Each of top 100 cryptocurrencies explained in one short sentence

11 Dec, 2018 | Updated: 11 Dec, 2018
by Fifi Arisandi
Each of top 100 cryptocurrencies explained in one short sentence

A staff member of Learning Paths created short descriptions for all top 100 coins that will help anyone memorize easily. 

If you ever feeling confused while checking the market cap of the top 100 cryptocurrencies, these short descriptions of each coin will definitely help you to recognize what those letter combinations actually mean.

The Top 20

1.       Bitcoin (BTC) – Digital gold, Gold 2.0.

2.       XRP – Enterprise payment settlement network.

3.       Ethereum (ETH) – Programmable money, smart contracts.

4.       Stellar (XLM) – Fast international payments, Ripple-like.

5.       Tether (USDT) – 1USD peg, backed?

6.       Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – Bitcoin clone, bad PR.

7.       Bitcoin SV (BSV) – Bitcoin clone, very bad PR. CSW’s vision?

8.       EOS – Dapp framework DPOS.

9.       Litecoin (LTC) – Fast popular Bitcoin clone.

10.   TRON (TRX) - Blockchain-based entertainment content sharing platform.

11.   Cardano (ADA) - Smart Contracts Platform, Overhyped.

12.   Monero (XMR) - Privacy Centric, Hackers favorite.

13.   NEM (XEM) - Enterprise Smart Asset System.

14.   IOTA (MIOTA) - IOT Payments, Low fees.

15.   Binance Coin (BNB) - Binance Exchange, Upcoming DEX plans.

16.   Dash (DASH) - Privacy Focused, Bitcoin Clone.

17.   Ethereum Classic (ETC) - Ethereum Clone, Uncensored version.

18.   NEO - Chinese Smart Contracts Platform.

19.   ZCash (ZEC) - Privacy Centric Bitcoin Fork.

20.   Dogecoin (DOGE) - MEME turned micro-transactions litecoin-clone.

Interestingly, several descriptions such as those for Gemini Dollar (GUSD) and Holo (HOT) are written as Unable To Fetch Description.

While other interesting descriptions worth mentioning are Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) – Another Bitcoin clone claiming faster transactions and low fees, Cryptonex (CNX) – Easy entrance into crypto world, and IOST - Promising to be Better Bitcoin.

Check out the short descriptions of all top 100 cryptocurrencies on Hackernoon.

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