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Polkadots Gavin Wood on Building a Layer 0 to Underpin the Entire Blockchain Based Economy

Polkadot’s Gavin Wood on Building a Layer 0 to Underpin the Entire Blockchain-Based Economy

Section 1: Gavin Wood 0:10 Minutes Gavin Wood’s crypto journey started with Ethereum – he was one of the eight original founders and the project’s CTO in the early days. Today though, he’s busy building Polkadot, a chain that is attempting to improve where Ethereum falls short. After years of development, the ecosystem’s first applications …

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Acalas Liquid Tokens The Great DeFi Unlock

Acala’s Liquid Tokens – The Great DeFi Unlock

Acala, the Ethereum-compatible DeFi and liquidity hub of Polkadot, has launched Liquid Crowdloan DOT (lcDOT) ahead of its upcoming crowdloan event. The product joins Acala’s suite of derivative products including its recently launched KSM Liquid Staking product (LKSM), now available on Karura, as well as DOT Liquid Staking (LDOT), which will launch on Acala.

Kusama Karura and the crazy world of crowdloans

Kusama, Karura and the Crazy World of Crowdloans

Today we’re covering Karura but in order to understand it we have to define its relationship to Kusama as well as Kusama’s relationship to Polkadot, not to mention Karura’s relationship to Acala. But I’ll do my best to make it as clear as possible because what’s being built here, particularly in DeFi could be really …

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