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Gen 3 crypto: A new day dawns…

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Welcome to the future, where crypto is king. Third generation already you say? Well, this asset class moves quick. Responding to the drawbacks of Bitcoin (first-gen) and Ethereum (second-gen), third generation blockchains launched with promises of better scalability and faster transaction speeds. First emerging in 2017 with the launch of Cardano, many third-gen cryptos adopted proof-of-stake models, designed to allow for on-blockchain governance. In turn, this incentivized users to 'stake' their crypto for a passive income through interest and earn a seat at the decision-making table.

Here are some of the cryptocurrencies developed dubbed as the new kids on the block. Since there are so many, the 30 tokens we've chosen are those which have stood the test of time, consistently residing in the top 100 crypto ranking-by-market-cap since launch. As always, don't yolo into anything without looking at it seriously first (and even then, consider some risk mitigation).