Hola readers! Polygon launches the 2nd edition of #BUIDLIT - one of the biggest web3 hackathons and three new game titles are coming to Polygon - PlayWildcard, Playmetalcore, and Derby Stars.
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Uniswap V3’s volume continues to grow for the third consecutive week, reaching $814.25 Mn. Cafeswap (3.1kk, +89%) and BitKeep (2.7k, +133%) entered the maximum growth list of DeFi projects. Top three TVL gainers in the past week - Uniswap ($120 Mn, +64%), Gains network ($9.3 Mn, +20%), and Sphere Finance ($3.5 Mn, +15556%). The best performing games were Arc8 (38.4k), Pegaxy (20.2k), and Sunflower Land (19.8k).
Gas Fee saved by using Polygon: $38.14 Million daily($11.5 per Txn)
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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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Conventional wisdom has it that traditional finance (TradFi) and decentralized finance (DeFi) go together like vampires and garlic. But there is one area of TradFi where that black-and-white picture shades into gray. This is the case for why neobanks will be key to bridging these two worlds. Neobanks, or digital banks, are basically banks without […]