Top Crypto Gainers with Over 200% Increase in 2021

By Ibiam Wayas February 02, 2021 In Crypto News, Market Analysis

Alternative coins or Altcoins have been posting an exponential kind of growth recently, and many people do believe that it’s already their season. Since the start of 2021, more than ten digital currencies from relatively new projects have skyrocketed by over 200 percent. The native cryptocurrency of Voyager, VGX, made the largest increase in terms of the price change on a year-to-date count.

The top crypto gainers in 2021 are as follows:

  • Voyager Token (VGX)
  • Alpha Finance Lab (ALPHA)
  • Archer DAO Governance Token (ARCH)
  • Dogecoin (DOGE)
  • OnX Finance (ONX)
  • Fantom (FTM)
  • Idle (IDLE)
  • FunFair (FUN)
  • Presearch (PRE)
  • Badger DAO (BADGER)
  • Perpetual Protocol (PERP)
  • Cream Finance (CREAM)
  • Avalanche (AVAX)
  • PancakeSwap (CAKE)

The Breakdown

Most of the cryptocurrencies listed above are native tokens of decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols, which indicates a growing interest and participation in the industry. According to an infographic sourced from Cryptorank, the Voyager token sees a 1,437 percent increase on a YTD chart, which rates it as the top gainer in 2021. Voyager, meanwhile, is a cryptocurrency trading platform. The VGX coin was trading at US$2.9 at press time, with a market valuation of US$660,220,452.

The ALPHA, ARCH, and DODO tokens joined the list with a YTD price change of 979%, 933%, and 914%, respectively. These three cryptocurrencies are native tokens of decentralized finance protocols. Dogecoin is the fifth top gainer in 2021 so far, thanks to the collective effort of Redditors last week. DOGE sees a 747 percent YTD price change and a market capitalization of over US$5.1 billion.


The cryptocurrencies that gained over 500 percent increase on YTD includes ONX FTM, IDLE, FUN, and PRE, as seen in the infographic. The other cryptocurrencies on the list, including PancakeSwap token, the leading AMM on Binance Smart Chain, has more than 200 percent YTD change in market price since the start of the year.

Ibiam Wayas

Ibiam Wayas

Ibiam is an optimistic crypto journalist. He loves to associate with like-minded individuals and collaborate with them on similar projects. He spends much of his time honing his writing and critical thinking skills.

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