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Polychain, Web3 to Back Polkadot Projects With New Ecosystem Fund

Polychain Capital is partnering with the Web3 Foundation to launch a new investment fund for projects building atop the Polkadot network. The creators of the Polkadot Ecosystem Fund wouldn’t specify how much was committed but did characterize it as “in the millions” in an interview with CoinDesk. Expected to formally launch later this year, Polkadot …

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The Exchange for the New Generation — Bitsoda.com Launches Globally

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <small><i>This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release.</i></small> The Singapore-based exchange, Bitsoda.com, is the newest force in digital asset trading platforms. Invested by …

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How Bridging Blockchains Unlocks Value and Unites Crypto Tribes

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Interoperability is a multisyllabic word for a multi-faceted problem. How do you get blockchains to communicate with one another? Until recently, there’s been no easy way to achieve this, leaving assets isolated and smart contract-powered dapps siloed on their respective protocols. Before crypto assets can take over the world, first they need …

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‘Expect Chaos’: Polkadot to Launch Experimental Kusama Network This Summer

An experimental version of blockchain interoperability protocol Polkadot will go live later this summer. Led by Swiss nonprofit Web3 Foundation, the Polkadot team says the “early, unaudited and unrefined release of Polkadot” will be called Kusama. “Kusama will serve as a proving ground, allowing teams and developers to build and deploy a parachain or try out …

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Polkadot Tokens Valued at $75 Pre-Launch in Crypto ‘Futures’ Offering

Say hello to the IFO. The cryptocurrency futures exchange CoinFLEX, backed by Polychain Capital and investor Roger Ver, will launch its first initial futures offering (IFO) this week. “This is the first time we’ve made a futures market for a coin that doesn’t actually exist yet,” CoinFLEX CEO Mark Lamb told CoinDesk. “It’s a determiner …

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Ethereum Co-Founder’s Polkadot Closes Token Sale, Claiming $1.2 Billion Valuation

The Web3 Foundation has closed on a private sale of tokens to fund the development of Polkadot, the ambitious blockchain interoperability project started by ethereum co-founder Gavin Wood. The Swiss nonprofit said Thursday that the 500,000 DOT tokens (5 percent of the total supply) were sold at the targeted valuation for the project of $1.2 …

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Ethereum’s Reddit Moderators Rethink Approach After Community Flashpoint

Taylor Monahan, the CEO of crypto wallet startup MyCrypto, has been moderator for the ethereum subreddit channel since 2016. That year, the ethereum Reddit channel was just breaking over the 10,000 subscribers mark, according to SubRedditStats. Today, the same channel boasts over 400,000 subscribers and is ranked within the top 600 most popular channels on …

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Ethereum Core Developer Quits Social Media Over ‘Conflict of Interest’ Attacks

Ethereum core developer Afri Schoedon is taking a step back from social media due to an onslaught of online criticism. Tweeting Sunday that he will “no longer respond on Gitter, Skype, Discord, Slack, Wire, Twitter and Reddit,” Schoedon said that for the foreseeable future he would no longer answer contribution requests or general technical questions directly …

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