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Axelar Newsletter — Mainnet Rollout Begins Announcement

Axelar Newsletter — Mainnet Rollout Begins Announcement

Axelar Newsletter — Mainnet Rollout Begins Announcement(Archived email newsletter from January 11th, 2022)Today, we are proud to announce that Axelar is taking another step forward in our mission to connect Web3.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…

Axelar Newsletter — December Edition

Axelar Newsletter — December Edition

Axelar Newsletter — December EditionAs 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.Screenshot from coinhippo representing the live Axelar test network connecting Ethereum, Fantom, Polygon, Moonbeam, Avalanche and other EVM-based chains. More on the testnet here.What We’ve Built in 2021A Decentralized Network, Protocols, APIsAxelar…

Axelar welcomes Citadel.one as an Official Validator Partner!

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. As such, Axelar is excited to welcome Citadel.one to Axelar as an official validator partner. Citadel.one is a non-custodial Proof-of-Stake (PoS) platform that securely manages and stores crypto assets. It is currently running validators in more…

State of the Testnet — December 2021

State of the Testnet — December 2021

State of the Testnet — December 2021Some of the Axelar team out for a night together in TorontoLast week, a dozen members of the Axelar team traveled from across the globe to meet in Toronto, Canada for 10 days of intense development.The objectives of the gathering were simple: deploy a code-complete testnet and scale the number of supported integrations…

State of the Testnet — December 2021

State of the Testnet — December 2021

State of the Testnet — December 2021Some of the Axelar team out for a night together in TorontoLast week, a dozen members of the Axelar team traveled from across the globe to meet in Toronto, Canada for 10 days of intense development.The objectives of the gathering were simple: deploy a code-complete testnet and scale the number of supported integrations…

Introducing the Axelar Academy

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, and will be where the top submissions from the Quantum Community Program are featured.The goals of the Axelar Academy are…

Axelar Announces the launch of their Incentivized Quantum Community Program

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 to expand Axelar’s resource base and reach.Participants in Axelar’s Quantum Community Program do not need to be technical! We have an…

Axelar Partners with Metrika to Bring Operational Intelligence Tools to the Network

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. Metrika specializes in real-time monitoring of the operational health of decentralized networks and applications. Their suite of tools deliver key analytics and alerts around latency, security and reliability allowing network developers and operators to proactively identify problems before…

Axelar Open-Sources Multi-Party Cryptography Libraries

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. The newly released crates are called tofn and tofnd. They provide implementations for multi-party cryptography protocols used in the Axelar network.The Axelar network runs various multi-party protocols to process cross-chain…

Axelar Launches Line of Exclusive Community NFTs

Axelar Launches Line of Exclusive Community NFTs

Axelar is excited to announce the launch of their first line of participant NFTs!In light of the success of the incentivized testnet and the community engagement with the project, the Axelar team decided to create a limited collection of NFTs to celebrate the early contributors helping to build out the network. Each collection has a…

Axelar welcomes Citadel.one as an Official Validator Partner!

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. As such, Axelar is excited to welcome Citadel.one to Axelar as an official validator partner. Citadel.one is a non-custodial Proof-of-Stake (PoS) platform that securely manages and stores crypto assets. It is currently running validators in more…

Axelar Brings Bitcoin To All Cosmos Connected Chains On Testnet

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. So how will the Axelar network facilitate the Bitcoin to Cosmos-ecosystem integration? Let’s break down the flow and give some insight into how it will work.This integration will utilize the Cross-Chain Gateway Protocol…

Axelar Announces Partnership with Cosmostation to Unlock Cross-Chain Liquidity

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. Cosmostation is an enterprise-level validator node operator and end-user application provider, and will work to secure the Axelar network as a top-tier validator while providing end-user applications such as Mintscan and Cosmostation wallets.“We’re thrilled to work alongside…

Axelar Brings New Assets and Trading Options to Pangolin

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. Axelar’s advanced infrastructure will allow Pangolin to access assets from major Layer 1s including the Cosmos Hub, Terra, Bitcoin and more. This integration will enable Pangolin to support deep liquidity pools for new trading pairs like ATOM/UST,…

Axelar Network Announces Keplr Wallet Integration with Cosmos Ecosystem

Axelar Network Announces Keplr Wallet Integration with Cosmos Ecosystem

Axelar has entered into a new partnership with Keplr, the largest Cosmos interchain wallet. The partnership will integrate the Keplr wallet into the Axelar network to unlock liquidity within the Cosmos ecosystem and beyond. Kepler allows users to manage their assets, access decentralized applications (dApps) and stake tokens from Secret Network, Cosmos Hub, Kava and…

Axelar to Enable Cross-Chain Communication on Polygon

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. The blockchain space has experienced tremendous growth recently, from NFTs to novel chains and applications, yet still lacks a universal interoperability connector. Axelar solves this by allowing heterogeneous chains to…

A Technical Introduction to the Axelar Network

A Technical Introduction to the Axelar Network

What is the Axelar network?Axelar network is a decentralized state machine responsible for facilitating cross-chain requests. The network supports a few key protocols, such as Cross-Chain Gateway Protocol (CGP). CGP is at the heart of the system and allows us to easily onboard new chains with no constraints on the consensus rules and transfer information across…

Axelar AMA: From Inception to Testnet

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. Below is a full summary of the discussion as well as some questions that came from the chat that were not addressed in the AMA.Thanks…

Incentivized Testnet FAQs

Incentivized Testnet FAQs

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.

Testnet Community Recap

Testnet Community Recap

One month ago Axelar announced that the signups for the incentivized testnet had opened, to incredible support from the community.…