The Periodic Table of Cryptocurrencies

Keep up with the changes in the ever-evolving cryptocurrency market.

Periodic Table of Cryptocurrencies

It’s getting more difficult by the day to keep up with the changes in the ever-evolving cryptocurrency market. Even for the lucky few who get to spend their days reading whitepapers and refreshing, the sheer volume of information is overwhelming.

In an effort to create the most concise possible overview of the cryptocurrency market, here is a work on a Periodic Table of Cryptocurrencies.

Do note that there wasn’t a set criteria for deciding which cryptocurrencies would make the table, nor for determining the order in which they are included. The cryptocurrency market changes incredibly quickly, so this table can be updated in the future to include new projects that have gained relevance and to take out any projects that have lost it.

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Categories of Cryptocurrencies

The Periodic Table of Elements consists of 118 elements that fall into 8 different categories.

8 categories couldn’t quite cut it for cryptocurrencies, but managed 9. These categories are listed below, along with brief explanations of the factors that contribute to a coin or token being included in a given category.

  • Currencies – Coins used primarily for payments and to store value.
  • Protocols, Exchanges, and Interoperability – Projects building decentralized
    infrastructure to exchange cryptocurrencies and enable communication between different blockchains
  • Computing, Data Management & Cloud Services – Projects related to computing, data storage and security, and cloud services including file storage and cloud computing.
  • Others – Projects that didn’t fit into any of the other categories. These include prediction markets, oracles, betting platforms, and AI-related projects.
  • Platforms – Smart contract and decentralized application (dapp) platforms.
  • Gaming, Media, and Social Networking Platforms – Projects related to the gaming industry, online content publishing and distribution, and social media.
  • Privacy Coins – Currencies with features to make transactions anonymous and/or untraceable.
  • FinTech – Financial services and technology.
  • Business/Enterprise – Platforms meant to help businesses improve efficiency, transparency, and security, among other things.

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