Wanchain (WAN)

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Wanchain (WAN) is a blockchain platform founded in 2017 by Jack Lu and Dustin Byington, who are also the founders of projects Factom and Tendermint respectively. Wanchain is viewed by the team as a bridge in the currently disparate decentralized financial world.

The network makes use of a number of features to distinguish itself from other projects with a similar goal, these being cross-chain functionality and private transactions through the Ring Confidential Transactions technique. 

Calling itself the most advanced blockchain interoperability hub, the Wanchain team is working on connecting isolated public and private blockchains. The team has listed 4 major use cases for this concept: cross-chain decentralized exchanges, cross-chain mobile payments, connected enterprise blockchains and decentralized financial applications. 

Wanchain has established several partnerships to expedite the process of different chains working together. Partners include PundiX, MakerDAO, ICON and Aion, the latter two and Wanchain being members of the Blockchain Interoperability Alliance.

At the end of 2018, Wanchain published their agenda for 2019, which included a proof of concept for a Proof-of-Stake algorithm and alpha testing for it, upgrades to the wallet, more ERC20 token integrations, multi-asset wallets, the live launch of the PoS algorithm and the launch of Wanchain 4.0.

The team completed several of these objectives in 2019. Most recently, the team completed the switch to the PoS algorithm. The team also released mobile, desktop and offline wallets. As for Wanchain 4.0, it is expected by the end of the year. Also worth mentioning is the focus on ecosystem development, and the project has made much progress on that front, as a slew of releases on the official blog will attest to.


Wanchain - Second Storeman Group Begins January 1st, 2021 — Don’t Forget to Register Your Node

30 Dec 2020 2 minute read 0 comments ZooKeeper

The first Storeman group began from November 21st, 2020, and the second group will begin operation on January 1st, 2021. Make certain to prepare your node if you want to participate in the second group, or to register to withdraw if you are a current...

WanLend — The First Cross-chain Lending Platform on Wanchain Is Live!

26 Dec 2020 2 minute read 0 comments ZooKeeper

WanLend is the first ever Wanchain based decentralized lending platform, and it goes live today! This is the second major DeFi DApp to go live on Wanchain since the launch of Wanchain 5.0, the first being the Uniswap instpired AMM DEX, WanSwap. WanLe...

WanWallet Mobile v4.0—The Wanchain 5.0 Mobile Update Has Landed!

18 Dec 2020 3 minute read 0 comments ZooKeeper

The all new mobile WanWallet update for Wanchain 5.0 features a new and improved UI/UX, cross-chain Storeman node delegation and staking features, and an improved cross-chain transaction experience. Note: Development on both the Google Play Android v...

How to use wanswap on mobile?

13 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tokenization

How to use wanswap on mobile?Hello, today I wanted to explain to you how to use wanswap on Android and iOS devices. NOW HOW TO INSTALL WANMASK EXTENSIONS ON YANDEX BROWSER Step 1: Download and install Yandex browser from the Play Store or App store....

Wanchain 5.0: WanMask Guide

13 Dec 2020 4 minute read 0 comments ZooKeeper

In this guide, we will explain how to use WanMask, the browser extension wallet on Wanchain. WanMask is a free and secure browser extension that allows web3 applications to read and interact with the Wanchain blockchain. It is almost identical to Met...

Wanchain Updates from November 2020

12 Dec 2020 2 minute read 1 comment ZooKeeper

Wanchain Community, The month of November has marked some significant milestones not just for the team with the launch of Wanchain 5.0 and various other updates, but also for the community with the launch of WanSwap! Let’s dive into some of the most...

Wanchain NFT: How to Play the ‘Dark Forest’

11 Dec 2020 2 minute read 1 comment ZooKeeper

URL: https://dark-forest.wandevs.org/ Developed by: Wanchain community developers Audit by: Wanchain dev team Result: All clear, no loopholes IMPORTANT NOTICE: ‘Dark Forest’ is another WanDevs’ gamification application. It’s NOT from Wanchain offici...

Comparative Analysis of wanBTC with tBTC

10 Dec 2020 6 minute read 0 comments ZooKeeper

  With the release of Wanchain 5.0, a new decentralized crosschain solution has been implemented already! In the last article, I analyzed the renBTC crosschain solution, and I also mentioned that wanBTC will have a significant improvements over Ren’...

Wanchain: Liquidity on WanSwap Explained

8 Dec 2020 2 minute read 0 comments ZooKeeper

In this article, we will explain how liquidity works on WanSwap. Introduction to liquidity pools When you supply liquidity to a WanSwap liquidity pool, you receive WSLP tokens in proportion to how much liquidity you supply to the pool. When a trade...

How to Cross-chain Transfer Your BTC to wanBTC

8 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ZooKeeper

Here are the steps for converting BTC to wanBTC. The backward converstion steps from wanBTC to BTC are almost the same. 1. Send your BTC to WanWallet Desktop Open WanWallet Desktop, go to Wallet > BTC > @Bticoin, and copy your Bitcoin address. Send y...