Hi there Publish0x, time for a new post and I noticed this question popped up in various communities, social channels very frequently.
Let’s dive right into some low market cap coins that have very strong potential to increase in price over the course of the next 12–18 months.
I would like to point out there’s a big difference between <$0.01 coins and low market cap cryptocurrency.
Basically, a cryptocurrency could be $0.01 but have a market cap of over $5B (Safemoon). Whereas some cryptocurrency have a price of over $60 but have a market cap of below $25M (OctoFi).
Therefore, I’d like to answer the following question: ‘’Which low market cap coins have a strong potential of providing solid returns within the next 12–18 months?’’
Criteria: solid track record, transparency, (frequent & clear) communication, making good development progress, a market cap <$100M.
- Spartan Protocol (SPARTA)
I first wrote about SPARTA in December, when it had a market cap of $4M USD. Currently, SPARTA is valued at about $100M, cutting it close for the protocol to be included in this list.
However, with synthetic assets coming up and the clear use case and growth potential this has, it is a must-have in anyone’s portfolio for the next couple of months, if not year. The Binance Smart Chain will see continued growth as mentioned before, and I believe the Spartan Protocol can become one of the leading BSC projects.
NOTE: Do note there was an exploit. I'm still anticipating SPARTA might drop a little in price once deposits on Binance open up again. Though, $0.5-7 range seems like the perfect buy opportunity for long-term as I'm not worried about the project's fundamentals and future.
- OctoFi (OCTO)
OctoFi has been mentioned in my channels frequently, and I recently got chosen to be one of the 8 council members who help drive development and adoption for the protocol.
OCTO is currently valued at $23M, which is significantly undervalued for the platform and user adoption that’s already there. With DeFi seeing continued growth, I believe OctoFi can become one of the leading platforms used by DeFi players looking to manage all DeFi opportunities within one platform.
With OctoFi going multi-chain and providing cashbacks on NFT/DeFi transactions, it’s going to see significant traction.
- Zero Exchange (ZERO)
Zero Exchange built the world's first Multi-DEX platform. Currently supporting the Avalanche Network, Ethereum Network and Binance Smart Chain, with many more chains to follow.
The team has shown to be able to move quickly and develop at a rapid pace, while maintaining quality. Their communication and marketing is strong. Which is why I believe we have yet to see some significant growth for this project.
ZERO is currently valued at $77.5M.
- Splyt (SHOPX)
The e-commerce industry screams to be reimagined, this is where Splyt aims to make a change.
Splyt Core closes the gap between brands and their consumers. Enabling (small) brands to grow at their own pace, without the reliance of wholesalers, while being able to sell through a major retail platform. These brands can use a plug-in to reflect their inventory in realtime through the use of blockchain technology, turning each inventory item into an e-commerce NFT.
I’m planning on writing a research report on Splyt in the near future.
SHOPX is currently valued at $42M.
- Illuvium (ILV)
Illuvium is a project I anticipate to see major growth in 2021 and 2022.
Illuvium is building an open-world RPG adventure game built on the Ethereum Blockchain, but is one that simply cannot be compared to any blockchain-based game we’ve seen before.
With an all-star team including the two siblings (Aaron & Kieran) of KAIN, who built Synthetix (SNX), and some amazing business-development and game designers, it’s clear they have the skills, experience and connections required to build a successful project.
ILV is currently valued at $40M.
One thing is clear though, 2021 is going to be a year of continued growth for the cryptocurrency space. This counts for both Bitcoin and altcoins.
A big difference between 2017 and 2021 is that this time it’s based on actual adoption and growth, rather than pure speculation on whitepapers.
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