Blockchain Platforms Comparison

Platform Market Cap TPS Mainnet
Ethereum

The first and most used general purpose smart contracts platform.

$25,365,515,618 15 Live
EOS

Blockchain platform with high throughput and no fees for users, which allows for dApps with the same user experience as traditional web apps.

$3,480,023,686 1 000 000+ June 2
Cardano

The first smart contract platform driven by peer reviewed academic research.

$1,329,721,460 Unknown Live
Stellar

Stellar is primarily a protocol for exchanging money, but it has rudimentary smart contracts.

$1,216,861,368 3 000 Live
TRON

"Infrastructure for a truly decentralized Internet".

$1,209,292,182 10 000 May 31
Ethereum Classic

Ethereum Classic is the original chain of Ethereum where the transactions from DAO hack are not reverted.

$954,286,967 15 Live
NEO

Regulatory compliant smart economy platform: digitized physical assets, digital identity, smart contracts.

$862,565,635 1 000 Live
NEM

Primarily a financial blockchain solution for payment, clearing and settlement, compatible with regulations.

$493,208,938 4 000 Live
QTUM

Qtum combines parts of Bitcoin and Ethereum with Proof-of-Stake consensus.

$214,047,701 60 Live
ICON

ICON aims to connect all blockchains together and allow them to transact information.

$210,218,478 9 000+ Live
Lisk

Modular smart contracts platform where each DApp has its own customizable sidechain.

$172,961,149 2.5 Live
Waves

Decentralized financial trading platform. Main features are creating tokens and a decentralized exchange.

$126,325,770 100 Live
Komodo

Privacy coin with smart contracts, interoperability and decentralized ICO.

$76,826,668 10 000 Live
Zilliqa

High-throughput public blockchain platform which utilizes sharding.

$62,652,812 1 000 000+ Q3
Ardor

Blockchain-as-a-service platform which allows each project to have its own customizable child chain. An evolution of Nxt.

$53,821,712 100 Live
Stratis

Blockchain-as-a-Service that helps organizations to develop their own blockchain according to their own needs, secured on the parent Stratis chain.

$41,083,904 20 000 Live
Elastos

An operating system and a new Internet secured by the blockchain.

$36,480,579 Unlimited Live
Wanchain

"Decentralised bank" which enables cross-chain private transactions.

$26,280,763 20 Live
Byteball Bytes

Smart contracts platform compatible with KYC/AML requirements. Uses DAG.

$17,318,645 17 Live
Dragonchain

Blockchain as a Service for businesses which allows to create serverless applications on AWS with transactions recorded on the blockchain.

$14,583,048 N/A N/A but Live
Nxt

Nxt is the earliest blockchain platform with simple smart contracts, digital assets, decentralized exchange, data storage capability.

$13,745,422 12 Live
Ubiq

Stable and more secure version of Ethereum.

$3,511,719 Unknown Live