What is Polygon?

On Conio it is possible to buy and sell MATIC (the native currency of the Ripple blockchain), however, it is not yet possible to withdraw and deposit MATIC. On the other hand, you can use the "Convert" function to convert MATIC to another asset from among those in the Conio marketplace.


Polygon, formerly known as Matic Network, is an innovative solution to Ethereum's scalability problem. While Ethereum revolutionized the cryptocurrency world with the introduction of complex smart contracts, Polygon aims to take this revolution one step further by offering a faster and cheaper platform to perform these functions. In contrast to Ethereum, which focuses primarily on creating a platform for smart contracts, Polygon focuses on interconnecting different blockchains, allowing them to interact with Ethereum in a seamless way.

MATIC, Polygon's native token, plays a key role in the network, being used both to pay transaction fees and to ensure the security of the network through staking and validation mechanisms.


While most other scaling solutions focus on a single approach, Polygon takes a multifaceted strategy, using a combination of layer-2 solutions, such as rollups and sidechains, to improve Ethereum scalability.

The MATIC token plays a crucial role in the Polygon network. It is used to pay transaction fees and to participate in the network's security mechanisms. Validators in the network make their MATIC tokens available ("in stake") to earn rewards for validating transactions.

Another key aspect of Polygon's technology is its modular architecture. This allows developers to create and customize their blockchain, choosing the features that best suit their needs.

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