Jumping around Slack, Telegram and Discord channels the mood isn’t to positive at the moment. We had an incredible run up a couple of months ago but price-wise we’ve been going down for a while now and by the looks of it, this isn’t stopping any time soon. Tough luck, part of the deal. Things can’t go up forever and you need to deal with the bad times just as much as the good times. Now as we are all depressing about the price, let’s look away from that factor and focus a bit more on some research and upcoming…


The Ark Community Fund has launched a new website which will make several processes a lot easier. The hope is to boost support and working coming from the community even more. Submit your proposals and check out the bounties that are live right now!

A quick reminder

You might have heard already about the Ark Community Fund. If not, please check our new website: https://www.arkcommunity.fund. The Ark Community Fund or ACF is an entirely community owned and operated vehicle for matching developers and entrepreneurs with potential seed funding through the use of the ARK Ecosystem. Potential projects will be able…


The Foundry is not only a delegate at Ark, we are also active delegates at Kapu and we want to present Ark voters with a small gift (more on that later). It’s fair to say that Kapu operates in a niche and because of that has also operated somewhat under the radar. Kapu aims to make immutable the human history through the creation of the first world archaeological blockchain of the modern era and also aims to enhance it thanks to today’s technology (multimedia, augmented reality, virtual reality, etc.). Kapu is using Ark blockchain technology to make this vision a…


Crypto market moving sideways? Are you a bit bored? What to do now? Well I can certainly recommend organizing a meet up or going to a meet up! Last weekend, on February 10th, we had an Ark/Crypto meet up in Utrecht (The Netherlands). We met up in werkspoorcafe De Leckere (a local beer brewer) who had just opened a nice location. We wanted a nice informal evening combined with some talks about Ark, blockchain and crypto currency in general.

With a beer in one hand we started off the evening by meeting the people we might have never seen face…


The Foundry has been growing really nicely over the last couple of weeks. We assume that part of the success is due to the proposal program we have, the meet up we are organizing on February 10th as well as the recent podcast we were a guest on. The aim of The Foundry for a large part is to attract new people to Ark, people that might have never heard of Ark and get them excited.

We can do this because we are also getting huge support from the long term Ark community who see value in this proposal. We…


The Ark Community Fund

You might have heard already about the Ark Community Fund. If not, please check our website as well: https://arkcommunityfund.com/. The Ark Community Fund or ACF is an entirely community owned and operated vehicle for matching developers and entrepreneurs with potential seed funding through the use of the ARK Ecosystem. Potential projects will be able to submit applications to the team running the ACF to be considered for funding.

Bounty Opportunity

Currently the ARK Community Fund (ACF) is looking for a PHP developer that would be interested in developing and integrating Sodium (http://php.net/manual/en/book.sodium.php) into the ARK PHP-Client…


For any new readers, I’m a delegate for Ark called ‘thefoundry’. I was fortunate enough to have received an invite to a blockchain event in Berlin called ‘disruption in financial services’ via some friendly Ark members. It was a good opportunity to learn more about blockchain as well as an opportunity to talk more about Ark. I want to share 3 insights here from attending this event.


Every day I still come across some people who haven’t voted for an Ark delegate and as such are not receiving rewards. Ark is a delegated proof of stake system, which has 51 delegates who are voted in by the community. Now I don’t want to go into delegated proof of stake in this article, you can read more about that here. I want to give you a super quick description of how to vote!

  1. You need Ark. Buy Ark on an exchange such as Binance or Bittrex with BTC or ETH (if you don’t have BTC or ETH, buy…


There is so much on the horizon for Ark, will you be in time to catch the wave?

In the cryptocurrency sphere people seem to continuously be on the lookout for the next pump, the next coin that is going to explode. Every day I hear people talking about how they are riding the wave on this new coin that is just pumping right now. But let’s be real for a second. If you jump in and are riding the wave you are late to the game. The real winners are the ones that were on their boards in the…


Hi Ark Community,

It’s been 3 days since we have started forging and been able to execute upon our Ark outreach proposal to get more people excited about Ark. If you are unfamiliar with this proposal, check out our medium proposal here: Growing Ark

We are very pleased that we’ve been able to spend all our outreach funds every day on new Ark holders, 4 additional people decided Ark was an investment they wanted to make.

We would like to take a short moment to update you on how awesome it is to get people excited for Ark and Crypto…

Samuel Zwaan

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