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March 9, 2022
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By Axelar team
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ENGINEERINGFEATURED

An Introduction to the Axelar Network

Web3 is in its infancy, despite massive growth in demand and usage. Novel consensus mechanisms and smart contract languages are supporting new decentralized applications that aim to serve the next billion people.

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Featured posts
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The Axelerator Multichain Grant Challenge: Build the Web3 Super App

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Axelar Announces General Message Passing at Avalanche Summit Hackathon

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The Horizontal Scaling Thesis for Web3

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AMA: Manta Network, Axelar & the Specialized Multichain Future

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For Cross-Chain Taxes, You Need a Cross-Chain Block Explorer

August 15, 2022
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By Axelar team
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How to Stake the AXL Token on the Axelar Network

Step-by-step on staking the AXL token to contribute to the security of cross-chain communication on the Axelar network.

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August 9, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Axelar, Aurigami, and Trisolaris Join Forces to Bring Secure Cross-Chain Lending and Liquidity to NEAR Protocol’s Aurora

Axelar’s interoperability protocol will power a new cross-chain DEX and money market, unlocking new capabilities for AURORA, NEAR, and USN holders.

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August 3, 2022
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By Sergey Gorbunov
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How to Build a Cross-Chain DApp: Interop Architecture 101

How to go about designing cross-chain architecture.

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July 29, 2022
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By Axelar team
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How to Convert ERC-20 AXL to Native AXL

The AXL token trades on some exchanges in an ERC-20 version. Before staking, ERC-20 AXL must be converted into native AXL. Axelar makes this simple. Here's how to do it.

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July 27, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Adds BNB to Growing List of Connected Chains

Axelar takes BNB cross-chain.

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July 15, 2022
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Axelar Code: Build a DApp that Calls a Contract and Transfers Tokens on Chain B from Chain A

In this tutorial, we will show you how to use Axelar services and functions to build a dApp that calls a contract on chain B from chain A and transfer tokens, for example to purchase an NFT, to send an airdrop, or to distribute tokens from a DAO.

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July 15, 2022
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By Axelar team
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How to LP with AXL Token

This step-by-step tutorial is a how-to on liquidity providing (LPing) using the AXL token on Axelar network.

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July 13, 2022
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Axelar Network Integrates with Secret Network to Offer Private Cross-Chain Messaging and NFT Transfers

Axelar is committed to a vision of interconnected, specialized blockchains, building across Web3. In this specialized world, blockchain developers can focus on problems that are hard and support applications that solve them.

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July 11, 2022
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Heroes of NFT Adopts Axelar to Build the Cross-Chain Metaverse

Heroes of NFT, a native Avalanche project, has adopted Axelar as its infrastructure for cross-chain NFT, gameFi and metaverse applications.

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July 1, 2022
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By Axelar team
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How to Bridge the ERC-20 AXL Token to Other Chains

Some exchanges support an ERC-20 version of the AXL token, which can be easily converted into versions compatible with many other chains.

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June 23, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Axelar AMA: Tarun Chitra from Gauntlet w/ Sergey Gorbunov

The path to bestowing true interconnectivity between blockchains is fraught with many pitfalls that a capable team must be able to anticipate before launch. With the help of a seasoned sherpa, even the most perilous precipices can be reached with ease.

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June 17, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Osmosis Is Building a Cross-Chain Liquidity Layer With Axelar

Cross-chain is hard, but Osmosis makes it easy.

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June 17, 2022
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By Axelar team
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How to Set Up Cosmostation Wallet for Axelar (AXL) Token

Cosmostation supports Axelar, allowing you to send, receive, store and stake the AXL token from the wallet of your choice.

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June 16, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Osmosis DAO Selects Axelar as Bridge Service Provider, Launches Cross-Ecosystem Swaps

AUSTIN, Texas, June 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Osmosis, the Cosmos-based interchain automatic market maker (AMM), today announces the launch of cross-ecosystem token swaps.

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June 14, 2022
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Liquidity Pools for Bridged Assets on Axelar-Connected Chains

Users of Axelar’s sample bridge app, Satellite, and other bridges built on Axelar, cryptocurrency holders can transfer their assets from any connected chain, to any connected chain

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June 7, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Axelar AMA: Georgios Vlachos & 0xEsper from Kinesis Labs

In order to achieve the reality of an interconnected blockchain, Axelar works closely with various Cosmos chains to provide Cosmos-EVM cross-chain capabilities and link other non-IBC ecosystems to Cosmos-interconnected chains.

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June 3, 2022
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By Axelar team
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How to Set Up an Axelar Wallet (for AXL Tokens) With Keplr

To send, receive, store and stake AXL tokens, and connect to the Axelar network, you need to set up an Axelar wallet. Here's how to do that with Keplr wallet.

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May 5, 2022
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What Is General Message Passing and How Can It Change Web3?

5th May 2022 – Axelar, the universal overlay network, delivering secure cross-chain communication for Web3,

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April 30, 2022
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Axelar Announces Cross-Chain Grant Winners, Extends Program

18 teams are building using Axelar’s secure cross-chain communication infrastructure In March, Axelar announced the

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April 25, 2022
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Axelar integrates with e-Money to enable seamless cross-chain stablecoin transfers

We are proud to announce a new partnership between Axelar and e-Money, to support cross-chain

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April 18, 2022
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Developer AMA: Building the World’s First Cross-Chain NFT Marketplace

As we’ve been going through applications to the Axelerator Grant Challenge, Axelar’s cross-chain developer grant

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April 16, 2022
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Axelar AMA: Sergey Gorbunov + Jack Zampolin Talk Cosmos-EVM Cross-Chain, Interop Infrastructure & More

Axelar works closely with various Cosmos chains to provide Cosmos-EVM cross-chain capabilities and link other

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March 22, 2022
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Axelar Talks Interoperability at Avalanche Summit

Avalanche interoperability of course exists between subnets, but what about on- and off-ramps to the Avalanche ecosystem?

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March 17, 2022
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Axelar Network to Power Injective Bridge in New Interop Partnership

Today, Axelar and Injective announce a partnership that will allow Injective, a custom interoperable Layer-1 protocol for building DeFi applications, to easily integrate EVM blockchains.

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March 14, 2022
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Where Will Interoperability Take Web3?

An AMA With Divergence Ventures’ Calvin Liu & Axelar’s Sergey Gorbunov

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March 8, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Introducing the AXL Token

Axelar is the universal overlay network, securely connecting all blockchain ecosystems, applications, assets and users to deliver Web3 interoperability.

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February 15, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Axelar’s Universal Blockchain Interoperability Network Raises $35 Million to Reach $1 Billion Valuation

Axelar successfully completed its Series B funding round, to support the growth and development of the Axelar network, helping blockchain developers to achieve greater scalability and liquidity

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February 1, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Pangolin AMA Recap: The Limitless Possibility of Interoperability

In advance of our mainnet launch in February, we held an AMA on Twitter with Pangolin Exchange.

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January 27, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Transfer Terra assets to EVM chains using Satellite

As we begin to bring greater cross-chain interoperability to the blockchain space, one of our early initiatives is the simple transfer of assets across chains.

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January 27, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Announcing The Launch of Satellite

Today we are proud to announce the launch of Satellite, one of the first ecosystem applications powered by the Axelar Network.

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January 18, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Axelar to Integrate Terra with Major Blockchain Ecosystems

Axelar is pleased to announce plans to plug-in Terra into its decentralized network and protocol.

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January 11, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Newsletter — Mainnet Rollout Begins Announcement

Over a year of hard work by the team and our partners has gone into developing the network. While we are just getting started, this is a major milestone that we are incredibly excited to share.

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January 11, 2022
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Begins Rollout of Public Mainnet Launch for February 2022

Developers will be able to build interoperable, decentralized apps on Axelar network and backend using new APIs and the Axelar SDK

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December 24, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Newsletter — December Edition

As 2021 comes to a close, this month’s newsletter recaps key milestones from the year and shares some of the latest updates from the Axelar team.

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December 18, 2021
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Axelar welcomes Citadel.one as an Official Validator Partner!

As Axelar’s decentralized network continues to expand, strong ecosystem partners remain a key pillar in the path towards mainnet.

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December 16, 2021
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By Axelar team
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State of the Testnet — December 2021

Last week, a dozen members of the Axelar team traveled from across the globe to meet in Toronto, Canada for 10 days of intense development.

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December 9, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Introducing the Axelar Academy

Axelar is excited to announce the launch of the Axelar Academy: a community driven and curated educational hub! The Axelar Academy was built to act as a knowledge base covering all aspects of the network.

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December 7, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Announces the launch of their Incentivized Quantum Community Program

Axelar is excited to announce the launch of the incentivized Quantum Community Program! This community-focused program aims to introduce participants to the Axelar network and provide the opportunity to create a variety of original content.

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November 23, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Announces Strategic Investment from Crypto.com Capital

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Axelar, the universal interoperability network connecting all blockchain ecosystems, applications, assets, and users, has announced that it has secured a strategic investment from Crypto.com Capital.

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November 17, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Partners with Metrika to Bring Operational Intelligence Tools to the Network

Axelar is excited to announce a partnership with Metrika to empower Axelar’s community with operational intelligence tools.

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November 4, 2021
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Axelar Launches Line of Exclusive Community NFTs

Axelar is excited to announce the launch of their first line of participant NFTs!

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November 4, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Open-Sources Multi-Party Cryptography Libraries

Axelar is pleased to announce the release of the source code for two Rust-language crates for multi-party cryptography under a permissive and conventional dual Apache2/MIT license.

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September 30, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Brings Bitcoin To All Cosmos Connected Chains On Testnet

Axelar is excited to release more details on its roadmap for bringing Bitcoin to Cosmos-interconnected chains, which is now live on the testnet.

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September 16, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Announces Partnership with Cosmostation to Unlock Cross-Chain Liquidity

Axelar is excited to announce that Cosmostation will be joining their growing ecosystem as an official validator partner.

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September 8, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Brings New Assets and Trading Options to Pangolin

Axelar is excited to announce a partnership with Pangolin, a decentralized exchange (DEX) for Avalanche and Ethereum assets.

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August 12, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar announces integration with Polygon following $25m funding round

6th August 2021- Axelar has teamed up with Polygon – the leading Ethereum scaling network – in an integration that will allow users of Polygon to leverage assets from external blockchain networks, and increase liquidity between ecosystems.

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August 12, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Network Announces Keplr Wallet Integration with Cosmos Ecosystem

Axelar has entered into a new partnership with Keplr, the largest Cosmos interchain wallet.

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August 5, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar to Enable Cross-Chain Communication on Polygon

Axelar is excited to announce their plans to integrate with Polygon, to bring scaled cross-chain interoperability to both users and dApp builders on the platform.

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July 30, 2021
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By Axelar team
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A Technical Introduction to the Axelar Network

Axelar network is a decentralized state machine responsible for facilitating cross-chain requests.

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July 23, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar AMA: From Inception to Testnet

On Tuesday, July 2nd, Axelar held its first Ask Me Anything (AMA) on YouTube, where CEO and co-founder Sergey Gorbunov answered community questions and discussed the journey from inception to testnet.

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July 15, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Raises $25m in Series A led by Polychain Capital to Scale Blockchain Interoperability Network

Axelar’s Series A funding round has attracted notable investors and industry players to scale network integrations for complete industry-wide blockchain interoperability

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July 2, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Raises $3.75 Million From Binance, DCVC, and More to Scale Cross-Chain Communication

Axelar announces support from leading blockchain and crypto industry players in accelerating the development of its network for complete blockchain interoperability

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July 2, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar is Expanding to Polkadot by Integrating with the Moonbeam Network

Axelar announces plans to integrate Moonbeam into its decentralized network of interconnected chains to connect Polkadot with other blockchain ecosystems.

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July 1, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Network opens registration for its incentivized testnet

Axelar network is excited to announce that registration has begun to participate in the incentivized testnet!

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July 1, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Axelar Expanding its Cross-Chain Communication Network to Connect Avalanche with Other Leading Platforms

Following a grant from the Avalanche-X program, Axelar and Avalanche are joining forces to realize the shared vision of decentralized interoperability.

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July 1, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Testnet Community Recap

One month ago Axelar announced that the signups for the incentivized testnet had opened, to incredible support from the community. We appreciate the overwhelming interest in Axelar and wanted to thank everyone who signed up!

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July 1, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Incentivized Testnet FAQs

With the launch of Axelar’s incentivized testnet signups last month, the team was thrilled at the excitement and engagement we received from the community. With over 6500 testnet signups so far we’ve also received a lot of questions across our socials.

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April 2, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Accounting for stake in threshold signature schemes

A threshold signature scheme enables a set of parties to split a secret key for a signature scheme in such a way that any subset of t+1 or more parties can collaborate to produce a signature, but no subset of t or fewer parties can produce...

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February 17, 2021
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By Axelar team
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Introducing Axelar Network

In the last few posts (I, II) we looked at the existing interoperability landscape and the properties needed from scalable cross-chain communication networks.

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January 6, 2021
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By Axelar team
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The Foundation of Cross-Chain Communication

In the last post, we discussed the existing blockchain interoperability landscape and looked at the core principles of network interconnectivity developed by Cerf and Kahn during the evolution of the Internet.

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November 19, 2020
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By Sergey Gorbunov
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Why Blockchain Interoperability is just a Buzzword

Everyday, we browse websites and interact with different content from dozens of servers, networks, and geographic locations.

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