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Layer 2s

In a decetralized ecosystem, Layer 1 is the term used to describe the underlying main blockchain architecture or base layer network.

Examples of Layer 1 blockchains include Bitcoin, Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain, Solana, Terra and Avalanche. Check out our extensive resources on Layer 1s in the crypto space.

Layer 2s That We Write About

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Metis DAO

METIS
Metis is an Ethereum Layer-2 scaling solution that was founded by Elena Sinelnikova in 2019.

Polygon

MATIC
Polygon, previously known as Matic, is an Ethereum layer 2 scaling solution. The scaling solution aims to improve transaction speed and lower gas fees by reducing complex transactions on the blockchain.
Arbitrum

Arbitrum

Arbitrum
Arbitrum is an Optimistic Rollup that aims to feel exactly like interacting with Ethereum, but with transactions costing a fraction of what they do on L1.
dyed

dYdX

DYDX
dYdX aims to build a powerful and professional exchange for trading crypto assets where users can truly own their trades and, eventually, the exchange itself.
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An in-depth overview of the Terra ecosystem

Terra is a blockchain created by Terraform Labs (TFL), founded by Do Kwon and Daniel Shin in January 2018. The main highlight of Terra is that it lets users create stablecoins pegged to fiat currencies, and aims to offer cheaper fees and faster transactions compared to other blockchains.

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