This week, Ripple has passed Ethereum to become the second largest cryptocurrency based on market capitalization. The top 10 cryptocoins are:
Ethereum Classic (ETC)
Stellar Lumens (XLM)
The DAO and the Smart Contract
The DAO was an open sourced "Decentralized Autonomous Organization" and a form of investor-directed VC fund. The smart contract's purpose was to act as a decentralized investment fund and to provide a decentralized business model for traditional VC firms. And in...