Bitcoin leads inflows but here’s why it can rise higher

The week has been an exciting for blockchains across the crypto ecosystem, especially after the Bitcoin market moved from fear into greed. What’s more, with the ProShares Bitcoin Futures ETF due to launch on 19 October, there is more optimism than there was during the summer. CoinShare’ s weekly Digital Asset Fund Flows report shed … Read more

How Polkadot Parachain Auctions Work

Katherine Oct 15 · 13 min read This is an updated version of the article that was originally published on June 15, 2021. This is designed to be an educational resource and does not discuss the details of any specific crowdloan. Visit the Moonbeam Foundation site for more information about the Moonbeam crowdloan and the … Read more

What is a Crowdloan? Benefits & How to Participate

Katherine Oct 15 · 8 min read This is an updated version of the article that was originally published on May 18, 2021. This is designed to be an educational resource and does not discuss the Moonbeam crowdloan or the Moonriver crowdloan. Please refer to the Moonbeam Foundation for this information. For more general information … Read more

Moonbeam Adds myNFT Integration

Katherine Jul 6 · 4 min read Bridges to Moonbeam and Moonriver Allow Use of Ethereum and Polkadot NFTs Interchangeably Boston, MA — July 6, 2021 — Moonbeam, the Ethereum-compatible smart contract platform on Polkadot, announced a partnership with myNFT , the upcoming NFT creative workshop, trading platform, and discovery engine poised to become one … Read more

Kaco Finance Integrates with AnySwap

Coinversation Protocol Just now·2 min read We’re delighted to announce that Kaco Finance has integrated with AnySwap. Through this partnership, Anyswap cross-chain bridge integration will make it possible for Kaco bringing BSC assets to Kusama. Kaco is now live on Binance Smart Chain and will live on Shiden network this month. Kaco Finance,the EVM Version … Read more

Rococo Revamp — Becoming a Community Parachain Testbed

Polkadot Oct 15 · 3 min read By Ben Weiß, Parity Technologies Ecosystem Success Lead Rococo has come a long way over its short life. Initially conceived to test parachain functionality back in summer 2020, it has now evolved to become the testnet for teams building parachains in the ecosystem. Rococo V0 enabled the first … Read more

Introducing Polkadot Gifts: The Easiest Way to Send DOT

Polkadot Oct 13 · 4 min read Polkadot and Kusama Gifts are a new way to send DOT or KSM to anyone, even if they don’t already have an account or wallet. Onboarding new users is one of the biggest challenges for any blockchain network. For members of the Polkadot community, until now the only … Read more

Polkadot Is Ready for Parachain Launch, Auction Dates Proposed

Polkadot Oct 13 · 6 min read Almost exactly five years after the vision of a heterogeneous multichain framework was first outlined in the Polkadot Whitepaper (aka the Polkadot Paper), parachains are now officially ready for launch on Polkadot. The news that Polkadot is now technically capable of supporting its first parachains, announced today by … Read more

Introducing Equilibrium’s Revolutionary Fluid xDOT Staking

Equilibrium Oct 19 · 4 min read We are proud to introduce a new mechanic that significantly enhances the user experience for those contributing crowdloan campaigns on Polkadot: fluid xDOT staking! Current options for crowdloan participants Imagine that you are contributing DOT to a parachain project to help them win a slot (like ours for … Read more

Bifrost Launches on Karura Swap With Over 200k BNC in Liquidity Mining Rewards

Robin Whitney Oct 19 · 4 min read Trustless trading for the BNC/kUSD pair will go live following a 48-hour period of one- or two-sided bootstrap provisioning on Karura. Karura Swap, the AMM-style decentralized exchange on Kusama, has joined forces with Bifrost Finance to introduce its newest trading pair BNC/kUSD. The pair will launch in … Read more