Everyone remembers when Bitcoin became big. And while the layperson may not understand much about digital currencies, Bitcoin launched an entirely new wave of interest and demand for cryptocurrency.
Whether they’re available every day people, or meant specifically for corporations, there are more cryptocurrencies today than just Bitcoin. Here are some of top alternatives to Bitcoin.
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Ethereum’s draw is that it is, supposedly, a Turing-complete “programmable blockchain” that would allow companies to work with apps and technologies that wouldn’t do with Bitcoin.
Many companies have been able to raise tens and hundred of millions of dollars for the Ethereum-based projects, which has in and of itself increased Ethereum’s value.
Of course, there have been some drawbacks, mainly with scaling issues – but the develops plan to have fixes for that.