It’s probably too late now to get involved in the booming Bitcoin market , but here are some low price altcoins you might want to look at if you’re looking to make a bit of digital dosh. You can buy all of them on sites like CryptoMate, Bitstamp or Bitsane.
Yet other cryptocurrencies have also seen astonishing growth.
Launched in 2015, NEM is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency platform.
It is used in a commercial blockchain called Mijin, tested mainly in Japan, by financial institutions and private companies.
Percentage gain in 2017: About 29,000 percent
Trading price at the time of writing: Around $1.27
Released in early 2014, Stellar comes in at number three in terms of percentage growth in 2017.
In October 2017, Stellar and IBM entered into a deal aimed at improving the speed of global payments.
Percentage gain in 2017: Close to 14,000 percent
Trading price at the time of writing: About $0.76 (56 pence)
Cardano was founded in 2014 and began trading on Bittrex exchange in October 2017.
Within three months, it has garnered a market cap of over $18.6 billion, to secure itself at the fifth position (in terms of market cap).
Percentage gain in 2017: Close to 3,000 percent
Trading price at the time of writing: About $0.99
IOTA was introduced in June 2016 and started trading on Bitfinex in June 2017.
With a market cap of about $11.19 billion, it is the ninth largest cryptocurrency
Percentage gain in 2017: Over 450 percent
Trading price at the time of writing: $4.03
Ripple, a new coin created by the founder of bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, surged 35,000 percent during 2017 – way higher than the 1,200 percent growth of Bitcoin.
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That means $100 invested in Ripple in January 2017 would have grown to about $35,000 at the start of this year. This coin is expected to become even more valuable if a rumour that Coinbase will soon start trading it turns out to be true.
Trading price at the time of writing: $3.67
Though there are other platforms that offer support for decentralized apps, EOS has set itself apart by offering some outstanding features. One of these is that it’s absolutely free. This gives developers the ability to concentrate on the development process and offer their users the best features. They can then earn from their apps by charging the users
Percentage gain in 2017: around 900 percent
Trading price at the time of writing: $11.40
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