Which word first comes to mind when we hear the term "cryptocurrency"? Most of us remember bitcoin, the pioneer of the new market, who for several years reigned the ball. Over the years, the picture has changed, and by now the pioneer has lost his monopoly. The success of BTC and the promise of blockade technology have inspired enterprising people around the world - and here is the result: to the question of whether there is an alternative to bitcoin, you can confidently answer "yes." Moreover, there are many alternatives, and many of them deserve the attention of investors.