From a look at Bitcoin’s big returns to a hiring spree at Ripple, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto.
Crypto data analytics platform DataLight shows just how much a $100 investment in a newly listed coin is worth today. Bitcoin tops the list at $1.3 million, followed by Ethereum at $68,305 and Dash at $39,610. While commentators on reddit/Crypto remark that the smooth graphs may have been more accurately presented as a table, given crypto’s notoriously bumpy price action, the data shows Bitcoin’s strong performance since its inception.
ROI Since Exchange Listing
Despite Bitcoin’s chart-topping moves, Binance Coin grabs first place as the biggest gainer so far this year.
According to data compiled by CoinTimeMachine, Binance Coin tops the charts for the top 10 cryptocurrencies, up 149% year-to-date at time of publishing, followed by Litecoin, EOS, Tron, Cardano and Bitcoin.
Ripple and XRP
Ripple is looking for a new front end web developer. In total, the San Francisco-based startup now has 47 open positions including two jobs at Xpring, the company’s development arm focused on boosting the XRP ecosystem.
.@Ripple is #hiring a Front End Web Developer! Apply today https://t.co/UhgwJsjFM0 via @greenhouse #jobs #fintech
— Jim Chauncey-Kelly (@JChaunceyKelly) March 12, 2019
The author of the book “Understanding Litecoin” and chief operating officer of BlockFuse, Andrew Yang, just sat down for an interview with Crypto Capital Venture. The discussion focuses largely on the Bolt-A-Thon, an online conference and hackathon focused on the Lightning Network.
The crypto-backed lending platform YouHodler has added support for Stellar (XLM). The company also offers US dollar and euro loans secured by collateral in Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin, EOS, Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV.
It's good that today we started supporting XLM for you YouHodlers!
#StellarLumens gained more than 21% since last week and has increased 6.9% over the past 24 hours.
Get Cash – Keep your #Crypto – Buy more #XLM at YouHodlerhttps://t.co/euYCshMc35 pic.twitter.com/9vP687xYAh
— YouHodler (@YouHodler) March 11, 2019
Tron CEO Justin Sun is assuring his followers that an earlier tweet about a $20 million cash and Tesla giveaway is legit. Apparently, some people thought his Twitter account was hacked.
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My earlier tweet wasn't a hack. ?#Tronics appreciation is always real! #Tesla will be on its way to a lucky winner! #TRON #TRX #BTT #BitTorrent https://t.co/jCAvL0V7WP
— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) March 13, 2019