What are the chances BTC is actually overtaken by another crypto?

What are the chances BTC is actually overtaken by another crypto?

Will innovative advances in competing altcoins’ blockchains be enough to overtake Bitcoin’s success? When the famous Satoshi Nakamoto first designed his masterpiece, few could possibly have imagined the almost $63,500 peak that sent investors into a frenzy. Even these days, the first-ever cryptocurrency’s price feels hard to believe at times and investors might be pinching themselves every now and then. Taking a seat alongside Bitcoin (BTC) on the roller coaster, altcoins like Litecoin (LTC), Ether (ETH) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) joined the ride — and, more recently, DeFi giants Polkadot and....


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