Mapping out Polkadot's ecosystem

Quick Take

  • Polkadot is one of the more anticipated Proof-of-Stake networks and smart contract challengers to Ethereum, the most prevalent dapp platform today
  • From September-November 2020, roughly 19% of DeFi projects that received venture funding were building on Polkadot
  • The Block has mapped out a total of 126 projects across sixteen different verticals that are currently developing on Polkadot’s ecosystem
Polkadot is one of the more anticipated Proof-of-Stake networks and smart contract challengers to Ethereum. The network was founded by Gavin Wood, a co-founder of Ethereum, Robert Habermeier, a former Thiel Fellow, and Peter Czaban, the technology director of the Web3 Foundation. The core team behind the development of Polkadot includes the research & development […]

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