In the fast-paced world of cryptocurrency, it is common for tens and even hundreds of new projects to come and go without a trace. But in the midst of these fleeting entities, it is also not unusual for some real success stories to make their presence known.
One such cryptocurrency platform is Solana, which has established itself as the next big project of the industry. With the project’s scalability, speed, and overall capability being touted as some of its selling points, it is not unusual for anyone to take an interest in it.
So exactly what is Solana and what does it do? Fortunately, the answers are not hard to find. To help you hold a firm grasp over this rising star of blockchain, here’s a lowdown on everything about Solana.
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Approximately every four years, the cryptocurrency market undergoes a bullish cycle. In 2021, however, things are a bit different. While previous bullish markets could be linked to just a couple of events, a wide variety of factors have contributed to this price increase this time around.
Institutional interest in Bitcoin, the rise of DeFi, and skyrocketing meme coins are just a few that are worth mentioning. One major catalyst is the explosion of the NFT ecosystem and the digital collectibles market. NFT marketplaces have recorded volumes of $10.7 billion in Q3 2021 alone, which proves the success of this cryptocurrency niche.
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What is Tezos? Simply put, Tezos is a blockchain based, smart contracts platform that works on a self-governance and self-evolution model.
If the words “blockchain” coupled with “smart contracts” bring to the surface popular platforms like Ethereum and what some describe as the Chinese equivalent, NEO in your mind, then you might not be the only one.
Fortunately, the team at Tezos seems to be aware of that fact, since it promises that Tezos does indeed have significant differentiation over other blockchain platforms. The Tezos team primarily points to the self-amending properties of their platform.
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Nano is the cryptocurrency project that was formerly known as RaiBlocks. In contrast with many of the other technologically complex crypto projects, it’s is refreshingly simple in its mission:
“Instant Transactions – Zero Fees – Infinitely Scalable
Digital currency for the real world – the fast and free way to pay for everything in life”
There’s nothing complex going on here. No smart contracts, child chains, AI neural networks or cross-chain happenings. It’s just a simple, straightforward project with some interesting technology to back it all up.
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Maker (MKR) is a smart contract platform that has also released the DAI, which is a stablecoin substitute for Tether. Maker is both decentralized and trustless and its smart contracts and platform are used to ensure the value of DAI remains stable and pegged to the U.S. dollar. It accomplishes this through market mechanisms and economic incentives.
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This review is going to look at one of the more established European cryptocurrency exchanges – BitPanda.
They are the leading European retail cryptocurrency broker, and are well known for accepting a wide range of different payment options and currencies, both cryptocurrencies and fiat. In fact, they have the largest list of cryptocurrencies to purchase of any fiat exchange.
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Stratis is one of a number of blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) projects, and its focus initially was enterprise logistics. In the two years it has been developing the scope of the project broadened significantly, and as we head into the end of 2018 Stratis is a full-blown development network competing with the likes of NEO and Ethereum.
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With Bitcoin’s launch in 2009, blockchain technology brought along a digital financial system that until then had existed only in science fiction.
Back then, the idea that someone could rely on a digital system to handle financial assets, their actual money, had been surreal. After all, anything could happen.
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Ontology was created as a secure blockchain project to support corporate needs, providing a way to protect their systems and their data. Ontology is a Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS), bringing the blockchain to corporations in a way that they can benefit from the distributed and decentralized nature of the blockchain ledger.
It is similar to NEO and will have a dual token system where ONT is equivalent to NEO and ONG is equivalent to GAS, providing power for the network.
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When it comes to checking the prices of cryptocurrency, most people – especially new users – automatically take to the website, CoinMarketCap. The platform is simple, accessible and popular, it serves as an efficient and credible option to keep track of the immensely dynamic prices for these digital assets.
However, there are those who do not want to check the value of all cryptocurrencies but seek an easy, reliable and accessible method of checking the value of only those specific digital assets which they hold.
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