Polkadot Digest 4 Apr 2023

Polkadot News

Referendum 112, proposing to immediately increase the number of validators in the active set from 297 to 500, is failing with 26% in favor. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/112

Have an ink! project you are looking to fund? Check out the ink!ubator for ink! grants - GitHub - smart-contract-bounty/Ecosystem-Grants

The Polkadot Digest mostly focuses on the relay chain, but if you’re interested in learning what’s happening in the broader ecosystem, check out the weekly Polkadot Round-Up. https://twitter.com/Polkadot/status/1642896743288152069

Kusama News

With two days left in the current parachain lease auction, Acurast has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

There is a new Referendum looking to redirect Society funds to be staked for the benefit of the Kusama Treasury. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/145

There are 11 active Referenda up for vote in total. KSM holders can vote on Referenda here: Polkadot/Substrate Portal