Alternative Distributed Ledger Technologies Blockchain vs. Tangle vs. Hashgraph - A High-Level Overview and Comparison
8 Pages Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Date Written: December 15, 2017
The Blockchain technology will soon be ten years of age. What does not sound a lot in absolute terms is a substantial age in a fast-paced and ever changing technological environment. Large unnoticed by the majority of authors on distributed ledger technologies two alternative technologies have recently emerged: Tangle, and Hashgraph. This article provides an introduction to the three main alternative distributed ledger technologies, Blockchain, Tangle and Hashgraph and yields a high-level comparison.
Keywords: Distributed Ledger Technology, Crypto Currency, Blockchain, Financial Services
JEL Classification: B26, D2, D7, H4, K00, P4, P00
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