XRP resides among the top ten cryptocurrencies in market capitalization. Considering XRP is a token that is based on its own distributed ledger (called XRPL), XRP cannot be bought through decentralized exchanges.
Bitcoin, as well as Ethereum, are like apex predators in their respective environments, with the potential to evolve further and challenge the other in their respective habitats. Bitcoin is challenging money, while Ethereum takes on the traditional world of finance.
Ethereum is the second largest cryptoasset by market capitalization. As the underlying blockchain for many of the highest volume crypto projects such as uniswap and compound, its token ether is one of the fundamental cornerstones of DeFi.
Just as Bitcoin, Ethereum belongs to the bucket of public blockchains. It’s a decentralized ledger that is updated and verified by members of the Ethereum network. The only way to add a new block to the Ethereum blockchain is by mining it.
Ethereum is a decentralized, open-source blockchain with smart contract functionality. It is the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization & the Ethereum blockchain is currently the most actively used blockchain in the world.
For one of our more recent interviews on Real Vision Crypto, Senior Crypto Editor Ash Bennington had the pleasure to host Mance Harmon, CEO and Co-founder of distributed ledger platform Hedera Hashgraph.
Global Macro Investor Founder and Real Vision Group CEO Raoul Pal shared his personal thoughts on the massive sell-off in crypto that peaked on May 23rd, when Bitcoin slid all the way down to the low $30,000s and Ethereum fell under the $2,000 price mark.
Bitcoin is a decentralized internet protocol, a non correlated, asymmetric investment opportunity, considered by many to be the investment opportunity of a generation. Whether that claim is realised or not, it should be something you should want to understand.