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Cardano vs Polkadot: Which ‘Ethereum killer’ should you look out for?

Updated: Jul 16, 2021

The altcoin market space as a whole saw an unprecedented amount of development and adoption over the past year. As altcoin market dominance rose from an almost negligible share to above 55% at the time of writing, some solid projects like Cardano (ADA) and Polkadot (DOT) took their spots in the top 10 alts.

There’s been much debate when it comes to the comparison of top Ethereum-killers like Cardano and Polkadot. Firstly their establishment as Ethereum-killers puts them in a comparative race against each other and against the king-altcoin. Further, the link between their founders, Gavin Wood and Charles Hoskinson who worked together during Ethereum’s early days puts much limelight on the two alts.

This comparison resurfaced again when, recently a trader who goes by the name, ‘ADA Ape’ underlined that Cardano had outperformed Polkadot by 325% since...

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Written by Varuni Trivedi.

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