I believe ‘private chains’ are the future.
we did go for a long time on choosing of a blockchain for our projects.
We went through the choice of - ethereum, avalanche, binance smart chain, polygon.
By their nature blockchains are ‘rent seeking’, but we do not want to ‘pay rent’ to other chains.
We are running now our ‘owned’ / independent blockchain instance In our ‘decentralized web’ project -
Decentralized web / dWeb - blockchain explorer