We’re delighted to announce that you’ll soon be able to trade DOWS tokens on Pancake Swap.

We’re very proud of all the work we’ve been doing recently to secure partnerships and integrations for Shadows. Synthetic assets represent a huge leap forward for how people can invest their money and benefit financially. Accessibility is how Shadows aims to be at the forefront of the emerging DeFi movement.

Having been built on Binance Smart Chain (as well as Polkadot), a launch on Pancake Swap makes perfect sense for Shadows. …


Built on both Binance Smart Chain and Polkadot’s multi-chain ecosystem, Shadows Network provides an alternative to traditional derivatives exchanges, removing the need for counterparties by allowing participants to issue synthesized asset tokens on a blockchain. Users can then enter into smart contracts to long or short underlying assets without owning them.

Synthetic assets on the Shadows Network are underwritten by the native DOWS token, providing the collateral required to mint the synths, later destroyed to settle the debt. Users can first stake DOWS and mint the xUSD stablecoin, backed by a minimum 800% collateralization ratio to secure enough liquidity against…


The traditional global derivatives market is valued at a staggering $1.2 quadrillion across futures, options, commodities, and other financial instruments. Shadows is at the forefront of an emerging decentralized trading platform movement seeking to disrupt this legacy market and bring financial derivatives to the rapidly growing defi space using synthetic assets.

Synthetic assets or synths are tokenized derivatives that represent real assets, tracking the price of stocks, currencies, commodities, digital assets, and other financial products without directly owning the underlying. …


We’re delighted to announce that we will be partnering with Poly Network, a groundbreaking heterogeneous interoperability protocol alliance.

Interoperability is the future of the blockchain industry. Poly Network is built to create a cross-chain solution for heterogeneous chains, and its vision is to facilitate seamless connectivity for the blockchain world. With Poly Network, authorized homogenous or heterogenous public blockchains can connect and communicate with one another. Following the mainnet launch on August 18, 2020, Poly Network has implemented interoperability with 9 heterogeneous chains including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Neo, Ontology, BSC, Heco, Elrond, Zilliqa and Cosmos-SDK. Since the launch, the protocol has…


Dear Shadows Community,

In the Shadows ecosystem, the Shadows Parachain is a very significant infrastructure, which will support the work of the various DeFi DApps of Shadows. We define the Shadows Parachain as: web3.0 scalable distributed DeFi infrastructure. It will have several key features such as being cross-chain, highly-efficienct, fast, convenient, and safe. The Shadows parachain will support the concept of the entire shadows ecosystem aircraft carrier.

In order to let the Shadows community be actively involved in the process of our ecosystem development, we hereby hand over the naming of the Shadows Parachain to the hands of the community…


It gives us great pleasure to announce that Shadows Network has partnered with Ren Protocol, whose protocol provides access to inter-chain liquidity for all decentralized applications (dApps).

With a permissionless, decentralized virtual machine, RenVM facilitates cross-chain lending, exchange, collateralization and more by leveraging zero-knowledge proofs over an sMPC based protocol that the team has pioneered. The state, inputs, and outputs of all programs that RenVM runs are kept hidden from everyone, including the nodes that power it. …


We are delighted to announce that our latest strategic partnership is with Bridge Mutual, the decentralized risk coverage platform.

Built for smart contracts, stablecoins, exchanges and other DeFi instruments, Bridge Mutual is aiming to revolutionize traditional insurance by making it more transparent and efficient. With Bridge, claims and investments are recorded on the blockchain and fully auditable by the public, with all claims undergoing a multi-phase voting process enforced with rewards and penalties.

Through our strategic partnership, Shadows Network will integrate Bridge’s risk coverage widget into our Polkadot-based synthetic trading platform, giving all users the opportunity to cover their risk…


Hodling is great. It can deliver significant returns given enough time and patience. But what if you could grow your crypto assets while hodling at the same time? Or release some of the value into stablecoins without selling your crypto? That basic premise has led to an explosion in crypto lending services, enabling hodlers to receive interest payments on their stack or to use it as collateral for a loan without giving up the underlying assets. Even for those who find crypto volatility off-putting, stablecoin assets generate some of the best returns.

What makes this particularly attractive is that the…


Brief Information

Shadows is a hub for issuing, trading, lending and borrowing synthetic assets. Hotbit is a cryptocurrency exchange founded in January 2018, currently supports 6 languages and has accumulated 1,000,000+ registered users from more than 170 countries and areas all over the world.

Hotbit AMA Host — Cyrus: Hello, everyone. I am sure you all are very excited for today’s AMA session. Let’s welcome Patrick Kim, Head of Product of Shadows Network to introduce 【Shadows Network: A Synthetic future on Polkadot】to us in AMA.

Here is our AMA session today,

1. Online interview.

2. Free Q&A session by Patrick and Community…


We’re pleased to share details of Shadows Network’s latest strategic partnership. DIA (Decentralized Information Asset) will be working with Shadows to implement oracles into the cross-chain synthetics protocol we’re developing.

Oracles are at the heart of decentralized finance, giving market actors access to data sourced from external systems including other blockchains and traditional finance. DIA’s tamper-proof oracles are highly regarded within the blockchain space, and the caliber of their developer team is impeccable. Electing to pursue a technical partnership with DIA was thus one of the easiest decisions we’ve had to make.

You Can’t Have Synths Without Oracles

Oracles are a critical part of our developer…

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