Fantom growth in high ‘triple digits’ despite crypto winter
On Dec. 24, Andre Cronje, who rejoined the Fantom Basis as an architect in November, posted a efficiency evaluate of Fantom (FTM) in 2022. Cronje had left the crypto and decentralized finance (DeFi) world in March, sparking an uproar on the time.
As per the info from FTMScan shared by Cronje, the yearly progress of day by day transactions on the Fantom community reached 131% between 2021 and 2022. That is far behind the community’s annual progress of 12,998% in 2020-2021. Each day transactions point out the quantity of exercise customers conduct on-chain, Cronje famous.
The yearly progress of common block dimension on the Fantom community reached 163% in 2022, in comparison with 25% in 2021. Based on Cronje, the rise in block area equates to customers paying extra to incorporate their transactions.
Each day gasoline used, which signifies how a lot customers are prepared to pay so as to add their transactions on the community, grew by 86% during the last yr. Comparatively, day by day gasoline used on Fantom surged by 9425% in 2020-2021.
The day by day verified contracts measure the variety of new contracts verified on Fantom. Whereas “its a little bit of a bounce to translate this to developer exercise, nonetheless, it’s a proximity thereof,” wrote Cronje. Each day verified contracts on Fantom elevated by 70% in 2022 in comparison with 1400% in 2021, as per FTMScan knowledge.
Citing knowledge from DefiLlama, Cronje famous that Fantom’s whole worth locked (TVL) jumped by 216% in 2021-2022. This progress, nonetheless, pales compared to the 49,089% yearly TVL progress achieved in 2020-2021.
Each day lively customers (DAU) on Fantom surged 41% in 2021-2022 in comparison with 5589% the earlier yr. As well as, the month-to-month common lively builders on the community elevated by 41% in 2022 in comparison with 50% in 2020-2021.
Lastly, Cronje stated the value of FTM grew by 18% in 2021-2022 in comparison with the yearly progress of 2025% in 2020-2021. On the time of writing, FTM was buying and selling at $0.203, down 94.21% from its all-time excessive of $3.526, in accordance with Crypto knowledge
Cronje concluded that regardless of a slowdown in progress amid the crypto winter, Fantom’s progress metrics stay within the “excessive double and triple digits,” which could be very excessive for “any tech or progress business.” He added:
“We will see that Fantom has been capable of obtain this progress with very low incentives and might proceed to realize this sustainable progress.”