Category: Tokenized Bitcoin

A new tokenized bitcoin is coming onto Polkadot in Q1 2021 — ‘PolkaBTC’

A new tokenized bitcoin is coming onto Polkadot in Q1 2021 — ‘PolkaBTC’

A new form of tokenized bitcoin, “PolkaBTC,” is set to be released onto the Polkadot blockchain network in Q1 2021. Blockchain startup Interlay will launch PolkaBTC, backed 1:1 by bitcoin (BTC). Interlay is funded by the Web3 Foundation, which oversees the development of Polkadot. PolkaBTC could be seen as an alternative for popular WBTC or […]

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Smart Contract Protocol RSK Attempts to Bring Defi to the Bitcoin Network

Smart Contract Protocol RSK Attempts to Bring Defi to the Bitcoin Network

During the last year, Ethereum has dominated the decentralized finance (defi) ecosystem but a number of other blockchain projects plan to join the fray. The second layer, smart contract protocol RSK aims to bring the defi demand to the Bitcoin blockchain and there’s already a few RSK-based defi projects in the wild.In the world of […]

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