TOP 10 CRYPTO
The world’s first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is stored and exchanged securely on the internet through a digital ledger known as a blockchain. Bitcoins are divisible into smaller units known as satoshis — each satoshi is worth 0.00000001 bitcoin.
Ethereum is both a cryptocurrency and a decentralized computing platform. Developers can use the platform to create decentralized applications and issue new crypto assets, known as Ethereum tokens.
Polkadot is a heterogeneous multi-chain interchange and translation architecture which enables customised side-chains to connect with public blockchains. Blockchains can exchange messages in a secure and trust-free manner with Polkadot.
Chainlink (LINK) is an Ethereum token that powers the Chainlink decentralized oracle network. This network allows smart contracts on Ethereum to securely connect to external data sources, APIs, and payment systems.
Stellar’s cryptocurrency, the Stellar Lumen (XLM), powers the Stellar payment network. Stellar aims to connect banks, payment systems, and individuals quickly and reliably.
Litecoin is a cryptocurrency that uses a faster payment confirmation schedule and a different cryptographic algorithm than Bitcoin.
Bitcoin Cash is a fork of Bitcoin that seeks to add more transaction capacity to the network in order to be useful for everyday transactions.
USDT is a token that attempts to be tied to the US dollar. Ideally, this means that 1 USDT trades on exchanges at a value of exactly US$1.00. Please note that Coinbase does not support USDT
Tezos is a cryptocurrency and decentralized computing platform. Its features include proof of stake consensus, formal verification (which lets developers verify the correctness of their code), and the ability to let stakeholders vote on changes to the protocol. Tezos’s block creation process is called “baking” — Tezos holders who stake their tokens can receive Tezos tokens as a reward for creating and verifying blocks.
Xrp is a digital asset built for fast instant payments. It is the native digital asset on the XRP Ledger—an open-source, permissionless and decentralized blockchain technology that can settle transactions in 3-5 seconds.