Bitcoin typically garners most of the coverage in the mass-media when it comes to virtual currency, in part because it was the first fully implemented currency of its kind. It has also become the largest virtual currency in terms of total market value. What follows are just a few of the front runners in the industry, along with data on when they were created, their market cap, some vendors accepting them, and more.

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Virtual Currencies: The Future Of Payments?

Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide and virtually, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-present. He joined the SXSW advisory board in 2019.

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