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Corporate

Crypto Donation Shows Potential for Digital Assets’ Role in Charitable Giving

Make-A-Wish UK received a donation in DOT from Parity Technologies to kickstart its Crypto for Good initiative in conjunction with Zodia Markets and Zodia Custody.

November 21, 2023
Corporate

Agrotoken set for Polkadot launch, enabling tokenization of agro commodities

Farmers, businesses and financial institutions can easily trade, save, invest and transact with Agrotokens at any Visa point-of-sale.

November 15, 2023
Events

Polkadot reveals future-proof scaling updates at sub0 developer conference

Polkadot will start testing a new process that will provide radical scaling solutions for the network within a matter of weeks. The plans were unveiled at sub0 by Sophia Gold, Engineering Lead at Parity Technologies.

September 21, 2023

Highlights from the blog

Polkadot Blockchain Academy

Polkadot Blockchain Academy: Targeted Education for Builders and Founders

Polkadot Blockchain Academy, which celebrates its second birthday later this year, is already meeting the needs of two distinct Web3 groups.

Ecosystem

Polkadot Showcases Industry-Leading Scalability in Positive End to 2023

Polkadot’s final quarter of 2023 featured sustained organic growth, with pronounced spikes in transactional data in late December.

Blockchain

Polkadot 2023 Roundup

Polkadot founder Gavin Wood reflects on the key events within the ecosystem during 2023, and provides a vision of how 2024 might pan out.

In the press

Vodafone DAB and Aventus Team Up for Web3 Implementation

Vodafone DAB, which services over 160 million connections worldwide, and Aventus will collaboratively pioneer enterprise use cases, starting with the aviation sector's supply chain.
August 03, 2023

Berkeley's Polkadot Blockchain Academy: Shaping Tomorrow's Innovators with Pauline Cohen Vorms

The academy's hands-on training, workshops, and strong theoretical background prepare aspiring developers and Web2 professionals interested in Web3 to thrive in the blockchain ecosystem.
August 01, 2023

Iconic Electronic Music Platform Beatport Launches NFT Marketplace on Polkadot

To mark Beatport’s Web3 launch on Polkadot, it's issuing the limited collection ‘NACHTS’ from Berlin- based photographer Mischa Fanghaenel.
July 27, 2023

No more 'vanilla' EVM blockchain for renewables-focused Energy Web

Exclusive: Energy Web is tapping Polkadot in a move away from its EVM blockchain.
June 20, 2023

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