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As the past weeks’ bull market has continued to rage, we’ve seen prices for the two most well-known cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ethereum, rocket upwards. However, many believe that the wider altcoin market could very well follow in Bitcoin’s wake. Essentially, the reasoning is that altcoins are lower-priced alternatives with more potential upside. So, when traders believe the price of BTC and ETH has gotten too high, they could instead look for undervalued altcoins. This is why we are taking a look at some promising altcoin projects that have traders talking.
We’ve previously answered the question “what are altcoins” and gone through the main cues you need to know about altcoins in 2021. This article, on the other hand, takes a closer look at some of the more obscure altcoin projects, but which have got cryptocurrency enthusiasts excited.
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New and exciting DeFi projects launch all the time, and it can be difficult to keep up with them all. More specifically, understanding project fundamentals, the services they can offer to users, announcements of partnerships and integrations can all seem abstract. Matic Network, on the other hand, a Layer-2 scaling solution utilizing Plasma side chains, has a very concrete use case. Put simply, Matic Network is a scaling solution underpinning dApps and DeFi applications, addressing some of the Ethereum Network’s scalability challenges.
In this article, we do a deep dive on the Matic Network, the team behind it, the different use cases and services it provides, and why this project could become hotter than ever in the next couple of years. Matic Network uses a combination of the Plasma framework and Proof of Stake (PoS) to provide secure, off-chain computation offloading the main Ethereum chain.
However, before getting into the specifics of Matic Network, let’s preface...