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(ALTernative COIN) A non-Bitcoin cryptocurrency. Bitcoin was the first blockchain-based digital currency and spawned Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin and hundreds of others. See Bitcoin.


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BnkToTheFuture plans to utilise Altcoin.io's technical advancements to capture this growing market.
As the cryptocurrency market explodes, consumers have dozens of Altcoin exchanges to choose from.
Altcoin: Collective term referring to crypto-currencies other than Bitcoin.
(11.) White (2014), however, notes that Bitcoin does serve as a vehicle currency for altcoin exchanges, most of which likely suffer from even more severe volatility than Bitcoin.
(245) The good news, however, is that a recent development has shown these "worlds" of alternative-utility blockchains can coexist without the exchange-rate risk and other factors that make the current altcoin system unworkable.
A potentially vast market for bitcoin and altcoin use is international remittances.
However, the report, 'The Future of Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin & Altcoin Impact & Opportunities 2015-2019' argues that usage will be continue to be dominated by exchange trading, with retail adoption largely restricted to relatively niche demographics.
Both data and opinion appeared in The Future of Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin & Altcoin Impact & Opportunities 2015 -- 2019, Juniper's study released March 17.
On that occasion, the dominance was shortlived, with an altcoin bull run promptly cutting dominance to only 35% by mid-January 2018.
Foreword: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) classifies virtual currencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) and altcoin as property.
Altcoin.io, a San Diego-based decentralized brokerage-as-a-service platform, has named serial cryptocurrency and fintech entrepreneur Ken Kavanaugh as president, the company said.
ALTCOIN: A cryptocurrency different, or alternative, to Bitcoin.