September 22, 2022, 9:38PM EDT
• 19 min read

Layer by Layer Issue 46: Cosmos, Solana, and NEAR

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
  • As L1 ecosystems continue to become more interconnected, teams in the Cosmos ecosystem are taking a variety of approaches to address the problem of fragmented liquidity. 
  • The Solana network is nearing the release of a critical upgrade that promises to significantly improve its ability to handle user demand. Meanwhile, the Near ecosystem is seeing a spike in usage after the launch of its step-to-earn protocol Sweat Economy

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