Category: polkadot

Inside Polkadot’s bid to offer a ‘multichain’ alternative to Ethereum

Quick Take Polkadot has been attracting many development teams and significant outside investment lately. The vision behind the project is to make it possible for ‘multichain’ applications to use multiple interoperable blockchains at once. First, though, more developers must become familiar with its complicated new features. This feature story is available to subscribers of The […]

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Polkadot’s Gavin Wood to Give Lecture Series as Part of UC Berkeley Blockchain Curriculum

University of California, Berkeley and Parity Technologies are joining forces on several blockchain fronts, including educational development and awareness, by leveraging Parity’s expert team and the Substrate framework as knowledge-building resources. UC Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Partners with Parity to Promote Blockchain Adoption To bring more resources to the University of California, Berkeley community and Blockchain […]

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IOST Partners With Polkadot for Cross-Chain Interoperability Breakthrough

press release PRESS RELEASE. IOST has announced it is now at the final development stage for building a cross-chain transfer bridge to the Polkadot Ecosystem. The move is part of IOST’s plans to promote its cross-chain interoperability, bringing tremendous value for IOST users & developers and drive bigger adoption scenarios for its blockchain, according to […]

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Parity To Educate Berkeley Students on Developing Blockchain Projects on Polkadot

The popular DLT protocol Parity Technologies has partnered with Berkeley’s Blockchain Xcelerator program to provide educational panels for students in the university’s blockchain curriculum. As part of the collaboration, Polkadot’s co-founder Gavin Woods will be a guest lecturer in the A. Richard Newton Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series. Parity to Educate Berkeley Students About Blockchain Parity […]

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Polkadot’s Parity partners with UC Berkeley blockchain Xcelerator

Polkadot’s Parity Technologies will work with UC Berkeley to promote education about blockchain and Substrate, as well as the launch of start-ups. The partnership will give students at the world-renowned university an alternative to the Silicon Valley Web 2.0 world. Blockchain developer education is a central building-block in creating a new ecosystem. With that in […]

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Balancer liquidity pools are coming to Polkadot courtesy of Moonbeam

Balancer, the liquidity pool protocol that’s anchored to Ethereum, is taking its tech cross-chain. Moonbeam, whose EVM-compatible parachain bridges Ethereum and Polkadot, will be providing the infrastructure to facilitate the move. Recreating the Balancer protocol on Moonbeam means that Polkadot users will be able to utilize the protocol for LP’ing, trading, and participating in auctions […]

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Polkadot network: The future of decentralized finance (DeFi)

There have been significant adoption and activity in the DeFi space on the Polkadot network. Some developers are building DeFi-focused parachains while others are building on platforms like Moonbeam. Most of the DeFi teams seek a less expensive and more scalable ecosystem. However, scalability is not the motivation for these DeFi teams DeFi projects always […]

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Ledger Live Adds Self-Custody Staking for Polkadot (DOT)

The popular hardware wallet provider, Ledger, has added Polkadot to its wide variety of supported tokens. Additionally, Ledger will also enable users to stake DOT coins directly on the platform, thus increasing the total number of staking options to five. Ledger Adds Polkadot and DOT Staking Founded in 2014, Ledger is a digital asset wallet […]

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Polkadot-based decentralized insurance project Tidal Finance raises $1.8 million in a token sale

Tidal Finance, the yet-to-launch Polkadot-based decentralized insurance protocol, has raised $1.8 million in a private token sale round. The round was led by Hypersphere Ventures, the venture firm co-founded by Polkadot co-founder Robert Habermeier, with participation from Spartan Capital, Kenetic Capital, and QCP Capital. With fresh capital at hand, Tidal looks to launch its protocol […]

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$250M Fund to Invest in Polkadot and Cardano Launched in India

FD7 Ventures, the cryptocurrency-oriented fund that recently vowed to dispose of its BTC holdings for ADA and DOT, has set up a $250 million micro-fund focusing on investments in teams working on the ecosystems of Polkadot and Cardano. FD7 Goes to India for DOT and ADA Based in Dubai, UAE, FD7 is a crypto-oriented investment […]

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