Knut Andre, cryptocurrency investors with years of experience and a graduate student that studied business and international economics, answers the question on Quora: What's the difference between the ETH and EOS cryptocurrencies? Chapter 1: What is a smart contract? For those who are very new to the ideas of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, it is first of … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between the ETH and EOS Cryptocurrencies?
This article was originally posted on Coincentral by Johnny Sessa, a blockchain investor with a dual-concentration MBA specializing in Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions. What is Power Ledger? Imagine a world without reliance on big utility companies or foreign resources for all the energy needed to run your life. That world may become a reality in the … Continue reading What is Power Ledger?
In 2014, BitMonero was founded, which finally turned out to be called Monero. Monero is a fork of Bytecoin that was created on the Cryptonote protocol and the cryptocurrency is private, secure and anonymous. According to Monero's website, security, decentralization and privacy are the principal values of this cryptocurrency, "Nearly all improvements have provided improvements … Continue reading Monero (XMR) Overview
According to IOTA's (which stands for Internet of Things Applications) website, "as the Internet-of-Things keep expanding, the need for interoperability and sharing of resources become a necessity. IOTA enables companies to explore new business-2-business models by making every technological resource a potential service to be traded on an open market in real time, with no … Continue reading IOTA (IOTA) Overview
Dash is a virtual currency based on the Bitcoin and Litecoin blockchain, but many upgrades were made to its network throughout its history. Evan Duffield founded Dash in 2014 to correct 3 issues that he saw in the Bitcoin blockchain: Privacy, governance and transaction time. Despite the extremely competitive market, Dash has managed to stay … Continue reading Dash (DASH) Overview
TRON wants to be a decentralized platform that uses blockchain and peer-to-peer networks to share and monetize entertainment content. TRONIX (TRX) is the official currency of the project. It was founded by the Tron foundation, a non-profit organization based in Singapore. Right now, a big percentage of the traffic and data on the internet is … Continue reading TRON (TRX) Overview
Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that was launched back in 2011. It is often referred to as Bitcoin's little brother. Charlie Lee, a former google employee, is the one who invented Litecoin. Like Bitcoin, it is used to transfer funds between individuals without the need of an intermediary such as a bank. It also makes … Continue reading Litecoin (LTC) Overview
Ripple is a privately held company that wants to build an international network where banks and financial institutions use the Ripple software to cut their costs for international transactions. Ripple created the XRP ledger (and XRP token), an open-source ledger that allows banks to access liquidity on demand in real time and payment providers to … Continue reading Ripple (XRP) Overview
On its website, Stellar Lumens (XLM) describes itself as "a platform that connects banks, payments systems, and people. Integrate to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost." It is a distributed, open-source payment ecosystem. Their main objective is to make money transactions faster, cheaper and more reliable. Their platform will connect people all … Continue reading Stellar Lumens (XLM) Overview
NANO, anciently called Raiblocks, believes it can replace Bitcoin because it has advantages on multiple fronts where Bitcoin struggles. It is a highly scalable and efficient cryptocurrency. The development team of NANO in their whitepaper explains many problems regarding Bitcoin's usability as a currency. Here are some of them: Scalability problems bring high transaction fees … Continue reading NANO (NANO) Overview