Acala and Karura Are Now Supported on Ledger

Dan Reecer Oct 31 · 2 min read Holders of Acala’s native governance and utility token ACA can now use Ledger devices for securing or transferring assets. Other Acala-based tokens like aUSD, LDOT, and tDOT are supported, as well as Karura-based tokens like KAR, aUSD, LKSM, and taiKSM. You can also use your Ledger device … Read more

Acala’s Path to Resuming Operations

Bette Chen Sep 22 · 5 min read Since the Acala aUSD error mint incident on 14/08/2022, a series of trace reports have been published to reveal the full extent of the incident, including the flow of every aUSD error mint, the flow of error mint-swapped tokens, and the identification of all addresses involved in … Read more

Launching Astar x Acala DeFi Rising to Accelerate DeFi on Polkadot

Dan Reecer Aug 10 · 4 min read In collaboration with Astar, Acala is excited to launch Astar x Acala DeFi Rising campaign! By leveraging XCM and Polkadot’s trustless and interoperable network, Acala and Astar will combine forces to create several new cross-chain use cases and aUSD liquidity pools in the Astar ecosystem. The Acala … Read more

Leading Moonbeam-based DEX StellaSwap Integrates aUSD, Polkadot’s Native Over-Collateralized…

Dan Reecer Aug 9 · 4 min read We’re excited to announce an additional aUSD integration into the Moonbeam ecosystem with the StellaSwap platform. The move follows a collaboration between Acala and StellaSwap to bolster interoperability via cross-chain messaging (XCM) within the Polkadot ecosystem. aUSD’s integration brings together the most prominent parachains within Polkadot, Acala, … Read more

Acala Ecosystem Update | July 2022

Sal Miah Aug 2 · 5 min read New ACA Staking Program is starting, Interprotocol aUSD Distribution Scheme (IADS) is live, and several new Ecosystem integrations. Continuing from June’s news of Acala joining forces with Alluvial, Coinbase Cloud, and Figment to provide institutions with a compliant, enterprise-grade Polkadot (DOT) Liquid Staking Product, several major announcements … Read more

ACA Staking Program to Begin, Leveraging ACA Buyback with Protocol-Owned Liquidity

Dan Reecer Jul 28 · 4 min read After the success of the first ACA staking program, we’re excited to launch a new staking campaign for ACA network owners. Approximately $200k worth of network-owned surplus will be used to buy back ACA in order to distribute ACA-aUSD LP tokens (Liquidity Provider tokens) to ACA stakers. … Read more

Basilisk Launches DEX on Kusama With aUSD as Its Parachain’s Stablecoin of Choice

Dan Reecer Jul 28 · 3 min read We’re excited to announce the launch of aUSD and KSM Snek Swap pools on Basilisk, a liquidity protocol built for Kusama. The Snek Swap pools enable Basilisk community members to access Polkadot and Kusama’s native stablecoin, aUSD, in a decentralized and permissionless manner and brings aUSD to … Read more

Acala’s Interprotocol aUSD Distribution Scheme (IADS) is Live, Increasing Stablecoin Liquidity &…

Dan Reecer Jul 26 · 5 min read TL:DR Interprotocol aUSD Distribution Scheme (IADS — pronounced “eye-ads”) is live, and protocol-to-protocol aUSD minting has started IADS is a new form of aUSD issuance, in addition to collateralized debt positions (CDPs) IADS is not for users, it is a scheme that requires protocol-to-protocol collaboration (e.g. aUSD … Read more

Swim Launches Metapool on Karura’s EVM+, Enabling Native Stablecoin Swaps via Wormhole

Sal Miah Jul 13 · 4 min read We’re excited to announce Swim’s launch on Karura, bringing a multi-chain liquidity pool to the Karura and broader Kusama ecosystem. Swim will provide Karura with USDT metapool liquidity for increased DeFi and stablecoin functionality. The integration allows our users to swap native stablecoins across eight supported ecosystems. … Read more