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Bury yourself under an Avalanche of blockchain facts

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Since its groundbreaking launch in August 2020, Avalanche has gained steam as a revolutionary blockchain platform, offering speed, scalability and decentralization. Its goal is to become "the Internet of Finance," allowing individuals or businesses to more easily construct their own standardized blockchains by using the platform’s building blocks.

1. 🗣️ It’s finished before you can yell, “Avalanche!”

Avalanche’s consensus mechanism sets it apart from traditional Proof of Work (PoW) and Proof of Stake (PoS) systems. Known as the Avalanche consensus, it utilizes a randomized approach to achieve consensus, making it incredibly fast and energy efficient. 

This protocol's unique feature is its ability to finalize 4,500 transactions per second, and process transactions in less than a second. This significantly outperforms many other blockchain networks and all fully formed snow avalanches, which take an hour to cover just 320 kilometers.

2. 🧸 Avalanche plays well with others

Avalanche emphasizes interoperability, allowing assets to be transferred seamlessly between Avalanche and other blockchains. The Avalanche-Ethereum Bridge, for example, enables the movement of assets and smart contracts between the two networks. This bridge expands the possibilities for DeFi applications, cross-chain asset transfers, and more, while fostering collaboration across the blockchain ecosystem.

3. 💚 Beneath its red brand colors, AVAX is green

At a time where energy consumption of blockchain networks is falling under scrutiny, Avalanche stands out for its efficiency. Because the Avalanche consensus protocol doesn't require energy-intensive computations, the network significantly reduces its carbon footprint compared to PoW-based networks.

4. ⛓️ You’re not seeing triple, Avalanche uses THREE chains!

Avalanche's platform consists of three distinct chains: the Contract chain (C-chain), the Exchange chain (X-chain), and the Platform chain (P-chain). These chains serve specific functions within the ecosystem. The C-chain serves as the foundation for the DeFi system, facilitating user transactions and the creation of smart contracts through its API. The X-chain is dedicated to the generation and trading of digital smart assets. Lastly, the P-chain plays a vital role in coordinating validators and facilitating the creation of Subnets.

5. 🍼 AVAX nurtures DeFi

The Avalanche Rush initiative incentivizes developers to build and launch DeFi projects on the Avalanche network by providing grants and technical support. As a result, Avalanche has witnessed the rapid growth of DeFi protocols, liquidity pools and yield farming opportunities, contributing to the broader DeFi ecosystem.

6. 📈 Your AVAX can work harder for you

In August 2023, Yield App listed AVAX, which opened up another way for you to take your portfolio to the next level. With up to 5% p.a. on AVAX, you can put your Avalanche to work. Plus, make daily swaps up to $10,000 between AVAX and other assets daily.


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7. 💰 It’s easy to earn with Yield App

If you're wondering how to unlock the earning potential of your Avalanche, the answer is simple: you may choose to transfer your AVAX to Yield App, select an Earn product, and just like that, you’re stacking up to 5% per year on your AVAX, paid out daily. 

Supercharge your earnings with AVAX on Yield App today!


DISCLAIMER: The content of this article does not constitute financial advice and is for informational purposes only. The price of digital assets can go down as well as up, and you may lose all of your capital. Investors should consult a professional advisor before making any investment decisions.

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