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29 May, 2024
A Guide to Tokens in the Rootstock Ecosystem

Rootstock is the first and biggest Layer 2 blockchain on Bitcoin — supercharging the network by delivering DeFi and smart contracts to a wider audience. And within the ecosystem, there are several tokens that make all of this possible such as RBTC, RIF, USDRIF, DOC, SOV, and more. Each has been specifically designed to allow […]

27 May, 2024
Introducing The Rootstock Roadmap: 2024/25

It is Rootstock’s year to make Bitcoin work for everyone! 2024 kicked off with a big change in how we see Bitcoin and decentralization worldwide. ETF nods, Bitcoin halving bashes and the boom of smart contracts via BitVM projects are all signs of Bitcoin love. Plus, the Rootstock crew is hustling on a public plan […]

24 May, 2024
Relaunching the Rootstock Ambassador Program

By Marco Dinis Santos, Rootstock Community Manager Rootstock Ambassador Program (RAP) is one of the keystones of the community and it is relaunched. If you join, you’ll become a member of an exclusive group that contributes to the growth of Rootstock and helps spread the word about the ecosystem.  Apply to the Rootstock Ambassador Program […]

22 May, 2024
Rootstock Fundamentals #3: All You’ll Ever Need to Know About RBTC

Rootstock Fundamentals is back for a third episode — and this time, we’re exploring RBTC with senior engineering director José Dahlquist. RBTC is a “Smart Bitcoin” that allows BTC owners to interact with DeFi protocols and decentralized apps — boosting the utility of the world’s best-known cryptocurrency.  José has often described RBTC as a little […]

15 May, 2024
Rootstock x DEGA: Guide to Building Web3 Gaming on Bitcoin

This article is part of Rootstock’s series “Building DeFi on Bitcoin” exploring different solutions and integrations on the Rootstock blockchain that enable scaling Bitcoin, bringing DeFi capabilities to the world’s first blockchain.  DEGA, an AI-powered, no-code platform that enables developers to design, publish, and monetize their games on blockchain, recently announced its integration with the […]

14 May, 2024
Rootstock x OpenOcean: Guide to Seamless Swapping

This article is part of Rootstock’s series “Building DeFi on Bitcoin” exploring different solutions and integrations on the Rootstock blockchain that enable scaling Bitcoin, bringing DeFi capabilities to the world’s first blockchain.  OpenOcean, the DEX aggregator, recently announced its integration with Rootstock, bringing the community with a decentralized way to seamlessly swap ecosystem tokens including […]

6 May, 2024
Rootstock’s Cryptographic and Economic Connection to Bitcoin

The brand-new podcast Rootstock Fundamentals is back for a second episode! This time, we’re focusing on the sidechain’s cryptographic and economic connections to Bitcoin. RootstockLabs director of architecture Raul Laprida has joined us for this discussion. If you missed our debut show featuring Adrian Eidelman, you can catch up here. Raul’s been a part of […]

6 May, 2024
Bitcoin Meets Solidity: Compete in the Hackathon for $17,000

Are you a developer, startup or entrepreneur with a passion for crypto?  Rootstock is hosting a virtual hackathon on TAIKAI — and this summer’s theme is Bitcoin meets Solidity. The ecosystem and its community is encouraging talented teams with bright ideas to explore and build on the Rootstock network — pushing the boundaries of what’s […]

2 May, 2024
Rootstock x oooo: Guide to Cross-Chain Transfers For Layer 2s

This article is part of Rootstock’s series “Building DeFi on Bitcoin” exploring different solutions and integrations on the Rootstock blockchain that enable scaling Bitcoin, bringing DeFi capabilities to the world’s first blockchain.  oooo Money, the modular cross-chain bridge protocol that introduces support for zk-rollup within the Bitcoin ecosystem, recently announced the integration with Rootstock. This […]

25 April, 2024
Bitcoin Runes Explained: What to Know About Bitcoin’s Fungible Token Standard

Beyond the breathless enthusiasm surrounding Bitcoin’s halving, there was another new innovation that came to life on the OG blockchain: Runes. Simply put, Runes is a new protocol standard simplifying the creation of fungible tokens on the Bitcoin blockchain. This provides Bitcoin with an additional token-issuance mechanism, bringing with it a set of new use […]

24 April, 2024
Rootstock = Ethereum + Bitcoin: EVM, Sidechains, and Smart Contracts

Rootstock is Bitcoin’s first and longest-running sidechain — but why is this network needed, and what does it deliver to the crypto community? To explore all this, RootstockLabs launched a new podcast called Rootstock Fundamentals. The show is designed to be the ultimate beginner’s guide — and features interviews with key contributors to the Rootstock […]

24 April, 2024
Rootstock x Rubic: Guide to Bridging Rootstock on Rubic Exchange

This article is part of Rootstock’s series “Building DeFi on Bitcoin” exploring different solutions and integrations on the Rootstock blockchain that enable scaling Bitcoin, bringing DeFi capabilities to the world’s first blockchain.  Rubic Exchange, the DEX and bridge aggregator, recently announced its integration with Rootstock, bringing the Rootstock ecosystem users with an additional easy way […]