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: September 16, 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. For more from Algopulse visit

Pera Wallet Partner with Xfinite

Decentralized entertainment ecosystem Xfinitie has announced a new partnership with Algorand Wallet Pera. In a statement the two projects revealed that their joint plans include giving the XET token the “Trusted ASA” Badge on Pera, integrating Pera Connect to MzaaloNFT, joint marketing ventures, and deeper product integration.

“It’s always a pleasure to collaborate with other Algorand projects and working with Pera is something we are super excited about,” said Xfinite CEO Swanet Singh.

“The ease of use, versatility, and community of the Pera ecosystem is an amazing avenue of collaboration for us and we hope to bring their users something different with the XET token and MzaaloNFT offerings.”


Algorand Employee Confirms Increased Compatibility with Ledger

Algorand Director of Product Rotem Hemo has this week confirmed new Algorand and Ledger firmware has been launched removing previous integration barriers between the two products. Thanks to the new firmware users will now experience full support in any transaction type and size, blind signing, and support for the new Ledger Nano S+. Ledger is one of the world’s most well-known cold wallet brands meaning that this full integration will make the Algorand ecosystem more accessible to Ledger users.

Algorand Included as Layer-1 Option in xHack

Algorand has been named among a group of several layer-1 blockchains that will be for projects in the upcoming xHack Hackathon hosted by Wormhole. Taking place in Chicago, the event will run over the course of 4 weeks offering participants a variety of challenges across a wide spectrum of chains. Those interested in taking part can apply for the event here.

Encode x Algorand Accelerator Announced

Algorand have announced the launch of a new 8-week online accelerator in partnership with Encode. The aim of the program is to identify the best global early-stage projects and equip them to become fully fledged start-ups.

The course also aims to provide projects with as much additional support as possible with a specialized 1-to-1 mentorship program. Applications for the Hackathon close on September 18 with applications being chosen by September 23. The event will take place from September 26-November 18.

Algo Foundry CTO Michael Knott Delivers Algorand Lecture to NTU Singapore Students

The Algo Foundry CTO Michael Knott has delivered a lecture to NTU Singapore students explaining the Algorand blockchain. Speaking to the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Knott gave the students a synopsis of his career to date before a deep dive into his involvement with the Algorand blockchain. Algo Foundry is an education tool powered by the Algorand Foundation and Undercurrent Capital to better equip founders for building products on the Algorand blockchain. You can listen back to the full insightful lecture here.

Algorand Foundation CEO Speaks at SALT Conference

Algorand Foundation CEO Staci Warden joined a star-studded line-up of speakers at the SALT Conference in New York City this week taking part in the TradFi & DeFi Converge panel. The SALT Conference is hosted annually by Sky Bridge Capital and aims to converge global leaders for speaking and networking. Sky Bridge is of course headed up by prominent Algorand advocate Anthony Scaramucci who recently published a book on Algorand. Warden was joined on the TradFi & DeFi Converge panel by Geoffrey Clauss of Blockdaemon, Kristin Smith of Blockchain Association, Mary-Catherine Lader of Uniswap, Leon Marshall of Genesis Capital, and Akbar Thobhani of SFOX Trading.

Algorand Working on Significant Storage Upgrade


The CEO of DeFi trading tool Ultrade Dan Goldman has shared details on an important new upgrade coming to the Algorand network. The upgrade will be focused on “boxes” which will essentially mean a significant improvement to data storage limits for smart contracts. Read the full details in the thread by Goldman here.


Algorand CEO Sean Ford Interviewed on Gokhshtein Media


Algorand CEO Sean Ford this week appeared on the popular crypto channel Gokhshtein Media to promote the Algorand blockchain. Gokhshtein Media has over 100k followers on Twitter and covers a wide range of crypto topics. The discussion with Ford was his first video on Algorand, giving Ford the opportunity to explain the ecosystem and Algorand Inc’s biggest strategic goals. Watch the full interview here.


Decipher 2022 Speaker Line-up Reveal Begins


The speaker line for the upcoming Decipher Conference is slowly being revealed by Algorand with some of the ecosystem’s biggest names slated to appear. So far the line-up includes Sky Bridge Capital CEO Anthony Scaramucci, Algorand Founder Silvio Micali, Algorand CEO Sean Ford, Algorand Foundation CEO Staci Warden, Borderless Capital CEO David Garcia, and more. Decipher 2022 will take place in Dubai with tickets currently on sale.

Price Watch

The price of Algorand (source: Algoexplorer).
Transaction volume on Algorand (source: Algoexplorer).
Total accounts on Algorand (source: Algoexplorer).

Thank you for reading this week’s edition of the Weekly Pulse as we look forward to continue bringing this content to the Algorand Community. Was there anything that we missed? If so let us know on Twitter where you can also send us any news you see throughout next week for our next instalment. For more from Algopulse visit

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