Whether we like it or not, but it is almost impossible to talk about blockchain without mentioning cryptocurrencies. There are two facts that often kickstart any discussion of cryptocurrencies:
- Bitcoin is the king of all cryptocurrencies. It is by far the largest and most widely used blockchain application.
- There are thousands of cryptocurrencies and it is almost impossible to know, distinguish and understand them all.
We have recently came across this TechCrunch blog post, which describes 100 different cryptocurrencies in four words or less. Even though it is from a couple of years ago, most of these are still relevant and true.
And if you are interested in what are the top 100 cryptocurrencies today, as opposite to two years ago, visit CoinMarketCap for up-to-date statistics.