5 altcoin projects that made a real difference in 2022 By Cointelegraph

(BTC), Ether (ETH) and the crypto market had a rough 2022 from a price perspective, but traders are hopeful that 2023 will include bullish developments that push crypto prices higher.

Despite the market-wide downturn, a handful of altcoins continued to make a positive contribution to the crypto space and thanks to , the term altcoin is no longer a derogatory term.

Cumulative Lido fees and daily active users. Source: TokenTerminal
Daily fees comparing Polygon (Orange) and Ethereum (Green). Source: TokenTerminal
Cosmos fees and developer activity. Source: TokenTerminal