BandChain Phase 2: Successful Mainnet Launch

Band Protocol has successfully launched BandChain Phase 2 on the Mainnet, upgrading from GuanYu to Laozi which supports streamed revenue for data providers and IBC integrations. The BandChain Phase 2 upgrade enhances all facets of the decentralized oracle network to consistently provide reliable external information to the rapidly growing demands of blockchain applications, decentralized finance, … Read more

Band Protocol Integrates With First Optimistic Rollup Platform Boba Network

Boba Network (Enya), previously known as OmisegoX, has partnered with Band Protocol to bring secure decentralized oracles to their layer-2 optimistic rollup platform to build a more trusted and scalable Ethereum ecosystem. Founded by Stanford faculty and alumni, Enya creates decentralized infrastructure solutions to serve the growing demands of blockchain applications and the next wave … Read more

BCIP-3: BandChain Laozi Mainnet Official Upgrade Proposal B

With the launches of the Laozi Testnet #1–4 and stable network performance over the past months, we are ready to move on to the final step before the launch of BandChain Phase 2. We are excited to share that the core Band Protocol development team has submitted a new BandChain Improvement Proposal B (BCIP-3) to … Read more

Band Protocol August 2021 Community Update

Dear Band Community, August has marked another month of significant progress for Band Protocol with rigorous migration tests in the lead-up to the BandChain Phase 2 Mainnet launch. During this time, we have also partnered with six major DeFi and blockchain platforms that are using Band Protocol oracles in production to secure hundreds of millions … Read more

This Week in DeFi – August 27

To the DeFi community, This week, Aave announced plans for more robust cross-chain governance as the Ethereum community supporting the initial Aave framework branch out to other chains and L2 solutions. The announcement was also paired with news that Aave will open source the Aave UI, allowing anyone around the world to contribute to, utilize, … Read more

0Chain Partners With Band Protocol to Secure Decentralized Storage Layer

0Chain, a high-performance decentralized storage network, has partnered with Band Protocol to enable metadata mapping, token price feeds, and more through secure and customizable decentralized oracles. 0Chain enables scalable storage on a distributed level that allows for high transaction throughput as well as high data availability and now higher security through Band Oracles for which … Read more

Phase 2 Whitepaper Digest #1: Decentralized Data Market (Supply Side)

With the relaunch for BandChain Phase 2 (Laozi) coming up, we will summarize the updates in the Band Protocol architecture, technical specifications, and features introduced in the upgrade. While the whitepaper will be officially released in PDF format closer to the time of Phase 2 Mainnet launch, we wanted to take the opportunity to educate … Read more

Cronos Integrates Band Protocol For Scalable and Customizable Decentralized Oracles on L2

Band Protocol is proud to share an integration with Cronos, the scalable EVM-compatible layer-2 chain developed by the team, to integrate Band Oracles for decentralized and end-to-end customizable oracles for all applications on Cronos. The deep collaboration also extends into creating a custom oracle script for the Cronos price feed and having the Band … Read more

This Week in DeFi – August 6

To the DeFi community, This week, dYdX introduced the dYdX Foundation, designed to support and grow the dYdX L2 protocol, including funding research and conduct business on behalf of the protocol, on the path to full decentralization.  To that end, the dYdX token was also announced this week, a governance token that enables rewards and … Read more

Band Protocol July 2021 Community Update

Dear Band Community, The month of July proved to be a rollercoaster with positive learning experiences with the feedback help of our community and validators. We are proud to share that our team has been able to use the time effectively to plan, continue to onboard institutional-grade data providers utilizing BandChain Phase 2, and scope … Read more