The past two years have been an era of explosive growth for the cryptocurrency industry. Bitcoin, the most prominent coin in the digital asset/cryptocurrency space, had a year of explosive growth in 2018, appreciating by over 1000% percent. Perhaps even more astonishing then the meteoric rise of Bitcoin has been the proliferation and explosion in value of cryptocurrencies besides Bitcoin, commonly called “altcoins.” Many of the most popular altcoins, such as Ethereum, Dash, Ripple, Monero, have seen skyrocketing market capitalizations and surging trading volumes.
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