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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.

Exploring the Multi-Chain Universe Amid Incentives & Upgrades

On-Chain Markets Update by Lucas Outumuro, IntoTheBlock Smart contract platforms’ tokens have been amongst the top performers of 2021. While Ether has recorded a remarkable 330% return year-to-date, newer platforms such as Solana, Avalanche and Terra have seen their tokens grow over 1,000% in 2021. The rise in these platforms has been driven initially by …

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How to Use Karuraswap

How to Use Karuraswap

Trading is now live on Karura Swap, the First Decentralized Exchange in the Polkadot & Kusama Ecosystem. Karura Swap has opened trading for the KSM/KAR pair, which currently has $3,410,992.00 in Total Value Locked thanks to Karura Swap’s “Bootstrap” mechanism.

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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Equilibrium Creating Version of Curve on Polkadot

Equilibrium, an interoperable money market, announced on a Feb. 9 Medium post plans to create a version of Curve Finance’s automated market maker on the project’s chain within the Polkadot ecosystem. Equilibrium will be able to facilitate trading for homogeneous assets on Polkadot, whether they are DOT-based or different tokenized versions of the same asset, …

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