Uniting a network of purpose-built blockchains
The larger the number of blockchains continues to grow, the more challenging it becomes to transfer information and value across them. Polkadot addresses this challenge head-on by providing an underlying architecture that enables developers to build blockchains atop it. This system is made up of “parachains” that are able to talk to one another and run in parallel atop the network.
Polkadot is a highly scalable blockchain built on top of highly customizable substrate technology. Through heterogenous sharding, Polkadot connects several chains, known as parachains, into a single network. Parachains inherit core features of the Polkadot mainchain, such as its security and node architecture. This empowers a diverse ecosystem of independent blockchains that are also interoperable.
01 How do I stake DOT with Foundry?
To stake your DOT with Foundry, please contact us at [email protected].
02 Is there a minimum required to stake DOT? What are Foundry’s rates for DOT staking?
Please contact us at [email protected] to learn about minimums and rates for staking DOT with Foundry.
03 What is Kusama?
Kusama is Polkadot’s “canary network”. It is an experimental development environment with a similar codebase to Polkadot. Developers can build and innovate on Kusama and prepare for deployment of Polkadot
04 What are parachains?
Parachains are independent blockchains that are connected to and run off of the Polkadot network. They run in parallel to one another while inheriting Polkadot’s core features, such as its security.