Polkadot vs. Symbol (Part 1)

The Fundamentals

Ivy Fung
Ivy Fung
May 12 · 4 min read

Symbol in many ways, has similarities with Polkadot.

Commonly, Polkadot is described as a heterogeneous multichain protocol, even non-blockchain systems or data structures can become a parachain if they fulfill a set of criteria.

Let’s look at some distinct similarities and differences between Polkadot and Symbol.