Polkastarter
Decentralized protocol built for cross-chain token pools and auctions, enabling projects to raise capital in an interoperable environment based on Polkadot.
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The last month of 2020 was huge for Polkastarter with the impending launch of our product. After several tests and audits, our MVP was finally ready for release, and how amazing it was! In just 2 weeks, we enabled several projects to raise on our permissionless protocol, including MahaDAO, Exeedme, FireProtocol, SpiderDAO, Kambria and Royale.

A total of 1,808 ETH (close to $2M USD at the current ETH/USD rate) was raised by these projects on Polkastarter. More than 500 unique participants won allocations by fighting their way through a crowd of over 150,000 unique visitors. …


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We are excited to announce the Polkastarter Council, a group of members that will be deciding which pools and token swaps are featured on Polkastarter and get full communication support.

In order to be eligible for this council, all members need to hold together around 5% (5,000,000) of the total supply of Polkastarter Tokens ($POLS), and to be active, public and credible players in the blockchain ecosystem.

From today we’re going to be selecting the members that will be able to choose which projects get to run featured pools on Polkastarter. This council will include funds, investors, experts in DeFi, experts in community building, developers, and finally community members that want to actively participate in Polkastarter’s decision-making. …


The trust and support you have given us have been incredibly rewarding, and we want to take this moment to thank you all for your enthusiasm around Polkastarter.

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150,000 POLS Reward in January

We couldn’t be happier with the success of our liquidity rewards program since its launch on the 28th of October, with now over 450 token holders providing over $2,6 million in total liquidity on Uniswap, a massive increase over the last 30 days.

We are excited to announce that we are extending our 50% increase in POLS rewards for the Uniswap Liquidity Program, and will be paying out a total of 150,000 POLS in January as well.

The POLS Uniswap Transaction volume in December has been tremendous, with an average of about $2 million a day and close to $50 million in combined volume in December alone. Our Liquidity Providers have earned a total of $140,000 in Fees already this month, with a week to go. …


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We could not be happier with the community participation on the very first on-chain day of our MVP platform. Both our first two fixed swap token pools on Polkastarter sold out in less than 30 seconds. Our website survived having 10,000+ users simultaneously accessing our Ethereum dapp. Our servers managed to hold all throughout the usage peak period. Most importantly, our technology stack was able to help a great project, SpiderDAO, get closer to realizing its dreams by helping them to raise $200,000 almost instantly!

We want to thank every participant for supporting us during our MVP launch, and also our tech team who worked tirelessly over the last months to ship an attractive product as per our roadmap. We began this Polkastarter journey by saying we would deliver a minimum viable product by the end of the year, and we did it with two weeks to spare. …


The most exciting day in our history is here!

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Polkastarter 1.0 Beta is now live on the Ethereum mainnet. From today, you’ll be able to participate in the first featured token swaps, including the first batch of 3 projects that are going to use our technology.

6 featured pools for SpiderDAO, MahaDAO and Royale will be made available on a rolling basis from Beta launch. Half of these pools will be for public participants, and the other half exclusive to $POLS holders. You can navigate to our homepage or click on “Pools” on the menu to access these pools and read more information about the projects.

Additionally, we created a Polkastarter Token ($POLS) pool at an around 3-5% discount, so we could test the Atomic Pools feature with early access participants. …


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November was the most intensive month in Polkastarter’s history. Our MVP audit is now entering its final stage and final deployment will be ready imminently. The feedback to our product demos and first user testing has been very positive and anyone will soon be able to launch their first fixed swaps pools on Polkastarter.

Simultaneously, our marketing and business development team has been working tirelessly, closing strategic partnerships with Moonbeam, Shyft Network and Covalent and taking $POLS to #2 of TOP Searches on CoinGecko, not to mention instituational investor Digital Finance Group, who recently invested into POLS.


We sit down with Polkastarter’s newest investor to learn about the state of crypto in China.

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James Wo at the recent Web3 Forum in Shanghai

We had a chance to have an in-depth discussion with James Wo, Founder of Digital Finance Group, while we finalised the details of their investment in Polkastarter. It was a great conversation, as we got his take on the Polkadot Ecosystem, their investment in Polkastarter and where he thinks the industry is headed in 2021 and beyond.

What are the reasons the market, but especially the Chinese market is so excited about the Polkadot ecosystem?


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At Polkastarter we are committed to bringing you a DEX platform enabling permissionless and secure token sales & swaps on Polkadot. One of our biggest use cases is providing new projects and startups a platform to raise funds in a decentralized environment.

Today we are excited to announce that Digital Finance Group (DFG), one of the largest and most respected blockchain venture capital firms in Asia, has invested in Polkastarter. …


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Polkastarter is thrilled to announce that we are partnering with Moonbeam, an Ethereum compatible parachain that allows for easy integration between the Ethereum and Polkadot ecosystems.

Moonbeam’s technology offers us an efficient way to re-deploy our current Solidity code to Polkadot with limited changes needed. This is a key advantage of Moonbeam as it cuts down the developer time and resources required to make such a migration. Moonbeam is able to transpile Solidity and other Ethereum-native logic & code to be compatible with Substrate and Web3 environments on Polkadot.

Polkastarter is a protocol for cross-chain token sales and swaps. One of the main use cases is to be able to facilitate transfers between the two main smart contracting platforms: Ethereum and Polkadot. This partnership was forged because Moonbeam gives our Solidity developers a framework for quickly and efficiently porting existing Ethereum facing code to the Polkadot Ecosystem. Such technologies prevent us from having to reinvent the wheel again, and to be able to use popular and robust developer tools like Truffle and other code suites for Polkadot development. …


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Today marks the day of the first token reward distribution of our very popular Uniswap Liquidity Program, with 100,000 POLS allocated to our whitelisted Liquidity Providers.

As we’ve had a lot of questions over the past few days, here are some stats for November:

  • Total Liquidity $1,85 Million provided by 335 Liquidity Providers
  • We’ve had a total of 334 whitelisted applicants!
  • 106 of those are eligible for today’s payout
  • 76 are eligible, but started providing liquidity after 30th of October and will only get paid next month
  • Altogether 182 of whitelisted participants are eligible and earning POLS each day.
  • Total Uniswap trading Volume…

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