ICON Development Update – April 2023

The month of April has been all about testing BTP components in a live testnet environment. During this time, a BSC …

Introducing the ICON Validator Support Program

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the ICON Validator Support Program, through which validators can each receive …

ICON Development Update – March 2023

In March, the team has activated BTP blocks on the Berlin testnet. BTP contracts, that are currently one-way trustless, …

ICON Technical Community Update – Q2 2023

These reports are designed to inform ICON’s technical community about the ideological focus, milestones, specific goals, …

ICON Development Update – February 2023

In February, the team started testing BTP across local instances. Alongside the BTP milestones board, we can now also …

What to Expect: ICE and SNOW

With Web3Labs’ ICE and SNOW contract expiring at the end of this month, Venture23 will assume the responsibility for …

ICON Foundation to Discontinue ICE and SNOW Funding

While we appreciate the ICE and SNOW teams’ efforts to bring EVM compatibility to the ICON ecosystem, the ICON …

ICON Development Update – January 2023

Work on the xCall service integration into IBC has commenced. In this article, we share tasks completed and development …

Sunsetting the ICON Bridge

With the full launch of the audited bridge, the ICON Foundation is no longer directly funding new development of the …

ICON 2022 Recap & 2023 Outlook

As we kick off the new year, we would like to share some reflections on the past year and details regarding our …

ICON Development Update – December 2022

In December, the ICON team continued making progress on BTP, ICON Bridge and ICON 2.0. In this article, we’ll share …

ICON Technical Community Update – Q1 2023

Read about our technical community milestones and goals for January 1 to March 31.

ICON Development Update – November 2022

In November, the ICON team continued making progress on BTP, ICON Bridge and ICON 2.0. The ImmuneFi bug bounty program …

ICON Integration Update - October 2022

In this recurring ICON Integration Update, we zoom in a bit more on the Interoperability Integrations and summarise the …

ICON Tracker Gets a Fresh Upgrade

The ICON Tracker will be redirected from tracker.icon.foundation to tracker.icon.community on December 5th 8:00 PM ET …

ICON Development Update – October 2022

In October, the ICON team continued making progress on BTP and ICON 2.0.

Berlin Testnet to Upgrade for BTP Development Code Testing

The Berlin Testnet will be upgraded on November 2nd (KST), the first update since BerlinNet’s launch in December, 2020.

ICON Foundation Partners With ImmuneFi For Bug Bounty Program

ICON Foundation has partnered with ImmuneFi to host a bug bounty program that covers smart contracts, Goloop, and the …

ICON Integration Update – September 2022

Welcome to the Integration Update series. In September, the teams made progress on ICON Bridge integrations for Binance …

ICON Development Update – September 2022

In September, the ICON team continued making progress on ICON 2.0, BTP, and ICON Bridge.

ICON Technical Community Update – Q4 2022

Read about our technical community milestones and goals for October 1 to December 31.

How to Submit an Issue on GitHub

Learn how to submit bug requests, feature requests, and more to ICON GitHub repos.

ICON Onboards FYEO to Perform Security Audit for ICON Bridge

ICON has partnered with FYEO to perform a security audit for the soon to launch ICON Bridge. Auditing is a crucial step …

ICON Development Update – August 2022

In August, the ICON team continued making progress on ICON 2.0, BTP, and ICON Bridge.

Nexus Beta Now Available on Mainnet

We're excited to announce that Nexus is now live on the ICON mainnet with support for BNB Smart Chain.

Crosschain NFT Platform HAVAH to Showcase ICON’s Interoperability Solution

HAVAH, a collaboration between South Korea-based 2bytes and ICONLOOP that's powered by ICON’s BTP and ICONLOOP's …

Nexus Beta Now Available on Lisbon Testnet

We're excited to announce that Nexus is now live on ICON's Lisbon testnet!

ICON Development Update – July 2022

In July, the ICON team continued making progress on ICON 2.0, BTP, and ICON Bridge.

ICON Technical Community Update – July 2022

Read about our technical community milestones and goals for August 1 through September 30.

How to Register Your Wallet Address on the ICON Discord

Learn how to register your wallet addresses on the ICON Discord to participate in giveaways and other special events.

ICON Development Update – June 2022

In June, the ICON team continued making progress on ICON 2.0, BTP, and ICON Bridge.

How to Mint an NFT on Craft

Craft is a community-owned NFT marketplace that runs on the ICON blockchain. In this article, you’ll learn how to mint …

ICON Development Update – May 2022

In May, the ICON team continued making progress on ICON 2.0, BTP, and ICON Bridge.

How to Set Up an ICON Wallet

Learn how to set up an ICON wallet in Hana to transfer assets and interact with dApps on ICON.

ICON Development Update – April 2022

In April, the ICON team continued making progress on ICON 2.0, BTP, and ICON Bridge.

Wonderland to Support Cross-Chain NFT Minting Between ICON and Harmony With ICON Bridge

Wonderland, the Alice in Wonderland-inspired metaverse game that is currently in development, will use ICON Bridge to …

A Conversation With Moonkyu Song

In this article, learn more about Moonkyu Song – ICONLOOP's lead software engineer currently working on BTP.

ICON Development Update – March 2022

In March, the ICON team made significant progress on ICON 2.0, BTP architecture, BTP integrations, and ICON Bridge.

ICON Bridge, BTP, and More With Mo From Web3Labs

Fez, the host of ICON’s community podcast Eye on ICON, sits down with Mo from Web3Labs and talks about BTP and ICON …

Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation, FTX, and Everstake Launch Crypto Fundraising Site Aid For Ukraine

ICX has been added as a donation currency for Everstake's "Aid for Ukraine" initiative.

ICON to Conform to Industry Standard Methodology for Calculating Circulating Supply

Recently, some in the community may have noticed a big increase (by ~10 million ICX) to ICX circulating supply. The …

Python SCORE To Be Deprecated by the End of 2022

By the end of 2022, exactly one year after the succesful Java SCORE activation, support for running Python SCORE will …

ICON Development Roadmap Update – February 2022

Read more about progress on ICON 2.0 and BTP from February.

Introducing ICON Bridge

ICON Bridge leverages BTP’s core building blocks and offers a bridging product that can be utilized by ICON dApps and …

Token Swap for ERC20 ICO Tokens Coming to an End in 2022

All ICO participants still holding the ERC20 ICO tokens will have until the end of this year to complete the swap to …

New Year, New Tracker — Geometry Labs Rolls Out Updates for ICON Blockchain Tracker

The ICON Foundation is proud to announce that Geometry Labs has soft launched a new version of the ICON tracker.

ICON Development Roadmap Update — January 2022

ICON Development Roadmap Update for the month of January, 2022. Including changes to ICON 2.0, CPS and BTP Roadmap …

Kicking Off the ICE Ecosystem: Official Website and Frost Testnet are now LIVE!

We are excited to announce that the official website for ICE & SNOW is now live.

ICON Commits $200M to Crypto’s First-Ever Interoperability Incentive Fund

The ICON Project is proud to announce a 200M ICX Interoperability Incentive Program.

Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP): An Overview

Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP) is ICON’s cross-chain interoperability solution. ICON’s BTP facilitates the …

ICON Development Roadmap Update — December 2021

In December, the ICON network was upgraded to ICON 2.1 – a major upgrade that included Revision Proposals 14, 15, and …

ICX Over-Issuance Postmortem

An over-issuance was caused by a bug in ICON 2.0’s ICX issuance module. With the help of P-Reps, we were able to quickly …

ICE and SNOW — ICON’s Entry Into the Polkadot Ecosystem

ICE will be launching the SNOW canary network on Kusama before targeting an ICE launch on Polkadot later on

ICON Development Roadmap Update — November 2021

The ICON team resumed work on BTP integrations, Java SCORE support and IISS upgrades

Introducing the $ICY Token

As part of the initial growth strategy, adoption, and decentralization of the ICE Network, ICE will be airdropping $ICY …

ICON has a Brand New Look for the Launch of ICON 2.0!

The ICON logo and website have been completely redesigned just in time for the greatly anticipated ICON 2.0 upgrade

ICON’s Expanding Ecosystem

ICON’s ecosystem is expected for explosive growth as integration with BTP partner blockchains Moonbeam, BNB Smart Chain, …

ICON Development Roadmap Update — September 2021

Development update on ICON 2.0, BTP and ICE Network

ICONFi now supports ERC20 ICX for the Ethereum DeFi Ecosystem

ICON Foundation has partnered with ICONFi to mint the first 50 million ERC20-based ICX tokens

Introducing ICON’s Official Bounty Program, HX57

ICON's first official bounty program, HX57, offers rewards to community members for producing high-quality content about …

Fandiem Brings Music & Entertainment to ICON Network

ICON announces a new partnership with Fandiem, an innovative non-profit fundraising platform for fans, to help grow …

ICON Development Roadmap Update — August 2021

ICON 2.0 migration is nearing completion, first BTP integration target to the Moonriver parachain (Kusama) is now …

ICON Foundation Makes a Strategic Investment in Bit2Me

ICON Foundation announces a strategic investment in Bit2Me, a leading blockchain platform in Europe with a fast-growing …

ICON Foundation is Now a Remote-first Organization

The ICON Foundation aims to build a world-class, distributed team without a headquarters. Remote first.

ICON Development Update — July 2021

Progress on the ICON 2.0 migration, detailed plans around the ICE blockchain and progress on BTP including the formal …

ICON Foundation Partners with a Leading Market Maker Wintermute

ICON announces a strategic partnership with Wintermute, a leading global algorithmic trading market maker

The ICE Blockchain

In partnership with Parastate, ICON is buiding a new blockchain, called ICE, which will bring about a new application …

ICON 2.0 Migration — Community Update

The ICON 2.0 Mainnet launch is getting closer by the day

ICON Development Update — June 2021

Growing our developer ecosystem, IISS 3.1 update and ICE is a new EVM compatible side chain

Retiring Hannam and Gangnam TestNets

Hannam TestNet (ICON 1.0) and Gangnam TestNet (ICON 2.0) will be closed down, effective July 6th

ICON Development Update — May 2021

Progress on the migration of ICON 1.0 to ICON 2.0, BTP work for the Polkadot ecosystem and newe ICON hires

ICON Development Roadmap Update — April 2021

ICON 2.0 migration and expansion of the BTP working group

ICON 2.0 Alpha Version Released!

The alpha version of the ICON 2.0 implementation has been successfully released

Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP) Working Group Update: ICON Joins Forces with the Polkadot…

Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP) Working Group to integrate BTP into the Polkadot Ecosystem

ICON Development Roadmap Update — March 2021

Creation of the BTP working group, expansion of BTP’s solution and significant progress on ICON 2.0

Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP) Architecture, Economics, and Key Differentiators

Latest technology advancements and details around the Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP)

The Blockchain of Blockchains: ICON as an Aggregator Chain

The Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP) Working Group is a team of ICON core members along with a growing set of 3rd …

Official Response to ICONLOOP Investigation by Korean Tax Authorities

ICON Foundation is NOT under investigation. Investigation would not affect the ICON project.

ICON Development Roadmap Update — February 2021

ICON 2.0 migration, preparations for BTP integration, and EVM compatibility

ICON Launches a Dedicated Audit Fund

ICON security audit fund for smart contract audits

Accelerating Ecosystem Diversification

Reliant Node P-Rep team is enhancing MyIconWallet with the support of the ICON Foundation

ICON Development Roadmap Update — January 2021

ICON Rosetta Implementation, Contribution Proposal System code review and ICON 2.0 alphanet

ICON Development Roadmap Update — December 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, we would like to wish everyone a joyous and happy new year! Despite the difficult …

Introducing the Contribution Proposal System

ICON and the iBriz-ICONOsphere P-Rep team are excited to announce the release of the Contribution Proposal System.

Ozys Integrates ICON as a Destination Chain in the Orbit Bridge

We are excited to announce that the Ozys P-Rep team is integrating ICON into the Orbit Bridge.

ICON Development Roadmap Update — November 2020

We are almost ready to put 2020 behind us and look forward to the many exciting developments within the ICON ecosystem …

ICON Monthly Grant Update — November 2020

We are very pleased to approve another 6 grants in November capping off a successful ICON Community Grant program.

ICON signs an MoU with Band Protocol to align long-term incentives

We are excited to announce further collaboration with Band Protocol to operate validator nodes on each other’s networks.

ICON Foundation Grant Program 2020

We are pleased to announce the launch of the ICON Foundation Grant Program.

ICON Development Roadmap Update — October 2020

This month was highlighted by the release of the ICON 2.0 Testnet Gangnam and the JAVA SCORE environment.

ICON Monthly Grant Recap — October 2020

The Foundation approved another 3 grants in October consisting of community building/marketing, a (familiar) DApp, and a …

Gangnam Testnet Opens (ICON 2.0)

We are excited to announce the launch of the Gangnam testnet and the guidelines below.

ICON Development Roadmap Update — September 2020

This month was highlighted by the announcement of our new and improved blockchain, ICON 2.0: BATANG.

ICON Monthly Grant Recap — September 2020

In September, we’ve approved one grant to build a new and informative website/portal for the ICON project.

ICON 2.0: Introducing a new blockchain software architecture based on Go

Our biggest secret is finally out. Today, we are excited to announce our next significant technical advancement.

ICON Development Roadmap Update — August 2020

August was another eventful month for the ICON project. We continued to make progress on an upcoming release that we’re …

ICON Monthly Grant Recap — August 2020

In August, we’ve approved 6 grants ranging from DApp development and developer tools to design and documentation.

Network Update: Revision 10

Over the weekend, the ICON network experienced an attack by a malicious individual exploiting a vulnerability in the …

Magic Successfully Integrates with ICON to Provide a Better User Onboarding Experience

We are excited to announce the successful integration of the Magic SDK, a popular passwordless authentication and …

ICON IRC-16 Token Standard

The IRC-16 token standard interface was first proposed in 2019, with the goal to support the development of tokenized …

ICON Development Roadmap Update — July 2020

It was another eventful and exciting month for the ICON project. We announced a noteworthy partnership, a network update …

ICON Foundation Transaction Fee Reimbursement

ICON has decided to reimburse all the extra transaction fees paid as a result of the issue. We calculated the extra fees …

Governance: What It Means to Blockchain Projects (Virtual Meetup)

On July 30th at 5pm (PST), we will host an online meetup with leading blockchain projects, MakerDAO and Tezos.

ICON Monthly Grant Recap — July 2020

It was another busy month of grant applications and approvals and we continue to be encouraged by the quality of new …

Band Protocol Successfully Integrates with ICON to Provide Secure Decentralized Oracles for Leading…

We are excited to announce the strategic partnership and successful integration of Band Protocol, a top provider of …

Introducing SCORE Audit System

We are happy to introduce ICON SCORE Audit System. ICON Score Audit System is a smart contract audit system that makes …

Certik Audit of ICON Smart Contracts Completed

We are proud to announce the successful audit performed by Certik.

ICON IRC-3 Token Standard (Non-Fungible Token Standard)

ICON’s non-fungible token (NFT) standard, IRC-3, has shifted its status to the Last Call. The review period is set to …

ICON Development Roadmap Update — June 2020

In June, we continued to work on the update that we previously announced to the community in May.

ICON Monthly Grant Recap — June 2020

We’re happy to share the latest progress with ICON’s community grant program. As we’ve done in prior months, in this …

UPDATE: P-Rep Delegation Pilot Program

After internal discussions, we have decided to open up the application process for the P-Rep Delegation Program to the …

Public Representative Delegation Pilot Program

We’re happy to announce that we are extending the application period for the June Delegation Program.

ICON Foundation to Participate in #Mainnet2020

ICON is proud to announce our participation in Mainnet 2020 by Messari.

ICON Development Roadmap Update — May 2020

In May, we continued to focus on enhancing the ICON Network’s governance experience and have a number of updates that …

ICON Foundation to Participate in REIMAGINE 2020

ICON is proud to announce our participation in REIMAGINE 2020.

Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP) Explained

Hundreds of new projects are emerging every year, competing to become the de-facto blockchain and the future home of all …

ICON Monthly Grant Recap — May 2020

We’re happy to share the latest progress with ICON’s community grant program. As we’ve done in prior months, in this …

Path to Sustainable Economics

The Path to Sustainable Economics will serve as guidance for P-Reps and a starting point for making upgrades to the ICON …

ICON Foundation and LCX innovate on security token infrastructure

We are excited to announce a new strategic partner to explore tokenization capabilities and innovation in the security …

ICON Development Roadmap Update — April 2020

It was another exciting month for the ICON project, highlighted by the approval of the IISS 3.0 proposal and the launch …

Public Representative Delegation Pilot Program

Today, we’re pleased to announce a new pilot program to further incentivize P-Reps and reward contributions to the …

ICON Monthy Grant Update — April 2020

This is the second monthly grant recap report. In case you missed it, details from the first report can be found here.

LFT2 Consensus Algorithm

LFT2 is based on the PBFT consensus model, with a proprietary algorithm to emerge commit messages into a 2-step …

ICON Development Roadmap Update — March 2020

It was another busy month for the ICON project. To highlight, we released the IISS 3.0 framework and continue to …

ICON Monthly Grant Recap — March 2020

We are very pleased to announce a new initiative to provide monthly grant updates to keep the community informed of the …

Official ICX listing on BiKi Exchange

We are very excited to announce that starting today, you can deposit, purchase and trade ICX, the native token for the …

ICON Integrates with Dapp.com

We are excited to announce the integration with Dapp.com.

VELIC takes over ICONex and ICON Tracker from ICONLOOP

ICON Foundation is excited to announce that VELIC has agreed to dedicate its engineering resources and take over ICONex …

ICONLOOP Employee Participation Program

Today, we are happy to announce that ICON Foundation is changing its policy to allow ICONLOOP employees’ participation …

ICONLOOP Recognized as a Finalist for Global Enterprise Blockchain Award!

We are pleased to announce that the Enterprise Blockchain Awards (EBAs) judging committee have made their decisions on …

ICON Development Roadmap Update — February 2020

Last month we were excited to release our 2020 roadmap.

2020 Roadmap Update

The ICON core development team has updated its development roadmap plans for 2020.

ICONLOOP signs MoU with Saramin HR to build a Blockchain-based HR recruitment ecosystem

Today, our technology and ecosystem expansion partner, ICONLOOP, signed an MoU with Saramin HR, which operates the job …

Mainnet Update

There will be a block structure update to version 0.5 at the corresponding block height of 14,473,622.

ICON Development Roadmap Update — January 2020

The new year is off to a fast start for the ICON project and January was another great month of progress as we strive to …

Mainnet update

The ICON Foundation released a new docker image for the Mainnet at UTC 05:00 on January 28th.

ICON Plans Integration with Leading Oracle Solution Chainlink

We are excited to announce our collaboration with Chainlink, one of the leading oracle solutions in the blockchain …

Visualizing Public Blockchain: Finance, Oracles, and Interchain

On March 18th at 7pm (KST), we will host a joint meet-up alongside leading blockchain projects, MakerDAO and Chainlink.