• bitcoin

    Bitcoin (BTC)

    $ 3,997.58 0.18%
  • ethereum

    Ethereum (ETH)

    $ 136.84 0.45%
  • ripple

    XRP (XRP)

    $ 0.310782 0.04%
  • stellar

    Stellar (XLM)

    $ 0.107687 0.20%
  • eos

    EOS (EOS)

    $ 3.65 0.82%

Maps

Mapping out the major crypto infrastructure launches of 2018

2018 was a bad year for investors looking for outsized returns from crypto. But for developers, the lull in the market was much needed.

And the quiet period marked the launch of major products and protocols that could lay the foundation for the future development of the crypto industry. 2018 was the year of the launch and growth of the Lightning Network, bringing scaling solutions to Bitcoin.