List of cryptocurrencies

This is a list of cryptocurrencies. The number of cryptocurrencies available over the internet as of 10 April 2018[update] is over 1565 and growing.[1] A new cryptocurrency can be created at any time.[2] By market capitalization, Bitcoin is currently (April 10, 2018) the largest blockchain network, followed by Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and EOS.[3]

Cryptocurrencies

Below are some notable cryptocurrencies:

Notes

  • ^ It is not known whether the name “Satoshi Nakamoto” is real or a pseudonym, nor whether it represents one person or a group.
  • ^ Via Masternodes containing 1000 DASH held as collateral for “Proof of Service”. Through an automated voting mechanism, one Masternode is selected per block and receives 45% of mining rewards.
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  • ^ “vinced/namecoin: Vince’s tree – see namecoin/namecoin for main integration tree”. GitHub. Retrieved July 24, 2017. 
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  • ^ “Bytecoin Core Developer’s GitHub page”. 
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  • ^ Bradbury, Danny (November 7, 2013). “Third largest crypto currency peercoin moves into spotlight with Vault of Satoshi deal”. CoinDesk. Retrieved January 14, 2014. 
  • ^ “Peercoin on GitHub”. 
  • ^ A History of Dogecoin. Dogecoin Analysis Report. Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Accessed December 28, 2017.
  • ^ “Intro – Dogecoin # Technical specifications”. Dogeco.in. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  • ^ “Dog E Coin on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “Emercoin on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “What Feathercoin offers with links and explanations | Feathercoin Forum”. 2018-01-13. Archived from the original on 2018-01-13. Retrieved 2018-01-13. 
  • ^ “FeatherCoin on GitHub”. 
  • ^ Halford, Rob (October 6, 2013). “GRIDCOIN – GRC (The environmentally conscious coin)”. cryptocointalk.com. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  • ^ Wagner, Andrew. “Putting the Blockchain to Work For Science!”. Bitcoin Magazine. Retrieved April 9, 2016. 
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  • ^ “How it works – Ripple Wiki”. Retrieved January 20, 2014. 
  • ^ “Rippled on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “NXT Whitepaper”. NxtWiki – Whitepaper. Archived from the original on February 3, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 
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  • ^ Casey, Michael J. (March 5, 2014). “Auroracoin already third-biggest cryptocoin–and it’s not even out yet”. The Wall Street Journal. 
  • ^ “Auroracoin on GitHub”. 
  • ^ Scharr, Jill (May 28, 2014). “What is Dash? An FAQ”. Tom’s Guide. 
  • ^ “Dash on GitHub”. 
  • ^ http://www.dashvotetracker.com
  • ^ “NEO on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “MazaCoin on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “CryptoNight – Bitcoin Wiki”. En.bitcoin.it. June 19, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2017. 
  • ^ “Monero on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “NEM on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “PotCoin on GitHub”. 
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  • ^ “Synereo on GitHub”. 
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  • ^ “Titcoin on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “Titcoin Receives Two Web & Tech XBIZ Nominations”. Payout Magazine. Retrieved November 18, 2014.
  • ^ “Verge on GitHub”. 
  • ^ a b “Stellar.org White Papers” (PDF). Stellar.org. 
  • ^ “Stellar on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “Lyra2RE – A new PoW algorithm for an ASIC-free future” (PDF). November 29, 2014. 
  • ^ “Vertcoin on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “Out in the Open: Teenage Hacker Transforms Web Into One Giant Bitcoin Network”. Wired.com. Retrieved July 24, 2017. 
  • ^ a b “Ethash”. Github.com. Retrieved July 24, 2017. 
  • ^ “Ethereum on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “README/README.md at master”. Github.com. Retrieved July 24, 2017. 
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  • ^ Wirdum, Aaron van. “Rejecting Today’s Hard Fork, the Ethereum Classic Project Continues on the Original Chain: Here’s Why”. Bitcoin Magazine. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  • ^ “Mystery Shrouds Tether”. Bloomberg. Retrieved December 27, 2017. 
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  • ^ “”What is Tether””. tether. Retrieved December 27, 2017. 
  • ^ “Decred on GitHub”. 
  • ^ https://voting.decred.org/
  • ^ “Waves Platform on GitHub”. 
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  • ^ “Zcash on GitHub”. 
  • ^ “Bitcoin Cash Markets and Dillema”. CryptoCoinCharts. Retrieved September 14, 2017. 
  • ^ a b “Documentation: EOS.IO Documents”. February 10, 2018 – via GitHub. 
  • ^ “Web Assembly on EOS – 50,000 Transfers Per Second — Steemit”. steemit.com. 
  • ^ “IOHK/Cardano on GitHub”. 
  • ^ Ray, Tiernan (January 9, 2018). “Kodak CEO: Blockchain Significant, Though Not a Doubling in Stock Price”. Barrons. Retrieved January 11, 2018. 
  • ^ “Onix’s white paper” (PDF). www.onixcoin.com. January 13, 2018. Retrieved January 13, 2018. 
  • ^ “OnixCoin on GitHub”. 
  • Proof-of-stake

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    • Ada
    • EOS.IO
    • Gridcoin
    • Nxt
    • Waves

    Other

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    • Filecoin
    • NEM
    • NEO
    • Ripple
    • Stellar
    • Steem
    • Tether
    • VeChain
    • Waves

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