Zcash has been in the top 20 cryptocurrencies for some time now. It is best known as a by-product of the Zerocoin project which was established in order to improve the privacy of Bitcoin users. The team of engineers, advisors and scientists of the Zerocoin Electric Coin Company (ZECC) launched the Zcash currency in 2016.
Tether Limited is the team behind Tether (USDT) which proposed a new way of maintaining 1-to-1 reserve ratio between the cryptocurrency token called “Tethers”. By utilizing the Proof of Reserves, bitcoin blockchain and other audit methods, Tether ensures that each issued token is fully backed and reserved for all times.
If you are new to the world of cryptocurrencies and are having a hard time to differentiate Ethereum from Ethereum Classic, you should know that Ethereum Classic is the original Ethereum blockchain which allows for the implementation of decentralized applications and smart contracts.
IOTA has been one of the uprising coins and among the most popular cryptocurrency projects. However, the basic technology behind it is quite different than many altcoins – which mostly represent distributed ledgers that are made up of transactions that can be tracked in “blocks” and then linked together in the form of a “chain”.
EOS is another popular cryptocurrency from the list of ten biggest digital currencies out there – and a blockchain technology that is very similar to Ethereum Brought to life by Dan Larrimer in June 2017, the project started its ICO aiming to become a next-level decentralized operating system where developers can build applications.