Acala Announces Liquid Crowdloan DOT (lcDOT) to Give Polkadot Crowdloan Participants Ongoing Access…

lcDOT joins Acala’s suite of derivative products to enable new DeFi use cases within Acala’s DeFi Economy Dan Reecer Oct 13 · 4 min read Update: Parachain slot auctions have been officially announced by Polkadot to begin on November 11th, so you can now begin unbonding your DOT in preparation for the Acala Crowdloan. Acala, … Read more

Introducing Acala Quests: Prepare for the Acala Crowdloan and Earn More Rewards

Robin Whitney Oct 12 · 3 min read As the Acala Crowdloan approaches, signaling the imminent launch of Acala and its DeFi liquidity hub on Polkadot, Acala is introducing a new way to prepare for the event and become eligible for bonus ACA rewards in addition to an exclusive NFT. Today we’re launching Acala Quests, … Read more

Preparing for the Acala Crowdloan on Polkadot

Robin Whitney Oct 7 · 7 min read A comprehensive checklist to help you prepare for the Acala Crowdloan and get your share of the network before launch Polkadot’s Parachain Slot Auctions are fast approaching, which means the community can soon participate in the Acala Crowdloan, an exclusive event that invites supporters to contribute DOT … Read more

Acala Ecosystem Update — September 2021

Robin Whitney Oct 4 · 6 min read Acala Launches Liquid Staking for Polkadot & Kusama, Announces Partnerships with Blockdaemon and Chainlink, and Awards the First Acala Grant to Nuts Finance September was another creative and productive month as Acala debuted KSM Liquid Staking on its sister network Karura, formed new partnerships with Blockdaemon and … Read more

Acala Launches First Liquid Staking Product for Polkadot & Kusama in Partnership With Blockdaemon

Robin Whitney Sep 28 · 5 min read Top infrastructure provider now supports Acala’s KSM Liquid Staking product on the Karura parachain Acala, the decentralized finance network and liquidity hub of Polkadot is pleased to announce its partnership with Blockdaemon, a top-performing blockchain infrastructure provider, to support its newly-launched staking derivatives for Polkadot (DOT) and … Read more

Get Ready for the KSM Liquid Staking Splash

Robin Whitney Sep 16 · 6 min read Stake Your KSM on Karura & Earn from 350,000 KAR in Rewards KSM Liquid Staking has arrived — and to celebrate, Acala is kicking off a two-week liquidity mining program to reward the Karura community with 350,000 KAR. Starting on Tuesday, September 28, anyone can earn from … Read more

Acala Ecosystem Update — Aug 2021

Robin Whitney Sep 9 · 6 min read Acala’s Treasury Raises Over $61 Million, Acala EVM+ Introduces Full-Compatibility for Ethereum DApps, and kUSD Launches As First Stablecoin for Polkadot and Kusama. With another momentous month behind us, it’s time again to take stock and express our gratitude to the incredible community supporting both Acala and … Read more

Acala Integrating Chainlink Oracle Pallet for Price Feeds Upon Upcoming Polkadot Launch

Robin Whitney Sep 9 · 5 min read After years of hard work and development, the Polkadot ecosystem is gearing up for the launch of numerous parachains that will set the foundation for its interoperable blockchain ecosystem. As one of the first parachains planned to go live, Acala is focused on hitting the ground running … Read more

‘Tree’ from NUTS Finance Receives First Acala Grant, Bringing a Stable Asset Protocol to Acala’s…

Dan Reecer Sep 7 · 4 min read 🌲 Tree from the NUTS Finance team has been accepted as the inaugural Acala Ecosystem Grant recipient (see Grant proposal). Tree is a synthetic asset protocol designed for optimizing liquidity fragmentation to increase asset usability in the Polkadot ecosystem. Tree is powered by the Stable Asset system, … Read more

Scale Ethereum-based DeFi to Polkadot with Acala EVM+, Now Fully EVM-Compatible with Full Access to…

Any Ethereum DApp can deploy to the Acala EVM+ in a fully Ethereum compatible environment with tooling like MetaMask, Truffle, and Waffle Dan Reecer Aug 19 · 6 min read The Acala engineering team has configured the custom-built Acala EVM+ to now provide a development environment analogous to Ethereum and a fully Ethereum-compatible experience for … Read more