Fantom: Scaling Beyond Blockchains

The Report

About The Report

Fantom is a proof-of-stake Layer-1 blockchain founded by computer scientist and ex-CEO Dr. Ahn Byung Ik in 2018 and launched on December 2019. Fantom is unique in that it runs on a single consensus layer known as the “Lachesis Protocol”. It serves as the core engine that also connects to Fantom’s EVM-compatible chain Opera (a wordplay on the popular musical “The Phantom Opera”).

Fantom’s goal is to create a smart-contract DeFi ecosystem that solves Ethereum’s existing problem of slow and expensive transactions, putting them in direct competition with Avalanche, Binance Smart Chain, Cardano, Solana and Terra. According to the Fantom Foundation, Fantom achieves an impressive time-to-finality of 1-2 seconds and a speed of 10,000 transactions per second (TPS), far ahead of Ethereum’s current 25 TPS.

Who is
This Report For?

Who is This Report For?





What's Inside?


Learn all about Fantom's features and protocols

In-Depth Analysis

Data-driven research and insights from the Chain Debrief team


Methods to maximize your involvement in the Fantom ecosystem

Project Outlook

Future prospects and predictions on Fantom

What's Covered In This Report?

Overview - Past

An overview of how Fantom is different from traditional blockchains, it's aims for the DeFi ecosystem and future plans.


We take a deep dive into Fantom's token distribution.

Fantom Overview - Present

How Fantom became one of the fastest growing DeFi network and it ranks amongst other layer ones.

Fantom Overview - Future

How Fantom continues to develop its infrastructure by building on DeFi 2.0.

Essential Features

An overview of the protocols on the Fantom ecosystem.

Fantom: Scaling Beyond Blockchains

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