How to bridge tokens to Aptos & buy $APT on Liquidswap

Aptos mainnet is live, and you can finally buy $APT tokens by bridging USDC, USDT, ETH, and WETH from 6 different blockchains to Aptos. We’ll guide you through every step, from connecting to the LayerZero bridge to making your first swap on Liquidswap — plus how to check the bridging fees. TABLE OF CONTENTS: You … Read more

Best DeFi on Aptos: 20+ dApps you should know

There are already 30+ DeFi projects in the Aptos ecosystem, from DEX exchanges like Liquidswap to stablecoins, lending protocols, and liquid staking. In this regularly updated article, we’ll explore and test the most interesting ones. The Aptos ecosystem already counts 130+ projects ahead of the mainnet launch, including dozens of DeFi dApps. The most popular … Read more

NFTs on Aptos

The NFT market saw a huge explosion in 2021, with a 21,000% increase in sales compared to 2020. That is an unbelievable amount of interest to have poured into the NFT space in only just a year. Despite the massive jump in popularity, issues still linger around creating NFTs that prevent creators from utilizing the … Read more

Aptos: Incentivized Testnet 3

After a very successful second stage of its incentivized testnet (AIT-2), Aptos has opened registrations for AIT-3, which will run from August 30 to September 9 and onboard 225 participants. This time the focus is on stress-testing the governance and network upgrades. Aptos is a new Layer 1 blockchain with industry-leading speed, scalability, and security, … Read more

Aptos vs. Sui: a detailed comparison

Aptos and Sui are exceptionally fast (over 100,000 tps) and scalable smart contract platforms. Both use the Move language, originally developed for Meta’s Diem project, and count Diem executives among their founders. Let’s see how they compare in terms of technology, performance, available dApps, and more. Aptos and Sui are both new L1 blockchains, or … Read more

AptosBFT: all you need to know about the BFT consensus in Aptos

Aptos uses its own consensus algorithm called AptosBFT, based on HotStuff — which, in turn, is based on Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance, of pBFT. Sounds complicated? Read our beginner guide, where we unpack all these terms. Aptos is a new L1 blockchain that aims to become the fastest and most scalable in the industry. It … Read more

Introducing: The Aptos Incentivized Testnet

Incentivized testnets are a gamified way to test new blockchain networks. As validators complete different challenges, they are rewarded with a bounty of tokens. One of the most interesting ongoing incentivized testnets is Aptos. Read on to find out about the challenges, who’s eligible and what the rewards are. An incentivized testnet is a program … Read more