Ethereum. Ethereum is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality. ... Vitalik Buterin, a cryptocurrency researcher and programmer proposed Ethereum in late 2013.
While Bitcoin has captured the attention of currency traders and investors, the Ethereum ether blockchain was designed with additional features intended to appeal to the corporate world.
Litecoin (LTC) is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software project released under the MIT/X11 license. Creation and transfer of coins is based on an open source cryptographic protocol and is not managed by any central authority.
Litecoin prices' year-to-date (YTD) gain surpassed 2,000% earlier this weekend, after the cryptocurrency's price rose to fresh highs. The price of Litecoin reached $92.07 early in October's first week, according to CoinMarketCap. This upward movement pushed the digital currency's YTD gain to roughly 2,025%.