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)
Here are the top 10 Altcoins:
Backed by Microsoft and Intel, this is the biggest rival to Bitcoin. The purpose of Ethereum is smart contracts, where agreements are binded into the blockchain.
Backed by Google, Ripple has attracted massive venture capital funding. The purpose...
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...