|Abbreviation||BTC / XBT||ETH||LTC||ETC||XRP|
|Cap||21 Million Coins.|
Over 16,7 Million in circulation (Jan. 2018)
|No cap. |
Over 96 Million in ciruclation (Dec. 2017)
Over 54 Million in circulation (Jan. 2018)
Over 98 Million in circulation (Jan. 2018)
|1 Billion Ripple.
Over 34 Million in circulation (Jan. 2018)
|Premined coins||Rumor: 1,5 Mio Coins belong to Satoshi Nakamoto||Around 11,9 Million Coins||150 coins||Around 11,9 Miollion Coins||100%.
Around 60% were still held in May 2017.
|Value proposition||Scarcity. Market adoption.||Smart contracts.||Faster transactions than Bitcoin.||Smart contracts.||Settlement for Banks|
|Short History||The first cryptocurrency based on the blockchain technology.|
Invented by "Satoshi Nakamoto" who remains anonymous until todal.
|Proposed in 2013 by Vitalik Butterin.||Released in 2011 by Charlie Lee.||Split off Ethereum to "reverse" the so called "DAO Hack"||Released in 2012 to provide "secure, instantly and nearly free global financial transactions of any size with no chargeback".|
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