Bitcoin leads inflows but here’s why it can rise higher

The week has been an exciting for blockchains across the crypto ecosystem, especially after the Bitcoin market moved from fear into greed. What’s more, with the ProShares Bitcoin Futures ETF due to launch on 19 October, there is more optimism than there was during the summer. CoinShare’ s weekly Digital Asset Fund Flows report shed … Read more

Kintsugi Wins Parachain Slot 11 — Bitcoin is Coming to Kusama

Alexei Zamyatin Oct 13 · 8 min read After over a month of fierce competition, surprises and success stories, the second batch of the Kusama parachain auctions is coming to an end. For Kintsugi, these auctions turned into an emotional rollercoaster… with a happy end! Kintsugi has officially won the 11th Kusama Parachain Slot! The … Read more

Kintsugi Launch Roadmap: The Path to Bitcoin on Kusama

Alexei Zamyatin Oct 12 · 5 min read After over a month of fierce competition, surprises and success stories, the second batch of the Kusama parachain auctions is coming to an end. For Kintsugi, these auctions turned into an emotional rollercoaster… with slot 11 victory within reach. Source: https://subvis.io/ While it’s only over when it’s … Read more

Informal Systems interBTC Audit

Gregory Hill Oct 4 · 5 min read We’re pleased to announce that Interlay has resolved two comprehensive audits from Informal Systems. These focused on the completeness of our protocol specifications (interbtc-spec, XCLAIM) and correctness of our implementations (interbtc, interbtc-clients). In this post we would like to share some of the findings and how they … Read more

Solana, Polkadot, Algorand: What is the Bitcoin effect on these altcoins

With the market trading in red today pretty much all coins including Bitcoin and Ethereum are falling. However, there are some coins that made excellent gains in the last 2 months which are now facing huge price falls as well. Which alts though? Solana, Polkadot, and Algorand were three altcoins that successfully rallied between July … Read more

Featured Use Case: Chaotic BTC DeFi with Kintsugi & Karura

Alexei Zamyatin Sep 10 · 5 min read Welcome Reader, to the first post of Kintsugi’s “Featured Use Case” Series. Over the next weeks we will be sharing deep dives into Kintsugi kBTC use cases on Kusama — explaining in which DApps you can use your BTC to earn some of that juicy Kusama DeFi … Read more

Acala Treasury Raises Over $61M from 26k+ Contributors Ahead of Acala’s DeFi Smart Contract…

Dan Reecer Sep 8 · 4 min read Acala has successfully completed the Build Acala: Ready the Treasury event, garnering over $61M USD in contributions from over 26,000 community members around the world. This $61M will be donated from the Acala Foundation to the on-chain Acala Treasury, Acala’s Protocol DAO, upon launch of Acala on … Read more

Announcing the Interlay & interBTC Ambassador Program

Interlay Aug 22 · 3 min read We’re thrilled to announce the Interlay & interBTC Ambassador program! Come join us on our mission to bring trustless BTC liquidity to the Polkadot & Kusama ecosystems — and from there to all major DeFi platforms. Apply here: https://interlay.recruitee.com/o/interlay-interbtc-ambassador We’re a growing, vibrant community of codes, researchers and … Read more

Are institutions washing their hands of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano right now

Bitcoin has undoubtedly been able to present itself as a viable investment to have among institutional investors. In fact, several recent surveys have reported how the traditional financial landscape is attuning itself to Bitcoin and other crypto-assets. Right from JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs to MicroStrategy and CoinShares, BTC has carved a spot for itself … Read more