Mapping out Solana's ecosystem

Quick Take

  • Solana is a blockchain platform designed for high throughput and decentralized applications

  • Solana advocates argue that one of the benefits to its network is that it can scale without breaking composability or the need for sharding, whereas, with Ethereum, layer-2 solutions and sharding will break or at least limit the composability of smart contracts

  • In total, The Block has identified 90 projects and companies across 11 different verticals currently expanding on its ecosystem.
Solana is a blockchain platform designed for high throughput and decentralized applications. The project was founded in 2018 by Alan Yu, Anatoly Yakovenko, Greg Fitzgerald, Raj Gokal, and Stephen Akridge.  The network has attracted an assortment of investors and ecosystem participants. In July 2019, it raised $20 million in a Series A led by Multicoin […]

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