Outlier Ventures partners with Polygon to launch Polygon Base Camp, four startups to receive $100,000 in direct investment
Outlier Ventures and Polygon have announced the joint launch of the fourth Polygon Base Camp, which focuses on two themes: using decentralized finance (DeFi) technology to attract the next billion users of banking infrastructure; and applying NFT technology to the real world through tokenization and circulation. According to the announcement, the four selected startups Alcancia, Tropykus, Junkyard, and LIQ will receive 360-degree support from theme experts, Polygon team, and shared mentor network, as well as a direct investment of $100,000 to guide them in completing the plan.
Polygon zkEVM mainnet test version will undergo the Dragonfruit upgrade on September 20th at 7:30 AM UTC (3:30 PM Beijing time), lasting approximately 2 hours. Once Dragonfruit is implemented, the Polygon zkEVM mainnet test version will be synchronized with the latest version of Solidity, maintaining the equivalence of Rollup and EVM by incorporating support for the latest EVM opcode PUSH0. The network will be available during the upgrade period, however, it is expected to experience approximately 2 minutes of downtime to facilitate the restart of the sequencer.
Polygon, a major player in the world of cryptocurrencies, has announced plans for a network upgrade and resynchronization of its Layer 2 Bridge on September 18, 2023. The upgrade will not disrupt the overall stability of the ecosystem and will provide enhanced security, improved scalability, optimized performance, and future-proofing the platform.
Polygon Co-founder: Recursive ZK Proof Technology Will Be the Key to Realizing the Aggregator Layer and Is Expected to Be Deployed in the Next Few Months
Polygon, co-founder Sandeep Nailwal shared important information about the development of the Polygon ecosystem at the Token2049 conference. Polygon plans to invest $1 billion to develop a scalable solution based on zero-knowledge (ZK) proofs to further enhance the Ethereum ecosystem.
Diesel has released 300 limited-run NFTs in collaboration with Public Pressure, a dedicated NFT music marketplace, for $60 each. The NFTs, held on the Polkadot and Polygon blockchains, offer exclusive access to Diesel's Spring 2024 collection at Milan Fashion Week, as well as music events and virtual experiences.
Polygon zkEVM mainnet test version will undergo its first major upgrade - Dragon Fruit, also known as ForkID5, requires an upgrade to the Polygon.zkEVM.sol consensus contract. According to the governance model of Polygon zkEVM, the upgrade process has been initiated and executed, and is expected to be completed on September 10th.
Polygon Foundation-Related Addresses Deposited a Total of 10.6 Million MATIC Into Binance in the Past 30 Days
According to Lookonchain monitoring, an address labeled "Polygon Foundation: 0x8d36" has deposited 6 million MATIC tokens (worth about 3.35 million US dollars) into Binance in the past 2 days. Another address labeled "Polygon Foundation: 0xf957" has deposited 4.6 million MATIC tokens (worth about 2.57 million US dollars) into Binance in the past 30 days.
MistTrack announced on social media X (formerly Twitter) that the Stake hacker (0xf83...3dc) on Polygon has just transferred 126,444.44 MATIC to a new address (0x22b...63f).
Casio, the Japanese electronics company, has partnered with Polygon Labs, an Ethereum scaling developer, to launch its virtual G-SHOCK watch on Polygon's protocols. The launch will begin with an NFT-based collection of community access passes, with users able to claim one of 15,000 passes from September 23.
Lufthansa Group has unveiled its NFT-based loyalty program, which allows passengers to exchange their boarding pass for NFT trading cards that can unlock airline miles, business vouchers, and other travel rewards. The program is powered by Polygon's proof-of-stake blockchain protocol and was developed by Lufthansa's digital innovation unit and its frequent flyer program, Miles & More. <br>