Tokens, Parachains, and Community News.
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- (Acala Network): Coinbase Ventures Backs Acala and Karura for DeFi in the Polkadot & Kusama Ecosystems.
- (Acala Network): Countdown to Karura: A Deep Dive on the DeFi Hub of Kusama.
- (Apron Network & Dora Factory): Apron Network partners with Dora Factory to empower developers.
- (Apron Network & MobiFi): Apron Network Partners with MobiFi.
- (Automata Network): What’s Automata (I): The Last Puzzle Piece to Web 3.0.
- (Automata Network): What’s Automata (II): Protocol Overview & Witness.
- (Bifrost & Ozys): Bifrost X Ozys Partnership Announcement.
- (ChainX): ShadowX and its Advantages.
- (ChainX): Coming: Era of encrypted communication and cryptocurrencies.
- (Equilibrium & Band Protocol): Equilibrium Teams Up with Band Protocol: Adding a Leading Cross-Chain Decentralized Oracle to the Fold.
- (Equilibrium): Phase One Of Equilibrium’s PLO: How Our DOT/EQ Token Swap Works.
- (Genesis Shards): Genesis Shards Partners with Kylin Network.
- (Genesis Shards): Genesis Shards partners with dART to provide insurance to GenTicket NFTs.
- (Genesis Shards): Genesis Shards announces FIRST EVER Polkastarter DUAL IDO on ETH & BSC.
- (Genisis Shards): The value proposition of Genesis Shards.
- (Genesis Shards): Introducing ACCESS SHARDS.
- (KILT Protocol): PolkaBridge Community AMA With KILT Protocol.
- (KILT Protocol): KILT won the third Rococo testnet parachain slot.
- (Kylin Network): Injective Protocol Partners with Kylin Network.
- (Litentry & Patract): Litentry partners with Patract to foster simulation of network interaction.
- (Manta Network): Manta Network Partners with Dora Factory to Improve Privacy for On-Chain Governance.
- (Manta Network): Manta Network Completes W3F Open Grants Milestone 1.
- (Mantra Dao & Raze): MANTRA DAO is Partnering with Raze!.
- (Mantra Dao & PAID): MANTRA DAO & PAID Will be Partnering to Begin Dual Launchpad Listings, $PAID ZENTEREST Integration, and PAID Smart Agreements!
- (Mantra Dao): Finminity Token Offering on ZENDIT: Participation & Pool Details.
- (Moon Beam): About Moonriver: The Kusama Implementation of Moonbeam.
- (Patract & Manta Network): Patract will support privacy DeFi protocol Manta Network to integrate Wasm contract functionality.
- (Patract & OpenSquare): OpenSquare will partner with Patract to develop a multi-asset gas mechanism.
- (Plasm Network): Shiden Network build-up | Part I.
- (Polkabridge & Public Mint): PolkaBridge x Public Mint AMA Recap.
- (Polkadot Network): Join the Polkadot Buildathon: India.
- (Polkadot Netowrk): Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Selects Several Polkadot-related Projects for the 2021 Cohort.
- (Raze Network): Raze Network Investor Spotlight: OKex Block Dream Fund.
- (Raze Network): Raze Network Investor Spotlight: AU21 Capital.
- (Raze Network): Announcing Genesis Razer Community Round.
- (Raze Network): $RAZE Token Launch.
- (Raze Netowrk): Raze Network Private Sale Recap and Highlights.
- (Raze Network): Raze Network Partners With Kardiachain.
- (Reef Finance): Reef Finance releases Reef Chain Testnet a blockchain for DeFi.
- (RioDefi & Raze Network): With Raze Network, RioDeFi brings privacy and confidentiality to its ecosystem.
- (RioDefi): AMA RioDeFi x Cryptos New Capital.
- (RioDefi): RioDeFi is disrupting Asia FinTech landscape with its interoperable Blockchain hub.
- (Sora Network): Building the t-Bitcoin Cross-Chain DeFi Bridge to SORA Network.
- (SpiderDAO): SpiderDAO & SpiderVPN connection.
- (SpiderDAO): SpiderDAO and Exeedme announce the launch of their LaU Program.
- (SpiderDAO & MobiFi): SpiderDAO Announces new partnership with MobiFi.
- (StaFi): StaFi 2021Q2 Roadmap: rDOT/rKSM/rATOM Launch, StakingDrop2, rSubstrate and rTendermint Booming.
- (Tidal & PolkaFoundry): Tidal to Provide DeFi Insurance Coverage to PolkaFoundry Ecosystem and dApps.
- (TrustBase): About TrustBase Participating in KSM Slot Auction, What You Need To Know.
Have token, parachain, or any other community Polkadot updates? Please contact us for screening.
- Allow Non Intersecting Bids in Para Auction.
- Rococo Runtime Updates for Onboarding.
- Add some tests to demonstrate an estimate of the nominator limit.
Polkadot Referenda and Motions
- #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
- #21 Increase validator amount by 3 each era every era for 234 eras which would add 702 new validators has started.
- #71 PolkaWorld treasury proposal: a website development for Chinese Community has executed.
- #73 OpenSquare’s treasury proposal for doTreasury polkadot integration has executed.
- Polkadot Brand Update Immersion Phase.
- #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
- #2 Set the new runtime code.
- #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
- #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
- #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
- #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.
Kusama Proposals and Referenda
- #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.
Dates of Note
- April 6, 13:36 UTC: Start of new staking era.
- April 8, 1:31 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
- April 13, 13:34 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 19.
- April 13, 13:34 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 19 if passed.
- April 28, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 21.
- April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next referendum voting period.
- April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next spending period.
- May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
- May 26, 22:30 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 21 if passed.
- June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
- Q2 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
- Q2 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
- Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
- Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
- Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.
Top Videos of the Week
- Intro to Crowdloans and Parachain Auctions on Polkadot & Kusama | Hosted by Acala & Karura
Top Reddit Posts of the Week
- 10% of all projects in the TOP 100 are now also building on Polkadot (list in here).
- US Court Authorizes IRS to Summon Cryptocurrency User Records From Circle and Poloniex.
- South Korea to issue blockchain-protected digital ‘vaccine passports’.
- Russia’s money laundering watchdog monitoring crypto to ruble transactions.
Other Crypto Related News
- Mark Cuban on his cryptocurrency portfolio: ‘I own a lot of Ethereum because I think it’s the closest to a true currency’.
- SEC Agrees to Redact Two Documents in Ripple Lawsuit—But Not Ripple CEO’s Financial Info.
- Playza Launches the First Truly Decetralized Casino on TRON.
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- Formal Verification Research Engineer.
- Community Manager at Web3 Foundation
- Technical Grants Evaluator.
- Technical Education – Entry Level.
- Technical Education – Internship.