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We’ve packed this article with useful information for blockchain enthusiasts of any level to gain a deeper understanding of oracles and the role they play in crypto adoption.
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  1. Introduction
  2. What is a Blockchain Oracle?
  3. What Are the Main Types of Oracles?
  4. How Do Oracles Provide Decentralized Data
  5. What is the Difference Between a Centralized and Decentralized Oracle?
  6. Why Do We Need Oracles?
  7. How Do Blockchain Oracles Work?
  8. What is the…


Why everyone is so excited about Diem?

If you missed the moment when Libra turned into Diem, we don’t blame you. There was a lot of regulatory resistance against Facebook’s blockchain project, and it quickly lost the support of such key partners as PayPal, eBay, MasterCard, and Stripe. So when news of Libra stopped coming, a lot of people thought that the project had been shut down.

Instead, Facebook quietly renamed the blockchain Diem and is now targeting a pilot stablecoin launch at the end of 2021. …


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In this first episode of Bridging Crypto — an experiment in infotainment, Alejo Pinto, our Chief Growth Officer explores how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are going mainstream in Miami as well as how NFTs have the potential to gain mainstream adoption through Facebook. 👇👇👇

Alejandro Pinto — Pontem Network Chief Growth Officer

I’m in Miami today seeing friends and family and I’ve been thinking a lot about my own upbringing as an immigrant from Colombia to this country, and the wealth disparity I’ve had the…


Pontem, the decentralized application (dapp) framework for Facebook’s Diem project raises a $4.5M seed round led by Mechanism Capital and Kenetic Capital that includes other notable funds and established crypto companies

Pontem allows crypto projects to use the established ecosystems of secure networks like Ethereum, Polkadot and EOS to enable interoperation with the forthcoming Diem Blockchain. …


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Another important milestone has been reached: Pontem Network is now live on the testnet, and you can already build projects on it using a graphic or command line interface. If you’re eager to practice with Move VM ahead of the release of Diem by Facebook, this is your best chance.

Play and experiment with an Experimental Network for Diem on testnet right now!

Releasing a testnet is always an emotional moment. Finally, you’re showing something you’ve been working on for months to a wide audience…


Pontem Network is a Substrate-based experimental network that allows developers to build and test dApps compatible with the upcoming Diem blockchain. With the completion of its third milestone for the Web3 Foundation grants program, Pontem becomes the first project to bring Diem’s Move programming language to Polkadot.

About Pontem Network

Pontem Network is an ambitious testing ground for the soon-to-be-released Diem blockchain, spearheaded by Facebook. Built on Substrate and completely independent from Diem, Pontem uses a near-identical codebase, allowing developers to create and deploy solutions aimed at Diem before the latter is released. …


Digital art NFTs fetch thousands of dollars, so it’s not surprising that influencers and bloggers are looking for ways to join the NFT trend and turn their own work into crypto collectibles. But what would be the best platform for influencer NFTs?

It’s natural to think of Diem by Facebook first, because KOLs’ audiences are based on Facebook and Instagram. However, Pontem Network might be a better option, allowing bloggers to sell NFTs to the same 2.7 billion-strong audience but without the regulatory hurdles of Diem.

How can influencers earn money selling NFTs?

An NFT is a blockchain representation of a unique asset — an artwork, song…


Recently, both Web3 Foundation and Wings Foundation have supported us with grants, so now Pontem Network is one step closer to become the “Kusama” for Diem. And today we are going to talk about one of the interesting possible cases of our project called Pontem Blocks*. We will explore more about this tool and its possible usages.

What are Pontem Blocks?

In a nutshell, Pontem Blocks is a case that brings different DeFi tools together in one place. It allows users to create their own strategies, unite all operations into one transaction, and give external developers a chance to monetize their own developed blocks.


At the beginning of 2021, non-fungible tokens (NFT) made a lot of noise and became one of the most debated branches of the crypto industry.

The number of projects built on the NFT ecosystem has been rapidly growing ever since. And all because NFTs show the potential to change how people make art, buy products digitally, and express themselves.

Let’s take a closer look at what makes NFTs so special and how you can benefit from them.

NFTs in short

An NFT is a type of cryptographic token with extra opportunities. One NFT is unique and impossible to be replicated, changed, or supplemented…


Today we present a short digest of the events that we recently had, and at the end, you will find interesting news.

For those who are acquainting themselves with our project for the first time, here is Pontem Network in four points:

  1. What Pontem does is connect Diem by Facebook and the decentralized world, including the emerging crypto markets. The network will help Diem users get access to all the use-cases provided by the unregulated society, such as financial instruments, DeFi and NFT, and even games.
  2. We’re keeping on our road to become one of the Polkadot Parachains and support…

Pontem Network

Pontem Network is the “Kusama” of Diem by Facebook

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