Solana has a price of $ 36.02 with a marketcap of $ 12.41 B. It ranks number 9 of all cryptocurrencies.
Solana calls itself the fastest blockchain in the world and the fastest growing ecosystem in crypto, with over 400 projects spanning DeFi, NFTs, Web3 and more. It is known for being not only ultra-fast and low cost, it is also censorship resistant. Meaning, the network will remain open for applications to run freely and transactions will never be stopped.
Transactions only costs less than $0,01. The idea behind Solana started in 2017 en the project launched in March 2020 by the Solana Foundation with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The protocol is designed to help with app creations, but on a decentralized manner. The goal is to do so by introducing a proof-of-history technique.