The Polygon Blog

Updates from Ethereum’s top Scaling Solution
Polygon Reaches First Sustainability Milestone by Achieving Network Carbon Neutrality

Polygon has made a major first step toward becoming carbon negative with the retirement of $400,000 in carbon credits representing 104,794 tonnes of greenhouse gasses, or the entirety of the network’s CO2 debt since inception.  The milestone comes after Polygon in mid-April released its Green Manifesto, part of its broader vision for sustainable development. The […]

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State of Governance #2: Identity & Reputation

Clink Clank For a period of time, democracy in ancient Athens was exercised in a peculiar way.* Every eligible voter, when entering the hall, would receive a single pebble to be cast in one of two urns during assembly, signifying approval or disapproval on an issue. Athenians, understanding the significance of votes being cast anonymously, […]

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Polygon Avail Launches on Testnet to Turn Monolithic Chains Modular

If we want the entire world to join Web3, blockchains will need to handle more transactions. Monolithic blockchains can’t scale because they’re asked to perform too many tasks (execution, settlement, and data availability) at once. But if chains were able to focus on just one part of the stack at a time, the entire ecosystem […]

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Sneak Peek of Polygon Tokyo Hacker House

We’re so psyched to meet all of the crazy & talented builders of Japan at our upcoming three-day Polygon x IVS Tokyo Hacker House! Over 100 developers, creatives, and Web3 enthusiasts will join us in person July 1-3 to ship the projects they’ve been dying to create. Hackers can crew up on-site or join as […]

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The benefits of owning metaverse land and how to buy some

Ever dream of one day owning your own piece of land which you could do with as you please? The metaverse is ushering in a new age of real estate ownership. With the uprise of Web3, it’s now possible to own actual land inside of various web3 games and platforms. These plots come in the […]

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Say GM to WAGMI JobDrops

At Polygon, we strongly believe in helping our ecosystem projects on their growth journey by connecting them with top Web3 talent. That’s why Polygon Village (an initiative of Polygon DAO) is super excited to introduce you to WAGMI JobDrops! The first virtual event in this virtual job fair series that bridges the gap between dApps […]

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PolygonInsights - WEEK25

Hola readers! Bulgari teamed up with Polygon Studios and others to launch a collection of digital jewellery on Polygon, Coinbase now supports deposits and withdrawals on Polygon mainnet, and Bentley’s first venture into the NFT marketplace will be on the Polygon network.  Let’s dive in.  Key takeaways:  The network activity never fails to surprise - […]

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Accelerating the Energy Transition With Reneum on Polygon

Given the urgency of the climate crisis, it may come as a surprise that the fossil fuel industry receives about half a trillion dollars a year in government subsidies. The truly shocking part is that renewable energy alternatives get less than a third of that. Reneum is trying to right the imbalance by using blockchain […]

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Polygon Funds Web3 Development With $100,000 Pledge to Gitcoin Grants Round 14 

Polygon is donating $100,000 to Gitcoin Grants Round 14 to ramp up the on-going support for new projects building on the Polygon ecosystem. The core team has already pledged $1 million to Gitcoin over five quarterly grants until December 2022 in order to help and encourage the growth of Web3. Who is eligible Applications for […]

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