free web page hit counter 100 Cryptocurrencies Described in 4 Words or Less

100 Cryptocurrencies Described in 4 Words or Less

1673 Views

Name | Sym. | Description

Bitcoin | BTC | Digital gold

Ethereum | ETH | Programmable contracts and money

Bitcoin Cash | BCH | Bitcoin clone

Ripple | XRP | Enterprise payment settlement network

Litecoin | LTC | Faster Bitcoin

Dash | DASH | Privacy-focused Bitcoin clone

NEO | NEO | Chinese-market Ethereum

NEM | XEM | Batteries-included digital assets

Monero | XMR | Private digital cash

Ethereum Classic| ETC | Ethereum clone

IOTA | MIOTA | Internet-of-things payments

Qtum | QTUM | Ethereum contracts on Bitcoin

OmiseGO | OMG | Banking, remittance, and exchange

Zcash | ZEC | Private digital cash

BitConnect | BCC | Madoff-like investment fund

Lisk | LSK | Decentralized applications in JavaScript

Cardano | ADA | Layered currency and contracts

Tether | USDT | Price = 1 USD

Stellar Lumens | XLM | Digital IOUs

EOS | EOS | Decentralized applications on WebAssembly

Hshare | HSR | Blockchain switchboard

Waves | WAVES | Decentralized exchange and crowdfunding

Stratis | STRAT | Decentralized applications in C#

Komodo | KMD | Decentralized ICOs

Ark | ARK | Blockchain switchboard

Electroneum | ETN | Monero clone

Bytecoin | BCN | Privacy-focused cryptocurrency

Steem | STEEM | Reddit with money voting

Ardor | ARDR | Blockchain for spawning blockchains

Binance Coin | BNB | Pay Binance exchange fees

Augur | REP | Decentralized prediction market

Populous | PPT | Invoice trading futures

Decred | DCR | Bitcoin with alternative governance

TenX | PAY | Cryptocurrency credit card

MaidSafeCoin | MAID | Rent disk space

BitcoinDark | BTCD | Zcoin close

BitShares | BTS | Decentralized exchange

Golem | GNT | Rent other people's computers

PIVX | PIVX | Inflationary Dash clone

Gas | GAS | Pay fees on Neo

TRON | TRX | In-app-purchases

Vertcoin | VTC | Bitcoin clone

MonaCoin | MONA | Japanese Dogecoin

Factom | FCT | Decentralized record keeping

Basic Attention | BAT | Decentralized ad network

SALT | SALT | Cryptocurrency-backed loans

Kyber Network | KNC | Decentralized exchange

Dogecoin | DOGE | Serious meme bitcoin clone

DigixDAO | DGD | Organisation manages tokenized gold

Veritaseum | VERI | Vaporware

Walton | WTC | IoT Blockchain

SingularDTV | SNGLS | Decentralized Netflix

Bytom | BTM | Physical assets as tokens

Byteball Bytes | GBYTE | Decentralized database and currency

GameCredits | GAME | Video game currency

Metaverse ETP | ETP | Chinese Ethereum plus identity

GXShares | GXS | Decentralized Chinese Equifax

Syscoin | SYS | Decentralized marketplace

Siacoin | SC | Rent disk space

Status | SNT | Decentralized application browser

0x | ZRX | Decentralized exchange

Verge | XVG | Privacy Dogecoin

Lykke | LKK | Digital asset exchange

Civic | CVC | Identity and Authentication App

Blocknet | BLOCK | Decentralized exchange

Metal | MTL | Payments with rewards program

Iconomi | ICN | Digital asset investment funds

Aeternity | AE | Decentralized apps (prototype)

DigiByte | DGB | Faster Bitcoin

Bancor | BNT | Token Index Funds

Ripio Credit | RCN | Co-signed Cryptocurrency Loans

ATMChain | ATM | Advertising network

Gnosis | GNO | Decentralized prediction market

VeChain | VEN | Supply chain item IDs

Pura | PURA | Cryptocurrency

Particl | PART | Privacy marketplace and chat

KuCoin Shares | KCS | Profit-sharing exchange fees

Bitquence | BQX | Mint for cryptocurrency investments

FunFair | FUN | Decentralized casino

ChainLink | LINK | External data for contracts

Power Ledger | POWR | Airbnb for electricity

Nxt | NXT | Cryptocurrency and marketplace

Monaco | MCO | Cryptocurrency credit card

Cryptonex | CNX | Zerocoin clone

MCAP | MCAP | Mining investment fund

Storj | STORJ | Rent disk space

ZenCash | ZEN | Privacy-focused Bitcoin clone

Nexus | NXS | Bitcoin clone

Neblio | NEBL | Decentralized application platform

Zeusshield | ZSC | Decentralized insurance

Streamr DATAcoin| DATA | Real-time data marketplace

ZCoin | XZC | Private digital cash

NAV Coin | NAV | Bitcoin with private transactions

AdEx | ADX | Advertising exchange

Open Trading | OTN | Decentralized exchange

SmartCash | SMART | Zcoin clone with rewards

Bitdeal | BDL | Bitcoin clone

Loopring | LRC | Decentralized exchange

Edgeless | EDG | Decentralized casino

FairCoin | FAIR | Bitcoin that rewards savers

Comments

The Future of Instant Payments: Which Cryptocurrency Will Take the Lead?

One of the reasons why digital tokens became popular in the first place is the ease of use. You are able to go to a cryptocurrency exchange like this one and convert them, make transactions in just a few clicks, and there are no banks and other middlemen that can complicate the process. However, instant payments are not something synonymo...


Why is ETC (Ethereum Classing) going up so fast at the moment? - The Callisto Project

Callisto Project is coming up on March 5 2018Quick summary:It is not a hard fork, it's an airdrop. The difference is there won't be a shared history.Both chains will continue to exist.Those holding ETC at block 5.5 million (around March 5 2018) will receive an equivalent amount of CLO.If you want your CLO the safest bet is storing your ET...


Game-changer for Litecoin to be released

A "GAMECHANGER" for Litecoin will be released later this month with businesses expected to be able to accept the cryptocurrency "without worrying about price volatility", a financial expert has warned.Charlie Lee, Litecoin founder and former director of engineering at Coinbase, says transaction processor LitePay will be released on Februa...


Litecoin vs Bitcoin

Litecoin vs BitcoinLitecoin vs Bitcoin. Which one is better? Everyone from qualified economists to Redditors have been comparing the two since Litecoin came into existence in 2011.The conversation not only discusses these coins individually and against each other, but also pertains to a more complex debate over what it takes to become a s...


Trading Glossary

Bearish: An asset is bearish if the price is set to fall according to certain indicators or rules, or a person is bearish if he thinks that the price of an asset will decline. Bullish: An asset is bullish if the price is set to rise according to certain indicators or rules, or a person is bullish if he thinks that the price o...


An Introduction To Crypto

What is Crypto? A Cryptocurrency is a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds, operating independently of a central bank. Note: Not all 'Crypto' companies are currencies. Many of them offer other services and their 'Currency' is actually...


The Cause of Today’s Chaos in Crypto Market

The cause of today’s chaos is likely large hedge funds using expiring BTC futures contracts as safety nets to exploit the only sure-thing in this market: a large amount of new/overextended investors who are easily moved to panic sell during a flash-crash.On December 10, BTC futures trading went live. The first set of those contracts is se...