In Defense of Canto

In Defense of Canto

By Polkachu Intern | 2023-02-08

Canto is not a technological innovation, and it has never claimed to be. Instead, it is a business model innovation by integrating a Layer-1 and popular DeFi protocols at launch.

Kill Bill: Vol. Cosmos

Kill Bill: Vol. Cosmos

By Polkachu Intern | 2023-01-29

The Cosmos ecosystem has a problem. It is easy to spin up a chain, but it is an uncharted territory if, when and how a chain should wind down. If...

Hub Wars

Hub Wars

By Polkachu Intern | 2023-01-28

CosmosHub was right. We need hubs to be the gateway and home base for users as they interact with an increasingly connected Interchain world. But Terra2 will take the prize.

People vs. DAO Politicians

People vs. DAO Politicians

By Polkachu Intern | 2023-01-28

The biggest enemy of an early crypto project is not centralization, but DAO politicians who wave the decentralization flag for their personal gains.

What Have You Done Lately? An Open Letter to Grow Juno SubDAO

What Have You Done Lately? An Open Letter to Grow Juno SubDAO

By Polkachu Team | 2023-01-20

Grow Juno SubDAO was established 2 months ago with the passing of Prop 49. Since then we have heard little about the progress. Now we have two community funding props...

A Case For "Bad" Blockchains

A Case For "Bad" Blockchains

By Polkachu Intern | 2022-12-12

Today, the main issue with the universe of app-chains is not that we have a few "bad" blockchains; rather, it is that most good blockchains are too similar. We might...

In the Interchain, the Only Viable Business Model is to Make Something Other Chains Want

In the Interchain, the Only Viable Business Model is to Make Something Other Chains Want

By Polkachu Team | 2022-10-20

In an IBC-connected Interchain world, the only viable business model is to make something that other chains want. A big advantage of the Interchain is that every chain can specialize...

Every NFT Project is a Race Between Culture and Price

Every NFT Project is a Race Between Culture and Price

By Polkachu Intern | 2022-10-18

Every NFT project is a race between culture and price. To be blue-chip, a NFT projects needs to get culture before it prices out cultural makers.

Buzzwords for NGMI Chains

Buzzwords for NGMI Chains

By Polkachu Intern | 2022-10-08

With Tendermint/Cosmos SDK, starting a new blockchain has never been easier. But how do you make sure it is NGMI? Thanks to Crypto Twitter's collective brain, here is a definitive...