Smart Contract Platforms

This Sector includes crypto assets that serve as the baseline platforms, upon which self-executing contracts are developed and deployed.

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Key Takeaways:

  • Programmable Transactions: Smart contracts automate and enforce contract terms, reducing the need for intermediaries.


  • Versatility: Smart Contracts enable a wide range of applications, from simple transfers to complex decentralized applications. Protocols in this sector effectively provide the platform, tooling, and resources for underlying developer activity.


  • Reduced Costs: By automating processes and reducing intermediaries, smart contracts can lead to help improve cost savings.

Representative Assets*

Ethereum: The original smart contract platform, Ethereum is the base on which developers can write and deploy smart contracts and decentralized applications. Its native cryptocurrency, Ether, is the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap and powers these operations.

Cardano is a blockchain platform that aims to put emphasis on sustainability, scalability, and security. Its layered architecture not only allows for smart contract executions but also strives for a more secure and adaptable blockchain ecosystem.

Prioritizing scalability and speed, Solana introduces a high-performance blockchain that aims to handle thousands of transactions per second without compromising security. Its innovative architecture may make it an attractive platform for decentralized applications and crypto projects.

A platform designed to decentralize content. By allowing creators to publish, store, and own their data without intermediaries, TRON seeks to establish a more open and user-centric internet, where creators can directly monetize their content.

Polkadot is about creating a web of multiple blockchains that can work together. Its unique design permits different blockchains to interoperate, share information, and function cohesively within a larger ecosystem. Polkadot strives for a multi-lane highway for diverse blockchain networks to coexist and collaborate.

* Representative assets are for illustrative purposes only and are subject to change.

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