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Polkadot Ecosystem Weekly Digest. September 12th-18th/2022

Polkadot / Kusama

  • Congratulations to Watr Protocol on winning the latest Polkadot Parachain auction!
  • “The crypto space, especially technologically, is still quite early. We have embraced the idea that it is time for experimentation less so than standardization”. Listen to the full interview with Polkadot co-founder Robert Habermeier and CoinDesk.
  • The Polkadot Hackathon (North America Edition) is finished now. Check this thread to meet its winners

OAK / Turing

  • OAK Network partners with Web3Go for the “ACE Dashboard”. Users can now schedule future events, check the auto-compounding status, and display their wallet history all in one application. Try it out here.
  • OAK has published a blog on TUR token Price Discovery and Crowdloan Rewards Evaluation.
  • OAK has teamed up with Nova Wallet to make Trustless Auto-compounding available for the first time ever on mobile.

Pendulum / Amplitude


  • The registration for the 2nd Annual SORA Economic Forum is open. It will take place on September 23rd, 9:00–20:00 CEST.
  • Discover SORA Card’s key features and more details ahead of its launch.


Dock’s Web3 ID is now available on the Auth0 marketplace, enabling privacy-preserving end-user verification for Web3.

Astar / Shiden

  • Astar is pleased to share an update on its massive initiative: building a Cross-Virtual Machine (XVM) to enable development across EVM and WASM smart contracts.
  • ASTR became the first asset from the DotSama ecosystem to have a listing on BinanceUS.

Centrifuge / Altair

Moonbeam / Moonriver

  • Following discussion & the seven-day open voting period, the proposal for the Interim Grants Program has been approved by the Moonbeam community, introducing a new process for issuing grants on the network.
  • Since XCM went live on Kusama, Moonriver has launched & announced 10+ integrations with other pararchains, providing the infrastructure for novel use cases between chains. This thread highlights each one to date.

Composable Finance / Picasso

  • The PICA token has been designed to provide users of Picasso with many options when it comes to utility. In this article the team covers the core use cases which will be available.

Bit.Country / Pioneer

Parallel Finance / Heiko

  • HKO and CRAB tokens will soon be available on each other’s networks via XCM integration between Crab and Heiko.
  • 5 lucky winners who correctly comment on what this announcement is about will receive 1000 PARA tokens each.

Equilibrium / Genshiro

Enjin / Efinity

Energy Web

  • Energy Web’s newsletter for September is now online. You can get the latest news, events, videos, and more, all in one place.

Phala / Khala

  • Another milestone for Phala: delegation amount has exceeded 170 million PHA.

Crust / Shadow


  • Bifrost is excited to announce vDOT, a yield-bearing DOT derivative featuring liquidity unlocking and flexible staking functionality to the Polkadot ecosystem.

Litentry / Litmus

  • XCM integration between Crab and Litmus is now available. The Darwinia and Litentry teams will work together to explore some interesting use cases between parachains over time.
  • KuCoin has opened the Litmus deposit service for LIT token.
  • This motion proposed a new inflation model for Litmus. If passed, it will change the LIT tokenomics as in: 1.5% annual inflation rate in the first 6 months and 2.5% annual inflation rate afterwards.

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