The New Year ushers in a new era in the crypto verse with increased adoption that has also seen some coins entry bar rise to a higher level compared to 10 years ago. It is now hard to see coin prices skyrocket as it happened at the end of 2017. However, there are several coins that have a promising 2019.
Most of these prospective coins have worked on their infrastructures and have clear-cut real-world use cases that they are already solving. Most crypto enthusiasts still hope to be part of the future millionaires; courtesy of cryptocurrencies. This might be a mirage but there are some projects that have the potential to change their financial standing in the future.
The Crypto Boom is Over But better Things are coming
The crypto boom might be over and many startups have come around to cash in on it. Blockchain solutions are now making sense as compared to a few years ago. The focus is on the long-term benefits as opposed to the hype and that makes them permanent players in the market. Below are 5 select coins set to hit the moon in 2019 due to their cost effectiveness and positive impact on the user lifestyles.
Basic Attention Token (BAT)
The best part about Basic Attention Token (BAT) is its visibility. The coin has gotten a lot of attention from major exchanges with Coinbase being its backbone. The coin has also attracted the Circle support, an outfit backed by Goldman Sachs. Its use case in the content development niche has attracted a lot of attention globally.
The coin has offered a reprieve to content developer compensation by cutting off third parties like YouTube and Facebook. The platform has brought fairness in compensating content developers devoid of any censorship that has become commonplace in the content market. Influencers have a voice to air their views compared to five years ago.
To sum it up, the platforms’ whitepaper says:
“…mobile advertising results in as much as $23 in data costs for the average user. About 21% of the battery life of the phone of the average user is depleted due to mobile advertising. Publishers have lost about 66% of their revenue over the past decade (inflation adjusted) as a result of ad blocking by users”.
OmiseGO (OMG) Ecosystem
OmiseGo (OMG) has been in the market for a few years and has been highly stable. The coin is striving to add liquidity in the market and has managed to stay away from the crypto hype. The platform is professionally run and backed by the state of the art technology that is not soon getting obsolete. It has become today’s clearinghouse for fiat, crypto and comes with its oracles, wallets, and an exchange.
With the upcoming plasma network, OmiseGo is set to shine even beyond 2019. The coin has a global outlook and is seeking to bring together the two financial economies together. This will allow the coin to attain the best scalability that other coins have been struggling to achieve.
Golem Network (GNT)
Cloud computing demand has always been growing and the entry of Golem Network (GNT) appears timely. The outfit is improving the current cloud computing infrastructure and this is what the world has been missing. This is a lucrative niche that the likes of Microsoft and Amazon have failed the users and blockchain is set to provide the right solution.
With digital transactions requiring loud usage, Golem value proposition stands out of the crowd and this will shift focus from traditional to new technologies and blockchain is the perfect fit. What’s more; the platform comes with reduced rates for data storage making it a hit.
IOTA (MIOTA) is a unique player that does not run on blockchain but its interesting feature is the Tangle that makes transactions on the platform fast and easy for more users to come onboard. The capabilities of IOTA are ideal to power the Internet of Things (IoT).
With the demand for IoT devices on the rise in each household, the platform is ready to burst. This is a real-world solution provider where machines can freely communicate and come in handy in industrial streamlining. The coin is already transforming the supply chain sector as well as the automobile sector among others.
Stratis (STRAT) Platform
Stratis might appear like a small market player but is creating a platform that is industry specific and solving tailor-made business solutions. This is the ideal platform for C# developers focusing on Business as a service (Baas). However, the platform goes further to create side chains for ease of business customization.
Stratis has become the developer haven through the provision of end to end business solutions. This will in future complement what Microsoft is doing but at a lower fee. This is a clear indication that the platform is at set to provide a real-world use case and this is what the crypto users are looking for.