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Solana Tops FTX’s Crypto Holdings with a $1.2 Million Valuation


Solana (SOL) has emerged as the crown jewel in FTX’s crypto holdings in a remarkable turn of events. According to BitcoinCasinos.com, Solana has a staggering valuation of $1.2 billion in FTX.

Edith Reads, BitcoinCasino’s finance expert, commented on the data. “Solana has been gaining widespread attention in crypto due to its scalability and efficiency. Its native token, SOL, has become one of the top-performing cryptocurrencies. There is a growing adoption of the Solana blockchain, with many Dapps driving its price rally. It is a matter of time to see if Solana will stand the test of time at the top.”

Solana vs. Other Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin (BTC):

The most dominant cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has a market cap of around $520 billion. The pioneer of cryptocurrencies still reigns supreme. However, in the FTX exchange, its valuation sits behind Solana at $560 Million.

Ethereum (ETH): 

Market Capitalization of ETH is approximately $196.2 billion. Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has faced tough competition from Solana. While ETH remains a critical asset on FTX, Solana’s emergence suggests that investors are diversifying their portfolios.

Aptos (APT):

APT controls $137 Million in FTX. Even though it is growing rapidly based on its alleged speed and scalability, it is below Solana. Solana’s speed, which has a throughput limit of 65,000 transactions per second (TPS), is the fastest blockchain. Aptos also asserts that its network could execute more than 130k transactions per second using Block-STM. Only time will tell.


What’s Fueling Solana’s Growth?

Solana’s remarkable performance is due to several key factors. Among them is high transaction throughput. Solana’s blockchain Can handle thousands of transactions per second. This has made it a preferred choice for Dapps, DeFi applications, and NFT platforms.

Besides, Solana Blockchain has low transaction fees. This makes it an attractive option for users and developers alike. Solana’s ecosystem has grown exponentially. It hosts a multitude of dApps, NFT marketplaces, and projects building on its blockchain.

Furthermore, Institutional investors have shown increasing interest in Solana. As a result, its credibility in the crypto market has grown beyond the horizon.

As Solana continues to break new ground, it remains to be seen how its growth will impact FTX’s crypto holdings in the long term. The competition among cryptos for dominance on exchanges like FTX underscores the ever-evolving nature of the crypto landscape.


Edith is a seasoned crypto and investment content specialist with expertise in the fields of blockchain, finance, and economics. She has written and published numerous articles on a wide range of topics, including cryptocurrency markets, blockchain technology, financial regulation, international trade, macroeconomics, and more.