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Injective Incorporates Astar Network and Polkadot Assets

Injective has managed to successfully incorporate Astar Network, through which it will be made possible for the Injective ecosystem, as well as the Cosmos community, to get effectively connected with Astar’s assets. In this way, two of the biggest networks get incorporated inside of the Polkadot and IBC universes and help in broadening IBC interoperability. This incorporation was achieved because of the recent incorporation of the Celer Network, which provides ASTR assets dotting over the cBridge. 

Astar Network CEO Sota Watanabe to Shed Light on Why Japan is Embracing Crypto at Consensus 2023

Astar Network, a smart contracts platform for multichain, is delighted to announce that its Founder and CEO Sota Watanabe will be presenting at the prestigious Consensus 2023 event in Austin, Texas. He will be taking the stage on Thursday, April 27 at 11:00 – 11:30 CT.

Astar Network To Launch Smart Contracts 2.0 on the Mainnet on April 6th

On WASM Launch Day, Astar along with Polkadot and other ecosystem partners will host a virtual panel discussion with developers

Astar Network To Launch Smart Contracts 2.0 on the Mainnet on April 6th

On April 6th, Astar Network will become the first Polkadot parachain to support a stable WASM environment by enabling ink! smart contracts.

Astar Network Partners With Shibuya to Support Tokyo Ward’s Web3 Strategy

Blockchain innovation hub Astar Network has partnered with Shibuya, the Tokyo ward famed for its commerce and finance. The agreement will see Astar support Shibuya’s new Web3 initiative and host events that support this strategy.

Sony Teams Up With Astar Network for Web3 Incubation Program

Sony Network Communications, a business division of The Sony Group, has teamed up with multi-chain smart contract network Astar Network to launch a Web3 incubation program for projects that focus on the utility of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). According to a press release, the Web3 incubation program will be organized by Singapore-based Startale Labs, a company founded by Astar Network CEO Sota Watanabe, and will run from mid-March to mid-June of this year. Applications for the program open on February 17 and close on March 6. (Coindesk)

Astar Network Launches the XVM on Public Testnet, Enabling Truly Multichain Use Cases

Astar Network, the smart contract platform for multichain, today announces the launch of its Cross-Virtual Machine (XVM) functionality on the public testnet Shibuya. It gives projects building on Astar Network, a Layer-1 blockchain, seamless interoperability between different smart contract environments such as the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) and WebAssembly (WASM).