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Be active and earn rewards! Pillar Wallet Ambassador Program

Are you an avid user of https://www.pillar.fi/, passionate about crypto, DeFi, multichain, airdrops and eager to get more involved? You are in luck: we are launching our Ambassador program and you can now apply to become an ambassador of our products - Pillar Wallet, Etherspot and AirdropMe.

By Vlada

June 14, 2022

  • Community
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How to use cross-chain bridges effectively – Part 1

Since the famous "summer of DeFi" in 2020, the popularity of Ethereum interchain bridges has grown significantly. This popularity has been driven by the growing number of DeFi capabilities across Layer 1 networks and the rising cost of using the main Ethereum network. 

By Vlada

June 2, 2022

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How to Get Started with DeFi on Layer 2

The Ethereum community is quietly giving in to the issue of ETH 2.0 adoption. Many DeFi projects are waiting for second-tier solutions, or at least good news from Vitalik Buterin.

By Vlada

May 19, 2022

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The Pillar Genesis NFT Crypto Raffle

The Pillar Genesis NFT Crypto Raffle is here! Open to Pillar Genesis NFT holders. Win high value crypto prizes? Read how to enter below

By Kyle

April 27, 2022

  • Community

Crypto Jargon – Explained!

Are you sometimes confused by unfamiliar words used in DeFi? You don't have to be! Learn what they mean with this crypto glossary. It's a list of common words and phrases and their meanings to help you understand the conversations taking place in the cryptosphere.

By Kyle

March 16, 2022

  • Community
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The Least You Need to Know to Evaluate a DeFi Project’s Tech

Finance has traditionally been a field with a solid entry barrier due to its complex vocabulary, other than not having the financial means to participate, that is. This complexity has increased even more with the introduction of DeFi—but we cannot blame it all on the DeFi developers.

By Alexandra

February 20, 2022

  • Community
  • Product
  • Smart Wallet

Pillar Genesis NFT Lottery Mechanics & How To Win!

The Pillar team is running the Genesis NFT Lottery right now! Read on to find out how exactly to enter and how it all works. You could be a lucky winner!

By Kyle

February 2, 2022

  • Community

GameFi: When a Game is More Than Just a Game

Teachers know it. Football fans know it. Any gamer knows it. The value of just about anything can skyrocket when it’s made into a game. When it comes to crypto, dApp developers know it, too. And that’s why they’re making value for users across DeFi by adding a new link to blockchain itself: GameFi.

By Alexandra

February 1, 2022

  • Community
  • Product
  • Smart Wallet

Pillar Project Launches The Genesis Collection NFT on Polygon

It’s with great excitement that the Pillar Project team announces the launch of our ultra-exclusive Genesis Collection NFT !

By Kyle

January 26, 2022

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Claim Your Airdrop Reward And Don’t Miss NFT Lotteries!

We are thrilled to announce that the airdrop claiming dapp is up and running!

By Alexandra

January 21, 2022

  • Community
  • Partnerships

Update: $PLR, $MATIC, $PSP Airdrop List

The Pillar dev team has been hard at work verifying all eligible airdrop participants. We’ve successfully identified and disqualified hundreds of bots and duplicate entries, which was against the T’s & C’s of the drop.

By Kyle

January 20, 2022

  • Community
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How to Do Your Own Research (DYOR) on DeFi Projects

When your niece asks if you partake in DeFi platforms, it's probably time to catch up with new avenues of investment, namely, in decentralized finance.

By Kyle

January 14, 2022

  • Community
  • Product
  • Smart Wallet

Pillar Launches Genesis NFT Collection on Polygon chain

Pillar Wallet is on a mission to change the game for our DAO members by providing more value, insights & fun.

By Kyle

January 6, 2022

  • Community
  • Partnerships
  • Product
  • Smart Wallet

A Challenging But Productive 2021

Another long and eventful year is behind us and we couldn't be more thankful to have you here with us on this journey. Every single month of 2021 brought with it new milestones and features to make Pillar the best crypto wallet and Pillar’s community the proudest owners of it.

By Kyle

December 30, 2021

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  • Partnerships
  • Smart Wallet

Pillar, Polygon & ParaSwap Multi-Token Airdrop

The holidays are coming, and we’ve prepared some gifts for our community! As well as more updates from the Pillar Team!

By Jack Bass

December 10, 2021

  • Community
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How to Choose a Successful DeFi Project (Part 1)

You might be ready to try DeFi, but not know where to start. That's exactly why you need to enlist the help of a crypto wallet like Pillar.

By Jack Bass

October 25, 2021

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PLR Liquidity Mining Update: New PLR-DAI Pool and more rewards

Today, Wednesday 9 September 12:00 BST, we’re kicking off phase 3 of the PLR Liquidity Mining program. We’re excited to announce that we’ve added a new liquidity pool, and that another 350k PLR rewards pool has been funded by the Pillar Foundation.

By Romana Basilaris

September 9, 2020

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PLR Liquidity Mining: What We Learned and What Is New

Today, August 7, 00:00 BST marks the end of our 30-day Liquidity Mining experiment. Based on our learnings of the last couple of weeks we’re announcing a revised structure for this month, ending on September 4, 00:00 BST.

By Romana Basilaris

August 7, 2020

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Liquidity Mining Program Update: Week 4 and Reward Payouts

We recently launched a rewards program for the PLR/ETH Uniswap V2 pool to kickstart liquidity. The response has absolutely exceeded expectations and we're excited to not only continue, but ramp up the rewards in the coming weeks.

By Romana Basilaris

July 31, 2020

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PLR Liquidity Mining Week 3: New Rewards Structure and Dashboard

After two successful weeks, we're entering a new phase of our Liquidity Mining Program with a new rewards structure.

By Romana Basilaris

July 23, 2020

  • Community

Pillar Summer GM Highlights: DeFi Wallet, Liquidity Mining, Community Governance

During our Summer General Meeting, we looked back on the progress made the past six months, and updated our community on everything we have in the works for the next half-year.

By Romana Basilaris

July 22, 2020

  • Community

Pillar Wallet launches Liquidity Mining program and increases rewards for all Early Participants

Participants benefit from mitigated risk, token rewards, and additional governance weight for providing liquidity.

By Romana Basilaris

July 10, 2020

  • Community

PLR tokens: Know when to hold ‘em, know when to (liquidity) mine ‘em

In this article, we explain liquidity mining and Pillar's token reward program.

By Ron Kreutzer

July 9, 2020

  • Community

Pillar Balboa Begins! Token Burns, Community Funds & Liquidity Incentives

We’re excited to announce the first set of initiatives as part of the Balboa program. Now we need your feedback - all of these are up to the community to decide on!

By Drew Harding

June 17, 2020

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What is the single token experience?

We want to make cryptocurrency easy. Learn how you can explore Web3 and blockchain using our native 'meta-token' $PLR.

By Savannah Lee

June 8, 2020

  • Community

Introducing Pillar Balboa: Community-Owned Wallet Ecosystem

Introducing Pillar Balboa: Community-Owned Wallet Ecosystem

By Drew Harding

June 2, 2020

  • Community

9k new users and 500k PLR later – Referral Campaign #1 Recap

We recorded a new all-time-high adoption rate of Pillar over the weekend with the release of our Smart Wallet, making the past few days the most eventful ones of the lock-down so far.

By Jack Bass

May 26, 2020

  • Community
  • Smart Wallet

Pillar Smart Wallet has landed

The fastest and slickest version of Pillar is now live. Start exploring the world of free, private and instant transactions, with the PLR single-token experience.

By Savannah Lee

May 15, 2020

  • Community

DataWarriors #1 — A short history of you, online.

When we’re browsing online in our personal time, whether on our phones or laptops, we have the illusion of privacy. A false sense of security that what we’re doing behind our screens is somehow private.

By Savannah Lee

April 15, 2020

  • Community

Building the Pillar Wallet: Credential Issuance and Usage

Today we’ll look at the process of receiving credentials, then using your credentials to prove your identity, and recording your consent of that event.

By Ron Kreutzer

March 1, 2020

  • Community

Tokens are coming home!

As part of the changes we have made to the processes, team, and management structure of Pillar, we have also been analysing the evolving relationship we have with 2030.

By Michael Messele

February 6, 2020

  • Community

Pillar — 2020 Product Vision

With a strong wallet foundation now laid, Pillar plans to place a strong emphasis on platform distribution and adoption through key partnerships and collaborations.

By Drew Harding

January 31, 2020

  • Community

Smart wallets — are they safer than hardware wallets?

Cryptocurrency has been around for roughly a decade now. But teams are still developing and refining the best ways to store these digital assets…

By Savannah Lee

January 23, 2020

  • Community

Pillar 2019 Recap for Dummies

We recently published Pillar’s 2019 recap. For those who missed it, we’ve summarized the most important parts into a beginner-friendly article…

By Savannah Lee

January 17, 2020

  • Community

Are you still entering your private keys on the interweb?

Your keys act as gatekeepers to your funds, allowing you to access your wallets and sign cryptocurrency transactions — something that automatically happens when we send, trade and swap digital currency.

By Savannah Lee

January 10, 2020

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  • Product

Pillar Project 2019 Recap

The end of 2019 is almost upon us and as such, I want to take a moment to reflect on what we, at Pillar, have accomplished.

By Drew Harding

December 30, 2019

  • Community

Early Access For Everyone!

Here at Pillar HQ, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to make sure our entire community can join our Early Access program, turbocharging their wallets with the power of smart contracts and experience the magic of the Pillar Payment Network for the first time…

By Savannah Lee

December 20, 2019

  • Community

Building the Personal Data Locker: Using Digital Identity in Your Daily Life

Let’s think about your physical wallet for a moment. We at Pillar envision an experience for a digital wallet similar to what you currently carry in your pocket or purse.

By Savannah Lee

December 12, 2019

  • Community
  • Smart Wallet

Pillar NonConference 2019 Wrap Up

We moved Pillar HQ to Berlin for the week to be a part of its story and to host our 2019 NonConference.

By Savannah Lee

September 18, 2019

  • Community
  • Smart Wallet

Pillar Smart Wallet — get early access!

Here at Pillar HQ, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to make sure our community can turbocharge their wallets with the power of smart contracts.

By Savannah Lee

September 14, 2019

  • Community

Pillar Ambassador Program

Here at Pillar, we are very passionate about being transparent with our community, as well as empowering and educating people about the power of decentralization and blockchain.

By Pillar Project

July 25, 2019

  • Community

Time for Pillar NonConference 2019. Wait… What?

A summer event held by Pillar is a beautiful tradition and one which we’re committed to. This year we try something new.

By Jack Bass

July 18, 2019

  • Community
  • Smart Wallet

Pillar Offers Engine: a window into the DeFi world

Pillar has introduced its in-wallet cryptocurrency and token exchange functionality powered by the Pillar Offers Engine.

By Vitor Py

July 11, 2019

  • Community

Moving on from Pillar, remaining a Pillarista

I started the Pillar Project to give people more choice, more freedom, and more power.

By David Siegel

July 9, 2019

  • Community

The PLR Meta-Token For Dummies

In our quest to both maximize the utility of your PLR tokens and create a seamless crypto experience, we’re going meta…

By Savannah Lee

July 3, 2019

  • Community
  • Smart Wallet

What is the Pillar Payment Network?

How to make your cryptocurrency transactions instant, private & free.

By Savannah Lee

June 27, 2019

  • Community

Facebook launches a cryptocurrency and a wallet. Game over or… game on?

“If you have nothing to hide, there is no reason not to be transparent.”

By Jack Bass

June 25, 2019

  • Community

Libra’s strength is its biggest weakness — Facebook.

The Facebook cryptocurrency rumour has been making the rounds for a while.

By Michael Messele

June 20, 2019

  • Community
  • Smart Wallet

Pillar Wallet is live — 6 months later

We made these prior to Pillar Wallet’s release and they are now 6 months old. It is a good moment to stop and contemplate all the numbers that sum up this period.

By Savannah Lee

June 13, 2019

  • Community

Pillar’s Odyssey into Digital Identity

A team from Pillar recently participated in a large hackathon organized by DutchChain.

By Ron Kreutzer

May 16, 2019

  • Community

Understanding PLR Utility Part III: The Pillar Project Meta-Token

The Pillar Smart Wallet provides a powerful, decentralized key manager allowing for many keys and personas tied to a single smart contract that stores your assets.

By Drew Harding

May 13, 2019

  • Community
  • Smart Wallet

The Odyssey Hackathon, through Pablo’s lens

It always feels like an adventure to see new places and meet new faces, while at the same time taking myself out of a comfortable position and throwing myself into the fields of the unknown.

By Pablo Gaiger

May 2, 2019

  • Community

Pillaristas, “hold” us accountable! Always.

We request the community to always judge us and be critical of us. Yes, features are important but please also verify whether we are staying true to our vision on privacy and decentralization.

By Partha Ramanujam

April 9, 2019

  • Community

Pillar — Engineered for privacy: Connections

Pillar was meant from the beginning to be much more than a crypto wallet.

By Vitor Py

March 18, 2019

  • Community

Making the ‘Reclamation’ Music Video

Working with Pillar is a crazy experience. It’s almost funny that I can do what I do best while working for a blockchain, personal data-focused company. I say that because I’m a filmmaker and always have been.

By Pablo Gaiger

February 26, 2019

  • Community

Sign-in with Facebook to your Pillar Wallet? Here’s what you should know.

It was an April’s Fools joke! Congratulations, if you caught it. If you didn’t, here’s what you should know.

By Jack Bass

February 4, 2019

  • Community

The Pillar Wallet — Current State and the Vision for 2019

The Pillar Project recently launched its first product, the Pillar Token Wallet, which lays the foundation for the development of the Pillar personal data management platform and services ecosystem.

By Drew Harding

January 28, 2019

  • Community

After the Pillar Hackathon #1

Our unique hackathon, with its three different challenges, provided an opportunity for the soft launch of our developer community. Soft, but successful!

By Jack Bass

January 24, 2019

  • Community
  • Product

The new era is here: Pillar Wallet now available for Android and iOS

We’re thrilled to announce the easy-to-use Pillar Wallet is now available on the App Store and the Play Store.

By Pillar Project

December 24, 2018

  • Community

Pillar in the CryptoUK — why and what does that mean?

Pillar Project and 20|30 recently became members of the CryptoUK trade association. These kind of associations are crucial to moving things forward in the crypto space.

By Pillar Project

November 14, 2018

  • Community

GDPR in a Nutshell

Just a month away from the enforcement deadline, how will GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) begin to affect the lives of private EU citizens?

By Pillar Project

May 8, 2018

  • Community

What does GDPR mean for your right to be forgotten?

What does it actually mean when you ask an organisation to be forgotten?

By Pillar Project

May 3, 2018

  • Community

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook — A Post Mortem

I wish I could say that I was surprised by the Facebook data loss and the intentions of Cambridge Analytica. But that would be a lie.

By Pillar Project

April 15, 2018

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