Altcoins

Altcoin is one of the most dynamic and controversial sectors in the crypto world. If you already know enough about mainstream coins such as BTC and ETH, you might as well step out of your comfort zone and take an exciting trip to the cutting edge of the crypto industry.

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What is Bancor (BNT)?
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What is Bancor (BNT)?

As the first decentralized exchange (DEX) on Ethereum to support automatic market maker (AMM), Bancor supports instant and low-cost cryptocurrency transactions. In 2020, Bancor introduced unilateral staking and 100% impermanent loss solutions for AMM, allowing users to benefit from lower-risk solutions.
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What is ZEC?
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What is ZEC?

ZEC (Zcash) was launched on October 28, 2016, and belongs to the category of privacy coins in the cryptocurrency market. ZEC is the first blockchain system to use a zero-knowledge proof mechanism, which provides complete payment confidentiality while still maintaining a decentralized network on a public blockchain. Similar to BTC, ZEC has a total supply of 21 million. However, unlike BTC, transactions on ZEC automatically hide the sender, receiver, and amount on the blockchain, and only those with keys can see the content of transactions. Users have full control over their keys and can choose to provide them to others to view the information. ZEC can be seen as a branch of BTC, as it retains the original BTC model and is based on modifications to a version of the Bitcoin code.
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What is Enjin? All You Need to Know About ENJ
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What is Enjin? All You Need to Know About ENJ

Enjin (ENJ) aims toward the creation and management of virtual goods on a broad scale, and has exclusive features to achieve this goal, such as multiple SDKs, marketplaces, and more.
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What is Curve?
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What is Curve?

As the world's second-largest AMM platform, Curve gains popularity among users for its technology and development as well as its incentive-based financial ecosystem. In the newly released whitepaper of crvUSD stablecoin, Curve proposes a novel smooth liquidation mechanism, which greatly enhances its competitiveness and attractiveness, demonstrating the large potential to become the world's first AMM platform to issue stablecoins in the near future.
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What Is Solana?
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What Is Solana?

As a blockchain project, Solana aims to optimize network scalability and increase speed, and adopts a unique proof of history algorithm to significantly improve the efficiency of on-chain transactions and sequencing.
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What is Shiba Inu Coin?
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What is Shiba Inu Coin?

A Decentralized Meme Token that Evolved into a Vibrant Ecosystem
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What is Livepeer and How Does it Work?
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What is Livepeer and How Does it Work?

Livepeer is a decentralized video streaming platform that uses blockchain technology to provide a more efficient solution to video encoding, storage, and distribution services.
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What is Frontier (FRONT)?
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What is Frontier (FRONT)?

Frontier is a versatile non-custodial DeFi wallet for securely managing a wide range of cryptocurrency assets including non-fungible tokens, across more than thirty-five blockchains.
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What Is Zilliqa? All You Need to Know About ZIL
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What Is Zilliqa? All You Need to Know About ZIL

Zilliqa is a high-throughput blockchain platform designed to handle high transaction volume. It uses sharding technology to improve network efficiency. It aims to provide a secure, fast and low-cost platform for businesses to build decentralized applications.
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What is Bonk (BONK)?
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What is Bonk (BONK)?

BONK is a new meme coin built on the Solana chain. The token has recently gained traction after drawing liquidity into the Solana ecosystem. Can the recent hype be sustained?
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In-demand Meme Coins: A Deep-Dive
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In-demand Meme Coins: A Deep-Dive

Meme coins are cryptocurrencies inspired by online memes with no value proposition or utility though useful in performing transactions. Also, they are seen as risky investments and are notoriously volatile.
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What is the FTX Token (FTT)?
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What is the FTX Token (FTT)?

FTX Token, FTT is the native token of the FTX ecosystem that grants access to the features and services of the trading platform and generates utility by incentivizing users to hold and use the token.
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What Is Flare Network? All You Need to Know About FLR
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What Is Flare Network? All You Need to Know About FLR

Flare Network is a high-performance decentralized cross-chain platform that delivers a set of native open protocols to build interoperable and composable apps.
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What is Monero (XMR)?
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What is Monero (XMR)?

XMR, a privacy coin based on the CryptoNote protocol, was created in about 2013-2014. It is designed to achieve absolute anonymity through ring signatures and stealth addresses.
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What Is Leased Proof of Stake (LPoS) and How Does it Work?
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What Is Leased Proof of Stake (LPoS) and How Does it Work?

Leased Proof of Stake is a variant of the PoS where users lease tokens to validators so that they can increase their mining power to produce blocks.
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