Bitcoin is the oldest and biggest cryptocurrency, but the underlying technology hasn’t allowed for much innovation. This is changing through new breakthroughs including Ordinals, BRC-20 tokens and Bitcoin layer 2’s. Through this outpost, we will update you on the most promising innovations enabling the Bitcoin Economy.
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The Runes Protocol introduces a UTXO-based tokenization model to the Bitcoin network, offering a simpler, more efficient alternative to traditional protocols. Developed by Casey Rodarmor, Runes aims to enhance Bitcoin's functionality while minimizing its on-chain footprint. With its launch set for late April, the protocol has already inspired a range of projects and initiatives, signaling a vibrant future for Bitcoin's evolving ecosystem.
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What is Bitmap? Its whitepaper states that “Bitmap is a consensus standard that allows anybody to claim the geospatial digital real estate of a Bitcoin Block.” It is a lot of words that sound smart, but unfortunately don’t clarify the concept. This piece of writing is my attempt to throw some light on what Bitmap is.
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Bitflow Finance is a Bitcoin-native decentralized exchange where you can trade & earn yield on Bitcoin and other Bitcoin-related digital assets.
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Arkadiko is a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform on the Stacks blockchain. It allows users to take loans against their Stacks and Bitcoin holdings and offers unique "self-repaying loans" with gradual interest payment. Arkadiko could have a promising future in the Bitcoin Economy.
14 Dec 2023
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ALEX, the DeFi hub on Stacks and Bitcoin, has launched a series of new products over the year. This includes a bridge, BRC-20 token products, aBTC, releasing the Bitcoin Oracle and starting the Bitcoin Fund to catalyze the growth of Bitcoin DeFi. In this article, we’ll go through the project’s milestones and what they mean.
07 Dec 2023
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Adding functionality to Bitcoin is one of the biggest opportunities in crypto right now. DeFi projects on the Stacks blockchain seem best positioned to capitalize on this. Here's an overview of the more promising ones!
27 Nov 2023
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While the approval of a Bitcoin Spot ETF would be a significant step for the cryptocurrency, its existence and long-term prospects are not solely reliant on this single event. The market might need to adjust and realign its narrative if the ETF is not approved.
10 Nov 2023
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Bitcoin Ordinals are on the map again and we have curated an article about 10 unique and innovative projects. From the medieval-themed Battle of BTC to the whimsical Pixel Bobos and the futuristic BTC Machines, this article delves into a diverse range of digital collections.
07 Nov 2023
RIF is a robust toolkit of protocols and interfaces that help create products and services that cater to a user's everyday financial needs.
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Microvisionchain is a layer 1 blockchain, that emphasizes on scalability, user-centricity, and cross-chain operability.
04 Nov 2023
The Lumerin Hashpower Marketplace offers peer-to-peer exchanges without intermediaries, trustless transactions validated by Lumerin Nodes, and transparent smart contracts that serve as decentralized escrow. It's a global platform that ensures instant, secure, and anonymous trading, providing unique benefits for buyers, sellers, and the broader community.
30 Oct 2023
The Stacks Nakamoto upgrade emerges as a significant milestone, introducing a suite of enhancements that promise to elevate the blockchain's performance and integration with Bitcoin. This upgrade is a game-changer, ensuring fast and secure transactions, and fortifying the connection between Stacks and Bitcoin, ultimately enriching the user experience and expanding the blockchain's capabilities.