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Welcome the the Solfate blog. We write about blockchain things, mostly in the Solana ecosystem.

Solana Actions and blinks, Solana ETF, Firedancer bug bounty program, and more

Solana Actions and blinks, Solana ETF, Firedancer bug bounty program, and more

Teague Kaylor

8 days ago

Launch of blockchain links (blinks), a new $60m fund by Colosseum, the first Solana ETF filing by VanEck, a bug bounty for Firedancer, Circle's MiCA compliance, ZK Compression by Light Protocol, and more.

Fuse wallet in beta, TipLink dropping new features, and Solana Lab's latest product

Fuse wallet in beta, TipLink dropping new features, and Solana Lab's latest product

Teague Kaylor

24 days ago

Squads Labs' $10M raise, Solana Labs' Bond, Tiplink products, Circle's Web3 services, 2.0, DRiP Haus mobile app, and MagicBlock demo.

PayPal stablecoin, Sanctum's tokenomics, 21BTC, and Keystone in Backpack

PayPal stablecoin, Sanctum's tokenomics, 21BTC, and Keystone in Backpack

Teague Kaylor

Jun 08, 2024

Catch up on Solana: PayPal USD launch, $CLOUD tokenomics, Keystone wallet integrates into Backpack, and new podcast episodes.

DRiP and the Creator Economy on Solana

DRiP and the Creator Economy on Solana

Teague Kaylor

Jun 02, 2024

Discover how DRiP empowers creators with NFTs, offering direct monetization, control, and engagement in the Web3 creator economy using the Solana blockchain.

Consensus 2024 Ticket Giveaway (x2)

Consensus 2024 Ticket Giveaway (x2)

Nick Frostbutter

May 25, 2024

With Consensus just around the corner, Solfate is giving away 2 tickets to Consensus 2024!

US Regulation Wins, Multiple Acquisitions, Trident Fuzzer, BONK in NYC

US Regulation Wins, Multiple Acquisitions, Trident Fuzzer, BONK in NYC

Teague Kaylor

May 25, 2024

US House of Reps passes pro-crypto bill, Phantom and Squads make acquisitions, Coinbase approves BONK for NYC, and more.

Pump.Fun: The Solana Memecoin Machine

Pump.Fun: The Solana Memecoin Machine

Teague Kaylor

May 22, 2024

The pump.fun platform has been a huge driver of the memecoin mania on Solana recently, even after their recent hack from an insider.

Phantom's 7M milestone, Colosseum hackathon winners, Gameshift partners with Google

Phantom's 7M milestone, Colosseum hackathon winners, Gameshift partners with Google

Teague Kaylor

May 10, 2024

Solana's momentum: Phantom wallet's 7M users, hackathon success, and game changing partnerships boost the ecosystem.

Revolutionizing Payments with Solana

Revolutionizing Payments with Solana

Teague Kaylor

May 08, 2024

With its near-instant settlement and low fees, the Solana blockchain is becoming the powerhouse home for digital payments.

MetaDAO: The First Futarchy

MetaDAO: The First Futarchy

Teague Kaylor

Apr 26, 2024

Exploring futarchy, its principles, and applications, particularly how MetaDAO integrates it into its decentralized governance framework.

Stripe using USDC, Jupiter acquires Ultimate Wallet, Drift & Zeta announce tokens

Stripe using USDC, Jupiter acquires Ultimate Wallet, Drift & Zeta announce tokens

Teague Kaylor

Apr 24, 2024

Stripe demos crypto payments via USDC/Solana. Jupiter acquires Ultimate Wallet. Coinbase integrates Solana DEX. Drift & Zeta announce token launches.

Circle adds Solana to CCTP, Metaplex Core, Switchboard, and Marginfi

Circle adds Solana to CCTP, Metaplex Core, Switchboard, and Marginfi

Teague Kaylor

Apr 10, 2024

Circle enables cross-chain USDC transfer on Solana. Switchboard launches "On-Demand". Marginfi adds loan repayment. Metaplex introduces Core standard.

Launch of the Solana DevList

Launch of the Solana DevList

Nick Frostbutter

Jan 30, 2024

Using soul-bound NFTs, the Solana DevList is a public list of wallets verified to be owned by Solana Developers. It is a free and public good.