Common Good Parachains: An Introduction to Governance-Allocated Parachain Slots

Joe Petrowski Mar 5 · 5 min read The Polkadot network has a number of teams developing parachains, each optimized for its own domain. These parachains specialize in smart contracts, identity, DeFi, robotics, bridges, and more. Polkadot was designed such that chains could optimize their business logic to specific use cases and interact with each … Read more

Polkadot Now Supported on Ledger Live

Polkadot Mar 4 · 2 min read Polkadot on Ledger Live Walkthrough Support for Polkadot accounts has come to Ledger Live, including the ability to nominate and receive staking rewards. Previously, Ledger Nano S and Nano X devices were supported when used in conjunction with Polkadot-JS Apps. Now, users have the option of managing their … Read more

Expanding access to DeFi: Our Brand New User Experience

Helena Flack Mar 4 · 3 min read We are excited to announce that with continuous improvements to the onboarding experience for Tinlake, all Asset Originators are halving the minimum investment in their pools to $5k from $10k. There are now a few very simple steps to complete before you can start throwing that DAI … Read more

PolkaBTC Beta Testnet Launch

Interlay Mar 2 · 3 min read We are thrilled to announce that the PolkaBTC Public Beta Testnet is now live! Go to https://beta.polkabtc.io/ to mint your first trustless Bitcoin on Polkadot (testnet). We are also excited to announce a 1300 DOT (~USD 45 000) incentive program for active beta testers, funded by Polkadot Treasury! … Read more

What is an NFT? How can you earn on crypto art?

Pontem Network Mar 1·4 min read At the beginning of 2021, non-fungible tokens (NFT) made a lot of noise and became one of the most debated branches of the crypto industry. The number of projects built on the NFT ecosystem has been rapidly growing ever since. And all because NFTs show the potential to change … Read more

Moonbeam Monthly Dispatch: February 2021

Katherine QB Mar 1 · 5 min read We have new technology updates, partnerships, and exciting events and activities to share with you. Let’s get started! Moonbeam Upgrades Its TestNet to Moonbase Alpha v6 Last week, we announced a new version of our TestNet, Moonbase Alpha. The upgrade allows Moonbeam users to actively participate in … Read more

Much more trust for projects launched on Polkatrain depends on Entrust plan

Polkatrain Mar 1·2 min read Investment market is unpredictable and fluctuated, especially in blockchain finance investment world in crypto currency. Venture capital or individual investors use ETH, Bitcoin, USDT or others to buy token of the projects they are in favor of or well known in community. Here on Polkatrain they can invest by DOT … Read more

Launching Chachacha: Rococo’s wilder cousin

Miguel Hervas Feb 25 · 2 min read Chachacha is a Rococo based relay chain testnet configured and supported by Centrifuge Centrifuge is excited to contribute this testing environment for Polkadot’s parachain ecosystem! We started building Chachacha to prepare Centrifuge Chain for Rococo, Polkadot’s Parachain testnet but have since heard feedback from several teams that … Read more

The Graph bringing Indexing and Querying to Polkadot

The Graph Feb 23 · 3 min read Developers building applications on Polkadot will be able to build open API subgraphs, the most efficient way for developers to index blockchain data. The Graph is excited to announce an official integration plan with Polkadot, expanding the decentralized indexing to Polkadot’s growing layer-1 parachain ecosystem. This will … Read more