Polkadot and Cosmos connect as Plasm and Secret Network release bridge MVP

Polkadot and Cosmos connect as Plasm and Secret Network release bridge MVP

The two projects seek to become the forerunners of Cosmos and Polkadot interoperability. Plasm Network and Secret Network, two projects based on Polkadot and Cosmos, respectively, have launched the first iteration of a bridge to connect the two ecosystems, each representing a different “layer-0” protocol.The bridge, deployed on Tuesday on Plasm’s testnet, allows users to transfer assets between Plasm Network and Secret, allowing them to enjoy transaction privacy and use SecretSwap, the first automated market maker exchange on Secret Network. The bridge would allow Plasm users to benefit....


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