While Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) has a market cap of $628 billion as of press time, only the market cap of 6 other cryptocurrencies exceeds $10 billion — today, we will examine those projects at the top of the digital asset food chain.
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The Biggest Altcoin: Ether (CRYPTO: ETH) has a market cap of $246 billion and is the only cryptocurrency with a total network value exceeding $100 billion other than Bitcoin.
The Ethereum blockchain is the one that introduced smart contracts to the world, spawning decentralized applications (DApps) and decentralized finance (DeFi).
According to CoinMarketCap data, Ether is now worth $2,225 — down over 52% from its all-time high of $4,168 reported in early May.
See also: How to buy Ethereum
The Spawn Of The Crypto Overlord: Binance Coin (CRYPTO: BNB) is the coin launched by the world's top cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, and currently has a market cap of over $44 billion.
The coin allows to receive free digital assets, fee discounts on the exchange, and to use the Binance Smart Chain and Binance Chain blockchains.
According to CoinMarketCap data, Binance Coin is now worth …