P2 Ventures Commits $50M Via Hadron FC to Startup Founders in Polygon Ecosystem

P2 Ventures Commits M Via Hadron FC to Startup Founders in Polygon Ecosystem

The investment by P2 Ventures will go to founders through Hadron FC, a founder program with campuses in Dubai and New York, according to a press release. The program comes with mentorship, legal and regulatory assistance, networking opportunities and “comprehensive support to navigate the complexities of startup development and raise capital,” the release said. Among … Read more

Runes, Casey Rodarmor’s Protocol for ‘Sh!tcoins’ on Bitcoin, Set to Go Live at Halving

Runes, Casey Rodarmor’s Protocol for ‘Sh!tcoins’ on Bitcoin, Set to Go Live at Halving

Ordinals allowed attaching pieces of data known as “inscriptions” to satoshis, the smallest denomination of BTC – effectively allowing for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to be minted and traded on Bitcoin, an activity that was previously only available on other blockchains. Soon afterward, another developer, Domo, unveiled “BRC-20” – a standard for creating fungible, or tradable, … Read more

Solana DEX Drift to Airdrop 100M Tokens in Weeks

Solana DEX Drift to Airdrop 100M Tokens in Weeks

The new token follows a three-month points program that enticed traders, borrowers, lenders—and, of course, airdrop farmers—into Drift, one of the largest venues for trading perpetuals in Solana DeFi. But contributors to the protocol said most of the 100 million tokens earmarked for this airdrop will go to longtime Drift users. SOURCE

Solana Rolls Out Update to Tackle Network Congestion

Solana Rolls Out Update to Tackle Network Congestion

Broadly speaking, the final version prioritizes transactions from “good” validators, or those with a sizeable stake, to a node leader, where transactions are ultimately confirmed. Such a priority would allow validators with a higher stake to receive higher quality of service – preventing lower-quality validators from maliciously flooding the network with transactions. SOURCE

Avail, Blockchain Data Availability Project, Sketches Out Eligibility for Token Airdrop

Avail, Blockchain Data Availability Project, Sketches Out Eligibility for Token Airdrop

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Protocol Village: Tate Berenbaum Launches ‘AO Ventures,’ With $35M for Arweave Development

Protocol Village: Tate Berenbaum Launches ‘AO Ventures,’ With M for Arweave Development

April 11: QED Protocol, the world’s first zk-native blockchain protocol, together with StarkWare, zkLink, Mina Protocol, O(1) Labs, announced the launch of the L2O Consortium, a group of projects and protocols committed to bringing Bitcoin’s native security, internet scale, and interoperability to applications and Layer 2 solutions. According to a press release: “The consortium is … Read more

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