Polkadot Ecosystem Weekly Digest. Nov 8— Nov 14

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4 min readNov 14, 2021


Parachain auctions and crowdloans

Top 5 Polkadot and Kusama auction crowdloan participants by the 14th of November:

  • Projects aiming to obtain a Polkadot parachain slot has started their crowdloan campaigns. Check out our latest article to learn about auction participants and crowdloan rewards. Get referral bonuses with our referral links.
  • After winning the 13th parachain auction, Bit.Country is being onboarded as Kusama’s 14th parachain (13-auction winning parachains, plus Statemine).
  • Subsocial has joined to Kusama parachain auctions and opened its crowdloan.
  • Several projects inside Polkadot Ecosystem offer different crowloan derivatives. Check out our latest article to know more about vsDOT, xDOT, lDOT and cDOT.

Polkadot / Kusama

  • An update on how the work is coming along to reduce the minimum nomination amount on Polkadot is ussued.
  • New Web3 Foundation research on utility token design shows that Polkadot is sustainable. Token value is reflective of the portion of services. Parachain auctions generate token demand that will be met by the supply of validators, keeping the system going.
  • The first Polkadot parachain auction has begun! Choose your candidate and learn everything about rewards and ways to participate. Take part in crowdloans with Polkadot news’ referral links to earn more.


  • vsDOT for Polkadot has landed. Now, Bifrost is allied (not supported from Bifrost single side) with Acala Network, Astar Network, Litentry, Moonbeam Network and MantaNetwork.
  • Bifrost SALP is now live on Polkadot. Join the crowdloan and contribute for Acala Network, Astar Network, Litentry, Manta Network and enjoy 10% — 20% extra basic reward and BNC bonus. Check the tutorial.


Zenlink has started its Ambassador Program. Apply now to become a candidate and join the Zenlink Family. All the details are here.

Moonbeam / Moonriver

  • MOVR token (Mooriver Network) will be listed on Binance.
  • Moonbeam announced the integration of Moonriver with RMRK. The teams will collaborate to develop Solidity standards for RMRK-based Kusama assets. This will allow Moonriver Network and other EVM chains to work with RMRK.app NFT infrastructure.
  • Users can now try Blockchain Monster Hunt game on Moonbase Alpha TestNet and will be able to play on the Moonbeam Network network from next year onwards.

Bit.Country / Pioneer

  • Bit.Country Pioneer won the 14th parachain slot on Kusama Network. Here is a quick update from their team.
  • Bit.Country announced whitelisting for Metaverse Odyssey Event: NUUM token sale. There will be 3 rounds for the event. The deadline for pre-whitelisting is 20th of November.


SubDAO announced its crowdloan plan for Polkadot parachain slot auction.
SubDAO deploys Starfish Network on the Polkadot network and issues the initial token GOV(Governance) as the bonus.
Starfish Network joined Polkadot Parachain Slot Auctions from the first batch(Nov 11th, 2021) and always carry the vision of SubDAO to provide blockchain-based electronic agreement signing, DAO social networking, asset management, and other tools and services for Polkadot’s relay chain and parachain with the goal of winning the slot in the auction.

Explore their rewards and bonuses.

HydraDX / Basilisk

HydraDX will be entering the Polkadot parachain auction for the 2nd round of parachain auctions. Bidding for these slots will open on December 23rd, and the winning parachains will be onboarded as of March 11th 2022. Details.


New Hackathon from RMRK.app — RMRKable Hacktoberfest: 6 categories, $50,000 in prizes.


KILT reached the final step of decentralization. The Sudo Key was removed and governance of the Kilt Protocol blockchain transitioned into the hands of its community.


Web3Go, an open data analytics platform, is joining Litentry’s incubator DID startups program.Web3Go will serve as a Data Analyzer, which is an external node providing identity-related data analysis services for the Litentry Network.


Polkadot Open Data Platform Web3Go Launches with SubQueryNetwork.
SubQuery collects and organizes live on-chain data into a database for Web3Go’s interface which provides the means for analysts to query, extract, curate data, and generate data boards. Read more.


Subsquid, a Substrate query node framework, has closed its strategic seed round led by Hypersphere Ventures ($3.8 million).


CSCON is ChainSafe’s second virtual summit on Dec 1–3, 2021. Hear from the best in Ethereum, Polkadot, Filecoin, Mina Protocol, and more in this year’s chillest multi-chain event. Registration is now open.

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