The most popular stablecoin; Tether, was the most traded cryptocurrency and the fifth most valuable altcoin on 10 January 2019.
Thus, you can describe Tether as a contract to buy or trade one US dollar rather than an actual currency. Bitcoin, in contrast, functions as a real currency. In fact, all of Bitcoin’s value is in BTC itself. Tether’s value rests in the US Dollar.
Koffman theorizes that the PBOC will use the DCEP as an economic weapon to make the Renminbi; or the Yuan, the world’s dominant currency. To explain, the hope is that people all over the globe will use the DCEP to pay for everything online or in social media.
Impressively, Morpheus claims to have over 100 integrations built into its blockchain. Those integrations include interfaces with major corporations and popular software. For instance, there are integrations with SWIFT, FedEx (NYSE: FDX), UPS (NYSE: UPS), Ripple (XRP), Oracle (NYSE: ORC) Microsoft Dynamics, AccessPay, Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), DHL, and China Post.
Power Ledger offers Ethereum blockchain software that could facilitate renewable energy trading across three markets. Those markets are Energy Trading, Environmental Commodities Trading, and Renewable Asset Ownership.
I think Status and Brave are attempts to use blockchain to harvest the 21st Century world’s most valuable commodity: data.
Hence, LiquidApps plans to build an AppStore for DApps. The DAPP Network users will pay for the DApps with the DAPP Token or LiquidApps EOS-based cryptocurrency.
Thus, Neo could make money by combining AI and DApps. In addition, Neo could function as a GitHub for DApps and AI. To explain; GitHub is the giant code sharing and collaboration service Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) paid $7.5 billion for in June 2018.
ClearPoll hopes to solve this problem by paying poll respondents in its POLL ERC20 (Ethereum Request for Comment) tokens. In addition, ClearPoll hopes to keep polls private with a four digit personal identification number (PIN) code.
I think Ripple (XRP) could lead the mass adoption of cryptocurrency because it offers products real people in the real world could use.
The goal at Sologenic is to launch a blockchain platform where anybody can tokenize and trade stocks or exchange-traded funds (ETF) instantly.
As of August 28, 2019, there are 2,338 cryptocurrencies in the world. In comparison, the number of fiat currencies considered as legal tender is no greater than the list of countries recognized by the United Nations, which is 195.