Can Optimism (OP) make money by speeding up Ethereum? — Market Mad House
Optimism (OP) is an effort to increase Ethereum’s functionality by adding a second scalable layer or blockchain to the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. To elaborate, Optimism is an Ethereum L2 (Layer Two) blockchain.
The hope is Optimism can make Ethereum more flexible by adding a second faster and more scalable layer to Ethereum. They claim, Optimism (OP) increases speed and scalability by adding a few lines of code to Ethereum’s battle-tested infrastructure.