Cryptocurrencies come and go, but some are here to stay. Here are a couple that we’re keeping an eye on heading into the new year. Keep in mind that cryptocurrency markets can often be very volatile and all price information is subject to change after publication. Solana One of the fastest growing coins of 2021, there is massive potential for Solana in upcoming years. People often compare it with Ethereum, but the Solana network boasts lower gas fees and transaction times, along with growth of over 10,000 percent in the last year. Solana has seen criticism for being more “centralized” than its competitors due to influence on the coin from…
Is Solana The Ethereum Killer?
A Comparison of Two Crucial Coins in The Crypto Market
Next to only Bitcoin, Ethereum (ETH) is the second most popular cryptocurrency in terms of market cap. It holds one of $470 billion, as of 10/27/2021, which is significantly larger than that of many Fortune 500 companies, including Netflix or Walt Disney Co. Vitalik Buterin created ETH in July of 2015, and since then the coin has seen significant growth, with an active community and team of developers who continue to find and fix problems within the ETH blockchain. Solana (SOL) is a coin that has gained massive traction in 2021, founded by Anatoly Yakovenko in 2017, and many say that it will trump ETH in time because of how…
Tether launches on proof-of-stake blockchain Solana
The world’s top stablecoin can now handle up to 50,000 transactions per second with a fee of about $0.00001 per transaction
“Tether and USDt are critical pieces of infrastructure for any successful blockchain project and have been one of the most important elements for cross-platform settlement. This strategic initiative is a significant step for Solana and will be instrumental in advancing the network," said Solana head of marketing Austin Virts.
Circle’s USDC stablecoin launches on the fourth blockchain with Solana partnership
Circle also announced that its USD Coin will also be involved in three more projects
Circle chairman and CEO Jeremy Allaire praised the Solana blockchain, saying "decentralized blockchain infrastructure is entering its 3rd generation with blockchains such as Solana, providing speed, efficiency and throughput that rivals most centralized financial market infrastructure."