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Polkadot Launch Announcement: COVID-19 Considerations
Polkadot development continues to progress rapidly, and we're pleased with the proven track record the technology has developed with the launch of Kusama last summer. The Polkadot codebase has undergone a series of audits since late 2019, and we expect to release the results of these security assessments as we progress through Polkadot's launch. Over the past few weeks, we have been closely monitoring the progress of COVID-19 through our communities. In light of the pandemic, we'll be re-evalua
Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Selects Four Polkadot Projects for Spring 2020 Cohort
The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator has announced its third cohort of startups, including four projects from the Polkadot ecosystem. Acala, Finoa, Nodle.io and Stake Technologies will join the 14 startups comprising the Spring 2020 program, selected from more than 140 applicants to the Xcelerator.
Major Milestone Achieved: Polkadot and Chainlink Integration Using Substrate
By being the first Substrate-based oracle solution, Chainlink is set to become the first and primary oracle provider for all Substrate-based chains and eventually the entire Polkadot network.
Polkadot Approaches Beta Launch - Claim Your Dots Today with Coinbase Custody!
Individuals and entities that hold allocations of dots – Polkadot’s native token that enables access to the protocol’s features – can now take the first step to prepare for Polkadot’s launch in the coming months.
Polkadot 2019: Year in review
I started the last year-end round-up with some statistics, and it seems fitting to continue the trend and report some numbers from this year. In total, the Polkadot project, including Substrate, Grandpa, Cumulus and a few bits of support code, has over three hundred thousand lines of code!
Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020
To close out the year, we asked colleagues across the Polkadot Launch Team to reflect on their work in 2019 and discuss what part of their work they’re most looking forward to in 2020. We’re excited to share their answers (some serious and some light-hearted!) with you below.
Announcing the Polkadot Ecosystem Fund
San Francisco & Zug ― Web3 Foundation and Polychain Capital are joining forces to launch the Polkadot Ecosystem Fund during San Francisco Blockchain Week. The fund is a Polychain-operated investment vehicle jointly capitalized by Web3 Foundation and Polychain.
Launching Worldwide Polkadot & Web3 Community Meetups
The Polkadot and Web3 community has grown significantly in 2019, with community events taking place around the world. We want to encourage these events and help facilitate them, so together, we can grow the global Web3 community.