Voting on the first round of Polkadot Parachain Slot Auction has begun. Heres a short overview of all projects that aim to snatch a spot as parachain!

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  • moonbeam

    An Ethereum-compatible smart contract parachain on Polkadot

    Moonbeam: A smart contract EVM parachain bridging Ethereum Solidity smart contracts to the Polkadot ecosystem

  • bifrost

    A parachain focused on building bridges of chains based on PoS consensus.

    Bifrost Finance: A DeFi protocol that aims to liquiditise staking tokens and create derivative versions allowing users to stake their tokens without loosing out on liquidity. F.e. Polkadot users will be able to stake their DOT tokens and get liquid vDOT tokens that they can then lend out in DeFi protocols

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  • Astar

    The dApp Hub for blockchains of the future

    Astar Network: A multi-chain dApp Hub that aims to bridge Ethereum, Cosmos and other chain dApps and Layer 2 Scaling solutions to the Polkadot ecosystem

  • Acala

    Acala - cross-chain DeFi hub and stablecoin based on Substrate for Polkadot and Kusama.

    Acala Network: A DeFi network that aims to become a liquidity hub of the Polkadot ecosystem. Acala is a Layer 1 smart contract capable network with EVM users to gain yield on their assets. The network allows users to pay gas fees in any token that is tradable on the network.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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