Polkastarter Community Update #5 — February 2021

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The numbers behind Polkastarter’s best month yet
  • The combined market cap of all projects that have raised on Polkastarter is over $660M as of today (March 5).
  • Our global Polkastarter community has grown over 2x in the last 30 days, with more than 260,000 community members combined across Telegram and Twitter.
  • Polkamarkets, a new IDO this month, was listed on Uniswap at +100x higher than its initial sale on Polkastarter.
  • Our top project of the month, SuperFarm, broke the $150M daily volume mark on it’s first day listed on Uniswap.
  • So far, the 25 projects ( “Polkastars”) that have raised with Polkastarter have received 3,884 ETH since our inception.

Product and Technology ⚙️

  • Improved Allocations Module
  • Stablecoin Pools (ready for production, launching soon)
  • Vesting Module (under final quality assurance, launching soon)
  • Started Polkastarter UI V2
  • Started front end migration to react
  • Released 18 new Polkastarter JS versions
  • Implemented various security countermeasures
  • Implemented various devops optimizations
  • Telegram bot launched and subscriber count is close to 20k

Marketing, Awareness & Community 📣

The success of Polkastarter and of our Polkastars would simply not be possible without our incredible community. Thank you for helping us build the future of IDOs, and redefining how groundbreaking tech projects go to market!

  • +125,000 Twitter followers, an increase of 155% and a total of 205,000 followers at the end of February. That’s 7x Twitter growth since the start of the year!
  • Over 2 MILLION people visited our Twitter page in February.
  • Our Telegram communities more than doubled since January, and now include over 53,000 members, across 7 global channels).

Featured Pools 🚀

Source: Polkastarter

The Polkastarter Council 🐋

The Polkastarter Council is a governance committee of seasoned crypto, DeFi, venture capital, and institutional investment experts that will be advising on which pools and token swaps Polkastarter should feature, and support us in raising awareness for our Polkastars.

  • AU21 Capital, a Hybrid Venture and Hedge Fund that invests in high growth blockchain and AI companies.
  • Astronaut Capital, a leader in asset management and research for digital assets and cryptocurrencies.

Token ($POLS) 💎

Source: Uniswap
  • We saw $325m in Uniswap volume alone, averaging ~$11m a day (more than 6x since the start of the year).
  • Total Liquidity is above the amazing $20,000,000 mark

Press 📰

Selected others:

Upcoming 👀

Other topics for the upcoming weeks and months include:

  • Analyse possible BSC integration
  • Launch the Polkastarter Governance platform with Council voting
  • Launch important tech updates related to whitelisting
  • Continue working with Parity and Polkadot to prepare for integration
  • Continue working on adding new features
  • Continue improving our educational content and user experience!

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NOTE: If you are interested in Polkastarting your project with us, you should get in touch via our application form. Keep in mind that the selection process is rigorous and thorough. Applicants should expect to provide basic information and details about their company, team, professional backgrounds, and business model.

About Polkastarter

Polkastarter is the fully decentralized protocol for launching new ideas. Our curation process and industry access enable us to offer the best new projects in blockchain and digital assets. With Polkastarter, decentralized projects can raise awareness, build a loyal community, and receive long-term support. Users of the platform will be able to participate in a secure and compliant environment, and use assets both in and beyond the current ERC20 standard.

Decentralized protocol built for cross-chain token pools and auctions, enabling projects to raise capital in an interoperable environment based on Polkadot.