Altcoins

Altcoins are known as “alternative currencies,” this means cryptocurrencies that aren’t Bitcoin itself. The most popular altcoins on the market are Ethereum’s ether, XRP, litecoin, bitcoin cash, TRON’s TRX, EOS, and more.

While some altcoins are widely adopted and have a large number of use cases, others are seen as worthless. The most popular ones are relatively liquid and have specific use cases, while others may have crated use cases or security flaws.

On this page you’ll find the latest altcoin-related news and developments.

Three Arrows Capital CEO on $BTC Fall to $48K: ‘Fear Is Weakness Leaving the Market’

On Friday (April 23), on crypto exchange Bitstamp, the Bitcoin price fell below the $48,000 level for the first time since March 6 (i.e. nearly seven weeks ago). Data by TradingView indicates that at 08:10 UTC, on Bitstamp, BTC-USD fell to as low as $47,555. According to data by CryptoCompare, Bitcoin is currently (as of […]

MVIS CryptoCompare DeFi 20 Index, Which Includes $LINK and $UNI, Up 391% in 2021

MV Index Solutions (MVIS), a subsidiary of global investment manager VanEck, in partnership with CryptoCompare, a leading provider of digital asset data, launched the MVIS CryptoCompare DeFi 20 Index (Bloomberg ticker: MVDEFI) on Monday (April 19). The MVIS CryptoCompare DeFi 20 Index is a modified market cap-weighted index which tracks the performance of the 20 largest and most liquid decentralized […]

7 Sub-Billion Dollar Market Cap Altcoins With Backing From Coinbase Ventures

This article takes a closer look at those crypto projects that Coinbase Ventures has invested in and yet their tokens still have a market cap of less than one billion dollars. Here are these seven cryptoassets in the order of increasing market cap: Mina Protocol ($IOU) The team behind Mina Protocol says that it is […]

Crypto Analyst Lark Davis Names His 5 Favorite ‘Cheap’ Altcoins on Binance

In a recent video for his very popular YouTube channel, popular New Zealand-based crypto influencer Lark Davis (@TheCryptoLark on Twitter) talked about five of his favorite “cheap” coins on Binance that have “big potential.” These five altcoins are Polygon ($MATIC), Injective Protocol ($INJ), Marlin ($POND), Kava ($KAVA), and OpenOcean ($OOE). Below, we highlight some of the comments Davis made about […]

Cardano ($ADA) Founder Charles Hoskinson on Upcoming Crypto Regulations

On Monday (April 19), Charles Hoskinson, Co-Founder and CEO of IOHK, the company responsible for building Cardano, explained why he believes that the Biden-Harris administration could introduce cryptocurrency-related legislation in the coming months. Hoskinson made these comments during a video he released on his popular YouTube channel yesterday. Hoskinson started by mentioning that according to a breaking […]

Here Are Ethereum’s 5 Biggest Competitors According to Crypto Analyst Lark Davis

In a recent video for his very popular YouTube channel, popular New Zealand-based crypto analyst and influencer Lark Davis (@TheCryptoLark on Twitter) talked about five major blockchains that could take market share from Ethereum. Davis made his comments in a video he released on April 14. Davis prefaced the video by calling himself a “massive” Ethereum supporter but noted the […]

BlackRock CEO: Crypto ‘Could Become a Great Asset Class’

Recently, Larry Fink, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, said during an interview that crypto “could become a great asset class.” BlackRock, which was founded in 1988, started with just eight people working in one room. It made its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange on 1 October 1999 […]

Winner of ‘No Loss’ Ethereum-Powered Lottery Makes Nearly $44K from $73 Allocation

It seems that one lucky crypto user was able to turn $73 into $43,760 by playing the lottery on the Ethereum-powered PoolTogether ($POOL) platform. PoolTogether is “an open source and decentralized protocol for no-loss prize games.” This protocol is “controlled by POOL token holders.” The protocol “automatically distributes the POOL token to anyone who deposits […]

Turkey’s Ban on Using Crypto for Payments: A Blessing in Disguise?

Many cryptocurrency fans were dismayed to discover on Friday (April 16) that Turkey’s central bank has banned the use of cryptoassets for payments. However, the author of The Bitcoin Standard says that this might be a blessing in disguise. According to a press release by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey that came […]

Crypto Analyst Explains Why Coinbase Could Be Listing These 4 Altcoins Soon

Recently, crypto analyst and influencer Tyler Swope explained the detective work that has led him to believe that the four cryptoassets mentioned in this article have a good chance of getting listed by Coinbase “very soon.” In a YouTube video released last Friday (April 9), the host of the “Chico Crypto” YouTube channel, said that, it is clear from […]

Crypto Influencer Says These 3 Cloud Storage Altcoins Could ‘Go Parabolic’

Recently, crypto influencer and trader Elliot Wainman, the owner/host of YouTube channel “EllioTrades Crypto” told his over 294K subscribers about three cloud storage plays that could deliver huge gains. Wainman made his comments during a YouTube video released on April 5. He started by talking about Filecoin ($FIL), which is “an open-source cloud storage marketplace, protocol, […]

VeChain’s Big Name Partnerships Propel $VET To New All-Time High

Enterprise-level partnerships and an emphasis on real-world deals have propelled the price of VeChain’s $VET token to a new all-time high.  According to a report by Cointelegraph, VeChain has become validated in the eyes of large-cap investors due to a series of enterprise-level partnerships. VeChain is a blockchain project that seeks to integrate decentralized governance […]

Coin Bureau Reviews Elrond ($EGLD)

Recently, crypto influencer “Coin Bureau” (“@coinbureau” on Twitter) talked about what he considers one of the smart contract platforms in the world. In a video (titled “Elrond: Next BEST Smart Contract Blockchain??“) released on YouTube channel “Coin Bureau“, the show’s pseudonymous host told the channel’s over 652K subscribers about Elrond ($EGLD). The crypto influencer had this to say about Elrond: […]

Crypto Analyst Talks About ‘Underrated Crypto Project With the Potential to Moon’

Recently, crypto analyst and influencer Ben Armstrong talked about what is believes is a highly underrated non-fungible token (NFT) project. Armstrong made his comments during a video released on his very popular YouTube channel “BitBoy Crypto“. Armstrong said that ECOMI ($OMI) is in a unique position to capitalize on the industry’s demand. The project, which provides certificates of ownership […]

Popular Trader ‘Kaleo’ Predicts Big Gains for These Five Large-Cap Altcoins

Popular crypto trader and strategist Kaleo has named five large-capitalization cryptoassets that are showing bullish signals.  In a tweet published earlier in the week, Kaleo told followers he was bullish on Litecoin. He said $LTC was resembling its 2017 price fractal and advised going long on the crypto-asset. Kaleo also predicted a bullish run for […]

If You Care About DeFi, You Should Know About the 1inch Network

On Thursday (April 8), the team behind the 1inch project, which is perhaps best known for its highly regarded DEX aggregator, decided to formally introduce all five components of the 1inch Network. The 1inch Network “unites decentralized protocols whose synergy enables the most lucrative, fastest and protected operations in the DeFi space.” Here are a […]

Cypto Analyst Says These 3 Altcoins Are the ‘Most Undervalued’ in the Top 300

Recently, crypto analyst and influencer Tyler Swope identified three “undervalued” altcoins among the top 300 cryptoassets by market cap and explained why they are undervalued. In a recent YouTube video, the host of the “Chico Crypto” YouTube channel talked about Compound ($COMP), Energy Web Token ($EWT), and Perpetual Protocol ($PERP). Here, we look at some highlights from the comments […]

Analytics Firm Santiment Seeing ‘Very Bullish’ Activity Around These 5 Altcoins

In a recent report, crypto analytics firm Santiment explains why they are very bullish on five cryptoassets. In a post published to Santiment’s “Insights” blog on April 5, the analytics firm referred to a pair of tweets from April 3 that talked about three bullish indicators they regularly see before a cryptoasset sets a new […]

Crypto Analyst Explains Why $ETH Could Go to $17.5K, $DOT to $350, and $ADA to $20

Recently, prominent crypto analyst and trader Michaël van de Poppe explained how he has arrived at his latest price predictions for Bitcoin ($BTC), Ethereum ($ETH), Polkadot ($DOT), Chainlink ($LINK), Cardano ($ADA), Zilliqa ($ZIL), Elrond ($EGLD), and DIA ($DIA) at the top of the current bull cycle. Here are Van De Poppe’s latest long-term price predictions for […]

Crypto Influencer Names 7 Altcoins That Could Outperform in Current Bull Cycle

In a recent video, one of the hosts of Altcoin Daily named seven altcoins that investors should have on their radar during this bull market. In this article, we highlights some of the comments made in this video. Ethereum ($ETH) “Ethereum is now above $2,000. Ethereum exchange reserves keep depleting. Ethereum [is] continuing to go […]

Crypto Analyst Austin Arnold Says These Are the Six Best Altcoins to Buy on Coinbase

In a recent video, crypto analyst Austin Arnold, Co-Founder and host of the “Altcoin Daily” YouTube channel, named six altcoins on Coinbase that he believes have the potential for huge gains in 2021.  In this article, we highlight some of his comments regarding these cryptoassets. Uniswap ($UNI) “Uniswap, the decentralized exchange (DEX), is going to become way […]

Tether Is Planning to Launch New Version of USDT on Polkadot and Kusama

On Tuesday (April 6), Tether Operations Limited (“Tether”), the company that issues the largest stablecoin by market capitalization, announced that it is planning to launch Tether tokens (“USDt”) on the Polkadot network. Before USDt gets launched on Polkadot, it will go live on Kusama, which is currently serving as a canary/test network (or pre-production environment) […]

Merchant Token (MTO): A Cryptocurrency That Brings Consumer Protection to Blockchain Payments

HIPS Payment Group Ltd., a provider of innovative and cost-effective e-commerce and mobile payment solutions, today announced that their highly anticipated cryptocurrency, Merchant Token (MTO), has launched, alongside their Merchant Protocol (HMP) and the Hips Merchant Protocol Gateway (HMP-gateway). HIPS Merchant Protocol (HMP), the Hips Merchant Protocol Gateway (HMP- gateway), and the governing Merchant Token […]

Crypto Analyst Tyler Swope: These 3 Altcoin Gems Could Go Exponential

Popular trader and crypto influencer Tyler Swope updated followers on three little-known altcoin gems that could erupt in the coming months.  Speaking in a recent YouTube video, Swope said he was bullish on Chainlink’s node service provider, LinkPool (LPL). He called the coin the most established project in its niche industry and compared its relationship […]

Coin Bureau: This Interesting Crypto Project ‘Is Hot as Hell’

Recently, crypto influencer “Coin Bureau” (“@coinbureau” on Twitter) talked about what he considers one of the most interesting projects in the crypto space. In a video (titled “Chiliz: Crypto, NFTs & Sport Fans – ULTIMATE Combo??“) released on YouTube channel “Coin Bureau“, the show’s pseudonymous host told the channel’s over 615K subscribers about Chiliz (CHZ). Here is how the […]

Crypto Analyst Has Bullish Predictions For Ethereum, Cardano, and Chainlink

Popular crypto trader and market analyst Michaël van de Poppe has issued bullish price predictions for Ethereum, Cardano, Chainlink, and three other altcoins.  In a series of tweets, van de Poppe predicted Ethereum could continue its bullish climb beyond $2,000. He said the second-largest cryptoasset by market capitalization was on pace to reach $5,000 during […]

Xend Is Listing on AscendEX

AscendEX, formerly BitMax, an industry-leading digital asset trading platform built by Wall Street quant trading veterans, has announced the listing of the Xend Token (XEND) under the pair USDT/XEND on Apr 2 at 1:00 p.m. UTC. Xend Finance is a DeFi platform for cooperatives and credit unions that offers multiple levels of interest by optimizing […]

2 Crypto Projects Backed by Coinbase Ventures With Their Token Up Over 1000% in 2021

In this article, we look at two projects that are backed by Coinbase Ventures and have had their tokens go up in price by over 1000% (vs USD) in the year-to-date (YTD) period. Polygon ($MATIC) According to the Polygon Litepaper, Polygon (formerly known as “Matic Network“) is “a protocol and framework for building and connecting […]

With Bitcoin Around $59K, Total Crypto Market Cap Nears $2T on National Burrito Day

Today (April 1) is National Burrito Day in the U.S. It is also April Fool’s Day, which means a day full of practical jokes and hoaxes. However, what is tasty and not a joking matter is the total crypto market cap, which is nearing $2 trillion today. Data by TradingView shows that on crypto exchange […]

This Centralized Exchange Token Went Up More Than 700% in Q1 2021

In this article, we looked at the native tokens of the most popular centralized crypto exchanges to discover which token performance vs USD in the first quarter of 2021. The exchange tokens we considered were Binance Coin (BNB), FTX Token (FTT), Huobi Token (HT), LEO Token (LEO), and OKB (OKB). According to data by CryptoCompare, […]

Crypto Trader Austin Arnold Names 12 Cryptoassets That Have ‘Real Potential’ in 2021

In a recent video, crypto influencer Austin Arnold, Co-Founder and host of the “Altcoin Daily” YouTube channel, named 12 crypto projects that have “real potential going forward this year.”   Here are the 12 cryptoassets that Arnold recommended to the 614K+ sbscribers of his YouTube channel in a video published on March 26: Bitcoin ($BTC): “Institutions are hungry […]

Crypto Influencer Reveals His Altcoin Exit Strategy

Recently, crypto analyst and influencer Ben Armstrong talked about his “crypto end game for altcoins” in a video released on his very popular YouTube channel “BitBoy Crypto“. Armstrong started by saying that the U.S. dollar isn’t going away any time soon and that selling crypto is sometimes necessary: “The dollar isn’t going away any time soon. A worst-case scenario […]

PayPal News Helps Bitcoin Go Above $59K for First Time Since March 20

On Tuesday (March 30), the Bitcoin price went above the $59,000 level for the first time in 10 days. According to a report by Reuters, later today, payments firm PayPal Holdings, Inc. will announce that it is “allowing U.S. consumers to use their cryptocurrency holdings to pay at millions of its online merchants globally.” PayPal President and CEO […]

Visa Starts Settling USDC Stablecoin Payments on the Ethereum Blockchain: Report

Payments giant Visa has announced it is now settling payments in the USDC stablecoin on the Ethereum blockchain, becoming the first major payments network to use a stablecoin as a settlement currency. According to Business Insider, Visa piloted the USDC payment option via cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com, which will now be able to manage its crypto […]

Crypto Analyst Lark Davis Calls Avalanche ($AVAX) ‘Very Very Interesting’

Recently, prominent New Zealand-based crypto analyst and influencer Lark Davis (@TheCryptoLark on Twitter) reviewed smart contracts platform Avalanche (AVAX). Below is a brief description of Avalanche from its developer documentation: “Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching decentralized applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in one interoperable, highly scalable ecosystem. Avalanche is the first smart contracts platform that […]

American Pro Baseball Team Oakland Athletics on Bitcoin: ‘We Are Going To Hold It’

On Friday (March 26), Dave Kaval, president of American pro baseball team Oakland A’s talked about Bitcoin and blockchain technology during an interview with Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology” (a daily show on Bloomberg TV). On March 14, the A’s issued a press release, which stated that from March 14 through April 1 (Opening Day), […]

Crypto Analyst: These 7 Gaming Altcoins Could See Explosive Price Action in 2021

In a recent video, crypto analyst Austin Arnold, Co-Founder and host of the “Altcoin Daily” YouTube channel, talked about seven gaming altcoins that he expects to perform extremely well in 2021. Arnold started with Decentraland ($MANA). According to Arnold, his #2 and #3 picks, Atari ($ATRI) and Decentral Games ($DG) are joining forces to build a casino […]

L’Atelier BNP Paribas CEO Compares Investing in NFTs to Gambling in a Casino

John Egan, the CEO of L’Atelier BNP Paribas, calls non-fungible tokens (NFTs) the riskiest digital asset class while noting the technology’s immense potential.  During an interview with Bloomberg, Egan compared investing in NFTs to gambling, endorsing the view that cryptoassets have created a market bubble. Egan said NFTs were the riskiest asset class in the […]

Is Cardano the ‘Ethereum Killer’? Popular Crypto Analyst Weighs In

Popular cryptocurrency analyst Lark Davis has weighed in on whether Cardano (ADA) is the “Ethereum killer” some in the cryptocurrency space have been anticipating, as the second-largest crypto by market capitalization’s scaling solutions haven’t yet been rolled out. In a new video, first spotted by Daily Hodl, Davis explained that the Ethereum network is currently […]

Popular Crypto Trader Reveals Heavy Investment in Little-Known Binance Smart Chain Token

A very popular cryptocurrency trader going by pseudonym “Altcoin Psycho” on social media has revealed he is heavily invested in a little-known cryptocurrency built on top of the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) he believes could do “very well.” The analyst has told his over 140,000 followers on microblogging platform Twitter that he invested heavily in […]

Crypto Analyst Lark Davis: These Hot Altcoins Should Do ‘Very Well’ in April

In a recent video for his very popular YouTube channel, popular New Zealand-based crypto analyst Lark Davis (@TheCryptoLark on Twitter) talked about five cryptoassets that he expects will do “very well” in April. In this article, we will only look at the first four cryptoassets that Davis discussed in his video since the fifth one — Cere Network (CERE) — […]

Crypto Influencer Ben Armstrong: These Five ‘Cheap’ Altcoins Have Huge Potential

Earlier this week, crypto analyst and influencer Ben Armstrong looked at five “cheap” (under a penny) altcoins that offer potential for “huge gains.” Armstrong discussed his five picks in a video released on his very popular YouTube channel “BitBoy Crypto“. Armstrong started with blockchain-based point-of-sale protocol Pundi X (NPXS). Despite its current small price, Armstrong said that recent developments […]

Cardano (ADA) Could Soon Support NFT Marketplaces, Charles Hoskinson Suggests

Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson has suggested that non-fungible token (NFT) marketplaces may soon be support on the Cardano blockchain and the project has approached several leading marketplaces about moving onto its network. Hoskinson’s words came through social media as he works on Cardano’s upcoming Alonzo hard fork. The founder of ADA suggested that after “getting […]

Crypto Analyst Nicholas Merten Talks About 3 NFT and 3 DeFi Plays on His Radar

Crypto trader and influencer Nicholas Merten has been examining three NFT and three DeFi coins/tokens for the next altcoin supercycle. Here are the six cryptoassets thst Merten looked at in a video (titled “Altcoin “Supercycle” In April | Here’s What You Need To Know”) released on March 22 on his “DataDash” YouTube channel: Merten claimed that the […]

Crypto Analyst Lark Davis Says Traders Must Try to Avoid These 6 Mistakes

Recently, popular New Zealand-based crypto analyst Lark Davis (@TheCryptoLark on Twitter) talked about six “dumb” mistakes that crypto traders must try to avoid during this bull market. In a video released on his YouTube channel on March 18, Davis told his 250K+ subscribers to avoid leveraging their trades or investing more than they could afford to lose.  He said:  “If you are […]

Crypto Influencer Takes a Closer Look at Three ‘Promising’ Polkadot Projects

The pseudonymous host of Coin Bureau, a cryptocurrency strategist simply known as Guy, shared with his over 500,000 subscribers on YouTube his top three projects built on top of the Polkadot (DOT) network with growing potential. In the video, Guy pointed out he is keeping an eye on these three projects as these could soon […]

Crypto Influencer Lark Davis Unveils His New DeFi Altcoin Bet

Popular cryptocurrency influencer and analyst Lark Davis has unveiled a new decentralized finance (DeFi) altcoin that he is betting on in a YouTube video published to his over 240,000 subscribers on the Google-owned platform. In the video, as Daily Hodl reports, Davis reveals he is betting on Tidal Finance’s TIDAL token. The project is building […]

Let it Burn – Why Token Burns Are Seen As a Good Thing

Although it sounds quite aggressive, there is no actual fire involved with token burning. Instead, it involves taking a certain number of tokens out of circulation with the purpose of boosting the scarcity and potentially the value of the tokens remaining. Burning tokens and coins is effectively a deflationary mechanism which doesn’t hurt holders of […]

DeFi Projects May Move to Cardano (ADA), Says Its Creator Charles Hoskinson

Cardano (ADA) creator Charles Hoskinson has revealed during a Periscope live stream he believes that decentralized finance (DeFi) applications may end up moving to the Cardano network in the future, and addressed some of the fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD) being spread about the coin. During the stream, first reported on by Daily Hodl, Hoskinson […]

Popular Crypto Trader Nicholas Merten Highlights Three DeFi Altcoins

Top crypto trader Nicholas Merten says three DeFi altcoins are about to benefit from a coming market boom after gains from bitcoin trickle to other crypto-assets.

Crypto Analyst Tyler Swope Expects This Energy-Focused Coin Will Be in Top 10 Soon

Recently, crypto analyst and influencer Tyler Swope took a closer at an “undervalued” altcoin that he believes will be a top 10 coin (by market cap) soon. In a YouTube video released last Tuesday (March 16), the host of the “Chico Crypto” YouTube channel, explained why he is so bullish on Energy Web Chain, which claims to be […]

Coin Bureau: Don’t Miss This Undervalued Altcoin

Popular crypto trader Coin Bureau told followers he was bullish on the altcoin ONE, the native token of sharding protocol Harmony.

Crypto Analyst Michaël Van De Poppe Believes These 2 Altcoins Could Go a Lot Higher

Veteran crypto trader and market analyst Michaël van de Poppe says two altcoins are undervalued as investors continue to focus on Bitcoin and Ethereum.  In a series of recent tweets, Van de Poppe told followers he is closely watching the open-source oracle platform DIA. He called the project “heavily” undervalued and said he was observing […]

Cardano Futures Open Interest Surpasses $1 Billion as Daily Active ADA Addresses Surge

Cardano (ADA) has seen its price grow exponentially over the last few months, managing to break through the psychological $1 barrier to hit a new all-time high close to $1.5. Its massive 690% rally year-to-date has been partly fueled by retail investors drawn by the bull market and upgrades to the network. Cardano has become […]

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Bybit Announces ADA, DOT, and UNI Trading Pairs

Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Bybit has announced the addition of three new USDT trading pairs with Cardano (ADA), Polkadot (DOT) and Uniswap (UNI).  According to a press release shared with CryptoGlobe, the Singapore-based exchange has introduced new trading pairs in an effort to expands its altcoin selection for clients. The new crypto-assets join Bybit’s selection of […]

Crypto Analyst Predicts Ethereum Chain Split, Loads up on ETH

Popular cryptocurrency trader and analyst Tyler Swope has revealed he is buying as much Ethereum as possible over bitcoin while expecting the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization to undergo a chain split that would airdrop tokens to holders. In a recently published video, first reported on by Daily Hodl, Swope told his subscribers on YouTube […]

Crypto Analyst Lark Davis: These 4 Low-Cap Altcoins Have ‘Massive Potential for Gains’

In a recent video for his very popular YouTube channel, popular New Zealand-based crypto analyst Lark Davis (@TheCryptoLark on Twitter) talked about four low-cap altcoins that he believes “massive potential for gains” in the coming months. Bridge Mutual (BMI) Here is how the Bridge team describe their product: “Bridge Mutual is a decentralized, discretionary coverage platform. It allows users to […]

Crypto Analyst: These Nine Altcoins Have ‘Unbelievable Potential’ in March and April

In a recent video, crypto analyst Aaron Arnold, Co-Founder and one of the hosts of the “Altcoin Daily” YouTube channel, named nine cryptoassets on his radar that he is very excited about. In this video, which was released on March 10, Arnold commented on the following altcoins: Ethereum (ETH): Berlin hard fork upgrade is taking place in […]

Vetern Trader Michaël van de Poppe Lists Top 5 Altcoin Gems

Top crypto trader Michaël van de Poppe has updated followers on his top five little-known altcoin picks.

Crypto Influencer Names Altcoin He Believes Is Most Undervalued in DeFi

Popular cryptocurrency influencer coin Bureau has named the alternative cryptocurrency he sees as the most undervalued one in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space, pointing out it’s currently tackling a problem in the space. In a video where he spoke to his nearly 500,000 subscribers on YouTube, the pseudonymous analyst revealed he believes Ren (REN) is […]

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