10 Projects Pioneering the Crypto Ecosystem

Here’s what’s cool in crypto.

The cryptocurrency ecosystem is thriving — so we’ve decided to make a list of the top ten projects currently pioneering the crypto space.

Take a moment and discover the projects that are working to bring about an alternative financial future.

Aragon

Aragon lets you freely organize and collaborate without borders or intermediaries. Use Aragon to create decentralized ecosystems through the world’s first digital jurisdiction.

Augur

Powerful, decentralized, censorship-resistant prediction markets. Predict the next election, short a cryptocurrency, or hedge against disaster. Also, Augur is one of the earliest projects in the Ethereum ecosystem.

Brave

Brave is your private, safe web browser that blocks 3rd party ads — for free. It seeks to revolutionize the way in which web publishers make money for readers. It does this via voluntary micro-payments using the Basic Attention (BAT) token. This means that paywalls, annoying pop-ups, and the ads that intrude on your privacy are now a thing of the past.

golem

Airbnb for computers. A decentralized network powering true cloud computing. You can rent your unused CPU/GPU cycles — and get paid in cryptocurrency.

GRID+

Powered by Ethereum, GRID+ is transforming the energy industry through market-based pricing to further the adoption of energy efficient resources. It’s using the Ethereum platform to provide energy consumers with access to cheaper electricity rates.

omiseGO (OMG)

OmiseGo is a decentralized exchange that aims to Unbank the Banked via cryptocurrency and a blockchain-based open structure, enabling financial inclusion and interoperability.

OpenSea

Wouldn’t it be awesome if there was a marketplace where you could buy and sell CryptoKitties and other non-fungible tokens (NFTs)? OpenSea is your go-to, peer-to-peer trading market for crypto collectibles and rare digital items.

Loom Network

A Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum, Loom is a network of DPoS sidechains, allowing for highly-scalable games and user-facing DApps while still being backed by the security of Ethereum. And soon, they’ll be using Plasma for more trustless Layer 2 scaling.

SpankChain

Spankchain is a blockchain-powered adult entertainment ecosystem built on Ethereum that’s using frictionless micro-payments to pay entertainers. SpankChain CEO Ameen Soleiman is also a driving force behind Moloch DAO, a distributed organization dedicated to issuing Ethereum grants.

Status

Status is a project that is truly embracing the principles of censorship-resistance and permissionless, peer-to-peer communication. Its DApp is a multi-purpose communication tool that combines a peer-to-peer messenger, decentralized crypto-wallet, and Web3 browser.


🚀Have another project for the list? We’ll be making additions to this list as our ecosystem grows, so let us know in the comments section below.

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