Polkadot's price has seen a huge growth in the last week. It went up by 60% and trades above $16 at the moment.
Polkadot's popularity seems to have quick increase. It was only two days ago the market cap of the asset surged above $10 B.
The Polkadot network allows connecting multiple blockchains. Ethereum-founder Gavin Wood, working with Parity Technologies, launched the protocol last May. The network aims to fix scalability and interoperability issues on Ethereum. Its native token DOT enables voting on governance issues and building parallel chains.