Polkadot Ecosystem Weekly Digest. May 29 — June 5/2022
Polkadot / Kusama
- Nomination pools have been added to the Kusama runtime. As per usual, Kusama is receiving this update first before Polkadot. Learn more about nomination pools and how to contribute.
- Bifrost has won the most recent (18th) Polkadot parachain slot auction. Congratulations!
- After winning Kusama’s 34th auction, Bajun (the canary network for Ajuna) will be onboarded as its 36th parachain (plus Statemine & Encointer). Excited for Bajun to bring their world’s leading game engines to the Kusama ecosystem!
- Polkadot Relayers, a program bringing together developers and entrepreneurs, is open for your applications until June 24th.
- Polkadot 0.9.23 has been released with LOW upgrade priority.
- Bifrost needs ideas from the community. Should contributed DOT that exceed Bifrost Polkadot Crowdloan’s 300.000 soft cap be rewarded? Share your opinion.
- The vKSM/KSM trading pair and LP farming are now live on Zenlink DEX. You can quickly swap vKSM to KSM via market or stake KSM to get vKSM.
- Recently, PolkaWorld interviewed Bifrost co-founder Lurpis. The interview was about the role of Staking derivatives in the ecosystem, what stage of development its market is in, what actions it will take to achieve its goals and what derivative assets it plans to launch in the future. Read more.
Litentry / Litmus
- Litmus issued a step-by-step tutorial to bridge from LIT ERC20 into Litmus Network.
Astar / Shiden
- Astar’s DOT Fest has already started. Have questions on where to begin? Check this guide.
- Stake WASTR/DOT LP on ArthSwap to earn triple rewards: trading fees, increased ARSW rewards and your share of 1 million ASTR.
- Find bugs and vulnerabilities on Astar Network and get paid up to 1,000,000 USD. Details.
- Get your AstarPass to qualify for bonus ASTR rewards.
Interlay / Kintsugi
- INTR is now live on Subscan. Explore blocks in real time!
Centrifuge / Altair
- Centrifuge received the POP (Pool Onboarding Proposal) application from Intero Capital Solutions. More details here.
- Want to become a pool issuer on the Centrifuge App? Learn how.
- A fresh Centrifuge monthly update just dropped on the forum. This month’s post includes recaps on new partnerships, product & governance updates, and more.
Moonbeam / Moonriver
- Liquid staking with Lido is now available on Moonbeam. DOT holders can now access their staked assets as xcDOT via MetaMask without an unbonding period for use within Moonbeam’s DeFi ecosystem.
- Recently Moonriver & Moonbeam both received upgrades through runtime 1503 & 1504 to resolve a security issue submitted through Moonbeam’s Immunefi bug bounty program. Details.
- Fearless Wallet has announced support for GLMR and MOVR tokens that will provide balance, transfer, and staking functionalities via the wallet interface.
- Athos Finance, a decentralized delta-one asset protocol, has integrated into Moonbeam. The protocol allows users to create and trade a wide range of synthetic assets.
- New XC-20s integrated with Zenlink X-Transfer: Acala to Moonbeam and Calamari to Moonriver cross-chain transfers were available.
- Hybrid AMM is now live on Moonriver and the first 4pool on Dotsama is here. Start your farming journey with any combination of USDT, USDC, xcAUSD or FRAX. Check this thread to get more information.
Composable Finance / Picasso
Bit.Country / Pioneer
Manta / Calamari
- Core contributor Albiona Hoti guides you through the steps to perform private transactions on Manta’s Dolphin Testnet.
- Calamari are proud to announce that their HRMP channel with Karura Network is officially online, marking another chapter in bringing privacy to the Kusama ecosystem. Learn more about the integration.
Parallel Finance / Heiko
Equilibrium / Genshiro
- Join Equilibrium’s Ambassador Program to earn EQ tokens easily. Instruction.
- Participate in the joint giveaway of Equilibrium and Litentry. To celebrate the xDOT distribution and their partnership, they decided to drop 50,000 EQ.
- Equilibrium x Parallel XCM Integration is now live.
- The Equilibrium Community Airdrop Program on CoinMarketCap was introduced. Participate and stand a chance to be one of the 1000 winners to earn from $50,000 worth of EQ tokens prize pool.
- Did you know that you can clone a single NFT on Singular? This allows you to mint several copies of the same NFT, without having to manually mint each copy. Check the guide to find out how.
- Learn what is special about using the RMRK protocol for soulbound (non-transferable) NFTs.
- RMRK has teamed up with Imbue Network to integrate RMRK’s pallet. It will help to support NFT-related projects seeking decentralized crowdfunding.
Enjin / Efinity
Beware of scams: there is no KILT airdrop. KILT is not an ERC-20 token.