48% Bitcoin’s market capitalization now represents about 48% of the market cap of all cryptocurrencies, from a peak of about 96% some three years ago. Published May 19, 2017 Check out more stories below—and please take a quick three-minute survey to help us improve. Share this story 48% Cryptocurrencies’ market value as a share of all cryptocurrencies 48% For years now, the developers that maintain bitcoin’s software have been fighting over a change that would allow more transactions (right now they’re capped). 48% Investors are turning to ripple and ethereum, amid fears that the internal fight could result in bitcoin splitting into two currencies. 48% Those two currencies are also getting more popular as they are used in connection with Initial Coin Offerings, a form of crowdfunding that startups use to raise funds. 48% Nevertheless, bitcoin is still the most valuable cryptocurrency. Valued at $30.8 billion, it recently traded for a record price of $1,800.