If You Invested $100 In Shiba Inu Coin And Dogecoin On Jan. 1, 2021, Here's How Much You'd Have Now

Two of the most popular cryptocurrencies center on the Shiba Inu dog and have gained loyal communities. Both coins have also seen significant increases in their valuations in 2021. Here is a look at exactly how much Dogecoin DOGE/USD and Shiba Inu SHIB/USD are up year-to-date.

What Happened: Dogecoin has been one of the most popular cryptocurrencies in 2021, creating a huge following and gaining support from several prominent people.

Tesla Inc TSLA CEO Elon Musk has been a vocal supporter of Dogecoin, admitting to owning some and even mentioning the coin during his television appearance on Saturday Night Live.

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has also been a prominent backer of Dogecoin and has pushed the Mavericks to be one of the first professional sports teams to accept Dogecoin as a payment option for tickets and merchandise.

Dogecoin also became a huge marketing tool for various brands including Slim Jim and Axe, owned by Conagra Brands CAG and Unilever UL respectively.

Meanwhile, Shiba Inu was launched as a decentralized meme token that “evolved into a vibrant ecosystem,” according to its website.

The ecosystem includes SHIB, LEASH and BONE, three cryptocurrencies. The Shiba ecosystem also includes ShibaSwap, an incubator and an innovative reward system.

A NFT series was launched called Shiboshis that allowed holders of LEASH to purchase early.

One of the key differences between DOGE and SHIB is the access to them via major trading platforms. Dogecoin has been tradable on Coinbase Global COIN, Robinhood Markets HOOD and other trading platforms for a while.

SHIB, on the other hand, was added to Coinbase in 2021 and has not yet been added to Robinhood, despite a push from the community and a change.org petition with over 500,000 signatures.

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Investing $100 In Both: DOGE and SHIB have outperformed many cryptocurrencies and stocks in 2021 with huge returns for anyone who got in at the start of the year or before.

DOGE traded at a high of $0.005685 on Jan. 1, 2021. A $100 investment could have bought 17,590.15 DOGE. That same $100 investment is now worth $4,773.51 based on a price of $0.2691 for DOGE.

SHIB has a lower price point per coin and is harder to trace a price prior to Jan. 31, 2021. Coinmarketcap shows a price of $.00000008 on Jan. 31, which is used in this hypothetical investment. A $100 investment in SHIB at this price would have been able to buy 1.25 billion SHIB. That $100 investment would now be wroth $78,037.50 based on a price of $0.00006243 for SHIB.

A hypothetical $200 investment at the start of the year in the two popular cryptocurrencies would now be worth $82,771.01.

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