The Polygon Blog

Updates from Ethereum’s top Scaling Solution
ZKVerse: Deep Dive Into Polygon Hermez 2.0

Hermez 1.0 is the first-ever decentralised ZK Rollup on the Ethereum mainnet. Polygon Hermez has been busy building Hermez 2.0 -- a ZK implementation of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) and something that has never been accomplished before. Here is what you can expect from this much-anticipated release.  What is Polygon Hermez 2.0? Polygon Hermez […]

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Outlier Ventures and Polygon Announce Second Accelerator Program To Support Next-Gen Web3 Applications

After the resounding success of their first Base Camp accelerator program, Outlier Ventures and Polygon have joined forces again to launch another initiative to fund, scale, and grow promising Web3 startups.  The Polygon x Base Camp Accelerator is now open for applications, with selections for the first cohort closing on 19th June 2022. The program […]

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Understanding Polygon Avail & Modular Blockchains Through Metaphors

Polygon Avail is a modular data availability blockchain. For most people, that’s not much of an explanation. Below are a few clear metaphors for understanding modular blockchains, one of the most important concepts in the Web3 space. The metaphors mostly describe one potential use case for Avail - the Validium solution for Layer 2s. Future […]

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Incentive-Driven Community Dex, Dystopia, Brings ve(3,3) to Polygon’s DeFi Ecosystem

Dystopia, a decentralized exchange (DEX) designed to offer improved emissions and incentive mechanisms, is launching on Polygon. The platform is the first DEX on Polygon to use the ve(3,3) model and provides users with a seamless swap experience for both closely correlated and non-correlated asset pairs at a nominal 0.05% trading fee. The platform enables […]

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PolygonInsights - WEEK18

Hola readers! Meta launches digital collectibles #poweredbyPolygon, Meshswap hits 600 mm in TVL within a week of launch on Polygon, and Tilting point partnered with Polygon Studios. Let’s dive in.  Key takeaways:  Despite a slow-down across the space, the weekly active users still record at over the million mark, the second-best performing week of the […]

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What Blockchains Can Do For Environment

The rapid adoption of cryptocurrencies has come with increased scrutiny of their environmental impact. While some of the criticism is well deserved, it's worth remembering that not only networks like Polygon can be green, the blockchain technology itself can be used to supercharge sustainability efforts. Here are some examples of Web3 applications that can make […]

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