Support Darwinia While Investing in the Next Generation Infrastructure for the Web3.0 Metaverse

The Polkadot Crowdloan has been live, and Darwinia Network, as a Polkadot Metaverse project, has officially announced its participation in the auction.

Darwinia Network mainly focuses on building a trustless multi-chain bridge hub, supporting Defi, NFT, Gamefi applications, which will become the foundational layer for the next generation of the Web3.0 Metaverse.

We have structured a generous benefits package for our crowdloan contributors and sincerely hope you will consider loaning us your DOTs so that we can be successful in our bid for a parachain slot!

Darwinia’s Crowdloan Rewards

Darwinia Network has allocated 10% of its native token RING’s total supply to fund the Polkadot slot auction. The rewards pool value exceeds $20M at the time of writing this post.

Available to win whether Darwinia gains a parachain slot or not:

  • 1 BTC
  • Metaverse NFT blind box packages (including Metaverse game Evolution Land assets, limited-editions of commemorative medals, and hidden collaborative NFTs with other star Metaverse projects)

Unlock when Darwinia wins a parachain slot:

  • 200,000,000 RING
  • 8,000 KTON

These rewards will be shared by our contributors. We also offer four incentive mechanisms to boost your rewards. Keep reading to get more details about the rewards and bonus boost strategies.

Darwinia’s Participation Strategy

Polkadot’s on-chain governance has approved two batches of auctions. Batch 1 has 5 auctions starting from November 11, 2021, till the middle of December 2021. Batch 2 has 6 auctions starting from December 23, 2021, till early March 2022.

  1. Darwinia’s Crowdloan Activation: Batch 1
    Darwinia’s Crowdloan will be active and open for contributions when Batch 1 auctions start on November 11, 2021. You can signal your support at the very beginning.
  2. Darwinia’s Parachain Auction: Batch 2
    Darwinia will strategically skip Batch 1 auctions, but bid for Batch 2 auctions starting on December 23, 2021.

How to Contribute to the Darwinia Crowdloan

Decentralized channels

  1. Darwinia PLO page
  2. Polkadot.js
  3. Math Wallet
    For Android user, suggest install MathWallet1 version here https://mathwallet.org/mathwallet1/
    For iOS user, please follow below guide to open dapp https://blog.mathwallet.org/?p=3462

Centralized channels

  1. Gate.io
  2. Huobi
  3. Parallel (offer cDOT liquidity staking)
  4. Equilibrium (offer Fluid xDOT staking)
  5. BigONE

Specific details will be announced if other methods of participation open up. So stay tuned for follow-up posts.

Incentive Mechanisms

1. Contribution Pioneers

  • Reward: 1 BTC proportionally distributed among the top 5 contributors based on their contribution amount.
  • Qualifications:
    ○ Contribute more than 10,000 DOT by the start of Polkadot’s Batch 2 auction (December 23, 2021);
    ○ Ranking in the top 5 contributors.
  • Rewards Distribution Time: Will be released immediately when the Batch 2 auction starts.

Highlights:

  • BTC is the new digital gold;
  • The BTC reward does not depend on Darwinia’s success in the slot auctions;
  • Win a rock-solid reward within just one month, huge ROI;
  • BTC will be distributed immediately without vesting terms.

Contribution Strategy:

After contributing to the Darwinia crowdloan, there is no need to wait for tokens to finish vesting or getting listed. Also, joining the crowdloan earlier with a large investment of DOT will help Darwinia Network attract more follow-up contributions which bring a higher chance of getting.

2. The Metaverse NFT Blind Boxes Airdrop

  • Rewards: Limited-edition Metaverse NFT blind boxes, including Evolution Land Raffle Tickets, PLO commemorative medals (a total of 1,000 will be randomly distributed), and hidden collaborative NFTs with other popular Metaverse projects.
  • Qualification: Contribute ≥10 DOT during the entire Darwinia crowdloan.
  • Rewards Distribution Time: Will be released immediately after the Batch 2 auctions end (March 10, 2022).
  • Rewards Details:
    ○ Evolution Land’s NFT prize pool
    includes a total of 200 NFT lands, 400 NFT generation-0 apostles, and 400 treasure chests. One or more of which can be randomly obtained;
    ○ Each unique address can obtain a maximum of one blind box.

Highlights:

  • The future development potential of the Metaverse is limitless;
  • The value-added space with the limited edition NFTs is very considerable;
  • You will receive the NFT rewards even if Darwinia fails to secure a slot.

Contribution Strategy:

By just contributing 10 DOT, you will have a chance to win various NFTs for free and unlock the gate towards the future of the Metaverse.

3. Referral Program

  • Basic Referral Reward: +5% for both the referrer and the referee.
  • Qualification: You and your friend contribute to Darwinia crowdloan via the same referral link that is generated at the Darwinia PLO page.
  • Advanced Referral Leaderboard Bonus: More amount of DOT will be contributed via your referral link, the higher you will move up the leaderboard. The top 10 contributors will receive up to an extra 3% boost, which means you can get as much as an 8% referral reward.

Highlights:

  1. Both the referrer and the referee enjoy a 5% additional reward;
  2. If the referred amount ranks in the top 10, you have an extra reward boost of up to 3%:

TOP 1: 5% → 8%
TOP 2–5: 5% → 7%
TOP 6–10: 5% → 6%

Contribution Strategy:

The more your friends contribute through your referral link, the more rewards you will receive, which also moves you up the referrals leaderboard and earns you an additional bonus.

4. Early Bird Program

  • Rewards: Up to 120% rewards boost.
  • Qualification: Contribute before the start of Polkadot’s Batch 2 auction (December 23, 2021).
  • Detailed Algorithm:
  1. Pioneer Stage (120% reward boost): from the start of the Darwinia crowdloan to the end of the batch 1 auction (December 23, 2021). During this stage, contributors will receive a 120% reward boost.
  2. Regular Stage (100% reward): from the start of the batch 2 auction (December 23, 2021) to the winning auction’s candle light-up time. During this stage, contributors will receive a 100% of the reward.
  3. Final Stage (100% to 0 linear regression): from candle light-up time to the result-determine block within the winning auction. During this stage, rewards will reduce linearly to zero.

For example, if you participate in the crowdloan between “Darwinia Crowdloan Starts” — “Batch 2 Auction Begins” and invest 10,000 DOT, the reward multiplier will be 120%. Assuming that Darwinia wins the slot auction with 5,000,000 DOT, you will obtain 10,000 DOT / 5,000,000 DOT * (200,000,000 RING and 8,000 KTON) * 120% = 480,000 RING and 19.2 KTON.

The above calculation is a rough estimation. The value will be precisely calculated according to the block height.

Highlights:

  • Early bird supporters can earn a bonus of up to 120% of the reward.

Contribution Strategy:

You can contribute as soon as the Darwinia crowdloan opens up. The earlier you participate, the higher the returns!

Tip: The rewards for the Referral Program and the Early Bird Program will start vesting linearly if Darwinia successfully wins the Polkadot parachain slot.

About Darwinia Network

Darwinia Network is a decentralized cross-chain bridge network building on Substrate, which is the “cross-chain bridge hub” of the Web 3.0 Metaverse. It provides a safe and general bridging solution, connects to Polkadot, Ethereum, TRON, and other heterogeneous chains by cross-chain transfer of assets and remote chain calls.

Darwinia has been contributing to the compatibility and interoperability of the Metaverse.

The application areas of Darwinia Network include DeFi, cross-chain NFT trading, games, etc. Darwinia also develops the Metaverse game Evolution Land.

Darwinia Network has gained high reputation and recognition along the way to build the decentralized cross-chain bridge protocol. In 2020, Darwinia was written in Polkadot light-paper as one of the friends of Polkadot and Substrate. And Darwinia was selected to join Substrate Builder Program and Web3.0 Bootcamp, and for the outstanding work in Substrate Builder Program, Darwinia Network was officially awarded the Level 2 badge by Parity. The products and tools developed by Darwinia have been rewarded three W3F Grants.

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As an open cross-chain bridge protocol based on Substrate, Darwinia focuses on the construction of future Internet of Tokens. TG: http://t.me/DarwiniaNetwork