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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 – […] The post PolygonInsights – WEEK25 appeared first on Polygon | Blog.

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 […] The post Accelerating the Energy Transition With Reneum on Polygon appeared first on Polygon | Blog.

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 […] The post Polygon Funds Web3 Development With $100,000 Pledge to Gitcoin Grants Round 14  appeared first on Polygon | Blog.

Why Neobanks Will Lead TradFi’s Shift to Web3

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 […] The post Why Neobanks Will Lead TradFi’s Shift to Web3 appeared first on Polygon | Blog.

How Polygon is Helping Reforest the Indian Subcontinent

Planting trees is one of the simplest ways of pulling excess carbon out of the atmosphere. But it only counts if the planting is done at scale and the trees survive. SankalpTaru is an Indian non-profit tackling this problem with Polygon’s blockchain technology. Founded in 2013, SankalpTaru has planted over 3 million trees across hundreds […] The post How Polygon is Helping Reforest the Indian Subcontinent appeared first on Polygon | Blog.

Polygon ID x Polygon DAO Integration Launches to Create New ZK-based Governance Frameworks

Today, we’re launching the first iteration of Polygon ID – a private and self-sovereign identity solution powered by zero-knowledge cryptography. To start, Polygon ID enables a whole host of features previously inaccessible to DAOs. It will be integrated with Polygon DAO beginning today, and many more DAOs to come soon.  Too often, we’re forced to […] The post Polygon ID x Polygon DAO Integration Launches to Create New ZK-based Governance Frameworks appeared first on Polygon | Blog.

PolygonInsights – WEEK24

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.  Let’s dive in.  Key takeaways:  Uniswap V3’s volume continues to grow for the third consecutive week, reaching $814.25 Mn. Cafeswap (3.1kk, +89%) and BitKeep […] The post PolygonInsights – WEEK24 appeared first on Polygon | Blog.

Polygon Reaches First Sustainability Milestone by Achieving Carbon Neutrality

Polygon has made a major first step toward becoming carbon negative with the retirement of $400,000 in carbon credits representing 90,000 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 […] The post Polygon Reaches First Sustainability Milestone by Achieving Carbon Neutrality appeared first on Polygon | Blog.

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, […] The post State of Governance #2: Identity & Reputation appeared first on Polygon | Blog.

Zerion Brings Its Non-Custodial Web3 Smart Wallet to Polygon 

The Polygon Network is now integrated within the recently launched Zerion Wallet — a non-custodial smart wallet for Web3 that enables users to access DeFi and NFTs and connects directly to any dApp in just a few clicks.  By extending support to Polygon, Zerion Wallet users can tap into lightning-fast and low-cost transactions and reach […] The post Zerion Brings Its Non-Custodial Web3 Smart Wallet to Polygon  appeared first on Polygon | Blog.