What Are Cryptocurrencies?

Decentralised. Encrypted. Immutable. These are words you've probably heard when someone described the world of cryptocurrencies. But the technology behind cryptocurrency goes beyond that - it delves into the essence of trust itself. How do you distribute trust in a way that's secure and mathematically predictable?

Cryptocurrency ensures, via a public blockchain, that no two parties have to trust any centralised third party to transact with each other. Simply put, it's secure and decentralised digital money. No person, company or country owns a cryptocurrency network, just like no one owns the Internet.

Cryptos

There are several cryptocurrencies available to trade on ZebPay

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Bitcoin/BTC

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Bitcoin was invented by anonymous cryptographer Satoshi Nakamoto as peer to peer digital cash. In many ways considered the original blockchain and "digital gold", Bitcoin continues to remain the most popular crypto asset.

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Ether/ETH

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Ether (ETH) is the currency which is used to run smart contracts on the Ethereum platform. With its launch in 2015, Ethereum revolutionised cryptocurrency and started the era of the programmable blockchain.

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BAT/BAT

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Basic Attention Token aims to radically improve the efficiency of digital advertising by creating a token that can be exchanged between publishers, advertisers, and users. It all happens on the Ethereum blockchain.

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Ripple/XRP

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Ripple is a system of real time gross settlements, currency exchange and money transfer. It aims to improve transaction times and settlements between international players and banks.

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Tether/USDT

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Tether is always 100% backed by reserves, which includes traditional cash and cash equivalents. Every tether is also 1-to-1 pegged to the dollar, so 1 USDT is always valued by Tether at 1 USD.

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Litecoin/LTC

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Litecoin was invented by Charlie Lee in October 2011. It features a capacity to handle a high volume of transactions with extremely low transaction costs. Litecoin has stood the test of time as one of the most popular blockchain networks to date.

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EOS/EOS

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EOS is a highly scalable blockchain and cryptocurrency which provides an advanced smart contracting platform for developers. Its vision is to build a fully decentralized platform that scales to thousands of transactions per second.

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TrueUSD/TUSD

TrueUSD is an ERC-20 token built on the TrustToken platform that can be redeemed 1-for-1 for the US Dollar. The goal was to build a coin that can be trusted and backed by assets that are easily transacted across the world.

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Bitcoin Cash/BCH

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Bitcoin Cash is a fork of Bitcoin with lower fees and faster confirmations. The more recent ABC fork has propagated the network towards adjustable block sizes and external data access. Bitcoin Cash continues to remain a robust blockchain network.

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Tron / TRX

Tron is one of the biggest blockchain-based operating systems in the world that allows applications a wide variety of ways to be developed due to its scalability and highly effective smart contract.

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MATIC / MATIC

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Beyond its utility as a unit of exchange on the Matic Network, the Matic token is positioned as a medium of financial incentive for users who want to make contributions to the network and keep its ecosystem alive.

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