Polkadot Digest 20 Dec 2023

Polkadot News

Have you ever wondered what Web3 Foundation does? Filippo Franchini explains the different teams working here in his recent Polkaverse post. Web3 Foundation Teams Overview - PolkaVerse

Referendum 370, a Treasury Proposal for Kalatori, a non-custodial Polkadot/AssetHub eCommerce gateway, is now up for vote. Kalatori — non-custodial Polkadot/AssetHub payment gateway for eCommerce | Polkassembly

There are now 45 OpenGov referenda up for vote. Anyone with DOT in their account can vote on referenda, even if those DOT are staked or otherwise locked. All Tracks | Polkassembly

For more information on Polkadot OpenGov, you can read about it on the Polkadot Wiki - Introduction to Polkadot OpenGov · Polkadot Wiki

Web3 Foundation’s Decentralized Futures program, seeking to distribute 20 million USD and 5 million DOT to support new initiatives growing the Polkadot ecosystem, is still accepting applicants. https://futures.web3.foundation/

Kusama News

With less than a day to go in the current parachain lease auction, Mangata X has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Kappa Sigma Mu is seeing an uptick in bids - you can learn more about this unique on-chain society here - https://ksmsociety.io/

The Polkadot Digest will be taking a break until 3 Jan. See you all on 3 Jan for a new year of building on Polkadot!