies.

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MaidSafeCoin (MAID)

Rental of distributed storage. Decentralized dropbox and web hosting

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Siacoin (SC)

Decentralized Dropbox.

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Storj (STORJ)

Decentralized dropbox, competitor of Siacoin and MaidSafeCoin.

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Oyster Pearl (PRL)

Decentralized dropbox and alternative to web advertising. Already extinct.

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Opacity (OPQ)

Fork of PRL. Decentralized dropbox.

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Factom (FCT)

Distributed file storage system for companies seeking greater transparency.

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Vertcoin (VTC)

Bitcoin clone with modifications to its Proof of Work system to make it more decentralized, competes with Bitcoin Gold.

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PIVX (PIVX)

DASH clone with constant and controlled inflation that uses PoS instead of PoW

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MONACO (MCO)

Debit card that transforms cryptocurrencies into fiat at the time of payment.

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TenX (PAY)

Debit card to pay with cryptocurrencies. Monaco competitor.

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Veritaseum (VERI)

Stock exchange platform without banks or brokers

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Gas (GAS)

Used to pay NEO platform fees

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Basic Attention Token (BAT)

Decentralized online advertising platform used by the Brave browser.

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MonaCoin (MONA)

Japanese currency based on a meme for microtransactions. Similar to Dogecoin

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Byteball (GBYTE)

Platform for smart contracts that allows conditional payments - if an action occurs a payment is made, if it does not occur a refund is made.

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Dogecoin (DOGE)

Litecoin clone based on a meme and used to tip.

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Bitcoin Dark (BTCD)

Exchange of digital goods focused on privacy and financial freedom.

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Gamecredits (GAME)

Digital currency for video game developers and players designed to trade digital goods.

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Walton (WTC)

Blockchain for the internet of things, similar to IOTA but uses RFID technology to monitor inventory.

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Iconomi (ICN)

It allows the creation of investment funds based on cryptocurrencies.

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Syscoin (SYS)

Decentralized marketplace.

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TRON (TRX)

Smart contract platform that connects consumers with creators in the world of leisure.

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Exchange Union (XUC)

Platform that allows transfer of digital goods between exchanges.

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Digix DAO (DGD)

Platform where users can buy gold that will be represented by tokens.

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Power Ledger (POWR)

Electricity trading platform for homes with solar panels or other supply mechanisms.

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Raiden (RDN)

Technology that aims to increase the speed of the Ethereum network.

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Binance Coin (BNB)

Binance exchange's currency, can be used to pay buy-sell rates of other currencies in Binance.

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KuCoin Shares (KCS)

Currency of the Kucoin exchange, can be used to pay buy-sell rates of other currencies in Kucoin.

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NXT (NXT)

Platform that allows the exchange of digital goods, marketplaces and a voting system for the community.

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Kyber (KNC)

Decentralized exchange.

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ZCoin (XZC)

Currency for private transactions that allows audits by the community.

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SmartCash (SMART)

ZCoin clone with monetary rewards.

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Aeternity (AE)

Smart contract platform used by the Blockchain only to resolve disputes.

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FunFair (FUN)

Decentralized casino

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Decentraland (MANA)

Virtual game based on blockchain in the style of Second Life.

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Bytom (BTM)

Platform to digitize legal documents.

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DigiByte (DGB)

Platform to store information directly on the blockchain permanently.

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Gnosis (GNO)

Decentralized prediction market.

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GXShares (GXS)

Decentralized identity verification platform.

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Bancor (BNT)

Platform for the exchange of digital goods that have not yet reached exchanges.

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Blocknet (BLOCK)

Blockchains communication system.

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Cryptonex (CNX)

Exchange from fiat to cryptocurrencies.

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Civic (CVC)

Management of digital identities. It aims to replace identity cards and passwords.

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0x (ZRX)

Decentralized Exchange

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Pura (PURA)

Cryptocurrency that rewards its users and yields 10% to charity.

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Metal (MTL)

Mobile payments with monetary rewards.

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Einsteinium (EMC2)

Crowdfunding platform that offers scholarships with the money raised through commissions.

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Lykke (LKK)

Immediate exchange with zero commissions.

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Verge (XVG)

Cryptocurrency based on security and privacy

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Peercoin (PPC)

Cryptocurrency that rewards its users based on how many currencies they have and the community voting system.

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Streamr (DATA)

Information exchange between devices through steaming. Real-time information marketplace.

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SingularDTV (SNGLS)

Decentralized Netflix.

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Santiment (SAN)

Exchange with additional market monitoring and analysis functions.

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VeChain (VEN)

Inventory management system through blockchain.

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Nexus (NXS)

Cryptocurrency with permanent blockchain when transmitted via satellite. This way even if there was no internet it would still work.

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MinexCoin (MNX)

Cryptocurrency that aims to fix price volatility problems.

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Quantstamp (QSP)

Smart contract audits with public reports.

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Revain (R)

Decentralized review platform.

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Substratum (SUB)

Decentralized web hosting. It offers an Internet without the possibility of censorship.

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Counterparty (XCP)

Smart contracts en el blockchain de Bitcoin.

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NAV Coin (NAV)

Cryptocurrency with optional privacy.

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PotCoin (POT)

Payment platform for the marijuana industry.

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AdEx (ADX)

Online advertising exchange.

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Ubiq (UBQ)

Smart contracts platform where all the devices in a network act as a single super-computer.

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ATMChain (ATM)

Asian advertising network.

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Edgeless (EDG)

Decentralized casino.

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Loopring (LRC)

Decentralized exchange and open protocol.

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Cindicator (CND)

Prediction platform, the more accurate a user's predictions, the greater the profits.

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DeepBrain Chain

Network where nodes can transfer their computing power to Artificial Intelligence companies in exchange for tokens.

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