100 Cryptocurrencies Described in Four Words or Less!

in #bitcoin3 years ago

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So many digital currencies, so little time. Here’s a Craig’s Notes summary of 100 of the most common coins.

Source: Nate Murray, TechCrunch

NameSym.Description
BitcoinBTCDigital gold
EthereumETHProgrammable contracts and money
BitcoinCashBCHBitcoin clone
RippleXRPEnterprise payment settlement network
LitecoinLTCFaster Bitcoin
DashDASHPrivacy-focused Bitcoin clone
NEONEOChinese-market Ethereum
NEMXEMBatteries-included digital assets
MoneroXMRPrivate digital cash
EthereumClassicETCEthereum clone
IOTAMIOTAInternet-of-things payments
QtumQTUMEthereum contracts on Bitcoin
OmiseGOOMGBanking, remittance, and exchange
ZcashZECPrivate digital cash
BitConnectBCCMadoff-like investment fund
LiskLSKDecentralized applications in JavaScript
CardanoADALayered currency and contracts
TetherUSDTPrice = 1 USD
StellarLumensXLMDigital IOUs
EOSEOSDecentralized applications on WebAssembly
HshareHSRBlockchain switchboard
WavesWAVESDecentralized exchange and crowdfunding
StratisSTRATDecentralized applications in C#
KomodoKMDDecentralized ICOs
ArkARKBlockchain switchboard
ElectroneumETNMonero clone
BytecoinBCNPrivacy-focused cryptocurrency
SteemSTEEMReddit with money voting
ArdorARDRBlockchain for spawning blockchains
BinanceCoinBNBPay Binance exchange fees
AugurREPDecentralized prediction market
PopulousPPTInvoice trading futures
DecredDCRBitcoin with alternative governance
TenXPAYCryptocurrency credit card
MaidSafeCoinMAIDRent disk space
BitcoinDarkBTCDZcoin close
BitSharesBTSDecentralized exchange
GolemGNTRent other people's computers
PIVXPIVXInflationary Dash clone
GasGASPay fees on Neo
TRONTRXIn-app-purchases
VertcoinVTCBitcoin clone
MonaCoinMONAJapanese Dogecoin
FactomFCTDecentralized record keeping
BasicAttentionBATDecentralized ad network
SALTSALTCryptocurrency-backed loans
KyberNetworkKNCDecentralized exchange
DogecoinDOGESerious meme bitcoin clone
DigixDAODGDOrganisation manages tokenized gold
VeritaseumVERIVaporware
WaltonWTCIoT Blockchain
SingularDTVSNGLSDecentralized Netflix
BytomBTMPhysical assets as tokens
ByteballBytesGBYTEDecentralized database and currency
GameCreditsGAMEVideo game currency
MetaverseETPETPChinese Ethereum plus identity
GXSharesGXSDecentralized Chinese Equifax
SyscoinSYSDecentralized marketplace
SiacoinSCRent disk space
StatusSNTDecentralized application browser
0xZRXDecentralized exchange
VergeXVGPrivacy Dogecoin
LykkeLKKDigital asset exchange
CivicCVCIdentity and Authentication App
BlocknetBLOCKDecentralized exchange
MetalMTLPayments with rewards program
IconomiICNDigital asset investment funds
AeternityAEDecentralized apps (prototype)
DigiByteDGBFaster Bitcoin
BancorBNTToken Index Funds
RipioCreditRCNCo-signed Cryptocurrency Loans
ATMChainATMAdvertising network
GnosisGNODecentralized prediction market
VeChainVENSupply chain item IDs
PuraPURACryptocurrency
ParticlPARTPrivacy marketplace and chat
KuCoinSharesKCSProfit-sharing exchange fees
BitquenceBQXMint for cryptocurrency investments
FunFairFUNDecentralized casino
ChainLinkLINKExternal data for contracts
PowerLedgerPOWRAirbnb for electricity
NxtNXTCryptocurrency and marketplace
MonacoMCOCryptocurrency credit card
CryptonexCNXZerocoin clone
MCAPMCAPMining investment fund
StorjSTORJRent disk space
ZenCashZENPrivacy-focused Bitcoin clone
NexusNXSBitcoin clone
NeblioNEBLDecentralized application platform
ZeusshieldZSCDecentralized insurance
StreamrDATAcoinDATAReal-time data marketplace
ZCoinXZCPrivate digital cash
NAVCoinNAVBitcoin with private transactions
AdExADXAdvertising exchange
OpenTradingOTNDecentralized exchange
SmartCashSMARTZcoin clone with rewards
BitdealBDLBitcoin clone
LoopringLRCDecentralized exchange
EdgelessEDGDecentralized casino
FairCoinFAIRBitcoin that rewards savers
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