NEARWEEK EDITION #25
27 SEP – 3 OCT 2021 🌐
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Big things around the ecosystem:
- Opera browser adds NEAR Protocol to its Built-in Browser Crypto Wallet!!
- NEAR Protocol launched private shard for enterprise!!
- NEAR and Hapi announced a “long-awaited close partnership”
- $HAPI on Ref + Ref launched the second batch of $REF farms!
- DEIP Protocol entered the Octopus Network Appchain Ecosystem.
– NEAR Ecosystem is expanding rapidly. Source: NEAR Mates.
NEAR’s week by the numbers:
- Total transactions: 34,712,493
- Total accounts: 1,120,800
- Weekly active accounts: 61283
- Monthly active developers: 973
4 Week Transactions Overview:
NEAR Wallet week 39 Update:
- The spam reduction slowed down the sheer volume of new accounts, while the monthly active users are growing
- Now it’s easier to create a new account if you already have a wallet.
- OKRs were finalized and team decided to limit the number of new features. It will be necessary to launch the closed beta of the wallet rebrand.
- 1.09 million users, +3% last week
- ~247,000 monthly active users, +7%
- New feature for existing users: creating a new, additional wallet is way easier! By clicking “create new account” from the top-right menu you’ll skip the funding step.
- Non-transaction signatures are coming to NEAR Wallet! We need a final security review and it will be ready to go.
- SputnikDAO metrics:
- Total distributed all-time: 821,030 $NEAR
- Total transactions: 15223
- Total DAOs: 216
- TVL: 392,455 $NEAR
- Sputnik / Astro update
- Introducing the Info Team. They’re on a mission to enable information access and to empower community knowledge building!
- NEAR Community DAO: Evolving the v1 Community Squad DAO.
- How to create a DAO using Telegram NEAR Bot.
- Boca Chica “Mars Edition” to be released on NEAR Protocol!!
- Boca Chica is a new cutting-edge IDO platform on Solana.
- AMPnet and NEAR Protocol announced partnership to launch a real-estate backed derivative token on NEAR Blockchain.
- AMPnet is a DeFI fundrasiing & tokenization platform
- $PARAS listed on CoinGecko.
- Cheddar ended Week 1 with more than 828K NEAR ($5M USD) staked.
- $PULSE token sale postponed. New date is Oct. 7.
- MetaPool partnership with Ref: stNEAR pools are now live on Ref!
- OIN Finance Constellation Series with Meta Pool.
- Keeping up with the evolution of DeFi on NEAR: Aurora, Rainbow Bridge, and Sputnik DAO updates.
- “Live swaps” category is live on Sodaki.
- NEAR Core Engineering weekly update.
- Includes dev platform, wallet, node experience, node interface, core, contract runtime and DevRel reports.
- Education Team weekly update.
- Nearpad core contracts have been successfully audited by Chainsulting
- near-api-js 0.43.0 released.
- Watch the NEAR validator AMA here.
- Hardware Requirements for Validator Node.
- NEAR Grants program (NGP) weekly update.
- NGP supports projects that share NEAR’s mission: to accelerate the world’s transition to open technologies by growing and enabling a community of developers and creators.
- Ecosystem Succes Team weekly update.
- Announcing the MetaBUIDL Partner Challenge Winners.
- Panther Protocol received a grant to explore the development of open-source privacy infrastructure needed for a native Panther deployment on NEAR.
- This includes the deployment of Panther’s privacy solutions on Aurora EVM.
- NEAR Education overview – start your learning journey today!
- Emblem will be expanding its platform into Aurora on NEAR Protocol. Soon users will be able to mint NFT vaults/wallets on Aurora.
- Unique One Network brings its NFT galaxy to Octopus Network.
- NEAR Ukraine Accelerator.
- Aurora’s weekly update can be read here or watched here.
- HAPI and Aurora announced strategic partnership. HAPI will be responsible for securing funds for projects on Aurora!
- PARAS has reached more than $1M in TVL.
- Myriad planning to be the first social media on the Octopus appchain! Read the CEO-interview here.
- Stats.gallery September update – Big ups to the great work so far!
- stats.gallery is your friendly guide to the NEAR Ecosystem.
- NEAR.WATCH: Helpful $NEAR crypto chart widgets for your NEAR Wallet.
- Decentralized social feeds that feel familiar. A writing experience for casual users as well as journalists and more. Read it all in Capsule Social’s Sept. update.
- Introducing “MyNiftyCollection” dapplet. This dapplet allows you to display your NFTs in your Twitter profile.
- Croncat DAO is Live!
- Croncat update: Final PR before mainnet merged, DAO Launched: croncat.sputnik-dao.near.
- Open Forest Protocol is the first decentralized, global, and accessible platform for forest tracking.
- Join the NEAR Games community on Telegram.
- PlayToEarn games on NEAR Protocol.
- The beta version of Pixel Pets launched on mainnet! Go try it out.
- Shroom Kingdom roadmap was released! Check out if you’re eligible for their airdrop.
- Introducing Battlemon: A third-person shooter with competitive gameplay. Join their social channels here.
- Voting for candidates to members of the DAO has been launched in Galaxy Online.
- Q&A ~ Open Web Contributors. Every week on Wednesday GMT+1
- OWS AMA: Social Media Best Practices with Joep Maenen. Sep 29.
- Rainbow bridge meetup Kiev, Sep. 30, 4:30 PM – 10:30 PM EEST.
- $Pulse token sale on NearPad, Oct. 7.
- Octopus Network mainnet launch metaverse party Oct. 8, 2021.
- Blockchain gaming hangout with Human Guild and MTVRS, Oct. 8 at 1PM PST/4PM PST.
- A new game in the NEAR ecosystem: Arcadians is launching Oct. 12!
- NEAR | CON – Reuniting in-person. Oct. 26-27, Lisbon 2021.
- Gen C – The virtual NEAR marketing conference and competition, Nov. 1-30, 2021.
- DevRelCon 2021, Nov. 8-10.
- Launch your own Guild! Utilize the updated Guild onboarding strategy and pathway to join the NEAR Guilds Program.
- Guild events page.
- Thanks everyone for coming to the Human Guild Sept. NFT meetup!
- 4NTS Guild September recap.
- Wild User Interviews podcast: Growth w. NEAR Legend Ozymandius.
- Merchants of NEAR October price prediction competition.
- Another Humans of the OWS, with founder of Uxisnear guild, AlejandroVbeta1.
- Purchase your NEARCON pass as an NFT with $NEAR – Available NOW on Mintbase!
- NEATAR creates NFT avatars. Cool new project in beta testing.
- Are you the lucky winner of the NEARPunk giveaway?
- Catching up with Paras: weekly recap.
- NEAR NFT Club weekly recap.
Open jobs in the NEARverse:
- +25 Current job openings at NEAR – Apply and join the team now!
- Aurora is looking for: Blockchain/Relayer Engineer, Blockchain/Bridge Engineer Blockchain/EVM Engineer, QA Engineer.
- Director of Marketing at SupraOracles.
- FLUX is looking for RUST and Solidity engineers and a Technical Product Manager.
- Ref Finance is Hiring! 5 positions are up for grabs: Product Manager, UI Designer, Front-End Engineer, Back-End Engineer and QA Engineer.
- Paras Digital is looking for game developers.
- Cron Cat is looking for Growth Hackers and Agents
- Flying Rhino (NEAR SoMe Guild) is looking for people!
- Reddit Manager wanted for r/Mintbase and r/NEARNFT’s.
- Open Forest Protocol is hiring.
- 4NTS Guild is hiring more wordsmiths to assist in writing blog posts about the myriad of projects that are launching on NEAR.
- Capsule Social is still looking for candidates to lead content strategy.
Join the ecosystem:
- Check out the NEAR Blockchain Concepts playlist on YouTube.
- Find out about the NEAR forum and take your first step into the community here.
- Play-to-earn on NEAR Ecosystem
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