Ethereum is an open source, public software system based on blockchain technology that allows developers to build and deploy decentralised applications. Being a part of a decentralised system, this means that Ethereum is not controlled by any single entity.
While Ethereum and Bitcoin are based on blockchain network, both functions are vastly different.
Official website: https://www.ethereum.org
|Grin Price as of 11 June 2019||$246.32 USD|
|Market Cap||$26,218,883,621 USD|
|Total Supply||106,443,644 ETH|
|Max Supply||No Data|
|All Time High||$1,432.88 USD on Jan 13, 2018|
|All Time Low||$0.420897 USD on Oct 21, 2015|
Courtesy of Coinmarketcap.com
How to get Ether?
Ether is the native currency of the Ethereum. Like btc, bch or other coins, Ether can be traded and mined. There are people who use Ethereum to refer to the currency instead of Ether.
ETH can bought from all major exchange including Uphold, Binance, Coinmama, Bitfinex and Coinbase. It can be bought with fiat currency or cryptocurrency. Platforms like Coinbase and Binance allow you to buy ETH using your credit card.
ETH also can be mined with a GPU or ASIC miner. Or you can use cloudmining services to mine ETH.