A second personal sale of the Polkadot token (DOT) netted the Web3 Basis and Parity Applied sciences some 3,982.07 bitcoin (BTC) worth an estimated $43.Three million at press time, in accordance with sources.
A Bitcoin tackle shared with Fintech Zoom noticed 1,059 transactions starting July 24 at 5:22 UTC.
The token providing was not obtainable in sure jurisdictions corresponding to the US, in accordance with the sale’s web site. DOTs have been listed for $125 per token, in accordance with Reddit customers claiming to be concerned within the sale. The Web3 Basis didn’t return requests for remark.
Moreover, the Polkadot neighborhood voted to redenominate the smallest subunit of the DOT token, the Planck, this previous weekend for a “simpler, smoother user experience when using DOTs within the network,” the Web3 Basis stated in a Tweet.
“The community vastly favours a New DOT denomination which is defined as 10,000,000,000 Planck or, put alternatively, a ‘stock-split’ of the original, old DOT by one hundred,” Polkadot and Parity Applied sciences founder Gavin Wooden stated in a July 26 weblog submit.
Polkadot raised $145 million in 2017, promoting 50% of the community’s then 10 million DOTs, in accordance with Messari. (The variety of DOT tokens has since risen, following the redenomination vote.)
Polkadot’s elevate comes on the heels of final week’s $42 million public sale of the Avalanche blockchain’s AVAX token.
Zack Voell contributed reporting.
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