Polkadot Ecosystem Weekly Digest

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6 min readMar 21, 2021


March 15 — March 21


✔ ️Polkadot is participating in the Spring 2021 Chainlink Hackathon! Hackathon period: March 15– April 11. Prize pool is over $80k!

Polkadot Decoded is a community-curated conference that will be held on May 20th. Voting for the participants is now open! There are 200+ proposals in 6 categories; choose up to 3 talks in each category!


✔ Dock‘s delegatable credentials are now available. This latest feature, private delegation, allows credential issuers to delegate to other entities the ability to issue verifiable credentials.


✔ Patract ‘s treasury proposal for Ask! V0.2 has been submitted. Ask!’s goal is to provide a set of contract framework and compilation tools using AssemblyScript (aka AS) as the programming language. Proposal. Motion.


✔Litentry and Reef launched the LIT/REEF staking bonds, users can lock up $LIT to stake $REEF. The staking pool has locked 93,554 LIT at over $1M in value, with a 2% return over 2 weeks or 52.14% APY.


✔ Tidal Finance, the first open insurance platform, will be launching on decentralized fundraising platform Polkastarter. Public sale of the $TIDAL token will begin on Polkastarter on 23rd March 2021.


Konomi will integrate Chainlink‘s decentralized oracles. This will ensure that Konomi is able to issue and check the collateralization of loans based on real-time market conditions, keeping the protocol solvent and guaranteeing users fair market rates.


✔ XRT is available on PancakeSwap. Liquidity providers incentive is enabled for BUSD/XRT pair Step-by-step guide & more about incentive program in the article by CyberSapien.


✔ Reef Bond is now available on Binance Smart Chain. Read the guide to know how to convert your assets from ETH to BSC.


✔ Crust Network has completed a series of important upgrades and updates, including Crust Wallet, Crust Apps, Storage Browser functionality, and new documentation on Crust Wiki [Build].


✔ Clover finance has launched the Clover Validator Program to test the security and stability of the network. Period: March 17 — March 31.

Clover will allocate 10,000 $CLV (Mainnet Token) as an incentive for this program.


✔ Math Chain — a layer 2 blockchain based on Substrate for massive adoption, go-to-market and inclusive blockchain applications — released a White Paper 2.0 and a live Roadmap. Live roadmap, White paper.


✔ Centrifuge‘s Parachain Launch Strategy.


Short about: Raze Network. Raze, a Substrate-based cross-chain privacy protocol for DeFi that recently completed seed round funding with such investors as SigNum Capital, AU21 Capital, CMS Master Ventures and others. What is Raze? Have a look!


✔ Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator announced selection of the 2021 Cohort. There are 21 teams in the list. Kylin, Litentry, SubQuery, HydraDX, Bit.Country, Automata, Parastate are among them.

Simplex announced that it will integrate $DOT into its list of supported cryptocurrencies. Customers will now be able to purchase $DOT with a credit or debit card, Apple Pay or bank transfer.


✔ March 25th at 6pm CET join the March Parity & Friends online meetup to hear about the off-chain database from Parity’s Tomasz Drwięga and the advanced use of the off-chain worker from Equilibrium Veniamin Khrapov.


Idavoll Network x TrustBase

Idavoll announced their new partnership with TrustBase, the Polkadot Parachain based on independent smart contract language subscript. Idavoll will integrate DAO community governance modules to utilize subscript interoperability functionalities to the Polkadot Ecosystem users.

Crust x Saito

Saito and Crust Network will create a common standard for Saito, and all Web3 developers, to save and retrieve data through an open transaction format.

Shadows Network x Bridge Mutual

Through the partnership, Shadows Network will integrate Bridge’s risk coverage widget into its Polkadot-based synthetic trading platform, giving all users the opportunity to cover their risk moving forward.

Kylin x Raze

Kylin has partnered with the web 3.0 privacy middleware project Raze to help deliver privacy functionality to Kylin’s token holders.

Acala x SubQuery

Acala and SubQuery have finalized an integration to SubQuery. Explorer to allow users and developers to query and extract data from Acala‘s DeFi hub for Polkadot.

Paralink x PolkaFoundry.

Paralink announced the strategic partnership with PolkaFoundry to integrate their real-world data feeds into the PolkaFoundry platform.

Crust x Apron.

Through this partnership, Apron will integrate with Crust Network distributed storage protocol, allowing developers to use Crust’s decentralized storage network directly on the Apron Network platform.

Darwinia x Apron

Apron Network will provide decentralized node service into Darwinia and improve more seamless asset transfer on heterogeneous cross-chain. Apron will also use Darwinia‘s cross-chain transfer bridge service.

Apron Network x IOST

Through this partnership, Apron will provide node services, on-chain data indexing services, price feed service, and other decentralized infrastructure for IOST and its ecosystem developers.

Bifrost x SakeSwap

SakeSwap provides bridge support for Bifrost to connect Eth with BSC ecosystem. Users can transfer their vETH (Staking derivative of ETH2.0) to BSC through the SakeSwap bridge to get involved in the BSC DeFi ecosystem.

Crust Network x MAP Protocol

This cooperation will bring more development opportunities for Crust Network and MAP Protocol.

Apron Network x Math Wallet

Apron will provide infrastructure service with node service, on-chain data indexing service while Math Wallet service will provide a safe and convenient cross-chain deposit and withdrawal experience for Apron.

Paralink x Litentry.

The partnership with Paralink will allow Litentry to ensure the data sources obtained by Litentry for identity credit computation is reliable and accurate.

Darwinia x Oasis

Alongside the recent launch of the Oasis-Eth ParaTime on the Oasis Protocol, developers will be able to build Ethereum compatible DefI DApps on the Oasis Network that leverage Darwinia Network‘s cross-chain bridge.

Clover x The Graph.

Clover announced an official integration with The Graph, allowing the developer community to immediately start using the Graph-supported EVM-compatible Substrate-based chain within the Polkadot ecosystem.

Neukind x Phala Network

Neukind, the largest blockchain node deployment platform in Japan, will provide tools and channels to support Phala Network both in Japan’s privacy computing nodes field and the layout of computing power globalization.

Litentry x Arweave

Litentry will leverage Arweave‘s (a novel data storage blockchain protocol) permanent, decentralized storage to securely store user’s information including wallet address, NFTs, Twitter handle.

PolkaFoundry x Orion Protocol

PolkaFoundry will integrate the Orion Liquidity Boost Plugin to support the DEXes built on PolkaFoundry.

Apron x ChainX

Through the cooperation Apron will provide ChainX with decentralized Infrastructure services such as node services, oracles, data indexing services, etc.


Submitted to Polkaproject.com and tracked by Polkadot bot by Ryabina.


PolkaName will verify the implementation and application of domain identity on Polkadot based on the PICP 2001 protocol, interoperate with more identity protocols, and create a more convenient Web 3.0 world entrance!


Stone will be built on Ethereum and then Substrate to deliver the best value for users


Private Data Vault for Web3.0

Compound Gateway

The open, distributed ledger for cross-chain interest rate markets.

Automata Network

Empowering today’s dApps with seamless privacy and high assurance.

Dora Factory

Dora Factory is a programmable DAO-as-a-Service infrastructure on Substrate. Crucial on-chain governance schemes can be built on the infrastructure as pallets by developers, who will be rewarded in a SaaS model when DAOs deploy these pallets.

Standard Protocol

Standard Protocol is Polkadot’s stablecoin for synthetic assets, building a new paradigm for a liquidity aggregation platform.


Ternoa is an NFT-Based decentralized data transmission blockchain via Polkadot. It enables important data to be transmitted in an extremely secure way through “Time Capsules.” We are also creating a Polkadot NFT marketplace for Ternoa Time Capsules.


BitGreen, a decentralized nonprofit organization incorporated in Wyoming U.S.A, was founded in 2017 as a community-driven project aimed at providing a sustainable alternative to Bitcoin. BitGreen to migrate its project and join the Substrate ecosystem.


Plethori is the first decentralized cross-chain investment platform for the trading and creation of trustless ETFs giving access to investment into entire ecosystems in DeFi to take advantage of the changing trends in cryptocurrency.

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