Polkadot Ecosystem Weekly Digest

POLKADOT

“Polkadot Buildathon: India” is an India-focused hackathon with a prize pool of US $14,000. Registration is also open for participants from other countries. Applications are welcome up to April 24, 2021.

BIFROST

➡ vETH minting volume is growing and has exceeded 18k. This will be the first batch of heterogeneous chain assets to enter the Polkadot ecosystem after Bifrost becomes a parachain. Source.

PLASM

➡ Plasm proposed a new way to use dApps rewards.

ACALA

➡ Coinbase Ventures has announced their support for Acala Network, the all-in-one DeFi hub of Polkadot. This investment also supports Karura Network, the DeFi hub of Kusama being built by the Acala team.

TIDAL

➡ Tidal Finance has started the Uniswap Liquidity Rewards Program. In addition to the 0.3% trading fees earned via Uniswap, whitelisted LPs will also earn their share of the 1,855,287 $TIDAL per period (app. 30 days) proportionate to user’s contribution to the pool. Minimum 900 $USDC is required, minimum period: 30 days.

PATRACT

Partnerships

MANTA

➡ Manta network officially completed its first milestone as a Web3 Foundation Grants recipient: foundation of MantaPay, the first product in the suite of products and services that deliver plug-and-play privacy to the entire DeFi stack. Details.

RAZE

➡ Raze has published Token Generation Event details. It will last from April 2 till April 16 and will include 5 phases:

  • -IDO — Bounce, Poolz, DuckStarter, etc
  • -Public Sale — Balancer LBP
  • -Trade — Uniswap Pool
  • -Listing — Centralized Exchange Listing (TBA)

REEF

➡ Reef Finance has launched the Reef Chain Testnet called Maldives on 31st March. Maldives testnet will allow projects to test their migration scripts and start building on Reef Chain.

BIT.COUNTRY

➡ Bit Country’s 2nd Milestone for the Open Grant has been approved by Web3 Foundation. Core features are Continuum Good Neighbor, NFT Promotion Protocol & Map View. Source.

KYLIN

Partnerships

EQUILIBRIUM

➡ Equilibrium‘s PLO will execute in two phases: DOT/EQ token swap and a crowdloan (after swap has finished). Swap will start on April 12th. Participants submit DOT and receive EQ tokens in exchange at an initial swap rate of 0.07DOT=1EQ. More details.

MOONBEAM

➡ Moonbeam announced the completion of a $6 million strategic round led by Coinfund. The round included participation from Binance Labs, ParaFi, Coinbase Ventures, Fenbushi Capital, IOSG Ventures, as well as previous seed investors.

EDGEWARE

➡ On Edgeware the EVM is already live and users can send EDG to MetaMask. Here is the instruction.

STAFI

➡ Stafi has published 2021 Q2 roadmap. In Q2, StaFi will focus on the following 3 works:

  • Build rSubstrate and rTendermint general solutions
  • Roll out StakingDrop2

RAI

➡ Bithumb exchange announced the launch of RAI Finance’s native token RAI. RAI/BTC, RAI/KRW trading pairs were opened on April 2.

CLOVER

➡ Clover Extension Wallet 1.0.5 is available on Chrome Store, added support for HECO and Edgeware. Install Clover Chrome Extension.

DORA FACTORY

Partnerships

APRON

Apron Network completed the Web3 Foundation Milestone as a W3F Open Grants recipient.

IDAVOLL

Idavoll has published the Roadmap Update.

Polkadot / Kusama Comics

New art from Polkadot/Kusama Comics — visual guide about the difference between Polkadot and Kusama.

ENJIN

Enjin introduced Efinity: NFT Blockchain on Polkadot

ICON

Icon announced tangible progress toward the integration of BTP (Blockchain Transmission Protocol) into the Polkadot Ecosystem. Acala, Moonbeam, Edgeware, and Plasm, four of the top parachain candidates in the Polkadot Ecosystem, will be the first to be integrated into ICON’s BTP interoperability solution.

NEW PROJECTS

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

TrustFi Network

TrustFi Network is a decentralized DeFi market liquidity promotion and DAO incentive solution built on web 3.0 and Polkadot, centering on the liquidity of on-chain assets, to unlock the potential of DeFi market liquidity.

JAMBO NETWORK

As the first blockchain ad-tech support platform on Polkadot, Jambo has been committed to creating a transparent and credible decentralized advertising industry value ecology.

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