Polygon is a blockchain platform designed to help scale the Ethereum network by lowering the cost of transactions while improving speed. It does this through a growing suite of software products. This includes the EVM-compatible sidechain called Polygon PoS, which uses Proof-of-Stake (PoS) and MATIC as the native token of the network. Polygon is also developing several layer-2 solutions for Ethereum based on Optimistic rollups and zero-knowledge proofs. Read more What are sidechains? Read more What is layer 2 on Ethereum?
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