The digital gold for decentralized transactions. Bitcoin remains the first popular working cryptocurrency which is still in operation.
Ethereum is the biggest platform for smart contracts and distributed apps (dapps).
Ripple is an alternative interbanking currency accused of not being a true cryptocurrency.
Consensus protocol: RPCA (Ripple Protocol consensus algorithm)
Max supply: 99,991,704,087 XRP
Bitcoin Cash is a fork of Bitcoin, with faster transactions.
Litecoin is the digital silver, with faster transactions.
EOS is a large-scale project with controversial management model and consensus protocol (DPoS).
Tether is a stablecoin backed by US dollar 1:1.
Cardano is a platform for smart contracts with an emphasis on security through a multi-level architecture.
IOTA is going to support decentralized transactions for the Internet of Things (ІоТ).
Neo is the Chinese Ethereum.
Monero is anonymous and private cryptocurrency.