Layer by Layer Issue 18: Avalanche, Cosmos, Osmosis, Terra, Polkadot

January 27, 2022, 8:22AM EST

• 18 min read

Quick Take

  • In this weekly series, we dive into some of the most interesting data and developments across the Layer 1 blockchain landscape, from DeFi and bridges to network activity and funding
  • Facing elevated user demand from ongoing growth and recent market volatility, L1 blockchains are continuing to confront the difficulties of scaling
  • As new chains begin to emerge at an accelerated pace, deliberate strategies for concentrating liquidity are showing effectiveness in bootstrapping early ecosystem growth
  • This week, we will take a look at Avalanche, Cosmos, Osmosis, Terra, and Polkadot, along with a brief update on Fantom and Solana

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