What is an Altcoin?
Altcoins is a term which refers to any cryotocurrency, token, or digital asset other than bitcoin. There are over 3000 altcoins and the number is growing rapidly.
What is cryptocurrency?
Wikipedia defines cryptocurrency as digital assets which are designed to work as cryptographic based mediums of exchange which use mathematical algorithms and encryption proofs to create units of cryptocurrency as well as verify the transfer of these crypto assets.
What is AltcoinAPI?
AltcoinAPI is an Altcoin API which provides cryptocurrency, altcoin, digital asset, cryptoasset, and blockchain data via an API. This API data feed allows crypto software, trading applications, wallets, and charting programs to read market and trade data. This data can be real time or historical and includes transactions which span 1000s of trading pairs sourced from 100s of different exchanges, brokerages, and blockchains.