Ethereum is open access to digital money and data-friendly services for everyone – no matter your background or location. It’s a community-built technology behind the cryptocurrency ether (ETH) and thousands of applications you can use today.
This introductory paper was originally published in 2014 by Vitalik Buterin.
Polygon is a decentralised Ethereum scaling platform that enables developers to build scalable user-friendly dApps with low transaction fees without ever sacrificing on security.Polygon combines the best of Ethereum and sovereign blockchains into a full-fledged multi-chain system.
Ethereum’s Internet of Blockchain.
Avalanche is an open and programmable smart contract platform for decentralized applications. A platform for institutions, enterprises, and governments.. Asset Issuance & Trading. Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) Debt Financing.
The paper outlining the architecture of the Avalanche platform and the various features that make it unique.
Fantom is a high-performance, scalable, EVM-compatible, and secure smart-contract platform.
Fantom’s mainnet deployment—Fantom Opera—is built on Fantom’s consensus mechanism, Lachesis. Fantom is a leaderless, asynchronous, and byzantine fault-tolerant Layer 1 blockchain protocol.
This paper consolidates the core technologies and key concepts of our novel Lachesis consensus protocol and Fantom Opera platform.
Solana is the fastest blockchain in the world and the fastest growing ecosystem in crypto, with thousands of projects spanning DeFi, NFTs, Web3 and more.Solana is an open source project implementing a new, high-performance, permissionless blockchain. The Solana Foundation is based in Geneva, Switzerland and maintains the open source project.
Solana: A new architecture for a high
Polkadot is built to connect private and consortium chains, public and permissionless networks, oracles, and future technologies that are yet to be created. Polkadot facilitates an internet where independent blockchains can exchange information and transactions in a trustless way .
Cardano is the first blockchain platform to evolve out of a scientific philosophy and a research-first driven approach.
Cardano is the first blockchain platform to be built through peer-reviewed research, to be secure enough to protect the data of billions, scalable enough to accommodate global systems, and robust enough to support foundational change.
Vision for a heterogeneus multi-chain framework.