How to Bridge to Kava EVM Co-Chain
The easiest way to bridge to Kava's EVM chain is through a secure multi-chain bridging protocol. The most popular bridges that currently support KAVA are Celer Bridge and AnySwap, but we recommend Celer because they have more volume and higher quality smart contract audits.
You can bridge to Kava from 20 different networks in four simple steps:
- Step 1: Visit Celer Bridge and connect your MetaMask or alternative wallet.
- Step 2: Select the source chain you want to bridge from and Kava as your target.
- Step 3: Select the token you want to bridge and the destination address.
- Step 4: Review and confirm the transaction. Tokens will arrive in under 5 minutes.
Kava Bridging Fees
The fees to bridge to Kava's EVM network will depend on the source chain you are transferring tokens from. For Ethereum, you can expect a bridging transaction to cost up to $10 with average gas prices. For alternative networks like Solana, Polygon, NEAR and others, it is generally under $1 to bridge assets in either direction.
Kava EVM Incentives Program
Kava recently raised over $750 million for their developer incentive program, which is designed to help builders develop new applications on the platform. These incentives also flow into popular DeFi applications, where liquidity providers can earn high yields for their deposits.
For example, Curve Finance on Kava is currently offering 14.11% to deposit 3pool stablecoins (DAI+USDC+USDT). The rewards are paid out in WKAVA tokens and provides a great way to accumulate the asset in a risk-adjusted manner.
Kava is an open source DeFi platform built on Cosmos SDK that enables the creation of cross-chain lending pools, stablecoins, and other decentralized financial applications. It is live on mainnet with over $50 million in value locked in popular protocols like MakerDao, Compound Finance, and others.
The native token of the Kava network (KAVA) is used for transaction fees, security, and governance. It is currently ranked in the top 50 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization.