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Blindex: Making the Crypto World a Stable Place One Block at a Time
9 March, 2022

Excited to announce a new stablecoin protocol launched on RSK- meet Blindex! About Blindex Blindex is an innovative ‘currency blind’ multi-currency stablecoin platform that lets all users mint, swap, invest, and redeem any pegged currency without any exposure to USD when getting in or out of a trade.  The platform offers an open-source, permissionless, on-chain […]

Bitcoin as Legal Tender: What’s Next?
20 February, 2022

In June 2021, El Salvador announced the law that adopted Bitcoin as legal tender from September 2021. This economic move by the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bekele, has caused ripple effects, as more countries plan to follow El Salvador’s lead.  A recent poll by YouGov, an international online research and data analytics firm, shows […]

How to Growth Hack Your User Base
18 February, 2022

One of the issues DeFi projects face after development is increasing and retaining their user base. When it comes to marketing, DeFi Projects face several restrictions like:  Google Adwords Policy restrictions  Facebook Ads restrictions An excellent way to increase your user base is through growth hacking. Growth hacking is perfect for your project if you […]

With RBTC powering DeFi for Bitcoin, why wrap your BTC?
14 February, 2022

Transactions on RSK vs. Ethereum Note: Data collected 7th February.  Gas fees are constantly changing. View the latest data. Until a few years ago, when you heard DeFi you probably subliminally thought of DeFi on Ethereum. Now, with over 13 DeFi protocols built on or integrated with RSK, and 18 wallets, DeFi for Bitcoin is […]

GameFi: A Quick Overview
12 February, 2022

One of the hottest buzzwords in the crypto and gaming world right now is GameFi or Play-to-Earn. Just like other blockchain-based trends, GameFi is shaking up the traditional gaming industry as it combines Blockchain technology with DeFi and NFTs.  GameFi games also assume different forms that set them apart from traditional gaming. The success of Axie […]

RSK Executive Overview: February 2022
10 February, 2022

About RSK  RSK is a layer 2 sidechain built on the Bitcoin blockchain that brings smart contract functionality to the Bitcoin ecosystem. Launched on Mainnet in January 2018, RSK is the first and safest smart contract network in the world, secured by Bitcoin hashing power through merged mining. The RSK Virtual Machine is also EVM […]

Iris Release v3.2.0 Is Here (and it’s a mandatory upgrade for Testnet)
2 February, 2022

A new RSK Iris release has been published in the RSK GitHub repo! This release contains enhancements to the node’s JSON-RPC interface, as well as Ethereum compatibility fixes. It also introduces a consensus change for Testnet: the minimum block difficulty has been increased to avoid scenarios where a huge number of blocks would be mined […]

RSK Integrates with Covalent, Bringing Data Accessibility to the RSK Ecosystem
19 January, 2022

Covalent, the leading provider of indexing solutions for blockchains, has integrated with RSK, expanding the availability of data on the platform and simplifying the experience for developers who need reliable, high-quality data. Covalent provides a unified API to bring full transparency and visibility to assets across all blockchain networks. Its dataset supports 25B+ transactions, 30,000+ […]

Becoming a Bitcoiner in the DeFi World
14 January, 2022

As the oldest, most valuable, and most secure cryptocurrency, it seems only natural that the DeFi for Bitcoin ecosystem should thrive on a smart contract platform. However, the first financial infrastructure built around Bitcoin consisted of centralized exchanges and custodial payment services. You still had to give up control of your coins to a custodial wallet […]

How to Protect Your Privacy When Using Bitcoin?
7 January, 2022

The inherent right to privacy has risen to prominence as one of the most critical human rights of our generation. Privacy is about being able to control the information that you share with other people. It safeguards us against power abuses and exploitation. The right to privacy is expressly stated in Article 12 of the […]