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Cryptocurrencies: The 5 Most Important Altcoins 2021

  Bitcoin has been the dominant name in cryptocurrencies since 2009, but the field of cryptocurrencies has expanded dramatically since Bitcoin was launched over a decade ago. Today there are many other Cryptocurrencies such Litecoin and hundreds of others on trading exchanges. In fact there are many more to come. These are called Altcoins, for alternative to bitcoin. Here is a list of Top Five Altcoins or Cryptocurrencies Other Than Bitcoin that you should keep an eye on in 2021. 1. Ethereum (ETH)  Ether was launched in 2015, since then it's value has grown expotentionally. It is currently the second-largest digital currency by market cap after Bitcoin. As of Feb 2021, ether's market cap is roughly 1/5th of Bitcoin's size. In 2021 Ethereum plans to change its algorithm from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake. This will make Ethereum's network to run with far less energy as well as improved transaction speed. That means mining it is not a good idea in 2021 but still, its po