How To

Explore our directory of ‘how to articles’, from setting up wallets to the latest user experience features available on the platform. We’ll continue to add to these over time to help those looking for practical tips to actively participate in the world of DeFi.


Find out about the macro events shaping the future of the Algorand Ecosystem. As blockchain technology pervades the mainstream consciousness, we’ll continue reporting on the social and economic moves driving the direction of the ecosystem.


Look for exclusive interviews with founders, panel discussions with important figures, documentary content following key projects, and insightful information to help you dive deeper into the world of Algorand.


Featuring rich content straight from the source, we’ll keep you across the latest developments, tracking projects as they deploy and continue to grow. From trending topics to breaking news stories, you won’t miss a thing.


Learn about Algorand and the projects being brought to life. Find out the answers to the inner workings of many of the Web 3.0 project developments happening on chain. Explore our knowledge directory to help you navigate and participate in the Future of Finance.


Discover how Decentralized Autonomous Organisations (DAOs) are replacing traditional organizational hierarchy. Using a set of rules written down in code, they’re bringing complete transparency to consumers. Investments are less at risk, and individuals can be more informed of the strategic business decisions as they’re made in real-time.


Algorand’s foundational technology is intentionally designed to support and include all asset types for the future of finance - including Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). With the explosion of NFT’s bringing in a new era of digital assets, follow along for the ride.


Decentralized finance (DeFi) is disrupting the financial landscape as we know it, making financial applications more accessible and inclusive. Learn about how Algorand’s many applications, features, and use cases are enabling projects to leverage the core principles and value of decentralized technology to define the future of finance.

Algorand Foundation

With a primary goal of promoting broad participation and decentralization of the network, the Algorand Foundation is helping make the borderless economy a reality. See how this decentralized ecosystem enables the Algorand community to shape the shared future of the Algorand network.


By the end of 2022, it’s expected there will be over 700 active projects on the network. Algorand’s speed makes it ideal for many real-world applications and has many successful use cases across DeFi, NFTs, and decentralised gaming applications. Read up on some of the key factors unique to this next generation protocol.

Weekly Pulse: May 20, 2022

Welcome to the latest edition of the Weekly Pulse, a weekly Algorand news wrap-up segment presented by Algopulse. As ever, we welcome your feedback so if there is anything you would like us to add, please let us know on Twitter, Discord, or Telegram. For more from Algopulse visit

Limewire Partners with Universal Music Group


The revamped Limewire project that is being built on Algorand has partnered with Universal Music Group. As part of the agreement Universal Music Group artists can now offer audio recordings, audiovisual content, backstage footage as well as other artworks as NFTs on the Limewire marketplace and sell them directly to fans and collectors in a safe and trusted environment. With an endless list of global icons on their books including Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, The Rolling Stones, U2, BTS, Chris Stapleton, The Weeknd, Abba, and Elton John this opens the door for huge growth opportunities in the Algorand NFT ecosystem.


Wormhole Bridge Launching on Algorand


The Wormhole cross-chain bridge protocol has announced it will be integrating Algorand allowing developers to leverage Wormhole SDK to build decentralized applications (dApps) and protocols that can move value seamlessly across nine major blockchain networks without fees. Algorand joins Wormhole’s portfolio which includes Solona, Terra, Ethereum, Avalanche, Oasis, Binanace, Polygon, Fantom, and Aurora.

 “Wormhole has quickly become one of the largest DeFi networks in the world,” said Hendrik Hofstadt from Wormhole.

 “The network plays a key role in enabling liquidity to flow into new ecosystems, which has a profound impact on the growth and expansion of decentralizing protocols, projects, liquidity, governance, and participation. The Wormhole community is excited to welcome Algorand to DeFi’s fastest-growing multi-chain liquidity network.”


Staci Warden Attends Boston Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting


Algorand Foundation CEO Staci Warden made a prominent appearance earlier this week at the Boston Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. During the event Warden was interviewed by Bloomberg Technology to speak about Algorand as a potential environmentally friendly alternative to Bitcoin. The full interview can be viewed here.


Wayru Complete Seed Round


Decentralized network provider Wayru have completed a successful seed round raise of $1.96m. The raise was led by prominent Algorand VC firm Borderless Capital several other high profile investors.

“Internet access is as critical as the access to financial services,” said Borderless Capital CEO David Garcia.

“We are honored to back and support Wayru’s vision of democratizing access to the internet, starting with low income and rural communities in emerging markets and accelerating the deployment of the internet infrastructure by using blockchain technology to create the network effect on building connectivity.”


Terra Projects Migrating to Algorand


Algorand Foundation CEO Staci Warden has confirmed receiving several expressions of interest from prominent projects building on the Terra network wishing to migrate to Algorand. The Terra network unfortunately suffered from a well-documented crash last week leaving many projects on the platform looking to explore other potential solutions. To assist Warden revealed that the Foundation are creating a tool that makes it easy and seamless for Terra Luna projects to migrate/bridge/mint their NFTs on Algorand.


NFDomains Mainnet Launch Date Announced


The NFDomain project has announced that it will be launching on Algorand mainnet on June 4th. The NFDomain platform is set to allow users to purchase domain authorities as NFTs meaning that once purchased they are owned by the user permanently. In addition to this the platform will also allow users to put their domains to use for sending and receiving crypto.


Algorand Foundation Supports Activate Hackathon With Scholarships


The Algorand Foundation has announced that it will supporting scholarships for top students in university blockchain clubs to participate in the Activate x Wormhole Hackathon in Miami.

“We are committed to student support and engagement with student organizations and see them as crucial contributors to innovation and success in blockchain technologies,” said Hugo Krawczyk, Head of the Algorand Centres of Excellence (ACE) programme.

“Supporting talent from student initiatives like Kryptosphere, Boiler Blockchain and Princeton Blockchain Society helps create a vibrant environment for the next generation of blockchain natives. Participation in hackathons is a tremendous learning opportunity and gives students a platform to leverage their skills and establish connections.”


Paul Riegle Algorand Deep Dive With JT Invests in You


Algorand content creator JT Invests in You conducted an insightful interview this week with Algorand CPO Paul Riegle providing a comprehensive overview of the ecosystem. The pair discussed several important topics including the user experience of Algorand, upcoming upgrades to the layer-1, the importance of interoperability and more. A great watch for anyone wanting a deep dive into the current state of the network and its future direction.


Silvio Micali Named in Boston Globe Tech Power Players 50 List

Algorand Founder and Turing Award Winning Cryptographer Silvio Micali has been named by the Boston Globe as one of 50 Tech Power Players in the state of Massachusetts.

The list recognizes the honorees' career impact on technology and business, taking into account their tech-specific contributions and innovations during the pandemic. 

"There are hundreds of influential companies and leaders based here in Massachusetts whose work has a major impact on the future of technology, said CEO of Boston Globe Media Linda Henry.

“We are thrilled to recognize this group of leaders for their incredible contributions to both the tech community and to our region. The Globe has expanded its own investment in covering tech and innovation because there has been such high demand – from industry leaders and from our readers – to tell the incredible stories from our region and to shine a spotlight on Greater Boston as a thriving hub for innovation."



AlgoOracle closed Seed Round


Algorand based oracle network Algoracle has completed its seed raise of $1.5m with support from some of the ecosystem’s largest VC firms. The was led by Borderless Capital, with major contributions from the Algorand Foundation, Valhalla Capital, and Big Brain Holdings.

“We are excited to back Algoracle and their vision of bringing data on-chain in a decentralized fashion,” said Borderless Capital CEO David Garcia.

“This will help developers to build more powerful and sophisticated applications and smart contracts, enabling innovative and disruptive new use cases on top of the Algorand blockchain.”


Price Watch

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