NANO

Nano was designed solely as a peer to peer payment system. It’s unique features include instantaneous transactions, no fees (basically no fees. Each transaction costs .00035 cents), no inflation (all of the coins that will ever exist already do (200M supply)), no miners and no stakers. How it works Each wallet has its own blockchain … More NANO

OMISEGO

Introduction OmiseGO is building a decentralized exchange, liquidity provider mechanism, clearinghouse messaging network, and asset-backed blockchain gateway. The company has been operating in Thailand since 2013. They are a subsidiary of Omise — a payment services company also working in Thailand since 2013. Omise’s current business model allows customers to upload cash into their wallets … More OMISEGO

DASH

Dash, a fork of bitcoin, was designed to be digital cash for everyday transactions. Like bitcoin, it uses a proof of work consensus algorithm. The bitcoin network suffers from long transaction times to confirm payments. Confirmation can take minutes or hour to be confirmed. This is a problem that still hampers the possibility of mainstream … More DASH

Monero

Monero was designed to be decentralized, peer-to-peer, untraceable digital cash. It uses a proof of work consensus algorithm and has two unique features. Untraceability and unlinkability. Unlinkability means transactions cannot be linked to public addresses on the Monero network. Untraceability means no one can tell where any transaction originated from or ended up. On the … More Monero

ZCASH

Zcash is a decentralized peer-to-peer, private cryptocurrency built as a fork of bitcoin. It uses a proof of work consensus algorithm and a Zk-SNARKS (Zero-Knowledge Succinct Non-Interactive Argument of Knowledge) algorithm to protect user’s privacy. Privacy is important in the regular economy for a variety of reasons. The first case most see for privacy are … More ZCASH

Cardano

Cardano is a smart contracts platform built with a proof of stake consensus algorithm. The company was built with a focus on security and scalability. The hope is that Cardano will become the basis for individuals dealing with banks and other large institutions via blockchain. The company was founded by Charles Hoskinson (a big player … More Cardano

EOS

bitEOS is a smart contracts platform. It is the brainchild of Dan Larimer, the founder of both Bitshares and Steemit (two of the larger projects in the crypto ecosystem). The main value of the project is dealing with the scalability issue surrounding smart contracts. As mentioned in the introduction to this space, Ethereum’s primary limitation … More EOS