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Cardano (ADA) Smart Contract Release to Catalyze Ethereum: Opinion

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Sun, 09/05/2021 - 16:07
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Vladislav Sopov
Surprisingly, the overhyped activation of smart contracts on Cardano (ADA) blockchain may catalyze a variety of Layer 1 platforms
Cardano (ADA) Smart Contract Release to Catalyze Ethereum: Opinion
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DeFiance Capital is a leading DeFi-focused investment fund in Asia. Launched by Arthur Cheong (Arthur0x), it took part in the funding rounds of almost every top-tier decentralized finance protocol. Its expert, Wangarian (@0xWangarian), unveils one more unexpected catalyst for Ethereum (ETH) in September.

$90 billion may flow to Ethereum, here's how

According to the latest tweet by Mr. Wangarian, surprisingly, Cardano (ADA) smart contracts launch may be the most bullish catalyst for all major Layer 1 platforms, including Ethereum (ETH).

L1s (only "live" platforms) could explode once retail investors invested in Cardano (ADA) find that its overhyped smart contract ecosystem does not work, claims DeFiance Capital's partner.

As such, their capital may flow to other "native" blockchains, with Ethereum (ETH) as the most obvious example. As Cardano (ADA) capitalization sits at the eye-watering level of $96.1 billion by press time, L1s may witness a gargantuan inflow of liquidity.

Right now, Cardano (ADA) is surpassed only by Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) by market capitalization. Its nearest rival, Binance Coin (BNB), has $76 billion in market capitalization.

Cardano (ADA) criticism is on fire

After issues with the testnet launch of Cardano (ADA) smart contracts, the largest PoS blockchain was immediately attacked by Ethereum (ETH) maximalists.

Many commentators stressed the fact that Cardano's (ADA) EUTXO model can handle sophisticated economic scenarios.

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Blockchain Analyst & Writer with scientific background. 6+ years in IT-analytics, 3+ years in blockchain.

Worked in independent analysis as well as in start-ups (Swap.online, Monoreto, Attic Lab etc.)