Project Catalyst, Cardano’s innovation engine, launches Fund8!
Project Catalyst is a turbo-charged engine for Cardano, accelerating the ecosystem’s growth and making dreams come true
2 March 2022 4 mins read
Every three months, a new Project Catalyst innovation fund campaign begins with the opportunity to receive resources paid in ada from the Cardano Treasury. Valuable resources to build, create, and contribute to realize great ideas worthy of funding.
In little over a year, what began as an experiment in collaboration, competition, and elevating human potential has become the world’s largest decentralized innovation fund. The latest iteration, Fund8, will control $16m in ada, check out the Fund8 Launch Guide…
From node enhancement to block leadership… Cardano’s February release
In 2022 we’re grouping multiple code releases to improve delivery predictability for the ecosystem. Here’s what’s coming in our first major update of 2022
28 February 2022 4 mins read
Following the deployment of smart contract capabilities with the Alonzo update, Cardano is now focused on performance optimization and scalability. We’re now starting to see a diverse range of decentralized applications (DApps) and exchanges (DEXs) launch, with many more to come over the months ahead. 2022 is the year when Cardano starts evolving into a platform to provide…
The knowledge base for Cardano is growing: Cardano Stack Exchange graduates from Beta version
A fresh Q&A site will facilitate knowledge-sharing for all Cardano related topics
7 February 2022 4 mins read
Cardano Stack Exchange (CSE), a community-driven knowledge base for Cardano, is now recognized by Stack Exchange as a mature learning community, putting it in a class with some of the biggest knowledge curation sites on the internet.
The demand for in-depth technical knowledge about Cardano has consistently increased as more people invest their time in building on Cardano. Such…
Implementing Hydra Heads: the first step towards the full Hydra vision
The Hydra Head, the first in a suite of protocols, is an important element of Cardano’s scaling journey. Let’s see how it fits into the bigger picture. And maybe bust some myths
3 February 2022 12 mins read
We’ve done the science and the theory. We have laid the foundations for a scalable, versatile, and high-throughput blockchain. Now it’s time for steady growth and system enhancements. With the goal of creating an optimized ecosystem to support and foster decentralized applications (DApps) development, Cardano is in the foothills of the Basho phase. With smart contracts already…
Introducing pipelining: Cardano's consensus layer scaling solution
Pipelining is one of the key scaling improvements to be deployed in 2022. Here’s how it works and why it matters
1 February 2022 4 mins read
You’d be forgiven for thinking that pipelining sounds like a remodelling procedure a plumber might employ. In a way, this isn’t too far from the truth. Pipelining is, effectively, an evolution in Cardano’s ‘plumbing’. It is a key element in our scaling plan this year, one in the series of published steps covering our methodical approach to flex Cardano’s capacity as the…