Moonbeam helps to swap tokens between Cosmos and Polkadot
    26 Jul 2022

    Moonbeam, a smart contract parachain on Polkadot, announced a partnership with Cosmos-based decentralized exchange Osmosis on July 23 to enable cross-chain token swaps between the Polkadot and Cosmos ecosystems. Simply put, this integration means it will be easy to transfer tokens between the two different blockchain ecosystems. Axelar Network will serve as the bridge infrastructure…

    ParisDot.comm: Arab World Institute to host Polkadot’s conference on July 19-21
    19 Jul 2022

    Following AmsterDot in April and Polkadot Decoded in June, another conference and workshop event focused on the Polkadot community and ecosystem has been announced in Paris. It will be held at the Arab World Institute on July 19-21. ParisDot.comm is a two-and-a-half-day long event that is taking place in the beautiful Arab World Institute on…

    Enjin’s gaming platform launches first NFT parachain on Polkadot
    17 Mar 2022

    Blockchain firm Enjin announced the launch of Efinity, the first parachain on the Polkadot network dedicated to non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and gaming. In the works since last summer, the Efinity parachain is courting games on existing smart-contract blockchains. Efinity’s ecosystem is set to be home to over 100 blockchain-based games and applications, the first of…

    The first 5 parachains officially launch on the Polkadot network
    25 Dec 2021

    After months of development, the first five Polkadot Parachains launched to the Polkadot network last weekend. The feature will allow for multiple blockchain applications on the ecosystem. Some experts suggest the evolution of competing blockchain networks like Polkadot could threaten Ethereum’s spot as the leading chain for DeFi and DApps. The five parachains that went…

    Acala wins first Polkadot parachain auction with $1.3 billion raised
    21 Nov 2021

    Acala, an Ethereum-compatible DeFi protocol for scaling DApps, has secured first place in Polkadot’s parachain auctions, with over 81,000 stakeholders locking up their funds in the crowd loan. As a result, the upcoming Polkadot DeFi hub raised nearly $1.3 billion from approximately 25,000 contributors in its token ICO. The first coveted Polkadot parachain slot was…

    Polkadot surges to a new all-time high ahead of parachain auctions

    High-speed blockchain platform Polkadot has recently passed a proposal that enables registration and crowd loans for developers. The news has made the prices of DOT soar 15% to an all-time high. In response to the news, Polkadot’s native token DOT has climbed 15% higher in prices and is currently at $51.57. The Polkadot team announced…