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

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

Equilibrium Crowdloan Bonus Structure

Equilibrium Oct 6 · 2 min read We’ve got some strong incentives on offer for those who participate in our crowdloan on Polkadot — let’s review them below. As a reminder, Equilibrium’s PLO is happening in two phases with a total allocation of 12 million EQ tokens (10% of the supply) up for grabs. Phase … Read more

The Moonriver Network is Now Live on Kusama

Katherine Aug 26 · 4 min read Boston, MA — August 26, 2021 — Moonbeam, the Ethereum-compatible smart contract platform on Polkadot, announced today the launch completion of Moonriver, its community-led sister network on Kusama. Moonriver is now live. In completing the final phase of the launch process , balance transfers and EVM functionality have … Read more

How Polkadot and Kusama Slot Auctions Work

Katherine Jun 15 · 12 min read This is designed to be an educational resource and does not discuss the details of the Moonriver crowdloan. Please refer to the Moonbeam Foundation for information on that. On June 15, the first parachain slot auctions for the Kusama network began, with slot auctions on the Polkadot network … Read more

What is a Crowdloan? Benefits & Explanation

Katherine May 18 · 8 min read This is designed to be an educational resource and does not discuss the Moonriver crowdloan. Please refer to the Moonbeam Foundation for information on that. For more general information about crowdloans, refer to the Kusama website and the Polkadot wiki. As the greater Polkadot community prepares for the … Read more

Moonbeam Monthly Dispatch: May 2021

Katherine Jun 8 · 6 min read Welcome to the monthly Moonbeam Dispatch: an email newsletter with all our Moonbeam-related announcements and updates in one place. Since we are getting closer to the Moonriver launch, the team is working hard on exciting technology updates, expanding our portfolio of integrations, and working with the Moonbeam Foundation … Read more

Kintsugi BTC Crowdloan Takes Off

Irena Mihova Aug 31 · 3 min read The Kintsugi Crowdloan has opened! BTC ♥️ Kusama!!! By voting for Kintsugi, you vote to bring trustless Bitcoin to Kusama and help bootstrap the DeFi ecosystem! How do I participate? The crowdloan is a fully permissionless event — you make your own judgement on if and how … Read more

Announcing Improved Rewards For Genshiro Crowdloan Participants

Equilibrium Jun 24 · 2 min read The Genshiro crowdloan is live! Given the active participation of users who contributed small amounts, we think it’s fair to distribute GENS tokens more evenly, so we are introducing an improved reward regime for those who participate in our crowdloan. Where there used to be a 1,000 GENS … Read more